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  • His favourite word is million.

Liberal MP for Halifax West (Nova Scotia)

Won his last election, in 2015, with 69% of the vote.

Today

Posted on Twitter Congrats to Clearwater team! Cyclists raised $42,000+ and Clearwater matched it. #YourRideForCancer

Posted on Twitter Congrats to the cyclists who've gone coast to coast with the Sears Nat'l Kids Cancer Ride! Thanks for letting me ride along today! #snkcr

Posted on Twitter Finished the 130K! 300+ cyclists rode for cancer today: https://t.co/qFH47Bp4yH https://t.co/LGl7GeMsG7

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter I'll be cycling 130 kms for cancer tomorrow: https://t.co/Xj7I6sPfxB. Please donate at https://t.co/qFH47Bp4yH

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter Sen. Murray Sinclair, @SenSincmurr, frmr chair of the Truth & Reconciliation Commission, 1st Aboriginal judge in Ma… https://t.co/dNTWiLDb4h

Posted on Twitter Sén. Murray Sinclair, @SenSincmurr, ancien prés. Commission de vérité & réconciliation, 1er juge autochtone au Mani… https://t.co/IIPDxYHukh

Three days ago

Didn't vote on Vote #113 That, in the opinion of the House, the government should ensure that: ( a) before making decisions on ...

Didn't vote on Vote #112 That the motion be amended by deleting all the words after the words “funding proposals,” and substituting the ...

Didn't vote on Vote #111 on Bill C-234 Amend the Canada Labour Code (replacement workers)

Didn't vote on Vote #110 on Bill C-247 Amend the Criminal Code (passive detection device)

This week

Spoke in the House on Privilege I am now prepared to rule on the question of privilege raised on September 19, 2016, by the member for Central Okanagan—Similkameen—Nicola regarding the government's responses ...

Didn't vote on Vote #109 That the House call on the government to respect the custom of regional representation when making appointments to ...

Two months ago

Mentioned by Hamilton Spectator Parliamentarians pay tribute to longtime MP Mauril Belanger Prime Minister Justin Trudeau pauses as he signs a book of condolence for Liberal MP Mauril Belanger, who died Tuesday, while Speaker of the House of Commons Geoff Regan looks on, on Parliament Hill, Wednesday in Ottawa. Belanger, 61, who served ...

More than three months ago

Spoke in the House on Points of Order I am now ready to rule on the point of order raised on April 18, 2016 by the hon. member for New Westminster—Burnaby concerning the procedural ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Initiatives toward a family-friendly House of Commons and Main Estimates 2016-17: Vote ... Thank you, Mr. Chairman. It's nice to be back at the procedure and House affairs committee after a number of years of absence, and in a ...

Spoke in the House on Criminal Code There are 16 motions in amendment standing on the Notice Paper for the report stage of Bill C-14. Motion No. 5, submitted by the hon. member ...

Spoke in the House on Privilege I am now prepared to rule on the question of privilege raised on April 22, 2016, by the hon. member for Montcalm regarding alleged misleading statements ...

Spoke in the House on Privilege I am now prepared to rule on the question of privilege raised on April 14, 2016, and again yesterday, by the House leader of the official ...

Spoke in the House on Speaker's Statement The House will soon consider private members’ business for the first time since the opening of this Parliament. I would therefore like to make a brief ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Order in Council Appointment of Huguette Labelle to the Position of Chair ... For your benefit, Mr. Chairman, Mr. Michael Duheme is the Chief Superintendent and Director of the Parliamentary Protective Service. Before continuing, I will give everyone time ...

Spoke in the House on Income Tax Act Before proceeding to the orders of the day, I wish to draw the House's attention to Bill C-222, An Act to amend the Income Tax Act ...

Mentioned by CTV News Boy Scout Speaker's aims to bring adult supervision to MPs He's got politics in his DNA as a long-time Halifax Liberal MP whose father was a former Nova Scotia premier and wife is a current MLA in Nova Scotia. During that time, Geoff Regan has made few waves and left no scandalous footprints on the national ...

Spoke in the House on Centre Block Fire of 1916 Today, Parliament marks the 100th anniversary of the great fire of February 3, 1916, which ravaged most of the original Centre Block. On that night, as ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca Speaker Geoff Regan more vocal than predecessors in search of House civility The new Speaker of the House of Commons, Geoff Regan, has emphasised civility in a significant way in the new Parliament, injecting himself into question period more than his recent predecessors, an analysis of his record in the House shows. In the ...

Mentioned by CTV News The Speaker's speech: How therapy helped Geoff Regan find his voice When Geoff Regan was chosen as the Speaker of the House of Commons, he became the first Member of Parliament from Atlantic Canada to assume the position in nearly a century. And while that feat is impressive in and of itself, what makes Regan's story ...

Mentioned by Toronto Star New Speaker seeks to change the tone of debate “Does the member for Peace River-Mackenzie have a problem? I'm glad he doesn't,” Geoff Regan, the newly minted Speaker of the House of Commons, said as he stared down on the Conservative benches. The bemused looks on the faces of MPs provided ...

Mentioned by Bridge River Lillooet News Veteran Liberal MP Geoff Regan elected new Speaker of House of Commons That new energy seemed to be encapsulated in the moment Nova Scotia Liberal MP Geoff Regan was brought up to his seat as the new Speaker of the House of Commons, elected by his peers. The custom is for the new Speaker to pretend they don't want ...

Spoke at the Natural Resources committee on Supplementary Estimates (A) 2015-16: Vote 1a under ATOMIC ENERGY OF CANADA LIMITED, ... Let me go on to something else. When you were here on May 5 to discuss the main estimates, you told me that AECL funding for ...

Spoke at the Industry committee on Main Estimates 2015-16: Votes 1 and 5 under ATLANTIC CANADA OPPORTUNITIES AGENCY, ... At a recent committee meeting, my friend Mr. Carmichael asked a witness about personalized medicine being an area that will be disruptive. In answer, Dr. Danial ...

Spoke at the Natural Resources committee on Renewal of Canada’s Forest Industry Merci beaucoup. Mr. Marcoccia, first of all, I appreciate your mentioning that over 50% of your research and development is being done in Canada. That's terrific. ...

Spoke at the Natural Resources committee on Renewal of Canada’s Forest Industry Thank you. Mr. Innes, we heard last week from witnesses that it's very difficult to produce competitive products from cellulose filament and crystals. There are a ...

Spoke at the International Trade committee on Competing globally: opportunities for small and medium-sized businesses and Main Estimates 2015-16: ... Let's go to the broader trade with Asia. The Conference Board of Canada says that our country makes up only 1% of all global exports to ...

Spoke at the Natural Resources committee on Renewal of Canada’s Forest Industry Thank you very much, Mr. Chairman. I was interested in Dr. Gray's comment about Procter & Gamble. I've heard it argued that the U.S. has about ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-611 An Act to amend the Trade-marks Act (public authority)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-278 An Act respecting a day to increase public awareness about epilepsy