Geoff Regan retired from elected office in September 2021, after serving as the Member of Parliament for Halifax West for more than 24 years. He was the Speaker of the House of Commons of Canada from 2015 to 2019. From 2003 to 2006, he was Canada’s Minister of Fisheries and Oceans and Minister Responsible for Nova Scotia. Prior to being elected to Parliament, Geoff practiced real estate and commercial law in Bedford and Halifax. He is married to the Hon. Kelly Regan, MLA for Bedford Basin, and they have three adult children.