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Liberal MP for Halifax West (Nova Scotia)

Won his last election, in 2019, with 50% of the vote.

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter Fully vaccinated – as of today! ✅ There is light at the end of the tunnel. Thank you to all the frontline health… https://t.co/MOqVlPDoBr

Two days ago

Spoke in the House on André Gagnon Mr. Speaker, if I may, I would like to join you in congratulating and thanking André Gagnon for his years of service to the House and ...

Voted No on Vote #148 Question of privilege

Voted No on Vote #149 Opposition Motion (Censure of the Minister of National Defence)

Voted Yes on Vote #150 Concurrence in an opposed item

Voted Yes on Vote #151 Concurrence in estimates

Voted Yes on Vote #152 on Bill C-33

Posted on Twitter This long-anticipated route will help connect Bedford & downtown Halifax and provide commuters with a new, affordab… https://t.co/yClqsIq1Ub

Posted on Twitter I was very excited to join my colleagues today in announcing $3.3 million to support planning for the future Mill C… https://t.co/UfxLysFB8y

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter Today’s investment will help support a stable supply of affordable rental housing in our city.🏡 The federal govern… https://t.co/zsC3s02Sr2

Posted on Twitter Earlier today, I joined @HonAhmedHussen in announcing a $115.5 million insured loan to help construct a new mixed-u… https://t.co/lqUIT9PRhY

Posted on Twitter Join @HonAhmedHussen and me for an announcement regarding housing in Halifax West at 2:30 PM today 👇 https://t.co/HrmRBGBC9K

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on The Deputy Speaker Mr. Speaker, I am very pleased to join with the Speaker and with other colleagues in the House in congratulating and thanking you, the hon. member ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Supplementary Estimates (A), 2021-22: Vote 1a under Department of Citizenship and Immigration ... Well, that's a very popular sentiment across the country, as you can imagine. A lot of people are wanting to do that. As cases drop across ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Madam Speaker, I have the honour to present, in both official languages, the third report of the Special Committee on Canada-China Relations, pursuant to the motion ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Airline Industry Mr. Speaker, throughout the past year, we have heard that the airline industry has been hit hard. Workers, regional routes and the viability of airports across ...

Spoke at the Canada-China Relations committee on Canada-China Relations I call this meeting to order. Welcome to meeting number 26 of the Special Committee on Canada-China Relations. Pursuant to the order of reference of Wednesday, ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Impact of COVID-19 on the Immigration System and Labour Market Impact Assessment ... I represent the riding of Halifax West. I've seen reports years ago that suggested that this riding is the most diverse riding east of Montreal. I ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Labour Market Impact Assessment under the Temporary Foreign Workers Program Let me try again, and I'll hopefully be speaking loud enough that you can hear me. You mentioned the temporary resident to permanent resident program. That ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Impact of COVID-19 on the Immigration System and Labour Market Impact Assessment ... Thank you very much, Madam Chair. I'd like to start with the Canadian Federation of Agriculture, perhaps Mr. van den Heuvel. How difficult is it, in ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Labour Market Impact Assessment under the Temporary Foreign Workers Program Thank you very much, Madam Chair. Mr. Couturier, I think you are in St. John's, Newfoundland. I am in Nova Scotia right now, but I expect ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Labour Market Impact Assessment under the Temporary Foreign Workers Program Thank you very much, Madam Chair. My question is actually for all three groups, but in the short time I have, I think I'll start with ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Labour Market Impact Assessment under the Temporary Foreign Workers Program Thank you very much, Madam Chair. I'll also start off with Ms. Connery. At the beginning of this study, we heard from officials from Statistics Canada, ...

Three months ago

Spoke in the House on Purple Day Madam Speaker, today is Purple Day, a day dedicated to increasing awareness about epilepsy, a neurological disorder of the central nervous system, specifically the brain. My ...

Spoke in the House on First Nova Scotian NBA Player Madam Speaker, I would like to congratulate Nova Scotia's Nate Darling on achieving a professional basketball first for our province. Mr. Darling is originally from Bedford ...

Spoke in the House on Nova Scotia Election Mr. Speaker, it gives me great pride to offer congratulations to Nova Scotia's new premier, the MLA for Timberlea-Prospect, Iain Rankin. I thank former premier, Stephen ...

More than three months ago

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Mr. Speaker, I have the honour to present, in both official languages, the second report of the Special Committee on Canada-China Relations entitled, “The Breach of ...

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, ...

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, ...

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.

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 ...

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