Hello and welcome to this episode of the Political Debrief podcast. Today, former speaker of the House of Commons, Geoff Regan joins me to talk about the recent controversy that has resulted in the resignation of Anthony Rota as speaker. We also discussed the election of Greg Fergus as speaker and learned about about his time in the speaker’s office. The full interview can be found on the podcast version, here or below the YouTube version.
Here are some links with additional information if you are interested:
- Canada’s speaker resigns after inviting man who fought in Nazi unit to Zelenskyy visit (Politico)
- Chrystia Freeland acknowledges that MPs’ ignorance of history made Nazi controversy even worse (Toronto Star)
- Meet Geoff Regan, the new Speaker of the House of Commons (CBC News)