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Conservative MP for Wild Rose (Alberta)

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

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter Support for entrepreneurs is vital when 98% of our firms are classed as small businesses. Read more in my column: http://t.co/9IoGMTPrHs

Two days ago

Mentioned by Cochrane Times Richards on finance committee Cochrane's Member of Parliament will play a key role in balancing the federal government's books in 2015. Known on Parliament Hill as a strong fiscal conservative, Wildrose MP Blake Richards was appointed to the House of Commons Standing Committee ...

Three days ago

Mentioned by Rocky Mountain Outlook Pro bison postcards number 3000 It's official, not only do Albertans wish to see a reintroduction of wild plains bison back into Banff National Park, so do members of the global community. On Friday, (Jan. 23) Blake Richards, Member of Parliament for Wild Rose, was presented with 3,000 ...

Spoke in the House on Taxation Mr. Speaker, our Conservative government is delivering an unprecedented package of benefits to hard-working families through the expanded universal child care benefit and the family tax ...

This week

Voted No on Vote #317 on Bill C-579 Reduce the effects of urban heat islands on the health of Canadians

Voted No on Vote #316 That the Standing Orders of the House of Commons be amended: ( a) to add the following after ...

Voted No on Vote #315 That the House call on the government to ( a) immediately present an Economic and Fiscal Update to ...

Voted Yes on Vote #314 on Bill C-44 Amend the Canadian Security Intelligence Service Act and other Acts

Voted No on Vote #313 on Bill C-44 Amend the Canadian Security Intelligence Service Act and other Acts

Posted on Twitter It's #BellLetsTalk Day! For every Tweet or RT, 5 cents will be donated to Canadian mental health initiatives. http://t.co/5xNHPKXEcL

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I know it concerns them that our government's record is so warmly received by Canadians and that their record is such a poor one ...

Posted on Twitter "Responsible resource development, pipeline safety essential for our nation's progress" ~ ICYMI, last week's column: http://t.co/xmMvmeS1CH

A week ago

Mentioned by Calgary Herald Postcard campaign to bring bison back to Banff has rallied thousands of supporters On Friday, when I was off on holidays, a few dozen community members came together at the Juniper Hotel in Banff to present 3,000 postcards to Conservative MP Blake Richards, who represents the Wild Rose riding. “He can be the voice in Ottawa to bring ...

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 ...

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 ...

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

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 months ago

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 ...

Three months ago

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 ...

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 ...

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