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  • His favourite word is liberal.

Conservative MP for Banff—Airdrie (Alberta)

Won his last election, in 2015, with 63% of the vote.

Two weeks ago

Posted on Twitter @kimjasper70 @1065MountainFM Agreed. My thoughts: https://t.co/lJ54RxTQkE

A month ago

Didn't vote on Vote #342 on Bill C-311 Amend the Holidays Act (Remembrance Day)

Voted Yes on Vote #349 on Bill C-23 Respecting the preclearance of persons and goods in Canada and the United States

Voted Yes on Vote #348 on Bill C-25 Amend the Canada Business Corporations Act, the Canada Cooperatives Act, the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act, ...

Voted Yes on Vote #347 on Bill C-25 Amend the Canada Business Corporations Act, the Canada Cooperatives Act, the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act, ...

Voted Yes on Vote #346 on Bill S-3 Amend the Indian Act (elimination of sex-based inequities in registration)

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Chief Electoral Officer’s report entitled "An Electoral Framework for the 21st Century: ... I guess nobody else is stepping forward. Frankly, I'm not going to repeat it because I think what Mr. Christopherson just had to say is all ...

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Mr. Speaker, the Conservative members of the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs disagreed with some portions of the third interim report that was presented ...

Spoke in the House on Points of Order Mr. Speaker, chapter 13 of O'Brien and Bosc, under “Rules of Order and Decorum”, on page 614, indicates that a member cannot do indirectly what cannot ...

Posted on Twitter @althiaraj Yet another @JustinTrudeau broken promise...seems he is a compulsive liar...I mean Liberal

Spoke in the House on Taxation It is almost like I predicted what she was going to say. Now I think the Liberals will next claim that we failed to act on ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Changes to the Standing Orders, Chief Electoral Officer’s report entitled "An Electoral ... —but she seems to have taken that role on herself. I think that role is rightfully with you, Mr. Chair. This is despite the Prime Minister's ...

Mentioned by Cochrane Eagle Jason Kenney and Brian Jean coming to town “From my perspective it's too important that we get all conservative-minded people together to replace the NDP in the next election,” said Banff-Airdrie Conservative MP Blake Richards, who will be one of the presenters at the July 3 event, hosted by ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Chief Electoral Officer’s report entitled "An Electoral Framework for the 21st Century: ... That was a great segue for me, because I wanted to mention that as well and ask the commissioner about it. The Senate put out this ...

Spoke in the House on Canada Elections Act Mr. Speaker, I appreciate the opportunity to rise tonight and speak to Bill C-50 or, as I like to refer to it, the “got caught with ...

Spoke in the House on Taxation Mr. Speaker, it is becoming quite clear that the Liberals have a habit of saying one thing and then doing the complete opposite. First the Liberals ...

Posted on Twitter @globeandmail @globepolitics The Commissioner also confirmed the need to curb foreign influence thru 3rd parties at a House Committee today

Spoke in the House on Points of Order Mr. Speaker, I rise on a point of order. During question period, I rose to ask a question of the Minister of Fisheries in regard to ...

Spoke in the House on Taxation Mr. Speaker, notwithstanding the fact that was totally inaccurate, I also find it quite curious that the Minister of National Revenue does not feel fit to ...

Posted on Twitter @CBeaton1 I oppose this and all other @JustinTrudeau tax increases on middle class Canadians. This one even automatically increases every yr

Posted on Twitter From this week's @AirdrieEcho.... sad but true https://t.co/8ekw4w1Rhl

Mentioned by Cochrane Times Richards calls outs feds for attacking small businesses Joining the Cochrane Chamber of Commerce for lunch last week, Banff-Airdrie MP Blake Richards informed local business owners of a worrying development in Ottawa that could end up hurting small businesses depending on how the governing Liberals ...

Posted on Twitter Was pleased today to welcome to Parliament municipal leaders from #Airdrie #Cochrane #Canmore and #Banff https://t.co/XqpW4rPdcJ

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I have a petition with a whole slew of signatures from my constituency, places like Crossfield, Airdrie, Canmore, Cochrane, also from Calgary, and other ...

Mentioned by Airdrie Echo MP Richards looking for answers on marijuana Member of Parliament for Banff-Airdrie Blake Richards insists more be done and more questions be answered when it comes to both marijuana legislation and the Phoenix pay system. Richards took the opportunity to address both issues in his most recent ...

Spoke at the Industry committee on Main Estimates 2017-18: Votes 1 and 5 under Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency, ... It's not a really good start because we can't even get a “yes” or “no” answer to something as simple as that. Anyway, I'll take that ...

Mentioned by The Crag and Canyon MP tackles marijuana laws, Phoenix pay system Member of Parliament for Banff-Airdrie Blake Richards insists more be done and more questions be answered when it comes to marijuana legislation and the Phoenix pay system. Richards took the opportunity to address both issues in his most recent ...

Three months ago

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Question of Privilege Regarding the Free Movement of Members of Parliament within ... Well, I guess that remains to be seen. I've sent my ballot in, and both were on my ballot. I won't say in which order, but ...

Mentioned by Huffington Post Canada Brad Trost's Bill To Privatize CBC Fails Spectacularly By Vote Of 260-6 Just five other members of Parliament — all of them Tories — backed the Saskatchewan MP's bill: Ontario MP Harold Albrecht, Saskatchewan MP David Anderson, and Alberta MPs Blake Richards, Arnold Viersen, and Kevin Sorenson. Brad Trost speaks at a ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Main Estimates 2017-18: Votes 1 and 5 under Department of Finance, Vote ... I think she should probably try to explain that to some of the campgrounds that are currently taking her department and the Canada Revenue Agency to ...

Mentioned by Rocky View Weekly Nominations open for Canada 150 award Banff-Airdrie MP Blake Richards has brought forward a Canada 150 Anniversary Award, which will honour 30 deserving individuals working to make a difference in their community. File Photo/Rocky View Publishing. Nominations for the Banff-Airdrie Canada ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Chief Electoral Officer’s report entitled "An Electoral Framework for the 21st Century: ... No, that was a nice break. I appreciated that. I'm taking a quick look at this next email. It looks like it's just really about the ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Chief Electoral Officer’s report entitled "An Electoral Framework for the 21st Century: ... Thanks, Mr. Chair. Minister, thanks for being here today. You probably won't be surprised that my questions will be about foreign influence in Canadian elections with ...

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