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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 Mountain View Gazette Olds farm boy Blake Richards becomes a politician ... as a constituency aide to then-Wild Rose MP Myron Thompson. However, the Blake Richards with whom I had lunch (for the record, I paid) was a plain speaking young man awed by his new responsibilities and eager to do well as a Member of Parliament.

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter A must-read article regarding the Fair Elections Act: http://t.co/PNn7YnZhhx #cdnpoli

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter Celebrating all of #Airdrie's wonderful volunteers with @volunteerairdri at Cheers for Volunteers

This week

Posted on Twitter Thx for your help Brad! RT@tennantb: Great night door knocking with @BlakeRichardsMP. Tons of support & some new #CPC members in #Crossfield

Posted on Twitter Doorknocking today in #Cochrane and #Crossfield - good thing I still have all my winter gear in my truck!

Posted on Twitter Congratulations to all the #Exshaw and #Canmore Firefighters who received much deserved Alberta Flood Relief medals last night #heroes

Mentioned by Airdrie Echo Local MP responds to Flaherty's death Former Finance Minister Jim Flaherty, 64, died of a heart attack in his Ottawa condo last week. “It was with profound shock and sadness that we learned today of the sudden passing of my friend and colleague,” said M.P. Blake Richards of the news released ...

Posted on Twitter Opening new markets; opening a new continent #constantcontact http://t.co/hXqYMSsGHx

A week ago

Voted Yes on Vote #104 on Bill C-525 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Public ...

Voted Yes on Vote #103 on Bill C-525 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Public ...

Voted No on Vote #102 on Bill C-525 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Public ...

Voted No on Vote #101 on Bill C-525 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Public ...

Voted No on Vote #100 on Bill C-474 Respecting the promotion of financial transparency, improved accountability and long-term economic sustainability through the public ...

Spoke in the House on Banff Lake Louise Tourism Mr. Speaker, after more than a decade of achievement, this week Julie Canning will step down from her post as president and CEO of Banff Lake ...

Mentioned by Hill Times (subscription) First Nations leaders call on feds to maintain vouching, voter information cards ... Alberta Conservative MP Blake Richards had to be interrupted by the Conservative chair of a Commons committee Thursday while drowning out a response from an aboriginal women's leader who, along with other First Nations witnesses, was calling on the ...

Mentioned by Hill Times (subscription) First Nations leaders call on feds to maintain vouching, voter information cards ... Alberta Conservative MP Blake Richards had to be interrupted by the Conservative chair of a Commons committee Thursday while drowning out a response from an aboriginal women's leader who, along with other First Nations witnesses, was calling on the ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Bill C-23, An Act to amend the Canada Elections Act and other ... Sorry, let me finish, because I think we have actually...although you may not see that yet. Let me explain what I'm saying here. What has been ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Bill C-23, An Act to amend the Canada Elections Act and other ... Good. Thank you, Mr. Chair. As you mentioned earlier, that's one way I can assure no one will misuse all the time there. Anyway, I do ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Bill C-23, An Act to amend the Canada Elections Act and other ... What I'm indicating is that it will probably make your job easier to have that information. Also, I want to ask whether you feel, with the ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Bill C-23, An Act to amend the Canada Elections Act and other ... I'd like to start with you, Professor Thomas. You mentioned a couple of things in your opening remarks. One was that it's always good to look ...

Spoke in the House on The Economy Mr. Speaker, our government has delivered historic tax relief for all Canadians. We have cut taxes over 160 times. Because of this tax relief, a typical ...

Mentioned by Toronto Star Tom Mulcair forced to testify over NDP use of parliamentary resources The Conservatives took advantage of the fact that the NDP had fewer than 25 MPs in the House of Commons early Thursday to force a snap vote on a motion from Tory MP Blake Richards. Richards' motion requires Mulcair to appear before the procedure and ...

Mentioned by Huffington Post Canada Thomas Mulcair To Testify On Satellite Offices After Tories Trip Up NDP Tory MP Blake Richards rose in the House to seek unanimous consent for a motion to have Mulcair appear before the Procedure and House Affairs committee, no later than May 16, 2014, to explain the "Official Opposition's improper use of House of ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Bill C-23, An Act to amend the Canada Elections Act and other ... Thank you. I'm going to follow along on the education part of it as well here. I think what we're talking about is voter turnout when ...

Spoke at the Public Safety committee on Bill C-483, An Act to amend the Corrections and Conditional Release Act ... Okay, let me read to you what Mr. Cenaiko indicated the Parole Board considers. He said to me: The Parole Board of Canada will review the ...

Spoke in the House on Democratic Reform Mr. Speaker, my question is for the Minister of State for Democratic Reform regarding the fair elections act and how it will protect taxpayers from partisan ...

Spoke in the House on Canadian Commission on Physician-Assisted Death Mr. Speaker, I seek the unanimous consent of the House for the following motion. I move that the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs be ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke at the Public Safety committee on Bill C-483, An Act to amend the Corrections and Conditional Release Act ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. I appreciate you both being here today with your perspectives on this piece of legislation. Certainly I want to add my voice ...

Spoke in the House on Ethics Mr. Speaker, the NDP has been caught abusing MP mailing privileges during by-elections and using its House of Commons budget to run offices for partisan activities. ...

Spoke in the House on Paralympic Winter Games Mr. Speaker, today it is my pleasure to recognize one of the greatest performances in Paralympics history. On March 10, Canmore's Brian McKeever won our country's ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, it is a pleasure to rise in the House today to express my views regarding the New Democratic Party's opposition day motion concerning various ...

A month ago

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Bill C-23, An Act to amend the Canada Elections Act and other ... If you look at the last several elections, there would be a potential for there to be quite a significant difference in the result of the ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, let me try this again. The hon. member for Bonavista—Gander—Grand Falls—Windsor made an attempt to get a response but did not get an actual ...

More than three months ago

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