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  • His favourite word is liberal.

Conservative MP for Banff—Airdrie (Alberta)

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

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter @HelleMax @airdriefoodbank Willfuly blind I guess. You can lead a horse to water...

Posted on Twitter @HelleMax @airdriefoodbank Here’s the link, the claim is made several times in here (and numerous times on other da… https://t.co/PLHwXZf93l

Posted on Twitter @HelleMax @airdriefoodbank Too many times to count in the House of Commons the last few days. Check Hansard, you won’t have to look far.

Posted on Twitter Bravo to the @airdriefoodbank for innovative methods of meeting community needs. Meanwhile Ottawa Liberals say ever… https://t.co/kx7HAWktW9

Mentioned by Cochrane Eagle Parental grief benefits are a double standard Blake Richards, Banff-Airdrie Conservative MP, in Motion 110 has proposed financial reprieve for parents who lose infant to death, particularly SIDS. The motion proposes investigation to ensure parents do not suffer undue financial or emotional ...

Three days ago

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, every year there are thousands of Canadian families that tragically have their lives changed forever when they lose an infant or when their child ...

Voted Yes on Vote #649 on Bill S-210 Amend Amend the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act, the Civil Marriage Act and the Criminal ...

Voted Yes on Vote #648 on Bill C-374 Amend the Historic Sites and Monuments Act (composition of the Board)

This week

Mentioned by Rocky View Weekly Feds need to defend pipeline, MP Richards Now, according to MP for Banff-Airdrie Blake Richards, it's time for the federal government to defend its decision. “At the end of the day, this was rightfully a federal decision, and you've got a province saying they aren't going to abide by that ...

Didn't vote on Vote #647 on Bill C-68 Amend the Fisheries Act and other Acts in consequence

Posted on Twitter Was a pleasure to join @Alberta_Hotels for your 98th Annual Conference...such important contributors to our communi… https://t.co/4CbrEOvsh1

Posted on Twitter Exactly how does putting taxpayers’ money into this do anything to actually get it built??? This simply requires Ju… https://t.co/r17M8naG4i

A week ago

Mentioned by TheChronicleHerald.ca NS mother seeks improved government support for grieving parents RELATED: Nova Scotia private member's bill seeks solace after still birth, miscarriage. She notes that a parent who has lost a pregnancy or baby may feel out of place in standard bereavement groups. On April 27, Alberta MP Blake Richards will introduce ...

Mentioned by DiscoverAirdrie.com Motion From MP Richards is Gaining Support Last year, Airdrie Conservative MP Blake Richards introduced Motion 110 to benefit families who have lost a child during parental leave. Richards made the motion in support of Sarah and Lee Cormier, the founders of Quinn's Legacy. The Cormier's ...

Two weeks ago

Mentioned by DiscoverAirdrie.com Airdrie MP Confused Over New Government Study Yesterday (April 5th), the Federal Liberal Party announced that they're spending $280,000 on a study to find out why the oil and gas sector is falling behind. Conservative MP for Airdrie Blake Richards said he just shook his head when he heard that ...

Mentioned by DiscoverAirdrie.com Richards Demands Trudeau Respect Albertans Will Banff - Airdrie Conservative MP Blake Richards is calling on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to respect the will of Alberta voters when he appoints a new Alberta Senator. He says if Trudeau fails to do that he'll be breaking his promise of "open and ...

Three weeks ago

Voted Yes on Vote #646 on Bill S-232 Respecting Canadian Jewish Heritage Month

Voted No on Vote #645 on Bill C-344 Amend the Department of Public Works and Government Services Act (community benefit)

A month ago

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Use of Indigenous Languages in Proceedings of the House of Commons and ... Yes. I think I have a better understanding of where your position is now. It ties into the next question I wanted to ask. I know ...

Spoke in the House on The Budget Madam Speaker, I am rising today to speak about the federal budget and what a complete and utter disaster it is for Canadians. If a Canadian ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Use of Indigenous Languages in Proceedings of the House of Commons Thank you. I appreciate your being here, too. I have several questions, but I'll start with this. You mentioned in your opening remarks—and I might be ...

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Mr. Speaker, the Conservative members of the procedure and House affairs committee had a number of issues with the report surrounding the creation of a debate ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Interim Estimates 2018-19: Vote 1 under House of Commons, Vote 1 under ... Thank you. I noticed in your presentation you talked a little bit about cybersecurity. I would like to leave a little bit of time, as I ...

Spoke in the House on Canada Elections Act Madam Speaker, the Prime Minister of Canada, the chairman of cabinet, the head of government is a very powerful position, one that only 23 people in ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I want to draw the parallel to the situation we are talking about today to a previous time when the Prime Minister was found ...

Three months ago

Spoke in the House on Canada Elections Act Mr. Speaker, when we look at the legislation, we essentially see the Liberals trying to provide cover for the fact that they are taking cash for ...

Spoke in the House on Natural Resources Mr. Speaker, the trade minister recently stated that “when you have more than 70 per cent of your exports to one country, I think people realize ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Creation of an Independent Commissioner Responsible for Leaders’ Debates Thank you, Mr. Chair. I want to respond to some of the discussion that's been happening. There's this idea that somehow this is meant to delay. ...

Spoke in the House on Canada Elections Act moved: Motion No. 5 That Bill C-50 be amended by deleting Clause 5. Motion No. 6 That Bill C-50 be amended by deleting Clause 6. Motion ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Creation of an Independent Commissioner Responsible for Leaders’ Debates You had mentioned the independence of the commission and how it's very important that it not only be independent but that it be perceived to be ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Creation of an Independent Commissioner Responsible for Leaders’ Debates Thanks, Mr. Chair. I have just one quick question. I've been listening to the conversation today and listening to the questions and answers. There's been a ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Creation of an Independent Commissioner Responsible for Leaders’ Debates Thanks, Mr. Chair. I guess the question I have will be to all of you. However, I'll ask it slightly differently to each of you, so ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Creation of an Independent Commissioner Responsible for Leaders’ Debates Okay. I know you don't have an opinion on this, and you're not wanting to offer one. That's fine. I'm not asking you to, but if ...

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