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Blake Richards was first elected to the House of Commons in 2008 and again in 2011 in the electoral district of Wild Rose. He was re-elected in 2015 as the Member of Parliament for Banff-Airdrie, one of the largest and most diverse ridings in Canada. Mr. Richards grew up on  his family’s farm near Olds, currently lives in Airdrie, and is a member of the Royal Canadian Legion’s Exshaw branch. Prior to his election as a Member of Parliament, he was a real estate agent and volunteer firefighter.

November MP Report

Every year on October 15, Canada observes Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day. This day helps us remember the lives of all babies and...

October MP Report

Thanksgiving is a time to gather with family and friends to celebrate and appreciate the many blessings we enjoy here in Canada. There’s nothing...

September MP Report

Here in the Bow Valley, we are blessed to be able to fully appreciate and enjoy all four seasons; not everywhere in Canada gets...

July MP Report

I am constantly reminded of how lucky I am to represent the beautiful riding of Banff-Airdrie – one of the best places on earth!...

June’s MP Report

Canada’s tourism sector is an important contributor to our country’s economy. It is a $90 billion industry that employs more than 1.7 million Canadians...

May’s MP Report

A couple of things are always certain around the middle of March: spring is finally on its way after a long, cold winter; and...

April’s MP Report

  3,598 - number of Canadians who died at Vimy Ridge 7,000 - number of Canadians wounded at Vimy Ridge These are the numbers, the statistics. But...

March MP Report

Canada’s 150th This year marks the 150th anniversary of Confederation; a truly special occasion for Canadians to connect with our past, celebrate our accomplishments, and...

February’s MP Report

Small businesses are the backbone of the Canadian economy. They make up 70% of our private workforce and employ over eight million Canadians. Yet,...