Minister of Veterans Affairs and
Associate Minister of National Defence
The Honourable Seamus O’Regan

The Honourable Seamus O’Regan, Minister of Veterans Affairs

Seamus O’Regan is the Member of Parliament for St. John’s South–Mount Pearl. He is best known to Canadians for his ten years as co-host of CTV’s Canada AM.

From St. John’s, Newfoundland, Seamus was raised in Goose Bay, Labrador. He studied politics at St. Francis Xavier University and University College Dublin, and marketing strategies at INSEAD, near Paris. He received his Master of Philosophy degree from the University of Cambridge, England.

In the Government of Newfoundland & Labrador, he was Executive Assistant to the Minister of Justice, and, later, Senior Policy Advisor to the Premier.

In 2013, Seamus was named Distinguished Media Innovator at Ryerson University. He also served as Executive Vice President, Communications, at The Stronach Group of Companies.

He is proud to have been named Ambassador for @Bell_LetsTalk, working to eliminate the stigma surrounding mental illness.

Seamus has served on the Boards of @WWFCanada, @Katimavik, @CWJ-JCM, @CompanyTheatre, @SmilingLandFDN, and @TheRooms_NL, where he co-chaired, with General Rick Hillier, the campaign to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Newfoundland Regiment’s Battle at Beaumont Hamel.

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