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Conservative MP for Wild Rose (Alberta)

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

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter Here's me in action...I forgot how hot it is in full gear and air pack in heat of summer! #crossfield @Crossfield_FD http://t.co/KvZEg3Ps8B

Posted on Twitter 2/2 #Crossfield is well protected with the dedicated crew of @Crossfield_FD - and a great bunch of guys and girls too

Posted on Twitter Felt good to have the turnout gear again tonight visiting @Crossfield_FD on practice night. Thanks to Chief Nevin 1/2 http://t.co/KcfxZyooje

This week

Posted on Twitter @MichelleRempel @CalgaryHumane You will soon have fur and hairballs all over your house...but it's well worth it so, yes, #yyc please adopt

Posted on Twitter Thanks @GlenbowRanch Prov Park for having me today...I couldn't possibly think of a better place to spend #ParksDay http://t.co/H3Q2gvoILM

Posted on Twitter Another great edition of the #Carstairs Beef & Barley Days Parade this morning! Nice to see so many friends along the route

Mentioned by Cochrane Eagle Richards' annual hockey fundraiser to take on new format for coming September ... Wild Rose MP Blake Richards' Rocky Mountain Hockey Challenge is set to change formats this year. Instead of a pro-am hockey game, this year's event will focus on giving fans an opportunity to get to know NHL players. “After five years on the ice, we wanted ...

Mentioned by Airdrie City View Rocky Mountain Hockey Night coming to Airdrie in September MP Blake Richards, left, and former NHL player Sheldon Kennedy held up a cheque showcasing how much money has been raised for victims services in the area following the fifth annual Rocky Mountain Hockey Game in Cochrane last August. This year's ...

Mentioned by Cochrane Eagle Richards' annual hockey fundraiser to take on new format for coming September ... Wild Rose MP Blake Richards' Rocky Mountain Hockey Challenge is set to change formats this year. Instead of a pro-am hockey game, this year's event will focus on giving fans an opportunity to get to know NHL players. “After five years on the ice, we wanted ...

Mentioned by Cochrane Eagle Richards' annual hockey fundraiser to take on new format for coming September ... Wild Rose MP Blake Richards' Rocky Mountain Hockey Challenge is set to change formats this year. Instead of a pro-am hockey game, this year's event will focus on giving fans an opportunity to get to know NHL players. “After five years on the ice, we wanted ...

A month 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 ...

Voted Yes on Vote #224 on Bill C-6 Implement the Convention on Cluster Munitions

Voted Yes on Vote #223 on Bill C-2 Amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances

Voted Yes on Vote #222 That the debate be now adjourned.

Voted Yes on Vote #221 That the debate be now adjourned.

Voted Yes on Vote #220 on Bill C-32 Enact the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights and to amend certain Acts

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 ...

Mentioned by Cochrane Times Petition presented to House of Commons Cochrane-area MP Blake Richards presented a petition with almost 3,600 signatures calling for stricter penalties for drunk drivers in the House of Commons today, June 12. “I was saddened today to remind the House of Commons of the circumstances behind ...

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. ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the Public Safety committee on Social Finance as it Relates to Crime Prevention in Canada Thank you, Mr. Chair. I appreciate both of you being here. I want to pick up on something my colleague Mr. Maguire was asking you about ...

Spoke in the House on 70th Anniversary of D-Day Mr. Speaker, 70 years ago tomorrow, the greatest seaborne invasion in history took place along the beaches of Normandy. Under intense fire from German infantry, thousands ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on M-431, Election of Committee Chairs and M-489, Election of Speaker Okay. In response to some earlier questions, you were talking about the composition of committees. I understand your proposal to have it looked at in terms ...

Mentioned by Airdrie Echo D-Day 70 years later Canadian flags fly proudly On this solemn anniversary, may we continue to keep the faith with those who came before us; may we dutifully pass the torch to those who follow; and may we always fly the Canadian flag with pride. For more information, please contact Blake Richards, M.P., ...

Spoke at the Public Safety committee on Social Finance as it Relates to Crime Prevention in Canada Thanks, Mr. Chair. I appreciate your being here. I've been listening so far and appreciated your comments. There seems to some criticism from the other side ...

Spoke in the House on Reform Act, 2014 Mr. Speaker, I share a similar concern with the previous questioner. I listened to the hon. member's response. He said that he felt there needed to ...

Spoke at the Public Safety committee on Social Finance as it Relates to Crime Prevention in Canada Thank you, Mr. Chair. I appreciate your both being here today. I listened to the exchange you had with the member across the way and there ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Study of use of House of Commons resources by the Official Opposition Mr. Chair, I know you've asked that we be judicious in our use of points of order; however, I do feel there is some misinformation that ...

Spoke in the House on 2014 Alberta Summer Games Mr. Speaker, I am proud to inform the House that from July 24 to July 27, the city of Airdrie will host the 2014 Alberta Summer ...

More than three months ago

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