The Honourable 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, Minister O’Regan 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, Minister O’Regan 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 Let’s Talk, working to eliminate the stigma surrounding mental illness.
Minister O’Regan has served on the Boards of WWF-Canada, Katimavik, The Company Theatre, Smiling Land, and The Rooms, where he co-chaired, with General Rick Hillier, the campaign to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Newfoundland Regiment’s Battle at Beaumont Hamel.
Minister O’Regan has served as a minister since 2017, and is currently the Minister of Indigenous Services.