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A statistical history of all the electoral districts of the Province of Ontario since 1867

Roderick Lewis

A statistical history of all the electoral districts of the Province of Ontario since 1867

by Roderick Lewis

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Published by Queen"s Printer in Toronto .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ontario. Legislative Assembly,
  • Ontario,
  • Elections,
  • Election districts

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJL278 O5 1960
    The Physical Object
    Pagination341 p.
    Number of Pages341
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26568644M

    Site Menu. Voters Everything a Voter Should Know Elections Current & Past Elections Resource Centre Legislation, Research, Publications Media News Releases & Media Info Employment Forms, Rules, Returning Officers Info Political Financing Political Entity Registration and Financial Reporting. After the purchase of Rupert's Land by Canada in Ontario's boundaries moved west and north to a "provisional" boundary in Northern Ontario and Quebec are part of the North-West Territories; some maps and books from the time refer to the North-East .

    York–Simcoe (Ontario) Burnaby South (British Columbia) Outremont (Quebec) December 3. Leeds–Grenville–Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes (Ontario) June Chicoutimi–Le Fjord (Quebec) December Bonavista–Burin–Trinity (N.L.) Scarborough–Agincourt (Ont.) Battlefords–Lloydminster (Sask.) South Surrey–White Rock (B.C. Search the history of over billion web pages on the Internet. search Search the Wayback Machine. , by provinces, electoral districts and sub districts, with introduction on representation in the House of Commons = Population du Canada, , par provinces, districts électoraux et sous-districts.

    Electoral historians generally conclude that the modern Canadian political party system didn’t really get settled until the dawn of the 20th century. Prior to that, MPs were often elected with extremely ambiguous or complicated labels (“Independent Nationalist Liberal,” etc), or, just as often, no label at all. Information about the districts and sub-districts of the province of Ontario included in the Census of Canada. It provides the names, numbers and descriptions of districts and sub-districts.


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A statistical history of all the electoral districts of the Province of Ontario since 1867 by Roderick Lewis Download PDF EPUB FB2

In andthe Legislative Assembly of Ontario was elected using the same districts within that province. 96 of Ontario's provincial electoral districts, roughly those outside Northern Ontario, remain coterminous with their federal counterparts. An electoral district in Canada, also known as a "constituency" or a "riding", is a geographical constituency upon which Canada's representative democracy is based.

It is officially known in Canadian French as a circonscription, but frequently called a comté (county). Each federal electoral district returns one Member of Parliament (MP) to the House of Commons of Canada; each provincial or. Ottawa (City of) (French: Ottawa (Cité d')) was a federal electoral district in the province of Ontario, Canada, that was represented in the House of Commons of Canada from to It was created by the British North America Act of It consisted of the city of Ottawa.

Afterthere were two members elected in this electoral district. The Ontario provincial electoral districts each elect one representative to the Legislative Assembly of Ontario.

They are MPPs, Members of Provincial Parliament. These districts are coterminous with the federal electoral districts, and are based on the Representation Order as defined by Elections Canada. The exception is Northern Ontario, whose districts are not equivalent to their federal.

In Ontario’s year voting history, every election but two has been won by either the Liberals or the Conservatives. Below is a chart breaking down every election in the province since Author: Jesse Tahirali.

At the federal level, the number of electoral districts is established through rules (the “representation formula”) set out in the Constitution Act, There are electoral districts, each with a corresponding seat in the House of Commons.

Sinceindependent commissions have been entrusted with adjusting electoral district. The province of Ontario is divided into geographic areas called electoral districts.

A Member of Provincial Parliament is elected to the Legislative Assembly of Ontario for each electoral district. Electoral district boundaries are set out in Ontario’s Representation Act.

Ontario is currently divided into electoral a result of redistribution, the electoral district. At Confederation inthe British North America Act, (renamed in the Constitution Act, ) established a parliament composed of two houses. The upper house, or Senate, was to consist of 72 non-elected members, or 24 representing each of the three regions – Quebec, Ontario and the.

The Electoral System of Canada explains how this administrative machinery works at the federal level. It begins by taking a look at Canada’s parliamentary system and describes the electoral process, including what happens behind the scenes at Elections Canada, its role and activities.

Federal Electoral Districts ( Representation Order): Print UTL Map Collection GF9 ; Census of the Prairie Provinces Data files. None at this time; Published statistics. Table of contents of all census volumes; Census of the Prairie Provinces,vol.

I (Internet Archive) Census of the Prairie Provinces,vol. Centennial edition of a history of the electoral districts, legislatures and ministries of the province of Ontario, –, comp.

Roderick Lewis (Toronto, []). CPC, Cyclopædia of Canadian biog. (Rose, ). Dent, Canadian portrait gallery, IV.

The Parliament of Canada site provides the results of all by-elections held sinceas well as a chronology of MPs who crossed the floor to either sit as an independent or to join another party's caucus since The growth in the number of women running as candidates can be seen by party and.

Previous ed. published under title: A statistical history of all the electoral districts of the province of Ontario since Description: pages 25 cm: Other Titles: History of the electoral districts, legislatures and ministries of the province of Ontario, Responsibility.

being returned to represent an electoral district in the House of Commons. For example, section (1) states that after the validation of voting results, a returning officer “shall declare elected the candidate who obtained the largest number of votes.

” Parts of the Canadian electoral process are also provided for in numerous other. Redistribution is a legislative process that redraws electoral district boundaries. In Decemberthe Representation Act,was enacted by the Legislative Assembly of increased the number of Ontario electoral districts from to districts, commonly referred to as ridings.

The number of electoral districts is established through a formula set out in the Constitution Act,and one member of Parliament (MP) is elected in each electoral district. Sinceindependent commissions have. Electoral Boundaries in Canada.

While section 51 of the Constitution Act, sets out the formula for the allocation of seats in the House of Commons among the provinces after each decennial census, the Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Actprovides for the drawing of constituency or electoral district boundaries within each province by an electoral boundaries commission.[41].

Ontario is one of the thirteen provinces and territories of Canada. Located in Central Canada, it is Canada's most populous province, with percent of the country's population, and is the second-largest province in total area.

Ontario is the fourth-largest jurisdiction in total area when the territories of the Northwest Territories and Nunavut are included. As well, a restriction was introduced upon the capacity by the province to alter the electoral boundaries of 12 electoral districts in Quebec.

Changes could only be made in the boundaries of these districts if a majority of their representatives agreed to the change. All 12 of these districts had an anglophone majority in (s). For the census each province was divided into census districts.

These districts were subsequently divided into sub-districts. Districts were roughly equivalent to electoral districts, cities, and counties. Sub-Districts were based off of towns, townships, and city wards.

This database is an every name index to individuals enumerated in the Canada Census, the first census of Canada since confederation in National censuses have been taken every 10 years since and every five years since The census includes the four original provinces – Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Quebec, and Ontario.Ontario, Canada Voter Lists, This database contains voter registration lists for various towns and villages in Ontario, Canada from Information listed in these records may include: name of voter, town of residence, year of registration, address, and occupation.

All Census & .Search the history of over billion web pages on the Internet. search Search the Wayback Machine.by provinces, electoral districts and sub-districts, with introduction on representation in the House of Commons = Population du Canada,par provinces, districts electoraux et sous-districts.