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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 days ago

Mentioned by Cochrane Eagle Richards to seek fourth term Blake Richards made his intentions clear about seeking a fourth term as Conservative MP at a catered brunch he hosted for around 70 people at the Cochrane Legion on Nov. 18. Lindsay Seewalt. Incumbent Blake Richards has announced his intentions to ...

Three days ago

Spoke in the House on Taxation Mr. Speaker, the Liberal government was elected on a promise to grow the middle class and to help grow small business. Instead, Canadians have been left ...

Voted Yes on Vote #400 on Bill S-211 Respecting National Sickle Cell Awareness Day

Mentioned by The Crag and Canyon Richards ready to run for another term as local MP Incumbent Banff-Airdrie MP Blake Richards announced Nov. 18 he will run for re-election in the 2019 federal election. “We're just past halfway through the term of this government, and I thought it was important for people to know at this point that I ...

This week

Voted No on Vote #399 on Bill C-45 Respecting cannabis and to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, the Criminal Code and ...

Voted Yes on Vote #398 on Bill C-45 Respecting cannabis and to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, the Criminal Code and ...

Voted No on Vote #397 on Bill C-45 Respecting cannabis and to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, the Criminal Code and ...

Voted No on Vote #396 on Bill C-45 Respecting cannabis and to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, the Criminal Code and ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I rise to table a petition today. In 2016, Airdrie residents Sarah and Lee Cormier told me the story of how they endured the ...

A week ago

Posted on Twitter Is the Trudeau Government keeping it's promises as they claim? Would love to hear your thoughts. See mine here: https://t.co/P1JexINytp

Two weeks ago

Posted on Twitter At the going down of the sun and in the morning We will remember them. https://t.co/P8T9fRHxVg

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Private Members' Business, Supplementary Estimates (B) 2017-18: Vote 1b under House of ... Okay, and I wasn't surprised to hear that. I want to get a sense as to how much of a problem there has been in that ...

Spoke in the House on Housing Mr. Speaker, first, the Liberals made it more difficult for Canadians to qualify for a mortgage, and taking away the dream of home ownership from thousands ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Housing Mr. Speaker, imagine senior citizens who have worked hard their whole life and are ready to start the next chapter in retirement. Their kids have moved ...

Spoke in the House on Questions Passed as Orders for Returns With regard to sponsored social media posts (Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter) by the government, including those put out by agencies, Crown Corporations, and other government entities, ...

A month ago

Posted on Twitter @Shannon_Wiebe The @JustinTrudeau Liberals have hit a new low with this one...denying vulnerable diabetics their tax credit is shameful

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Bill C-50 About 20 different complaints or in that neighbourhood? Okay. That gives us a pretty good idea. Obviously the reason you would have received so many complaints ...

Posted on Twitter @jerrakosick For those of us from a small town, there's always something familiar about #TheRanch

Posted on Twitter @rachaiello Yes, she's likely been busy trying to chase down PM Trudeau to get a meeting to discuss all his alleged ethical breaches

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Mr. Speaker, I want to talk a little about the effects that will be had by this moratorium, and obviously why this consultation is so important. ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Bill C-50 Thanks for being here. This is a related topic, but one I would love to have your comments and thoughts on. You mentioned your ideas about ...

Posted on Twitter @BCCSN Encouraging all to sign online petition to support greater support and compassion for grieving families: https://t.co/nBDVvaAmxb

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Bill C-50 Thanks, Mr. Chair. I have two questions. The first relates to one of the two glaring loopholes that Mr. Nater has identified. The first loophole he ...

Spoke in the House on Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day Mr. Speaker, on October 15, Canada observes Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day. This day helps us remember the lives of all infants who were taken ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Bill C-50 Sure. Anyway, for those who are listening today, I'd like to quickly summarize the actual reason you're here today and how Bill C-50 came to be, ...

Mentioned by The Rebel Is Justin Canada's main tourist attraction? Feds spend $13.7M on PM focused social media ads Documents tabled by CPC MP Blake Richards put the cost of the federal government's social media promo-tour on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter at $13.7M, which is a lot of money to spend boosting Justin Trudeau's image and non-existent government ...

Mentioned by The Crag and Canyon BLLHA has concerns about federal tax changes On behalf of BLLHA, executive director Darren Reeder wrote a letter to federal finance minister Bill Morneau and Banff-Airdrie MP Blake Richards outlining concerns the organization has about the proposed changes, specifically changes with regards to ...

Mentioned by Debate Report Trudeau spent almost $1.5 million advertising for Refugees and Immigration This information comes after Conservative MP Blake Richards received more than 1,500 pages of documents through an Order Paper question. They were analyzed by CTV, and also included information like analytic data, views, reach, and the demographics ...

Spoke in the House on Taxation Mr. Speaker, today is World Tourism Day. As we all know, tourism is one of the most important sectors in the Canadian economy. This is especially ...

Mentioned by Globalnews.ca Liberal government spent $13.7M on social media advertising since election The numbers were revealed in a more than 1,500-page document tabled in the House of Commons, in response to a question by Conservative MP Blake Richards. ... Destination Canada, which spent over $4.3 million on these types of advertisements.

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Review of the Code of Conduct for Members of the House of ... If you recall at our meeting on November 17, I had given notice of a motion. I would like to bring it forward for discussion at ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Pre-Budget Consultations in Advance of the 2018 Budget Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thank you to all of you for being here, and thank you for your presentations. Certainly, I do have some questions. I'll ...

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: ... 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 ...

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