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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 Government Accountability Mr. Speaker, the Prime Minister once expressed his admiration for the basic dictatorship of China. Now it turns out he is trying to bring that dictatorship ...

Spoke in the House on Democratic Reform Mr. Speaker, as we speak, opposition MPs continue to stand up to defend Canadians from the Liberals' attack on democracy. Not only does the Prime Minister ...

Spoke in the House on Privilege Mr. Speaker, I have a point of privilege as well. It is similar but different from the ones that have been raised previously. In addition to ...

Posted on Twitter @rachaiello Liberals have now denied consent to televise the meetings four times. Yet another example of avoiding being held accountable.

Voted Yes on Vote #233 That the House do now proceed to the Orders of the Day.

Posted on Twitter @AaronWherry And @CPC_HQ Opposition will continue to defend Canadians from this assault on democracy by @JustinTrudeau for as long as needed

Posted on Twitter @AaronWherry Yes, @GarnettGenuis is currently on his 6th hour trying to convince the @JustinTrudeau Government to allow some accountability

Two days ago

Voted No on Vote #232 on Bill C-41

Voted No on Vote #231 on Bill C-41

Voted No on Vote #230 on Bill C-41

Voted No on Vote #229 That this House do concur in Interim Supply as follows: That a sum not exceeding $30,140,965,114.44 being composed ...

A week ago

Mentioned by Airdrie Echo Conservative leadership hopeful comes to Airdrie Member of Parliament for Banff-Airdrie Blake Richards was also in attendance. Richards has thrown his support behind O'Toole. “I feel he is the right leader,” said Richards. O'Toole, who is the current MP for Durham, Ontario, has spent time as the ...

Two weeks ago

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 ...

Posted on Twitter 2/2 Congratulations to my @CPC_HQ colleagues @Cooper4SAE and @ToddDohertyMP on their hard work to build multi-partisan support

Posted on Twitter Tonight, am reminded of power of an Opposition MP to make a difference w passage at 2nd Reading of Wynn's Law & Bill to support those w PTSD

Posted on Twitter Was a pleasure to meet the Banff-Airdrie Delegate for #DaughtersoftheVote #iwd2017 @nyiibigoa https://t.co/TTNl54QYtv

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Supplementary Estimates (C) 2016-17: Vote 1c under Parliamentary Protective Service Fair enough. Along that same line, you mentioned in a response to an earlier question the decommissioning of Centre Block, which coincides with a move to ...

Spoke in the House on Finance Mr. Speaker, the Liberals have a habit of saying one thing and then doing another. First, there was a promise of a small deficit. Now it ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Taxation Mr. Speaker, yesterday I asked the finance minister a clear question, but the answer I got was about as clear as mud. It is just like ...

Spoke in the House on Taxation Mr. Speaker, another day, another way the Liberals are trying to overtax small businesses. When they announced new rules requiring Canadians to report the sale of ...

Mentioned by Rocky View Weekly Tax rates a growing concern for small businesses in Rocky View Business owners in Rocky View County (RVC) had the opportunity to examine the implications of the changes in eligibility for the small business tax rate at a roundtable discussion at Rangeland RV and Trailer Sales on Feb. 9, hosted by Blake Richards, ...

Spoke in the House on Phoenix Pay System Mr. Speaker, Canada is known globally for its natural wonders, and people from all over the world come to experience our national parks. In my riding, ...

Mentioned by Airdrie Echo MP Richards advocating for “passive income” small businesses Member of Parliament for Banff-Airdrie Blake Richards speaks to a group of residents about his concerns that the federal goverment uses descretion to determine what businesses do not qualify for small business tax breaks at Rageland RV in Balzac, Feb 9.

Mentioned by The Crag and Canyon Have Your Say: Broken promises It was disappointing that our local MP [Blake Richards] chose not to even attend the all-party debates. In that election of 2015, I was very encouraged that all the major parties but one committed to a fair vote -- my vote would count in future. I ...

Spoke in the House on Democratic Reform Mr. Speaker, in November, the Chief Electoral Officer said that there was no way to restrict or prevent foreigners or foreign organizations from trying to influence ...

Mentioned by Discover Airdrie -4°C Banff - Airdrie MP Blake Richards is concerned that a lot of private campgrounds may be forced out of business. Yesterday (February 9) at Rangeland RV, Richards held a roundtable with campground owners to discuss the implications of changes in ...

Mentioned by Discover Airdrie Richards Feels First Nations Deserve More MP Blake Richards feels issues on local reserves stem from feelings of hopelessness and First Nation communities deserve better. Richards says when the Conservatives were in power there was a strong emphasis on improving educational opportunities as ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Private Members' Business and Briefing with the Minister of Democratic Institutions Thank you. I appreciate your indulgence on the yes or no, just timing-wise. After your mandate letter talks about getting rid of the electoral reform promise, ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the Subcommittee on Private Members' Business committee on Determination of non-votable items pursuant to Standing Order 91.1(1) My only comment would be that, if only we could get the government to take on more Conservative ideas, we would be in better shape. Clearly, ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Standing Orders and Procedure of the House and its Committees I'm not sure I heard everything you said. I would argue that since we don't really have.... We should be seeking the minister, and seeing if ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Order in Council Appointments to the Independent Advisory Board for Senate Appointments Thank you, Mr. Chair. As I reflected on the response that I received in my last question from Mr. Vij, he's technically correct. I think he ...

Spoke at the Electoral Reform committee on Electoral Reform That's okay: not a problem. I'm a generous guy, what can I say? You'll all have to be brief with your responses, I suppose, but I ...

Spoke at the Electoral Reform committee on Electoral Reform I have all kinds of questions here, but we'll do what we can. The first thing I'll say is to my friends at Fair Vote Canada. ...

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