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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 660 News An initiative works to Bring the bison back to Banff The group collected and delivered three thousand postcards in support of the initiative to M.P. Blake Richards on Friday. Marie-Eve Marchand, the coordinator for Bison Belong, says the postcards sent a strong message. “By giving the cards to our Member of ...

Two days ago

Mentioned by Rocky Mountain Outlook Pro bison postcards presented to Richards It's official, not only do Albertans wish to see a reintroduction of wild plains bison back into Banff National Park, but also members of the global community. On Friday, (Jan. 23) Blake Richards, Member of Parliament for Wild Rose was presented 3,000 signed ...

Mentioned by Rocky Mountain Outlook Pro bison postcards presented to Richards It's official, not only do Albertans wish to see a reintroduction of wild plains bison back into Banff National Park, but also members of the global community. On Friday, (Jan. 23) Blake Richards, Member of Parliament for Wild Rose was presented 3,000 signed ...

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter With #CPC Govt colleagues from AB, SK & BC today in Vancouver in regional caucus meetings preparing for new session http://t.co/xTpBEP0ITz

This week

Mentioned by BCLocalNews Parliamentary tourism chairman joins local discussion The roar of the plane's engine was a welcome sound for Blake Richards after his earlier flight out of Castlegar had been cancelled. It was also a kismet moment because the predominant challenge the chairman of the Parlimentary Tourism Caucus heard from ...

Posted on Twitter Thrilled to see such a large and enthusiastic crowd out for Vancouver Centre #CPC AGM. Their team will elect a #Conservative MP! #vancouver

Posted on Twitter #Tourism meetings today @ #Castlegar #Trail #Rossland followed by great event w South Okanagan-West Kootenay #CPC Candidate @MarshallNeufeld

Two weeks ago

Posted on Twitter Visiting w the boys before tonight's @CanmoreEagles1 - and then they came out all fired up (I'm taking credit...lol) http://t.co/hQTVwoxAIq

Posted on Twitter When a team means business, they pull together and win. https://t.co/DSPaOg0ify

Three weeks ago

Posted on Twitter Happy New Year everyone! ICYMI, my column looking back on 2014, a definitive year for Canada: http://t.co/kpF8aIIS1u http://t.co/ql4qkGXG7q

A month ago

Mentioned by Cochrane Times Richards opens door for input Federal Wild Rose MP Blake Richards listens to the ideas of a local resident during his annual pre-budget consultation with constituents, Dec. 17. Cochrane was his last stop in a two-day swing across the constituency.

Mentioned by Rocky View Weekly New federal family tax plan to have “huge impact on families,” MP On Oct. 30 the federal government announced a new family taxation program that will increase benefits for Canadian families. Airdrie MP Blake Richards said the new cuts “will be something that will have a significant impact on families.” “Without question I ...

Two months ago

Voted No on Vote #310 on Bill C-603 Amend the Motor Vehicle Safety Act (vehicle side guards)

Voted Yes on Vote #309 on Bill C-43 A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February ...

Voted No on Vote #308 on Bill C-43 A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February ...

Voted Yes on Vote #307 on Bill S-211 Establish a national day to promote health and fitness for all Canadians

Voted No on Vote #306 on Bill C-524 Amend the Canada Elections Act (election advertising)

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on M-428, Electronic Petitions This question follows up on the list of topics you've had debates on. I'm curious about the format of the debates. Is there a certain length ...

Spoke in the House on Charitable Giving Mr. Speaker, today I would like to thank 12-year-old Zoe Winn of Airdrie, Alberta, for reminding us of the importance of generosity. Like thousands of Canadians, ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Review of the Standing Orders and Bill C-586, An Act to amend ... Thank you. I want to revisit an area that has been visited a couple of times by a couple of my colleagues. My question will be ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on M-428, Electronic Petitions Mr. Chair, thank you. My friend, Mr. Lukiwski, may have some questions as well. I'll start with the guest we have by video conference today. In ...

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 ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on M-428, Electronic Petitions I'm going to go back to some technical questions again. I have to admit that technology is not my strong suit, so I apologize if my ...

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 ...

Three months 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

More than three 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 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; ...

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 ...

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