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Conservative MP for Wild Rose (Alberta)

Won his last election, in 2011, with 74.70% of the vote.

Yesterday

Mentioned by Innisfail Province Local MPs safe during Ottawa lockdown Russ Lyster, director of operations in Wild Rose MP Blake Richards' office confirmed the MP whose riding includes Olds, is safe, but that's all he would say. Earl Dreeshen, the MP for Red Deer, is reported safe and under lockdown, according to his ...

Mentioned by Rocky Mountain Outlook Daunting days ahead for Parliament Hill Shortly after news of the shooting of a Canadian soldier at the National War Memorial in Ottawa shocked Canadians, inside the Parliament Building attending a caucus meeting, Wild Rose MP Blake Richards heard the sounds of gunfire just before 10 a.m., ...

Two days ago

Mentioned by Airdrie Echo MP shares harrowing day after Ottawa shooting Wednesday, Oct. 22 was a harrowing day for Wild Rose MP Blake Richards. He was in the middle of a weekly caucus meeting in Centre Block of Parliament just before 10 a.m. when gunshots broke out. Richards became separated from his colleagues when ...

Voted Yes on Vote #256 Notice of a Ways and Means motion to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on ...

Posted on Twitter ... We will forever stand up for our ideals, our freedom, and our way of life. In the words of @pmharper , Canada will never be intimidated.

Posted on Twitter My message to those who would commit such heinous acts, is that all you have done is bring us together, stronger as a nation...

Posted on Twitter This tragedy has only strengthened my resolve that Canada must continue to fight terrorism & terrorists...

Posted on Twitter ... I also wish to send my thoughts and prayers to the family and loved ones of Cpl Nathan Cirillo and WO Patrice Vincent.

Posted on Twitter I thank all of the police, security, & other first responders who worked courageously to protect everyone yesterday on Parliament Hill ...

Three days ago

Mentioned by Innisfail Province Local MPs safe during Ottawa lockdown Russ Lyster, director of operations in Wild Rose MP Blake Richards' office confirmed the MP whose riding includes Olds, is safe, but that's all he would say. Earl Dreeshen, the MP for Red Deer, is reported safe and under lockdown, according to his ...

Posted on Twitter We can confirm that Mr. Richards is safe. Our thoughts & prayers are with those who've been hurt and their families ~ MP Richards' Staff

This week

Spoke in the House on Taxation Mr. Speaker, this weekend the Liberal leader put his foot in his mouth once again, admitting that if given the chance he would hike taxes on ...

Voted Yes on Vote #255 on Bill C-13 Amend the Criminal Code, the Canada Evidence Act, the Competition Act and the Mutual Legal ...

Voted No on Vote #254 That, in the opinion of the House, the proposed Port of Gros-Cacouna oil terminal, which will be used ...

Mentioned by The Daily Courier (subscription) MP meets with local tourism operators in search for ways to stretch out season When asked why tourism debates on the floor of the House of Commons are seldom publicized in the media, Blake Richards smiles. “One of the good things about tourism,” said the member of Parliament from Airdrie, Alta., “is not a lot of people are opposed ...

A week ago

Mentioned by Airdrie Echo MP appointed to trade committee Member of Parliament Blake Richards was recently appointed to the House of Commons Standing Committee on International Trade. The committee will review the two major trade deals, the Korean Free Trade Agreement (KFTA) and the Canada-Europe ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Question of Privilege Regarding the Free Movement of Members within the Parliamentary ... That probably underscores very well, then, the next question and point I wanted to make. I fully believe that you do a very good job of ...

Spoke at the International Trade committee on Bill C-41, An Act to implement the Free Trade Agreement between Canada ... Mr. Chair, I appreciate your authority, but I want to respond very briefly. I will confess to agreeing with much of the preamble that Mr. Davies ...

Voted Yes on Vote #253 on Bill C-247 Expand the mandate of Service Canada in respect of the death of a Canadian citizen ...

Spoke at the International Trade committee on Bill C-41, An Act to implement the Free Trade Agreement between Canada ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. I appreciate you all being here today. I will focus my questions mostly on you, Mr. Lindsay. I was intrigued by some ...

Voted Yes on Vote #252 That this House (i) recognise that the leadership of the terrorist group known as the Islamic State of ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke at the International Trade committee on Positive Effects for Canada of the Canada-Korea Free Trade Agreement and Bill ... Thank you very much. To begin with, I'll direct my questions to the Canadian Pork Council, partly because that is my background. I would ask whichever ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Question of Privilege Regarding the Free Movement of Members within the Parliamentary ... Okay, fair enough. Was there any analysis done of the ballots to determine the problem you believe exists? I certainly think that it would exist. With ...

Spoke in the House on Canada-Korea Economic Growth and Prosperity Act Mr. Speaker, it is pleasure to rise on this debate today. Our Conservative government is focused on creating jobs and opportunities for Canadians in every region ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Television Broadcasting Mr. Speaker, as the saying goes, if a company is successful, Liberals want to tax it; if it is still successful, they want to regulate it; ...

More than three months ago

Spoke in the House on Veterans Affairs Mr. Speaker, due to the efforts of our government and based on our tremendous respect for their service to our country, Canada's injured veterans may receive ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Committee Business and Meeting Requested by Three Members of the Committee to ... Thanks, Mr. Chair. I find it interesting to listen to Mr. Julian speak on behalf of the NDP and to indicate that they want to avoid ...

Spoke in the House on Tourism Week Mr. Speaker, this being tourism week, we celebrate the continued success of this key industry, which brings jobs and economic growth to every single region of ...

Spoke at the Public Safety committee on Social Finance as it Relates to Crime Prevention in Canada Okay. Certainly, from what I've heard through the course of this study and otherwise, I'm personally of the view that there are a number of reasons ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, it is an honour today to present petitions that contain about 3,600 signatures collected by Kim Thomas, who is from the town of Cochrane ...

Spoke at the Public Safety committee on Social Finance as it Relates to Crime Prevention in Canada As much as I think what you have just said provided a fine wrap-up and was certainly one of the questions I wanted to ask as ...

Spoke in the House on Main Estimates, 2014-15 Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to have this opportunity tonight to speak to the proposal by the member for Winnipeg Centre to oppose Vote No. 1—Parliament, ...

Spoke in the House on Democratic Reform Mr. Speaker, the Toronto Star has wrongly reported that the fair elections act will allow people to vote by having someone vouch for who they are. ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-309 An Act to amend the Criminal code (concealment of identity)