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Liberal MP for Halifax West (Nova Scotia)

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

Two days ago

Spoke in the House on Privilege I am now prepared to rule on the question of privilege raised on October 2, 2018, by the hon. member for Montcalm regarding the government's alleged ...

Didn't vote on Vote #897 on Bill C-79 Implement the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership between Canada, Australia, Brunei, Chile, Japan, ...

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter Oct 14-20 is #SmallBusinessWeek in #Canada! Consider how many wonderful small, and locally-owned businesses we have… https://t.co/kQeXVEaaWb

This week

Posted on Twitter A multicultural potluck is happening this Saturday in #HalifaxWest! See details below. Sounds like a great opportun… https://t.co/BHAJVg7rbY

A week ago

Posted on Twitter "Daughters of the Vote" applications open today! One young woman will be chosen from every federal riding to repres… https://t.co/M2EsDYzUgz

Posted on Twitter I would like to wish a safe and happy #Thanksgiving to my #HalifaxWest constituents, and family, friends and collea… https://t.co/gueLZUFhI0

Posted on Twitter The next #Fairview Mobile Food Market will be held tomorrow, Oct. 6th from 12-1:30 p.m. at Titus Smith Park (corner… https://t.co/67rjZgFDgt

Two weeks ago

Posted on Twitter Forum for Young Canadians organizes three sessions yearly for Canadian #youth, ages 15-19, to discover how the gove… https://t.co/DoAzfwgVbW

Didn't vote on Vote #896 on Bill C-79 Implement the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership between Canada, Australia, Brunei, Chile, Japan, ...

Didn't vote on Vote #895 on Bill C-79 Implement the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership between Canada, Australia, Brunei, Chile, Japan, ...

Didn't vote on Vote #894 on Bill C-79 Implement the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership between Canada, Australia, Brunei, Chile, Japan, ...

Didn't vote on Vote #893 on Bill C-79 Implement the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership between Canada, Australia, Brunei, Chile, Japan, ...

Three weeks ago

Mentioned by CBC.ca MP drops F-bomb in Commons, accuses Trudeau of not caring about Indigenous rights Speaker Geoff Regan immediately stood and told Saganash that, as an experienced member of the House of Commons, he should have known better. He invited the MP to apologize and withdraw the word. "Mr, Speaker, what is happening is so insulting, ...

More than three months ago

Spoke in the House on Privilege I am now prepared to rule on the question of privilege raised on May 29, 2018 by the hon. member for Medicine Hat—Cardston—Warner concerning documents published ...

Spoke in the House on Points of Order I am now prepared to rule on the points of order raised on May 29, 2018 and May 30, 2018 by the hon. member for Elmwood—Transcona ...

Spoke in the House on Privilege I am now prepared to rule on the question of privilege raised by the hon. member for Carleton on May 31, 2018, concerning the alleged intimidation ...

Spoke in the House on Points of Order I am now prepared to rule on the point of order raised earlier today by the member for Red Deer—Lacombe regarding the notice for time allocation ...

Mentioned by iPolitics.ca Play nice, Speaker pleads with MPs as tensions simmer Given the circumstances, it was somehow fitting that before House Speaker Geoff Regan could deliver his ruling on the privilege complaint lodged against him by New Democrat MP Bill Blaikie in the wake of the now legendary May 25 Commons meltdown, ...

Spoke in the House on Privilege I am now prepared to rule on the question of privilege raised on May 25, 2018, by the member for Elmwood—Transcona concerning the rights of members. ...

Spoke in the House on Points of Order I am now prepared to rule on two points of order raised yesterday by the hon. opposition House leader regarding government Motion No. 22. I would ...

Mentioned by iPolitics.ca NDP MP says argument that sparked House uproar was real, not rhetoric The New Democrat MP who sparked a raucous outburst in the Commons over a vote planned for $7 billion in federal spending says he tried at least four times to have his case heard before the confrontation with House Speaker Geoff Regan last Friday.

Spoke in the House on Canada's Olympic and Paralympic Athletes On April 26, 2018, the following motion was adopted by the House of Commons: That, notwithstanding any Standing Order or usual practice of the House, following ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Main Estimates 2018-19: Vote 1 under House of Commons, Vote 1 under ... Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. Colleagues, nice to see you this morning. Members of the committee and distinguished guests, thank you for welcoming us back. ...

Mentioned by Hill Times Grit MP Casey says party conditions to avoid nomination challenges for incumbent MPs 'fair,' but he can't meet them ... Liberal MP Sean Casey says he has 'no problem' facing a nomination challenge in 2019, but says he can't knock on 3,500 doors in his riding by Oct. 1. Liberal MP Sean Casey, right, pictured with House Speaker Geoff Regan, says the party rules regarding ...

Mentioned by iPolitics.ca Talking music, motivation and Monty Python with the Speaker of the House of Commons The Honourable Geoff Regan, was elected the 36th Speaker of the House of Commons, on December 3, 2015. He also has served as MP to Halifax West since 1993, calling it, “A fabulous city that you won't want to leave.” From 2003 to 2006, Regan was Canada ...

Mentioned by Globalnews.ca Conservative MP reprimanded for calling finance minister a 'rooster' ... MP reprimanded for calling finance minister a 'rooster'. Conservative MP Pierre Poilievre was reprimanded on Thursday by Speaker Geoff Regan when he referred to Bill Morneau as the “rooster who thinks he made the sun come up because he crowed ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Interim Estimates 2018-19: Vote 1 under House of Commons, Vote 1 under ... Thank you very much, Mr. Chair and committee members. Thank you for welcoming us here today. I am pleased to appear before you to present the ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Private Members' Business, Supplementary Estimates (B) 2017-18: Vote 1b under House of ... Oh, oh! Thank you very much, Mr. Chairman and members of the committee. It's a pleasure to be back before you in my role as Speaker ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Main Estimates 2017-18: Vote 1 under House of Commons, Vote 1 under ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. I am also joined today by Mike O'Beirne, Superintendent and Acting Director of the Parliamentary Protective Service; as well as Robert Graham, ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Question of Privilege Regarding the Free Movement of Members of Parliament within ... Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. Ladies and gentlemen, I am pleased to be here today as part of your study on the question of privilege ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Supplementary Estimates (C) 2016-17: Vote 1c under Parliamentary Protective Service Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. I'm delighted to be back at the procedure and House affairs committee, where I spent some quality time while I ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Supplementary Estimates (B) 2016-17: Vote 1b under House of Commons and Vote ... It's a pleasure to be back before the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs to present the House of Commons supplementary estimates (B) for the ...

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 ...

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