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Conservative MP for Banff—Airdrie (Alberta)

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

Today

Mentioned by The Crag and Canyon MP Richards calls on Parks Canada to balance enjoyment of parks with ecological integrity Member of Parliament for Banff-Airdrie Blake Richards gave an address in the House of Commons on Nov. 24 expressing his concern that Parks Canada is not focusing enough on addressing the needs of the many visitors who arrive in Banff and Jasper ...

Yesterday

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 ...

Voted No on Vote #175 on Bill C-228 Amend the Fisheries Act (closed containment aquaculture)

Mentioned by The Crag and Canyon Monsef insulted Canadian says Richards over need for referendum on electoral reform 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, ...

Voted No on Vote #174 on Bill C-245 Concerning the development of a national poverty reduction strategy in Canada

Voted No on Vote #173 on Bill C-29 A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on March ...

Two days ago

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 ...

Voted No on Vote #172 on Bill C-29 A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on March ...

Voted Yes on Vote #171 on Bill C-29 A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on March ...

This week

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 ...

Mentioned by The Crag and Canyon Referendum on reform rumoured to be recommended Banff-Airdrie MP Blake Richards wouldn't deny or confirm reports of a referendum being recommended for electoral reform when the government tables the special all-party committee report this week in the House of Commons, but he maintains his belief in ...

Mentioned by The Crag and Canyon Richards supports O'Toole Banff-Airdrie MP Blake Richards has thrown his support behind Conservative leadership candidate Erin O'Toole because he believes he has the right stuff to be prime minister. While many of his fellow Alberta MPs are supporting Andrew Scheer, a former ...

Posted on Twitter Happy to stand in the HoC to thank Dan Kroffat from #Cochrane for creating anti-theft poppy boxes. Here's the video: https://t.co/j0JCfa4CqQ

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 ...

A week ago

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 ...

Mentioned by Cochrane Times Referendum on reform rumoured to be recommended Banff-Airdrie MP Blake Richards wouldn't deny or confirm reports of a referendum being recommended for electoral reform when the government tables the special all-party committee report this week in the House of Commons, but he maintains his belief in ...

Mentioned by Airdrie Echo MP insists referendum necessary Banff-Airdrie MP Blake Richards wouldn't deny or confirm reports of a referendum being recommended for electoral reform when the government tables the special all-party committee report this week in the House of Commons. However, he maintains his ...

Spoke in the House on Rouge National Urban Park Act Mr. Speaker, it is a pleasure to rise to speak to this bill today. Obviously, it is no surprise to anyone, based on my constant promotion ...

Two weeks ago

Posted on Twitter Congratulations to the Colonel Moore Branch #26 Royal Canadian Legion in #Banff on your 90th Anniversary! https://t.co/I1sevtu1Gc

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 weeks ago

Posted on Twitter We will remember them.

A month ago

Posted on Twitter Unveiled the LAV III Monument in #Airdrie - a lasting tribute to Canadians who served and sacrificed in Afghanistan https://t.co/lorsUFNAtY

Posted on Twitter Another excellent @AMPPE Gala last night @FairmontSprings - a great speech by Rex Murphy on how Parks need people just as people need Parks

Posted on Twitter Great meeting with members of the Executive at the Legion in #Banff yesterday...and we may have had just one pint... https://t.co/VBJpvPRHG0

Spoke in the House on Democratic Reform Mr. Speaker, while we are on the topic of hiding things, the Minister of Democratic Institutions continues to stonewall reporters and others who have been trying ...

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 ...

Two months ago

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 ...

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 ...

Spoke at the Electoral Reform committee on Electoral Reform Thank you. I just have the one question for now. I know we're getting nearer to the time that we should be doing the public portion, ...

More than three months ago

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