Eglinton—Lawrence


Eglinton—Lawrence

Infobox Canada electoral district
province = Ontario


caption = Eglinton—Lawrence in relation to other electoral districts in Toronto
fed-status = active
fed-district-number = 35019
fed-created = 1976
fed-abolished =
fed-election-first = 1979
fed-election-last = 2006
fed-rep = Joe Volpe
fed-rep-link =
fed-rep-party = Liberal
fed-rep-party-link = Liberal Party of Canada
demo-census-date = 2001
demo-pop = 110066
demo-electors = 73201
demo-electors-date = 2001
demo-area = 24
demo-cd = Toronto
demo-csd = Toronto

:"For the provincial electoral district, see Eglinton—Lawrence (provincial electoral district)

Eglinton—Lawrence is a federal electoral district in Ontario, Canada, that has been represented in the Canadian House of Commons since 1979, and in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario since 1999.

It covers a portion of Toronto northwest of downtown. It stretches from Yonge Street in the east to Caledonia in the west and from Highway 401 in the north to Eglinton Avenue in the south. Lawrence Avenue runs through the centre of the riding. Neighbourhoods in the riding include Bedford Park, Lawrence Manor, Lawrence Heights, the southwestern part of York Mills and the western part of Lawrence Park. The riding includes portions of the former city of North York and Toronto.

The federal riding was created in 1976 from parts of Eglinton, St. Paul's, York Centre, York South, and York West. Federally, it has been represented by Liberal Joe Volpe since 1988. On Toronto City Council, the western half of the riding is represented by Howard Moscoe, and the eastern portion by Karen Stintz.

Members of Parliament

This riding has elected the following Members of Parliament:

Municipal politicians

As of 1998, the ward boundaries of Toronto were standardized along the lines of the Federal and Provincial ridings. Each riding has two municipal wards. Eglinton-Lawrence encompasses wards 15 and 16.

* Ward 15: Howard Moscoe
* Ward 16: Karen Stintz

Former boundaries

Federal election results

-
Roland de Corneille
align=right|18,645
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Dan La Carprara
align=right|17,476
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Marlene Miller
align=right|6,458
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Linda Cain
align=right|362
-
Ken Kirk
align=right|219
-
Nan McDonald
align=right|219

-
Roland de Corneille
align=right|20,861
-
Rob Parker
align=right|13,985
-
Graham Murray
align=right|6,077
-
Linda Cain
align=right|343
-
Iqbal S. Sumbal
align=right|71

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Roland de Corneille
align=right|19,270
-
Rob Parker
align=right|17,605
-
Leo Heaps
align=right|7,368
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Linda Cain
align=right|585
-
Iqbal S. Sumbal
align=right|111

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=204 Federal riding history from the] Library of Parliament


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