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Don Valley North

Don Valley North
Ontario electoral district
Don Valley North in relation to the other Toronto ridings (2015 boundaries)
Federal electoral district
Legislature House of Commons
MP
 
 
 
Geng Tan
Liberal
District created 1987
First contested 1988
Last contested 2015
District webpage profile, map
Demographics
Population (2011) 103,073
Electors (2015) 71,081
Census divisions Toronto
Census subdivisions Toronto
Map of Don Valley North riding

Don Valley North (French: Don Valley-Nord) is a federal electoral district in Toronto that has been represented in the Canadian House of Commons from 1988 to 1997 and since 2015. It is located in the former city of North York, in the province of Ontario.

Don Valley North consisted of the part of the City of North York lying within the following limits: commencing at the intersection of Bayview Avenue and Steeles Avenue East; east to Victoria Park Avenue, south to Highway 401, west to the Don River East Branch, north to Finch Avenue East, west along Finch Avenue to Bayview Avenue, and then north along Bayview Avenue to the point of commencement.

Former North York city council member Barbara Greene, a Progressive Conservative, was elected as its first Member of Parliament in the 1988 election. She was defeated by Liberal Sarkis Assadourian in the 1993 election.

This riding was originally created in 1987, and was first used in the federal election of 1988. It was created from parts of Don Valley East and York—Scarborough ridings. In 1996, the riding was abolished through redistribution, and divided between Don Valley East and Willowdale ridings.

This riding was re-created from parts of Willowdale and Don Valley East during the 2012 electoral redistribution.

Contents

  • Geography 1
  • Members of Parliament 2
  • Election results 3
    • 2015 3.1
    • 1988–1993 3.2
  • See also 4
  • References 5
  • External links 6

Geography

This riding is located in the northeastern part of the North York district in Toronto. It contains the neighbourhoods of Henry Farm, Bayview Village, Bayview Woods-Steeles, Hillcrest Village, Don Valley Village, and Pleasant View.

Members of Parliament

The riding has elected the following Members of Parliament:

Parliament Years Member Party
Don Valley North
Riding created from Don Valley East and York—Scarborough
34th  1988–1993     Barbara Greene Progressive Conservative
35th  1993–1997     Sarkis Assadourian Liberal
Riding dissolved into Don Valley East and Willowdale
Riding re-created from Willowdale and Don Valley East
42nd  2015–Present     Geng Tan Liberal

Election results

2015

Canadian federal election, 2015
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
Liberal Geng Tan 23,494 51.4 +14.1
Conservative Joe Daniel 17,279 37.8 -2.5
New Democratic Akil Sadikali 3,896 8.5 -12.3
Green Caroline Brown 1,018 2.2 +0.88
Total valid votes/Expense limit 100.0     $204,217.72
Total rejected ballots 259
Turnout 45,946
Eligible voters 71,812
Liberal notional gain from Conservative Swing +8.3%
Source: Elections Canada[1][2]
2011 federal election redistributed results[3]
Party Vote %
  Conservative 15,801 40.30
  Liberal 14,625 37.30
  New Democratic 8,129 20.73
  Green 516 1.32
  Others 142 0.36

1988–1993

Canadian federal election, 1993
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Sarkis Assadourian 22,504 59.86 +17.93
Progressive Conservative Barbara Greene 7,238 19.25 –24.18
Reform Peter Cobbold 6,068 16.14
New Democratic David Lu 1,395 3.71 –8.11
Natural Law William J. Sparling 319 0.85
Abolitionist Lindsay George King 69 0.18
Total valid votes 37,593 100.0  
Liberal gain from Progressive Conservative Swing +21.06
Canadian federal election, 1988
Party Candidate Votes %
Progressive Conservative Barbara Greene 17,551 43.43
Liberal Sarkis Assadourian 16,947 41.94
New Democratic Anton Kuerti 4,777 11.82
Independent Bernadette Michael 577 1.43
Libertarian Earl Epsteine 560 1.39
Total valid votes 40,412 100.0  

See also

References

  1. ^ Elections Canada – Confirmed candidates for Don Valley North, 30 September 2015
  2. ^ Elections Canada – Preliminary Election Expenses Limits for Candidates
  3. ^ Pundits' Guide to Canadian Elections

External links

  • Website of the Parliament of Canada
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