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Conservative MP for Banff—Airdrie (Alberta)

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

Two days ago

Spoke in the House on Taxation Mr. Speaker, yesterday I asked the finance minister a clear question, but the answer I got was about as clear as mud. It is just like ...

Three days ago

Spoke in the House on Taxation Mr. Speaker, another day, another way the Liberals are trying to overtax small businesses. When they announced new rules requiring Canadians to report the sale of ...

Voted No (against his party) on Vote #202 on Bill C-18 Amend the Rouge National Urban Park Act, the Parks Canada Agency Act and the Canada ...

This week

Mentioned by Rocky View Weekly Tax rates a growing concern for small businesses in Rocky View Business owners in Rocky View County (RVC) had the opportunity to examine the implications of the changes in eligibility for the small business tax rate at a roundtable discussion at Rangeland RV and Trailer Sales on Feb. 9, hosted by Blake Richards, ...

Voted Yes on Vote #201 That the House: ( a) recognize that Canadian society is not immune to the climate of hate and ...

Posted on Twitter #Airdrie's own @mackmurphy_ featured in People Magazine for her Anti-Bullying work https://t.co/SxaUTeFT9M

A week ago

Posted on Twitter @cathmckenna I hope you feel that way about losing come next the election too...given the arrogance and corruption of your government

Spoke in the House on Phoenix Pay System Mr. Speaker, Canada is known globally for its natural wonders, and people from all over the world come to experience our national parks. In my riding, ...

Mentioned by Airdrie Echo MP Richards advocating for “passive income” small businesses Member of Parliament for Banff-Airdrie Blake Richards speaks to a group of residents about his concerns that the federal goverment uses descretion to determine what businesses do not qualify for small business tax breaks at Rageland RV in Balzac, Feb 9.

Voted Yes on Vote #200 on Bill S-211 Respecting National Sickle Cell Awareness Day

Voted No on Vote #199 on Bill C-37 Amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act and to make related amendments to other Acts

Mentioned by The Crag and Canyon Have Your Say: Broken promises It was disappointing that our local MP [Blake Richards] chose not to even attend the all-party debates. In that election of 2015, I was very encouraged that all the major parties but one committed to a fair vote -- my vote would count in future. I ...

Voted No on Vote #198 on Bill C-37 Amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act and to make related amendments to other Acts

Spoke in the House on Democratic Reform Mr. Speaker, in November, the Chief Electoral Officer said that there was no way to restrict or prevent foreigners or foreign organizations from trying to influence ...

Spoke in the House on Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement Implementation Act Mr. Speaker, I am happy to rise today in the House to speak to Bill C-30 and about the important role trade plays in our Canadian ...

Posted on Twitter The @KimmettCup Family with @RonMacLeanHTH at Rogers @hometownhockey_ in #Cochrane #hometownhockey https://t.co/pQZuwaY2fb

Two weeks ago

Posted on Twitter At @KimmettCup celebrating community, honoring the memory of a special young woman and raising money for great cause https://t.co/iLJzwl82yO

Mentioned by Discover Airdrie Richards Feels First Nations Deserve More MP Blake Richards feels issues on local reserves stem from feelings of hopelessness and First Nation communities deserve better. Richards says when the Conservatives were in power there was a strong emphasis on improving educational opportunities as ...

Spoke in the House on Job Losses in the Energy Sector Mr. Speaker, times are tough right now in Alberta and they are getting tougher by the day. Unemployment is skyrocketing and it is quickly reaching a ...

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 in the House on Finance Mr. Speaker, if there is anything that Liberals are good at, it is breaking promises and wasting hard-earned tax dollars. They promised a deficit to pay ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Small Business Mr. Speaker, the war on campgrounds continues. Those were shameful talking points that clearly did not answer the question. In budget 2016, they ended the review ...

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, ...

Posted on Twitter C'mon Billy, don't you think winter's been long enough already?? #BalzacBilly predicts another 6 weeks of winter

Mentioned by The Crag and Canyon MP Blake Richards endorses Jason Kenney for Alberta PC leadership Banff-Airdrie Member of Parliament Blake Richards backed Progressive Conservative leadership hopeful Jason Kenney at a town hall held in Canmore on Jan. 13. Conservative Party member Richards, who was sitting in the audience at the town hall at the ...

Posted on Twitter From this week's #Airdrie City View... https://t.co/9Fz9YyAbyQ

A month ago

Mentioned by Airdrie Echo Richards meets with public about upcoming budget Banff-Airdrie MP Blake Richards chats with constituents about their concenrs with the upcoming Federal budget, Jan. ... Banff-Airdrie Member of Parliament Blake Richards says constituents are concerned about the Federal government's upcoming budget.

Three months ago

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 ...

More than 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 ...

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