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Conservative MP for Wild Rose (Alberta)

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

Yesterday

Voted Yes on Vote #286 on Bill C-40 Respecting the Rouge National Urban Park

Posted on Twitter Great catching up with all my friends in the tourism industry at tonight's Opening Reception for #tiaccongress @TIAC_AITC #CdnTourism

Mentioned by Airdrie Echo Blue Friday event a success MP Blake Richards presents local anti-bullying advocates Mackenzie Murphy and Caitlin Prater-Haacke with the Hansard from Oct. 28, when he spoke about them to his colleagues in Parliament during the Blue Friday event on Nov.21 ...

Two days ago

Voted Yes on Vote #285 on Bill C-26 Amend the Criminal Code, the Canada Evidence Act and the Sex Offender Information Registration Act, ...

Voted Yes on Vote #284 on Bill C-18 Amend certain Acts relating to agriculture and agri-food

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter Our Government announces new action to strengthen mental health services for Canadian Armed Forces and Veterans http://t.co/7t6FTeSp1W

This week

Posted on Twitter Presented awards to 2 very courageous young women @MackenzieMurph_ & Caitlin Haake at #bluefriday Anti-Bullying event http://t.co/vy1ZP4EDQT

Posted on Twitter Presented awards to two inspirational young ladies @MackenzieMurph_ & Caitlin Haake @AbapAwareness01 @DavisGMAirdrie #BlueFriday #airdrie

Posted on Twitter My response to local Liberal #LPC claims that tax cuts do "arguably nothing" http://t.co/O0CJehyimB #beerandpopcorn

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Taxation Mr. Speaker, as the House knows, our Conservative government recently fulfilled a promise to Canadian families by creating the family tax cut. Under this plan the ...

Voted Yes on Vote #283 on Bill C-608 Respecting a National Day of the Midwife

Voted Yes on Vote #282 That the First Report of the Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food, presented on Thursday, March 27, 2014, ...

Posted on Twitter Stood up today in #HoC for hardworking Canadian families against arrogant Liberal attitude toward taxpayers' money http://t.co/TBc1Ilb0vU

Spoke in the House on Protection of Canada from Terrorists Act Mr. Speaker, it is pleasure to rise today to speak to this important legislation. Bill C-44 is a bill I am proud to support, because it ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on M-428, Electronic Petitions I know how much work there is involved in that. I commend you for that. I have a couple of questions. The first one goes to ...

Three weeks ago

Mentioned by Airdrie Echo Anti-bullying advocates recognized in Ottawa Member of Parliament Blake Richards congratulated Grade 11 George McDougall High School student Caitlin Prater-Haacke for her positive reaction to bullying in front of the country's government representatives. Richards told members that Prater-Haacke ...

Mentioned by Airdrie City View Airdrie MP Blake Richards recounts terror attack at Parliament Hill On Oct. 22, Wild Rose MP Blake Richards, like all Canadians, couldn't have known what the day would bring as he entered Parliament Hill for a regular caucus meeting. At around 9:50 a.m. witnesses reported seeing a gunman, now identified as 32 year old ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Question of Privilege Regarding the Free Movement of Members within the Parliamentary ... I appreciate that. You would know that those are some of the concerns I had and that I know many others had as well in regard ...

Mentioned by Airdrie City View Airdrie MP Blake Richards recounts terror attack at Parliament Hill On Oct. 22, Wild Rose MP Blake Richards, like all Canadians, couldn't have known what the day would bring as he entered Parliament Hill for a regular caucus meeting. At around 9:50 a.m. witnesses reported seeing a gunman, now identified as 32 year old ...

A month ago

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., ...

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., ...

Spoke in the House on Anti-Bullying Campaigns Mr. Speaker, I rise today to applaud and congratulate a grade 11 student at George McDougall High School in my hometown of Airdrie, Alberta. Last month, ...

Spoke at the Public Safety committee on Bill C-2, An Act to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act Thanks, Mr. Chair. I appreciate both the ministers being here today. Minister Ambrose, I certainly appreciated in your opening remarks that you referred to our government's ...

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 ...

Two months 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 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 ...

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