Saskatoon—Rosetown—Biggar


Saskatoon—Rosetown—Biggar

Infobox Canada electoral district
province = Saskatchewan


caption = Saskatoon—Rosetown—Biggar in relation to other Saskatchewan federal electoral districts
fed-status = active
fed-district-number = 47010
fed-created = 1996
fed-abolished =
fed-election-first = 1997
fed-election-last = 2006
fed-rep = Carol Skelton
fed-rep-link =
fed-rep-party = Conservative
fed-rep-party-link = Conservative Party of Canada
demo-census-date = 2006
demo-pop = 69547
demo-electors = 49152
demo-electors-date = 2006
demo-area = 11088
demo-cd = Saskatoon
demo-csd = Saskatoon, Corman Park No. 344, Vanscoy No. 345, Rosetown, Biggar

Saskatoon—Rosetown—Biggar (formerly known as Saskatoon—Rosetown) is a federal electoral district in Saskatchewan, Canada, that has been represented in the Canadian House of Commons since 1997.

Geography

The district consists of the southwestern quadrant of Saskatoon and the surrounding southwestern rural area which includes the towns of Biggar, Rosetown and Delisle.

History

It was created in 1996 as "Saskatoon—Rosetown" from Kindersley—Lloydminster, Saskatoon—Clark's Crossing, Saskatoon—Dundurn and The Battlefords—Meadow Lake ridings.

In 1997, it was re-named "Saskatoon—Rosetown—Biggar".

Members of Parliament

* 1997-1999: Chris Axworthy - New Democratic Party
* 1999-2000: Dennis Gruending - New Democratic Party
* 2000-present: Carol Skelton - Canadian Alliance (2000-2003), Conservative (2003-present)

Current Member of Parliament

Its Member of Parliament is Carol Skelton, a former administrator, coordinator, farmer, rancher, and recruiter. She was first elected in 2000. She represents the Conservative Party of Canada. She was the current Minister of National Revenue and Minister of Western Economic Diversification in the 39th Canadian Parliament until August 11, 2007 when she was replaced by Gordon O'Connor as Minister of National Revenue and by Rona Ambrose as Minister of Western Economic Diversification. She was the Conservative critic on Public Health and Social Development. In the last parliamentary session she served as vice-chair of the 'Subcommittee on the Status of Persons with Disabilities of the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills Development, Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities' and a member of the 'Standing Committee on Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development'. Skelton has announced that she will not be running in the next election. As a result of this announcement she was shuffled out of the cabinet.

Election results

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=1219 Riding history for Saskatoon—Rosetown (1996–1997) from the] Library of Parliament

* [http://www.parl.gc.ca/information/about/process/house/hfer/hfer.asp?Language=E&Search=Det&Include=Y&rid=1220 Riding history for Saskatoon—Rosetown—Biggar (1997– ) from the] Library of Parliament
* [http://www.elections.ca/scripts/webpep/fin/select_election.aspx?entity=1&lang=e Expenditures - 2004]
* [http://www.elections.ca/scripts/ecCandidates2/Default.asp?L=E&Page=SearchByEdResult&DB=AsSubmitted&EL=226&ST=ED&ID=47010 Expenditures - 2000]
* [http://www.elections.ca/eccandidates/district.asp?ran=2008.092&objectType=district&action=provinces&ul=1&ElectionID=191 Expenditures - 1997]
* Website of the [http://www.parl.gc.ca/ Parliament of Canada]


Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Saskatoon-Rosetown-Biggar — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Saskatoon (homonymie) et Biggar. Saskatoon Rosetown Biggar est une circonscription électorale fédérale canadienne dans la province de la Saskatchewan. Elle comprend la portion sud ouest de la ville de Saskatoon… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Saskatoon—Rosetown—Biggar — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Saskatoon (homonymie) et Biggar. Saskatoon Rosetown Biggar est une circonscription électorale fédérale canadienne dans la province de la Saskatchewan. Elle comprend la portion sud ouest de la ville de Saskatoon… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Saskatoon—Rosetown — Biggar Pour les articles homonymes, voir Saskatoon (homonymie) et Biggar. Saskatoon Rosetown Biggar est une circonscription électorale fédérale canadienne dans la province de la Saskatchewan. Elle comprend la portion sud ouest de la ville de… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Rosetown—Biggar — was a federal electoral district in Saskatchewan, Canada, that was represented in the Canadian House of Commons from 1935 to 1968.This riding was created in 1933 from parts of Kindersley and Rosetown ridings.It was abolished in 1966 when it was… …   Wikipedia

  • Rosetown—Biggar — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Biggar. Rosetown Biggar fut une circonscription électorale fédérale de la Saskatchewan, représentée de 1935 à 1968. La circonscription de Rosetown Biggar apparue en 1933 avec des parties de Kindersley et de… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Saskatoon-Humboldt — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Saskatoon (homonymie) et Humboldt. Saskatoon Humboldt est une circonscription électorale fédérale canadienne dans la province de la Saskatchewan. Elle comprend la portion nord est de la ville de Saskatoon ainsi… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Saskatoon-Wanuskewin — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Saskatoon (homonymie). Saskatoon Wanuskewin (initialement connue sous le nom de Wanuskewin) est une circonscription électorale fédérale canadienne dans la province de la Saskatchewan. Elle comprend la portion… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Biggar — NOTOC Biggar may refer to:Places* Biggar, Cumbria, England * Biggar, Saskatchewan, Canada * Biggar, South Lanarkshire, ScotlandElectoral districts (Saskatchewan)* Biggar (electoral district), provincial electoral district since 2002 * Rosetown… …   Wikipedia

  • Biggar — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Le nom Biggar peut désigner: Sommaire 1 Patronyme 2 Toponyme …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Saskatoon (homonymie) — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Saskatoon est un toponyme surtout utilisé au Canada et pouvant désigner: Saskatoon, ville canadienne et plus grande ville de la Saskatchewan Baies… …   Wikipédia en Français


Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.