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Conservative MP for Wild Rose (Alberta)

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

Today

Posted on Twitter Did you miss my pre-budget consultations this week? You can still send me your ideas here: https://t.co/nudS8QeXih http://t.co/74Q46ItH8I

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter Excited to hear @YWCABanff plans for Bow Valley Women's Shelter. Pls support http://t.co/zQLEhDJsMr #banff #canmore http://t.co/X42Mbyni7h

Posted on Twitter Excited to hear @BanffYWCA plans for Bow Valley Women's Shelter. Pls support http://t.co/X5UaWECklx #banff #canmore http://t.co/ViiEhxviMC

Posted on Twitter Thanks to @SnowyOwlDogSled Tours for sharing with me about your business and your great customer experience #canmore http://t.co/tWla8zjaTS

Two days ago

Mentioned by Airdrie Echo MP recognizes generous youth Wild Rose Member of Parliament Blake Richards praised Zoe Winn, 12, and Stephen's Backpacks Society in the House of Commons, Dec. 3. Richards told members about Winn's generosity in packing a number of shoeboxes for Operation Christmas Child.

This week

Posted on Twitter Here's the view from on stage @CPHolidayTrain tonight in #Banff....HUGE crowd with tons of Christmas spirit! http://t.co/5nMo4cO3Zm

Posted on Twitter True Christmas spirit in #Cochrane #Morley and #Canmore for the @CPHolidayTrain....next stop #Banff http://t.co/U2vdAUCxxo

A week ago

Mentioned by Airdrie City View New federal family tax plan to have “huge impact on families,” Airdrie MP Airdrie MP Blake Richards said the new cuts “will be something that will have a significant impact on families.” “Without question I believe it's a very significant change for families all across Alberta,” he said. “(In Airdrie) we are a family community of parents ...

Mentioned by Airdrie City View Airdrie MP thanks Airdrie preteen for generous spirit at House of Commons 3, Airdrie MP Blake Richards rose in the House of Commons to recognize the charitable efforts of 12 year old Airdronian Zoe Winn. “I'd like to thank (her) for reminding us of the importance of generosity,” Richards said in the House of Commons. “Three years ...

Mentioned by Airdrie City View New federal family tax plan to have “huge impact on families,” Airdrie MP Airdrie MP Blake Richards said the new cuts “will be something that will have a significant impact on families.” “Without question I believe it's a very significant change for families all across Alberta,” he said. “(In Airdrie) we are a family community of parents ...

Mentioned by Airdrie City View Airdrie MP thanks Airdrie preteen for generous spirit at House of Commons 3, Airdrie MP Blake Richards rose in the House of Commons to recognize the charitable efforts of 12 year old Airdronian Zoe Winn. “I'd like to thank (her) for reminding us of the importance of generosity,” Richards said in the House of Commons. “Three years ...

Mentioned by Rocky Mountain Outlook An apology is needed Recently, Blake Richards, Member of Parliament for Banff Airdrie, rose in the House and made some defamatory remarks about Liberal candidate Marlo Raynolds. Those comments were made in reliance upon a scurrilous story carried in Sun Media, which was based on an ... of course) to publish a retraction and have it entered into Hansard in whatever the acceptable manner is. You can write to Mr. Richards at Blake Richards, MP, House of Commons, Ottawa Ontario K1A 0A6, or by email blake.richards@parl.gc.ca.

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 ...

Two weeks ago

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 ...

Three weeks ago

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 ...

A month 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Two months ago

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 ...

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 ...

Three months ago

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 ...

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