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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

Posted on Twitter Let's Talk #129 on Alt. Energy is being held on the 27th. Looking forward to hearing from residents of Halifax West. https://t.co/so3vMH3l3h

Posted on Twitter Venez sur la Colline du Parl. @ 11h pour le récital du plus grand #carillon mobile en Amérique du Nord #polican https://t.co/tCZ2eneSga

Posted on Twitter Head to Parliament Hill today @ 11am for a recital on the largest mobile #Carillon in North America #cdnpoli https://t.co/vh0FNsa2fJ

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter Great to spend time with @CPAC_TV while they followed me to some of my favourite spots in my riding of Halifax West https://t.co/X0W746CXRe

Posted on Twitter Venez sur la Colline du Parl. @ 18h45 pour un récital du plus grand #carillon mobile en Amérique du Nord #polican https://t.co/DKCqi9dj30

Posted on Twitter Head to Parliament Hill today @ 6:45 p.m for a recital on the largest mobile #Carillon in North America #cdnpoli https://t.co/u3ldLZAYWj

A month ago

Didn't vote on Vote #103 on Bill C-14 Amend the Criminal Code and to make related amendments to other Acts (medical assistance in ...

Didn't vote on Vote #102 on Bill C-14 Amend the Criminal Code and to make related amendments to other Acts (medical assistance in ...

Didn't vote on Vote #101 on Bill C-223 Establish the Canadian Organ Donor Registry and to coordinate and promote organ donation throughout Canada

Didn't vote on Vote #100 on Bill C-210 Amend the National Anthem Act (gender)

Didn't vote on Vote #99 on Bill C-20

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 ...

Two months ago

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 ...

Three months ago

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 ...

More than three months ago

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 ...

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 ...

Spoke in the House on Valcartier Vacation Village The hon. member for Dartmouth—Cole Harbour.

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 ...

Mentioned by Macleans.ca Interview: Speaker Geoff Regan on maintaining order in the House Geoff Regan, the Liberal MP for Halifax West, was elected by his fellow MPs last week to serve as Speaker of the House of Commons, the 36th person to hold that position since Confederation. I spoke with him this morning in his new office about his new ...

Mentioned by Macleans.ca Interview: Speaker Geoff Regan on maintaining order in the House Geoff Regan, the Liberal MP for Halifax West, was elected by his fellow MPs last week to serve as Speaker of the House of Commons, the 36th person to hold that position since Confederation. I spoke with him this morning in his new office about his new ...

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