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Conservative MP for Banff—Airdrie (Alberta)

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

This week

Mentioned by CochraneNow.com Being Viewed as a Safe Country is Key While RCMP is still actively piecing together the puzzle, Banff-Airdrie, MP Blake Richards says we need to focus on the positive attributes Canada is known for. Perceived as a safe country to visit, MP Richards shares it is important to remember how ...

Posted on Twitter Hey #Canmore, being a billet can be a rewarding experience, please check this out. @CanmoreEagles1 https://t.co/4Xa7VfQ0ED

A week ago

Posted on Twitter I wrote to new Tourism Minister @melaniejoly to remind her that there’s tourism policy and then there’s policy that… https://t.co/hjP3PDlwn8

Posted on Twitter What’s with the Trudeau government’s constant attacks on Canadian small business owners?? https://t.co/BVncxezYXq

Two weeks ago

Mentioned by CochraneNow.com Richards and Conservatives Seek Emergency Recall of Parliament Banff-Airdrie MP Blake Richards and his party are asking the Liberal Government to recall parliament for a summer emergency session to get the Comprehensive and Progress Agreement for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) ratified and open up world ...

Posted on Twitter An ode to #12 https://t.co/wucyD7ghJ6 #iginla #iggyretirement

Mentioned by DiscoverAirdrie.com Richards and Conservatives Seek Emergency Recall of Parliament Banff-Airdrie MP Blake Richards and his party are asking the Liberal Government to recall parliament for a summer emergency session to get the Comprehensive and Progress Agreement for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) ratified and open up world ...

Posted on Twitter This year marks 65 years since end of the Korean War. More than 26,000 Canadians served in Korea, with 516 making t… https://t.co/v0Sky8fazy

Three weeks ago

Posted on Twitter Praying for the victims and families affected by the #Danforth shooting in Toronto tonight.

A month ago

Mentioned by The Crag and Canyon Richards talks cannabis, pipe lines and the Olympics heading to summer break The Bow Valley's Member of Parliament, who bore witness to all this on the Hill, is Blake Richards. He first became an MP in 2008 and has been elected three times to parliament. In 2015, he became the Conservative MP for the new riding of Banff-Airdrie.

Mentioned by Airdrie City View Richards reflects on end of spring sitting While the spring sitting of the House of Commons was characterized by what Banff-Airdrie MP Blake Richards said were more “lowlights than highlights,” he did have one personal win of which he's very proud. “We were able to unanimously pass the motion ...

Mentioned by Cochrane Eagle Richards gears up to support grieving families Banff-Airdrie Conservative MP Blake Richards wound down spring sessions in the House of Commons on a positive note, with his Motion 110 win in favour of gaining supports for families facing infant loss, although left with growing concerns over the ...

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Mr. Speaker, I have the honour to table, in both official languages, the 67th report of the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs. The committee ...

Voted No on Vote #880 on Bill C-71 Amend certain Acts and Regulations in relation to firearms

Voted Yes on Vote #879 on Bill C-71 Amend certain Acts and Regulations in relation to firearms

Voted No on Vote #878 on Bill C-69 Enact the Impact Assessment Act and the Canadian Energy Regulator Act, to amend the Navigation ...

Voted No on Vote #877 on Bill C-69 Enact the Impact Assessment Act and the Canadian Energy Regulator Act, to amend the Navigation ...

Voted Yes on Vote #876 on Bill S-218 Respecting Latin American Heritage Month

Spoke at the Status of Women committee on Barriers Facing Women in Politics Thank you, Madam Chair. I have a comment and a couple of questions. First of all, the comment I want to make is for you, Ms. ...

Spoke at the Subcommittee on Private Members' Business committee on Determination of non-votable items pursuant to Standing Order 91.1(1) Yes, and my respect for raising that. Obviously, it's something that I don't think you had to do, but you're just being completely above board on ...

Spoke in the House on Questions Passed as Orders for Returns With regard to registered charities that indirectly fund Canadian political activity or campaigns through foreign or third party entities: what specific action to stop such funding ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, every day impaired driving causes extreme grief and sadness for many Canadians. Driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs all too often ends ...

Spoke in the House on Questions Passed as Orders for Returns With regard to registered charities that indirectly fund Canadian political activity or campaigns through foreign or third party entities: what specific action to stop such funding ...

Spoke in the House on Chief Electoral Officer Mr. Speaker, while I have the floor, I do have one other petition from small businesses, which are the backbone of our Canadian economy. Businesses provide ...

Spoke in the House on Infant Loss Mr. Speaker, I want to start by thanking all of my colleagues who have spoken in support of this motion today and, in particular, my colleague, ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Bill C-76 Yes. Mr. Simms was able to save me a bit of time, Ms. Hadskey, because he asked some of the questions that I wanted to ask ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Bill C-76 I appreciate that. The other thing I want to touch on with you briefly is something I wanted to ask one of our witnesses earlier, but ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Bill C-76 Thanks, Mr. Chair, and thanks to all of you for being here tonight. I'll pick up with you as well, Ms. Krause. I want to ask ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Bill C-76 My comment would simply be that we should hear from the people who wish to be heard. That is the barrier that was used the last ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Bill C-76 Thank you. I appreciate your both being here. Professor Turnbull, I'll start with you. In the article you wrote for The Globe and Mail back in ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Bill C-76 Obviously, what that does is that it tells anyone that if they want to contribute and they have foreign funds, to make sure they do it ...

Spoke in the House on Democratic Reform Mr. Speaker, I am totally aghast that the Liberals are continually trying to sweep this problem under the rug. Is it that the Liberals know that ...

Three months ago

Spoke in the House on Natural Resources Madam Speaker, I would remind the Liberals that when they took office there were four viable private sector pipelines, and now there are none, plus taxpayers ...

More than three months ago

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