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Conservative MP for Banff—Airdrie (Alberta)

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

This week

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 ...

A week 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 ...

Two weeks ago

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 ...

Voted No on Vote #256 Notice of a Ways and Means motion to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on ...

Voted Yes on Vote #255 That the debate be now adjourned.

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. ...

Voted Yes on Vote #254 That this House do now adjourn.

Voted Yes on Vote #253 That the debate be now adjourned.

Voted No on Vote #252 That the Honourable Member for Mégantic—L'Érable be now heard.

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 ...

Spoke in the House on Taxation Mr. Speaker, the Liberals are waging war on small businesses. Family-run operations like campgrounds and self-storage facilities are being targeted for being too small to be ...

Spoke in the House on Questions Passed as Orders for Returns With regard to the rules used to define active versus passive income for purposes of the small business deduction: (a) when was the review of the ...

Spoke in the House on Standing Orders of the House of Commons Mr. Speaker, the Liberals are trying to ram through substantive changes to see them held less accountable to the people they serve: changes that will see ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Mr. Speaker, I would like to say it is a pleasure to rise to be part of this debate today, but obviously, given the heavy-handed attempts ...

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

Posted on Twitter @albertanate That was a pretty good scrap for a guy in his 40's still playing in the show

A month ago

Mentioned by Rocky View Weekly Liberal Party releases 2017 federal budget Banff-Airdrie MP Blake Richards believes the Liberal government is spending too much. Here, he talks budget with Airdrie residents during a roundtable discussion in November. File photo/Rocky View Publishing. The second budget from Justin Trudeau's ...

Two months ago

Mentioned by Airdrie Echo Conservative leadership hopeful comes to Airdrie Member of Parliament for Banff-Airdrie Blake Richards was also in attendance. Richards has thrown his support behind O'Toole. “I feel he is the right leader,” said Richards. O'Toole, who is the current MP for Durham, Ontario, has spent time as the ...

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 ...

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, ...

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, ...

More than 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 ...

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. ...

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