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Conservative MP for Banff—Airdrie (Alberta)

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

Three days ago

Mentioned by Winnipeg Sun BLAKE RICHARDS ... to hire more employees. And now they are further punishing some businesses for the crime of being too “small”. This government needs to start helping small businesses instead of overtaxing them. — Blake Richards is the Conservative MP for Banff ...

This week

Posted on Twitter This is exactly how I feel listening to @JustinTrudeau's so-called "answers" in Question Period... https://t.co/Ko7bnBhE0y

A week ago

Posted on Twitter Seen in this week's @CochraneEagle https://t.co/08F7HVPXNB

Two weeks ago

Posted on Twitter @ErinOTooleMP is showing true leadership with his statement today. One of the reasons I'm proud to support his campaign for #CPC Leader

A month ago

Mentioned by Cochrane Times No need for special privilege Blake Richards, Banff-Airdrie Conservative MP, is proposing a financial reprieve for parents who have lost a child under 12 months of age to death. He states that parental benefits are revoked on the day a baby dies and has put forward a private member ...

Mentioned by Cochrane Eagle Special tax support for grieved parents is discriminatory So, Blake Richards, Banff-Airdrie Conservative MP, is proposing a financial reprieve for parents who have lost a child under 12 months of age to death. He states that parental benefits are revoked on the day a baby dies and has put forward a private ...

Mentioned by Cochrane Eagle Families facing loss of infants show support for Richards' motion Jennifer Snelgrove, a mother of four, sits with two of her children, three-year-old Brennan and seven-year-old Joshua. Snelgrove is supportive of Banff-Airdrie Conservative MP Blake Richards' private member's motion that advocates for some level of ...

Posted on Twitter Congrats to #Cochrane native and @NHLFlames prospect Dillon Dube on making Team Canada for the 2017 World Junior Championship @HockeyCanada

Voted Yes on Vote #183 on Bill C-301 Amend the Income Tax Act and to make a related amendment to another Act (registered ...

Voted Yes on Vote #182 That, in the opinion of the House, the government should recognize the contributions that German-Canadians have made to ...

Voted Yes on Vote #181 on Bill C-306 Establish a Crimean Tatar Deportation (“Sürgünlik”) Memorial Day and to recognize the mass deportation of ...

Voted No on Vote #180 on Bill C-235 Amend the Criminal Code and the Corrections and Conditional Release Act (fetal alcohol disorder)

Voted Yes on Vote #179 on Bill C-30 Implement the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement between Canada and the European Union and its ...

Posted on Twitter Great community spirit in #Cochrane #Morley #Canmore #Banff tonight for the CP Holiday Train https://t.co/uN7azzJsGC

Two months ago

Posted on Twitter Backstage w the CP Holiday Train. #Airdrie out in full force braving the cold weather to show our community spirit https://t.co/LphWSlsbWT

Mentioned by The Crag and Canyon MP speaks out for grieving parents Banff-Airdrie MP Blake Richards is championing the cause of parents grieving over the loss of an infant child. On Dec. 6, Richards tabled a private member's motion in Parliament aimed at helping parents who have lost a baby to such things as sudden ...

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 in the House on Democratic Reform Mr. Speaker, since the minister seems to have trouble answering questions, maybe I could make it a little easier for her by putting it in the ...

Mentioned by Cochrane Times Monef's comments insulting says Richards Derogatory comments made by the Minister of Democratic Institutions Maryam Monsef merely bounced off the back of veteran MP Blake Richards and did not sway him from his dogmatic push for the need for a referendum to determine what changes, if any, ...

Spoke in the House on Democratic Reform Mr. Speaker, yesterday, the minister told us that we were visiting the wrong website. She might even be right. If we took democracy surveys at BuzzFeed, ...

Spoke in the House on Democratic Reform Mr. Speaker, when I was taking the minister's BuzzFeed, I mean democracy quiz, I learned two things: first that I am more of a Monica than ...

Spoke in the House on Budget Implementation Act, 2016, No. 2 Mr. Speaker, I rise today to talk about the Liberal government's budget. It seems to me that we are stuck in a tax-and-spend cycle with the ...

Spoke in the House on Royal Canadian Legion Mr. Speaker, every year, the Royal Canadian Legion conducts the poppy campaign to raise funds for veterans and their families, and most Canadians give generously. However, ...

Spoke in the House on Democratic Reform Mr. Speaker, not only do the vast majority of Canadians expect a referendum, but according to a recent poll, it turns out that even 74% of ...

Spoke in the House on Democratic Reform Mr. Speaker, Canadians believe that there should be no changes to the way they vote without a referendum first, and an Angus Reid poll showed that ...

Spoke in the House on Democratic Reform Mr. Speaker, last week, in shocking testimony before a Senate committee, the Chief Electoral Officer said there is no way to restrict or prevent foreigners or ...

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 ...

Three months ago

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. ...

Spoke at the Electoral Reform committee on Electoral Reform I was just curious about it. It stands to reason that if they were able to indicate the current system, it might have made that number ...

Spoke at the Electoral Reform committee on Electoral Reform Thank you, Mr. Chair. I have a couple of questions. First, Mr. Arreak, in your opening remarks you were talking about how first past the post ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Electoral Reform committee on Electoral Reform Thanks, Mr. Chair. Thank you both for being here. Professor Everitt, I certainly appreciate and commend you for the work that you're doing to try to ...

Spoke at the Electoral Reform committee on Electoral Reform I'm just going to move over here where the mike's a little more accessible, speaking of accessibility. I want to thank all of you for being ...

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