Winnipeg South Centre


Winnipeg South Centre

Infobox Canada electoral district
province = Manitoba


caption = Winnipeg South Centre in relation to other federal electoral districts in Winnipeg
fed-status = active
fed-district-number = 46014
fed-created = 1987
fed-abolished =
fed-election-first = 1988
fed-election-last = 2006
fed-rep = Anita Neville
fed-rep-link =
fed-rep-party = Liberal
fed-rep-party-link = Liberal Party of Canada
demo-census-date = 2006
demo-pop = 78286
demo-electors = 59971
demo-electors-date = 2006
demo-area = 34
demo-cd = Winnipeg
demo-csd = Winnipeg

Winnipeg South Centre is a federal electoral district in Manitoba, Canada, that has been represented in the Canadian House of Commons from 1925 to 1979 and since 1988.

Geography

The district includes the neighbourhoods of Old Tuxedo, Central Tuxedo, South Tuxedo, Sir John Franklin, North River Heights, Central River Heights, South River Heights, Wellington Crescent, Osborne Village, Crescentwood, Earl Grey, Rockwood, Grant Park, Riverview, Lord Roberts, Beaumont, Wildwood, Fort Garry, Maybank, and the western half of the Pembina Strip in the City of Winnipeg.

History

The electoral district was originally created in 1924 from Winnipeg South and Winnipeg Centre ridings. It generally consisted of the part of the city west of the Red River and north of the Assiniboine River. In 1952, it gained parts the Rural Municipality (and later city) of St. James. In 1966, it gained parts the municipalities of Assiniboia, and Charleswood, and the Town of Tuxedo.

In 1976, it was abolished with part transferred to Selkirk—Interlake, Winnipeg—Assiniboine, Winnipeg—St. James and Winnipeg North Centre ridings.

The electoral district was re-created in 1987 from Winnipeg North Centre, Winnipeg—Assiniboine and Winnipeg—Fort Garry ridings.

Members of Parliament

This riding has elected the following Members of Parliament:

Current Member of Parliament

Its Member of Parliament is Anita Neville, a former public servant and economic development consultant. She was first elected in 2000. She represents the Liberal Party of Canada. In the last parliamentary session, she served as chair on the 'Standing Committee on the Status of Women' and as a member on the 'Legislative Committee on Bill C-38' and the 'Standing Committee on Justice, Human Rights, Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness'.

Election results

1988 - present

1925 - 1979

See also

* List of Canadian federal electoral districts
* Past Canadian electoral districts

External links

* [http://www.parl.gc.ca/information/about/process/house/hfer/hfer.asp?Language=E&Search=Det&Include=Y&rid=825 Riding history for Winnipeg South Centre (1924–1976) from the] Library of Parliament
* [http://www.parl.gc.ca/information/about/process/house/hfer/hfer.asp?Language=E&Search=Det&Include=Y&rid=978 Riding history for Winnipeg South Centre (1987–2003) from the] Library of Parliament
* [http://www.parl.gc.ca/information/about/process/house/hfer/hfer.asp?Language=E&Search=Det&Include=Y&rid=1302 Riding history for Winnipeg South Centre (2003– ) from the] Library of Parliament
* [http://www.elections.ca/scripts/webpep/fin/select_election.aspx?entity=1&lang=e Expenditures - 2004]


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