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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 Questions on the Order Paper With regard to the policy by the National Capital Commission (NCC) to require children ages 5 and up to obtain a permit in order to set ...

Spoke in the House on Questions Passed as Orders for Returns With regard to the most recent Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) compliance test on small businesses with regard to active vs. passive income: (a) what date did ...

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter At the Jumping Pound Hall 90th Anniversary, I was a judge in the pie contest...the tough life of a politician https://t.co/xFlWLW9AXN

This week

Posted on Twitter Hey #Airdrie go online and vote Hayloft for Best New Restaurant in Canada #AirCanadaTopTen https://t.co/pHectbbtWQ

Mentioned by Cochrane Times Firefighters raise money to support local families David Feil/Cochrane Times MP Blake Richards helps hand out piping hot pancakes at the Cochrane firefighter's fifth pancake breakfast, which raised $1,100 to help local families going through hard times at Christmas. 1 sec. 2 sec. 3 sec. 4 sec. 5 sec. 6 ...

A week ago

Posted on Twitter Pleased to recognize some outstanding community members with #Canada150 awards. Congratulations to all the winners! https://t.co/7E73LTbxZR

Mentioned by The Crag and Canyon Canada 150 Awards celebrate locals Winners of the Canada 150 awards are from left, Jeremy Elbourne, Frank Kernick, Ian Hipkins, Connie MacDonald, Karen Foster-Jorgensen, Charly Garrow, Blake Richards, M.P. for Banff-Airdrie, RCMP Constable Spartak Goryachev, Randy Van Dorsten and ...

Posted on Twitter @ #YYC Walk to Remember w petition supporting our Motion for better support for families grieving loss of an infant https://t.co/3FovQDn1OM

Two weeks ago

Posted on Twitter Justin Trudeau better start apologizing to small business owners, or he will be truly sorry...https://t.co/fWBLmQIuXk

Mentioned by Rocky View Weekly Chance to honour fallen firefighters Sept. 10 MP Blake Richards is asking residents to remember firefighters on Sept. 10, Firefighters' National Memorial Day. File Photo/Rocky View Publishing. Firefighters play a key role in our society. When danger strikes, they are the men and women running ...

Mentioned by Rocky View Weekly Celebrating Canada 150 through local residents (Left to right): Airdrie RCMP Insp. Kimberley Pasloske, Sherry Shaw-Froggatt, publisher of airdrielife magazine, MP Blake Richards and Airdrie RCMP Const. Dan Martin at the awards ceremonty RIchardds held Aug. 28. Paul McAleer/Rocky View Publishing.

Posted on Twitter With Chief Ernest Wesley in the @CochraneToyota wagon ready for the #Cochrane Labour Day Parade https://t.co/vZ9XrIjOnL

Mentioned by Airdrie City View Celebrating Canada 150 through local residents In celebration of Canada's 150th birthday, Banff-Airdrie MP Blake Richards honoured a number of notable Airdrie residents during a ceremony Aug. 28. “A community like ours doesn't just happen by accident,” Richards said. “It happens because so many ...

Mentioned by Cochrane Eagle Cochrane and area residents honoured for dedication by federal government with Canada 150 medals Yesterday, Conservative MP Blake Richards (Banff-Airdrie) recognized nine individuals and one family from the Cochrane area for their community leadership and contributions, in commemoration of Canada's 150th anniversary. Canada 150 medals were ...

Three months ago

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

Voted No 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, ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

More than three months ago

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 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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)