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Conservative MP for Banff—Airdrie (Alberta)

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

Yesterday

Spoke in the House on Democratic Reform Madam Speaker, the government claims it is consulting on fundamental changes to our democracy, but then it is not actually listening to what Canadians have to ...

Spoke in the House on Sudden Infant Death Syndrome Madam Speaker, every year about a thousand Canadian babies fall asleep and never wake up. They die from sudden infant death syndrome. SIDS is the number ...

Mentioned by Cochrane Times Roundtable leads to discussions on local initiatives for tourism Although participants didn't see much the federal government could do to strengthen the local tourism industry, those who attended the Sept. 23 tourism roundtable held by MP Blake Richards came out feeling they had a stronger sense of what they could ...

Mentioned by Globalnews.ca Parents who lose their baby being forced back to work too soon: Conservative MP New parents who suffer the loss of their child while on parental leave in Canada also immediately lose their financial benefits, says a Conservative MP. And that often forces them back to work at an extremely difficult time. Alberta MP Blake Richards ...

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter Given five opportunities today to display openness & accountability it is unfortunate Liberal members chose to shut down study of C-14 leak

Posted on Twitter It is obvious that the Liberals never had any intention of finding out who leaked Bill C-14 to the media. Shameful. #PROC #cdnpoli

Posted on Twitter Will the Liberals be transparent and produce the list of who had seen C-14 before it was tabled so we can continue our study? #PROC #cdnpoli

Posted on Twitter Will the Health Minister and PMO be accountable and agree to testify on the Bill C-14 leak? Find out today at #PROC #cdnpoli

Posted on Twitter Continuing our investigation into Bill C-14 leak at #PROC today. I hope the Liberals will change their tune and decide to be transparent

Three days ago

Voted No on Vote #113 That, in the opinion of the House, the government should ensure that: ( a) before making decisions on ...

Voted No on Vote #112 That the motion be amended by deleting all the words after the words “funding proposals,” and substituting the ...

Voted No on Vote #111 on Bill C-234 Amend the Canada Labour Code (replacement workers)

Voted No on Vote #110 on Bill C-247 Amend the Criminal Code (passive detection device)

This week

Voted Yes on Vote #109 That the House call on the government to respect the custom of regional representation when making appointments to ...

A week ago

Posted on Twitter Roundtable on #tourism in #Cochrane sparked some great ideas to get the ball rolling on locally https://t.co/ypTbOb0JzG

Spoke in the House on Food and Drugs Act Mr. Speaker, thank you for the opportunity to stand and speak to Bill C-13. It is an opportunity to discuss the importance of trade. It is ...

Spoke in the House on Government Advertising Mr. Speaker, it is pretty clear the Liberals already have an outcome in mind and it is one that will only benefit Liberal politicians. First the ...

Spoke in the House on Questions Passed as Orders for Returns With regard to external stakeholder meetings on softwood lumber negotiations with the United States between October 19, 2015, and June 30, 2016, for each consultation: (i) ...

Two weeks ago

Mentioned by Cochrane Eagle Economic roundtable reveals uncertainty, need for help for Alberta 7 held by Conservative Banff-Airdrie MP Blake Richards. The event, hosted by the Cochrane and District Chamber of Commerce, was one of three discussions held by Richards to help pinpoint the highlighted concerns across the constituency. “We have a ...

Mentioned by Airdrie Echo Locals weigh in on Canada's economy It was a small but vocal group that met in the Rotary Room at Genesis Place to discuss Canada's economy with Member of Parliament Blake Richards on Sept. 6. The roundtable event was organized by Richards' office to give the politician an inside look at ...

Mentioned by Airdrie Echo MP speaks out on electoral reform Banff-Airdrie MP Blake Richards continues to push for a national referendum before any electoral reform is adopted by the federal government. Richards, who is the Conservatives' deputy critic for democratic institutions, believes electoral reform is ...

Three weeks ago

Mentioned by Cochrane Times Continuing push for referendum Banff-Airdrie MP Blake Richards continues to push for a national referendum before any electoral reform is adopted by the federal government. Richards, who is the Conservatives' deputy critic for democratic institutions, believes electoral reform is ...

A month ago

Spoke at the Electoral Reform committee on Electoral Reform I think I'm going to start, though, with you, Mr. McLaughlin. You made a comment in The Globe and Mail in May, and I'm going to ...

Spoke at the Electoral Reform committee on Committee Business and Electoral Reform I know you said earlier as well what you just stated again, and that's that no one can say with certainty whether this would meet the ...

Spoke at the Electoral Reform committee on Electoral Reform Thank you for being here and for the part you play in encouraging greater participation, particularly in the case of young people. We appreciate the work ...

Spoke at the Electoral Reform committee on Electoral Reform Okay, that was kind of what I assumed. I think it draws out something that I would see as maybe a potential concern in this type ...

Spoke at the Electoral Reform committee on Electoral Reform Thanks, Mr. Chair. I have some questions for all of you, but I have a couple of rounds, so hopefully we'll get some opportunities. Professor Loewen, ...

Spoke at the Electoral Reform committee on Committee Business and Electoral Reform My understanding is that there certainly was a town hall being held and there was an admission fee being charged. To the Liberal Party's credit, when ...

Spoke at the Electoral Reform committee on Electoral Reform Thanks, Mr. Chair. Professor Harrington, I come to you first of all. You had certainly indicated that you think it's vitally important that people be directly ...

Spoke at the Electoral Reform committee on Electoral Reform Thanks. Professor Goodman, I have a couple of questions for you. You mentioned earlier, I think in your opening comments, about advance polls and their increased ...

More than three months ago

Spoke in the House on Democratic Reform Madam Speaker, those are fine words, but it has to be more about the actions than the words, and we are not seeing it in the ...

Spoke in the House on Democratic Reform Mr. Speaker, I have never heard such a lame excuse in all my life. The Liberals keep claiming that they are listening to Canadians on electoral ...

Spoke in the House on Democratic Reform Mr. Speaker, if the minister wants to get to the bottom of it, she does not have to look very far. It is right there on ...

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