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Liberal MP for Halifax West (Nova Scotia)

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

This week

Posted on Twitter Do you need any help filing your income taxes? I am organizing a free income tax clinic this Thursday, March 14. Th… https://t.co/2lLYwbbTnC

A week ago

Posted on Twitter This Saturday at #Bedford’s BMO Centre, our local hockey star @jill_saulnier is hosting a charity game & silent auc… https://t.co/ecPpXdEe6Q

Posted on Twitter It's income tax season again! Do you need some assistance? I'm organizing a free income tax clinic again this year… https://t.co/h3pQXWaY9k

Posted on Twitter Today, the world celebrates the achievements of women. You have achieved so much, and boundaries continue to be bro… https://t.co/e2Hl45rkKn

Posted on Twitter The National Student Commonwealth Forum offers a week-long experience (April 27-May 3) in Ottawa for high school &… https://t.co/Lyr0igm1ot

Posted on Twitter I was pleased to welcome Montreal’s Westmount Air Cadets to Nova Scotia yesterday at the Maritime Museum of the Atl… https://t.co/O89vQC47ls

Two weeks ago

Didn't vote on Vote #1003 Private Members' Business M-206 (Instruction to the Standing Committee on Health (level of fitness and physical activity of ...

Didn't vote on Vote #1002 Private Members' Business M-194 (Instruction to the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the ...

Didn't vote on Vote #1001 on Bill C-83 Amend the Corrections and Conditional Release Act and another

Didn't vote on Vote #1000 on Bill C-83 Amend the Corrections and Conditional Release Act and another

Didn't vote on Vote #999 on Bill C-83 Amend the Corrections and Conditional Release Act and another

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Points of Order I am now prepared to rule on the point of order raised yesterday by the hon. opposition House leader concerning the participation of the Prime Minister ...

Spoke in the House on Privilege I am now ready to rule on the question of privilege raised on February 8, 2019, by the hon. member for Mirabel regarding the reply to ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Supplementary Estimates (B), 2018-19: Vote 1b under Leaders' Debates Commission and Vote ... Thank you very much, Mr. Chairman and committee members. Thank you for welcoming us here today. I am pleased to be here to present the 2019-20 ...

Spoke in the House on Privilege Mr. Speaker, I am now ready to rule on the issue raised on February 6, 2019, by the member for Hull—Aylmer regarding an incident of racial ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Resignation of Member I thank all those who have spoken. If the House will indulge me, I have known the hon. member for Kings—Hants for well over the past ...

Spoke in the House on Privilege I am now prepared to rule on the question of privilege raised on December 11, 2018, by the hon. member for Perth—Wellington concerning the government response ...

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Point of Order I am now prepared to rule on the point of order raised earlier today by the hon. member for Montcalm concerning the secret ballot on the ...

Spoke in the House on Privilege I am now prepared to rule on the question of privilege raised on December 13, 2018, by the hon. member for Skeena-Bulkley Valley concerning an allegedly ...

Three months ago

Spoke in the House on Privilege I am now ready to rule on the question of privilege raised on December 4, 2018, by the member for Skeena—Bulkley Valley concerning certain responses to ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Question of Privilege Related to the Matter of the Royal Canadian Mounted ... Thank you very much, Mr. Chair, members of the committee. It's a pleasure to be back before your committee in my role as Speaker of the ...

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.

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 ...

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