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  • His favourite word is chair.

Liberal MP for Halifax West (Nova Scotia)

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

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter @LyneBrun @MEdingerReMax Yes, that seems much more likely!

Posted on Twitter Breaking news: Crowd gathering at DeWolf Park to hear Ed Grant & me in concert 😉 Raising money for #MSBike from 6:3… https://t.co/pnyLYEyeOk

This week

Posted on Twitter #Pride flag raising ceremony at @Northwood_NS paid tribute to seniors who overcame homophobia and fought for LGBTQ… https://t.co/Ygh5hfWgxk

Posted on Twitter Do you know someone making a difference in our community? Nominate them for the Sesquicentennial Pin. https://t.co/JYwTDlZG0k

Posted on Twitter @sflkirk @NS_TIR @nsgov @AndyFillmoreHFX Thanks for sharing the #CDNBikeSummit17 impact report, Sara

Posted on Twitter Last night I thanked members of @bvfdca for their service and helped hoist a new #Canada flag at the station… https://t.co/WRWLznnduE

Three weeks 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 ...

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 ...

A month ago

Didn't vote on Vote #342 on Bill C-311 Amend the Holidays Act (Remembrance Day)

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. ...

Didn't vote on Vote #349 on Bill C-23 Respecting the preclearance of persons and goods in Canada and the United States

Didn't vote on Vote #348 on Bill C-25 Amend the Canada Business Corporations Act, the Canada Cooperatives Act, the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act, ...

Didn't vote on Vote #347 on Bill C-25 Amend the Canada Business Corporations Act, the Canada Cooperatives Act, the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act, ...

Didn't vote on Vote #346 on Bill S-3 Amend the Indian Act (elimination of sex-based inequities in registration)

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 ...

Two months ago

Mentioned by India.com Canadian MPs do the bhangra dance with Maritime Bhangra Group and the video is going viral! The Canadian bhangra group visited the Parliment Hill and taught a few steps to Canadian MP Andy Fillmore and the Speaker of the House of Commons Geoff Regan. The video of their bhangra dance is going viral on the social media and is absolutely ...

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 in the House on Privilege I am now prepared to rule on the question of privilege raised on May 10, 2017, by the hon. member for Victoria concerning the government’s advertisement ...

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, ...

Three months ago

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 ...

More than three months ago

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 ...

Mentioned by Truro Daily News Mi'kmaq teams win hockey series against the government COMMUNICATIONS NOVA SCOTIA Senator Dan Christmas of Membertou drops the puck between Geoff Regan, MP for Halifax West and Speaker of the House of Parliament, and Chief Mike Sack of Sipekne'katik at the second game of the Bury the Hatchet ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca MPs to hold emergency debate on Trump travel ban Tuesday House Speaker Geoff Regan granted the request from NDP MP Jenny Kwan, who said the executive order imposed by U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday will have "disastrous" implications for travellers around the world, including those fleeing persecution ...

Mentioned by CTV News Can you say 'fart' in Parliament? Geoff Regan's strange year as Speaker In a year that included #elbowgate, outrage over the word “fart” being uttered in the House of Commons and plenty of the usual heckling, Speaker of the House Geoff Regan said he hopes 2017 will have a little less shouting. “It's not an easy thing to do ...

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