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  • His favourite word is referendum.

Conservative MP for Banff—Airdrie (Alberta)

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

A week ago

Mentioned by Airdrie Echo MP Richards looking for answers on marijuana Member of Parliament for Banff-Airdrie Blake Richards insists more be done and more questions be answered when it comes to both marijuana legislation and the Phoenix pay system. Richards took the opportunity to address both issues in his most recent ...

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Mr. Speaker, I have the honour to present, in both official languages, the 31st report of the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs in relation ...

Voted Yes on Vote #285 Private Members' Business M-64 (Italian Heritage Month)

Voted No on Vote #284 on Bill C-322 Amend the Railway Safety Act (road crossings)

Voted No on Vote #283 on Bill C-291 Amend the Food and Drugs Act (genetically modified food)

Voted No on Vote #282 on Bill C-4 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act, the Public Service ...

Voted No on Vote #281 on Bill C-4 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act, the Public Service ...

Spoke in the House on Natural Resources Where's the one you rejected? Tell me about that.

Mentioned by The Crag and Canyon MP tackles marijuana laws, Phoenix pay system Member of Parliament for Banff-Airdrie Blake Richards insists more be done and more questions be answered when it comes to marijuana legislation and the Phoenix pay system. Richards took the opportunity to address both issues in his most recent ...

Two weeks ago

Posted on Twitter @gmbutts @joe_warmington Are you kidding me Gerald? Why don't you try writing him some new talking points that actually answer the question?

Three weeks ago

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 in the House on Democratic Reform Mr. Speaker, the Liberal House leader claims she is having discussions with all MPs about substantive changes to our democracy. What she is actually doing is ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Standing Orders of the House of Commons Mr. Speaker, the Liberals say they wanted to have a supposed discussion on the Standing Orders, but it turns out that it was just a Trojan ...

Mentioned by Rocky View Weekly Nominations open for Canada 150 award Banff-Airdrie MP Blake Richards has brought forward a Canada 150 Anniversary Award, which will honour 30 deserving individuals working to make a difference in their community. File Photo/Rocky View Publishing. Nominations for the Banff-Airdrie Canada ...

Mentioned by Airdrie City View Nominations open for Canada 150 award Banff-Airdrie MP Blake Richards has brought forward a Canada 150 Anniversary Award that will honour 30 deserving individuals working to make a difference in their community. File Photo/Rocky View Publishing. Nominations for the Banff-Airdrie Canada ...

Mentioned by The Crag and Canyon Banff-Airdrie Canada 150 award In celebration of Canada's 150th Anniversary MP Blake Richards is proud to offer the Banff-Airdrie Canada 150 Awards to recognize residents who work tirelessly to make our communities great places to live. Nominations for this recognition are open to ...

Two months ago

Mentioned by Airdrie Echo Airdrie honours 100th Anniversary of Vimy Ridge The Airdrie Legion honoured the 100th annversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge on Apr.8 at the Nose Creek Valley Museum. About a 100 people were in attendance. Mayor Peter Brown, MP Blake Richards and MLA Angela Pitt were also part of the ceremony ...

Posted on Twitter 2/2 Please RT my previous Tweet if you think the Prime Minister needs to start showing up for work everyday like all other Canadians do

Posted on Twitter See these parked by the PMO? That means @JustinTrudeau is here but just didn't bother to show up for Question Period https://t.co/Ql08KdyBkX

Spoke in the House on Standing Orders of the House of Commons Mr. Speaker, can members spell “hypocrisy”? Let me fill the Prime Minister in on something else. Parliament belongs to Canadians and not to him. It will ...

Spoke in the House on Standing Orders of the House of Commons That was more Liberal spin and buzzwords, Mr. Speaker. The opposition members are firmly against this Liberal power grab. The government House leader can try to ...

Posted on Twitter Great chat w ON Liberal @MikeColleMPP - appreciate his support of my Motion calling 4 support 4 families who have suffered loss of an infant

Spoke in the House on Standing Orders of the House of Commons Mr. Speaker, yesterday the government House leader said that she wanted all members of Parliament to be able to come together and provide some constructive feedback. ...

Spoke in the House on Privilege Understood, Mr. Speaker, and I will certainly make every effort to do so. As I mentioned earlier, these issues are being dealt with in PROC. If ...

Posted on Twitter Congrats to all the winners of tonight's by-elections. Looking forward to having @BobBenzen and @StephanieKusie join our @CPC_HQ team!

Posted on Twitter As much as I wanted to see #Flames clinch playoffs, cool to see Iggy with the Gordie Howe Hat Trick and First Star https://t.co/0BARusCfHe

Three months 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 ...

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 ...

More than three months ago

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, ...

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, ...

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 ...

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