Your MP for Halifax West
Hon. Geoff Regan
First elected as the MP for Halifax West in 1993, Geoff Regan was re-elected to his sixth term in May 2011. 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 over 100 town hall meetings. 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. Geoff is a senior member of the Liberal caucus and currently serves as critic for Natural Resources. 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.
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Your Candidate for Halifax West
Hon. Geoff Regan
Geoff Regan is the Liberal candidate and current Member of Parliament for Halifax West. A lawyer by trade, Geoff has served the riding of Halifax West for over twenty years, during which he has taken on a number of cabinet roles while also remaining closely connected to his constituents. Geoff has always been an active volunteer in his community, serving as President of the Bedford Board of Trade and as former chair of both the Metro Food Bank and Beacon House. First elected to the House of Commons in 1993, Geoff has served as the Minister of Fisheries and Oceans as well as regional Minister for Nova Scotia, during which he played an instrumental role in the 2005 Offshore Agreement. Geoff has also remained committed to public engagement, having held over 100 town hall meetings. A senior member of the Liberal caucus, Geoff currently serves as the Liberal Critic for Natural Resources.