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Liberal MP for Halifax West (Nova Scotia)

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

Yesterday

Didn't vote on Vote #365 on Bill C-55 Amend the Oceans Act and the Canada Petroleum Resources

Didn't vote on Vote #364 Opposition Motion (Implementation of a universal pharmacare program)

Didn't vote on Vote #363 Opposition Motion (Minister of Finance's documents submitted to the Conflict of Interest and Ethics Commissioner)

Posted on Twitter Great to run into Christine Penney, of Clearwater, at Fisheries Council of Canada event. https://t.co/T4yXC00P5G

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter Fairview Heights Elementary is celebrating 50th ann. Thanks to staff, students, parents who make the school a welcoming place to learn!

This week

Posted on Twitter Congrats to Parliamentary Poet Laureate and fellow #DalAlumni George Elliott Clarke on receiving #DalhousieU's Life… https://t.co/HU0uXQWMWQ

Posted on Twitter Bravo à George Elliott Clarke, poète du Parlement (lui aussi #DalAlumni), pour le prix de #DalhousieU pour l'ensemb… https://t.co/tBVB1daKyQ

Posted on Twitter Great to meet you, Gabrielle! https://t.co/vuwPhRpJWU

A week ago

Posted on Twitter Blown away by the amazingly talented girls on stage at @MSVU_Halifax today #ClaimYourPlace https://t.co/cFF7YLmiWZ

Two weeks ago

Didn't vote on Vote #362 on Bill S-226 Provide for the taking of restrictive measures in respect of foreign nationals responsible for gross ...

Didn't vote on Vote #361 on Bill S-231 Amend the Canada Evidence Act and the Criminal Code (protection of journalistic sources)

Mentioned by Canada NewsWire (press release) Mental Health Commission of Canada Launches New Youth Mental Health Initiative with Parliamentarians The Honourable Geoff Regan, Speaker of the House of Commons, along with partners from the Liberal, Conservative, and NDP hosted the MHCC's launch of #338conversations —referring to the country's 338 federal ridings —in the hope of sparking a ...

Three weeks ago

Mentioned by TheChronicleHerald.ca DAKAI: Halifax restauranteur celebrates Canada 150 at Bedford's May Garden Several politicians including MP and Speaker of the House Geoff Regan, N.S. Immigration Minister Lena Diab, and Philip Lee, the former lieutenant governor of Manitoba, attended May Garden's grand opening in Bedford's Mill Cove Plaza. (Ming - Chanadian ...

Mentioned by MetroNews Canada Cree belongs in the House of Commons: Kabatay Winnipeg MP Robert-Falcon Ouellette spoke entirely in Cree last May, forcing the Speaker. Robert-Falcon Ouellette/ Facebook. Winnipeg MP Robert-Falcon Ouellette spoke entirely in Cree last May, forcing the Speaker of the House, Geoff Regan, to make a ...

Spoke in the House on Privacy Commissioner I have the honour to lay upon the table the report of the Privacy Commissioner on the application of the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents ...

A month ago

Mentioned by NorthBayNipissing.com Nipissing-Timiskaming MP wears deputy speaker hat at G7 conference in Italy Nipissing-Timiskaming MP and assistant deputy speaker of the House of Commons Anthony Rota (second to the right) is attending the G7 Speakers Conference in Italy on behalf of the Honourable Geoff Regan, 36th Speaker of the House of Commons.

Mentioned by TheChronicleHerald.ca READER'S CORNER: Liberals get earful on small-business tax changes Last week, I attended Liberal MP Geoff Regan's “Let's Talk” consultation meeting about tax changes Ottawa is considering. The crowd filled the Hammonds Plains Community Centre to beyond capacity, and the meeting had to be held in the community centre ...

More than three months ago

Mentioned by iPolitics.ca (subscription) Rona Ambrose officially resigns as MP In a tweet, Ambrose shared her letter of resignation — delivered to Commons Speaker Geoff Regan and effective Tuesday. In it, she says serving as an MP has been the “greatest privilege” of her life and that she hopes she has inspired women and girls ...

Spoke in the House on House of Commons I wish to echo the comments of the Leader of the Government in the House of Commons, the House Leader of the Official Opposition, the hon. ...

Spoke in the House on Privilege I am now prepared to rule on the question of privilege raised on June 8, 2017 by the honourable member for Winnipeg Centre concerning the right ...

Spoke in the House on Privilege I am now prepared to rule on the question of privilege raised on May 17, by the hon. member for Carlton Trail—Eagle Creek concerning the alleged ...

Spoke in the House on Points of Order I am now prepared to rule on the point of order raised on May 19, 2017, by the hon. member for Carleton, related to the government ...

Spoke in the House on Privilege I am now prepared to rule on the question of privilege raised on May 4, 2017, by the honourable member for Montcalm concerning the effect of ...

Spoke in the House on Budget Implementation Act, 2017, No. 1 I am now prepared to rule on the question of privilege raised by the hon. member for Repentigny concerning an amendment presented in committee to Bill ...

Spoke in the House on Points of Order I am now prepared to rule on the point of order raised on May 17, 2017, by the hon. member for Victoria concerning the consultations conducted ...

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 ...

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 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 ...

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