A Little More About Seamus O'Regan
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Seamus O'Regan was a television personality. He currently serves as Minister of Indigenous Services, and formerly served as Minister of Veterans Affairs. He was a correspondent with CTV National News, and a former host of Canada AM, which he co-hosted from 2003-2011 with Beverly Thomson.
O'Regan was born in St. John's, Newfoundland and spent 14 years growing up in Goose Bay, graduating from Goose High School.
On July 9, 2010, he married his longtime partner, Steve Doussis, in Newfoundland.
In September 2014, O'Regan was nominated as the Liberal Party candidate in the Newfoundland and Labrador riding of St. John's South—Mount Pearl for the 2015 federal election.
On October 19, 2015, O'Regan won the election, defeating New Democrat incumbent Ryan Cleary. He was appointed to the cabinet on August 28, 2017 as the Minister of Veterans Affairs and on January 14, 2019 was made the Minister of Indigenous Services, vacating his previous post.
He was re-elected in the 2019 federal election.
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