Member of Parliament for Halifax West
First elected as the MP for Halifax West in 1993, Geoff Regan was re-elected to his seventh term in October 2015.
Geoff has worked tirelessly to advance citizen-based initiatives such as education, environmental protection, health promotion, retirement security, the Community Access Program and home retrofit program. He is committed to promoting public engagement and has held 125 town hall meetings.
On December 3, 2015 Geoff was elected as the 36th Speaker of the House of Commons, the first from Atlantic Canada in almost a hundred years.
Geoff was Minister of Fisheries and Oceans from 2003-06 and served as Parliamentary Secretary to the Government House Leader from 2001-03. As regional minister for Nova Scotia, Geoff was fully engaged in negotiating the 2005 Offshore Accord and signed the historic agreement on behalf of the federal government.
Before entering public life, Geoff practiced law and was an active community volunteer. He is a former president of the Bedford Board of Trade and a former chair of the Metro Food Bank and Beacon House.
Geoff is married to the Honourable Kelly Regan, MLA, Nova Scotia’s Minister of Labour and Advanced Education. They have three children and live in Bedford.
The annual Bedford Volunteer Awards reception honoured 22 exceptional community volunteers on April 23. Each of these people make a […]
Where: BMO Centre 61 Gary Martin Dr., Bedford When: Tuesday, February 28, 2017 Open discussion 7-8 p.m. Individual appointments 8-9 […]
Please join Geoff Regan and a special guest from the Halifax Regional Police for a discussion about common scams and […]
Where: Timberlea Baptist Church 31 Greenwood Ave When: Tuesday, October 11, 2016 7-9p.m.
Let’s Talk #132 TOPIC: A Conversation with veterans. All welcome! DATE: Wednesday, November 9th, 2015 LOCATION: Bedford Legion, 1772 Bedford […]
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