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Conservative MP for Banff—Airdrie (Alberta)

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

This week

Didn't vote on Vote #984 on Bill C-76 Amend the Canada Elections Act and other Acts and to make certain consequential amendments

Didn't vote on Vote #983 on Bill C-76 Amend the Canada Elections Act and other Acts and to make certain consequential amendments

Didn't vote on Vote #982 Motion for the production of papers P-15 (Documents pertaining to the reception at the residence of the High ...

Didn't vote on Vote #981 on Bill C-76 Amend the Canada Elections Act and other Acts and to make certain consequential amendments

Spoke in the House on Elections Modernization Act I will just point out on this point of order that the minister has just raised, Mr. Speaker, that if the government really wanted to table ...

Voted No on Vote #980 Motion to proceed to Orders of the Day

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Mr. Speaker, the Conservative Party feels that the report by the Liberal majority on the finance committee just reflects the broken promises of their government. Unfortunately, ...

Posted on Twitter Could the Trudeau Liberals be any more out of touch??? https://t.co/kdjdomVdqy

Posted on Twitter @LauraLJTalsma Thanks so much to both of you, and the kids for all your help and support

Posted on Twitter @MFedeyko Merry Christmas to you too Marni! (Although I’m sure I’ll see you yet)

Posted on Twitter Thanks to our fantastic team of volunteers for helping brighten the Christmas season at the #Cochrane Parade of Lig… https://t.co/9hVy6b6FrH

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I listened to the member's speech. He talked about this so-called balanced approach toward pipeline approvals and the regulatory approvals process. I struggle to ...

Posted on Twitter #RealTransparency https://t.co/aoR0GQriLT

Posted on Twitter Great event and great results for our Canadian at #LakeLouiseWorldCup @SkiLouise https://t.co/qFH2VyRFmS

Three weeks ago

Mentioned by DiscoverAirdrie.com Second Annual Grey Cup Pigskin Poll for Political Prognosticators Airdrie Mayor Peter Brown, MLA Angela Pitt, and MP Blake Richards agreed to do just that. Last year all three predicted a Calgary win over Toronto and we all remember how that turned out. This year, like true Albertans, all three are again forecasting ...

Spoke in the House on Employment Insurance Mr. Speaker, parents who have lost a child experience unimaginable grief. In some cases, that grief is added to by the immediate loss of government benefits, ...

Mentioned by CochraneNow.com Independent Flaumitsch Tired of Kowtowing, Debt and Richards Nick Flaumitsch is dissatisfied with local MP Blake Richards, tired of identity politics, rejects the culture of political correctness and believes we bow to the interests of international corporations far too often. This week, the Airdrie resident has ...

Mentioned by CochraneNow.com Independent Flaumitsch Tired of Kowtowing, Debt and Richards Nick Flaumitsch is dissatisfied with local MP Blake Richards, tired of identity politics, rejects the culture of political correctness and believes we bow to the interests of international corporations far too often. This week, the Airdrie resident has ...

Spoke in the House on Banff—Airdrie Mr. Speaker, “'tis the season of giving” in Banff-Airdrie. Each year, our communities show the real spirit of the season, with many great events held across ...

Mentioned by DiscoverAirdrie.com Richards Welcomes Challenge in Banff-Airdrie Although he's likely to receive other challenges for his seat in the Banff-Airdrie riding in the federal election of 2019, Blake Richards says he welcomes the first person to throw their hat into the ring. Richards was responding to yesterday's ...

Mentioned by Cochrane Eagle Independent candidate to challenge Richards for MP ... sports apparel supply and sales. He is currently self-employed and makes custom uniforms. He grew up in Calgary and has called Airdrie home for 10 years. Conservative Blake Richards has announced that he will run for a fifth term as MP for Banff ...

Mentioned by DiscoverAirdrie.com Flaumitsch Launches Challenge in Banff-Airdrie Riding Eleven months to the day before the next federal election must legally be held, an Airdrie businessman has launched his challenge for the Banff-Airdrie riding, currently held by Conservative MP Blake Richards. 33-year-old Nicholas (Nick) Flaumitsch a ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Budget Implementation Act, 2018, No. 2 Mr. Speaker, ironically, the government is moving forward with this heavy-handed tactic to ram through this 800-page bill without having proper debate in the House of ...

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Privacy Madam Speaker, the Liberals just keep saying, “Nothing to see here. Move along, folks.” If there was really nothing to hide, then why did they not ...

Spoke in the House on Former Member of Parliament for Wild Rose Mr. Speaker, I would like to pay tribute to Myron and Dorothy Thompson, from Sundre, Alberta. This couple came to Ottawa in 1993 with the high ...

Three months ago

Spoke at the Finance committee on Pre-Budget Consultations in Advance of the 2019 Budget Thanks, Mr. Chair. Thank you all for your presentations and for being here. I'm going to focus, at least mainly, on you, Mr. Lee. I have ...

More than three months ago

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 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 ...

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