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Etobicoke Centre is a federal and provincial electoral district now part of Motto: Diversity Our Strength Map of Ontario Counties, Toronto being red Area: 641 sq. km. Distance - East to West: 43 km. Distance - South to North : 21 km. Population  - Total (2004)  - Metropolitan  - Cdn. CD Rank:  - Cdn. Mun. Rank:  - Density 2,518,772 5,715,386... Toronto, Ontario, Canada is an independent sovereign state in northern North America, the northern-most country in the world, and the second largest in total area. Bordering the United States, its territorial claims extend north into the Arctic Ocean as far as the North Pole. Canada is a federation of ten provinces... Canada.

This riding was created in 1976 from part of the Etobicoke (pronounced a-TOE-ba-coe; in SAMPA [@toUb@koU]), is the western region of Toronto, Ontario. It is bordered on the south by Lake Ontario, on the east by the Humber River, on the west by the city of Mississauga, and on the north by the village of Woodbridge... Etobicoke riding in what was then a constituent municipality of The Municipality of Metropolitan Toronto was the name of the highest level of municipal government in the Toronto, Ontario area from 1954 to 1997. It resembled, in some ways, a regional municipality, being formed of smaller municipalities but having more responsibilities than a county or district. It was commonly referred... Metropolitan Toronto. It has elected three MPs:

  • 1979, 1980, 1984, 1988 Michael Holcombe Wilson (born November 4, 1937) is a Canadian politician and business leader. Born in Toronto, Ontario, Wilson was a Bay Street investment executive when he was elected to the Canadian House of Commons as a Progressive Conservative Member of Parliament in the 1979 general election. He served as... Michael Wilson ( The Progressive Conservative Party of Canada (PC) was a Canadian conservative political party that existed from 1867 to 2003. Progressive Conservatives were colloquially known as Tories. Between the partys founding in 1867, and its adoption of the Progressive Conservative name in 1942, the party changed its name several times... Progressive Conserative), finance minister
  • 1993, 1997, 2000 The Hon. Allan Rock, PC (born August 30, 1947, in Ottawa, Ontario) is a Canadian politician and diplomat. He is currently Canadas ambassador to the United Nations. Rock studied for a B.A. and an LL.B. at the University of Ottawa and began his career as a trial... Allan Rock ( The Liberal Party of Canada (French: Parti libĂ©ral du Canada) is Canadas largest political party. It currently forms the federal government under Prime Minister Paul Martin. The Liberal Party is often called Canadas natural governing party because it has been in power in Canada for most of... Liberal), cabinet minister
  • 2004 Borys Wrzesnewskyj (born November 10, Canadian polititian who represents the riding of Etobicoke Centre in the Canadian House of Commons. He is the member of the Liberal Party. Born in Etobicoke, he is a third generation Ukrainian-Canadian. Wrzesnewskyj attended Humber Valley Village Public School and Upper Canada College. He... Borys Wrzesnewskyj (Liberal)

External links

  • House of Commons of Canada (http://www.parl.gc.ca/information/about/process/house/hfer/hfer.asp?Language=E&Search=Det&Include=Y&rid=220) historical ridings section

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35022 - Etobicoke Centre (1695 words)
The Etobicoke Centre candidates meetings are over without any real conclusive winner.
With the extreme mood for change, a CPC candidate that fits the profile of the Etobicoke Centre constituents, I expect a tight race with the winner being within 1000-1500 votes.
First off, we here in Etobicoke Centre like to see some higher level of Government involvement than just a straight-up MP, and there's no way Borys is going to get one of Martin's cabinet posts, since his ideals differ from Martin's significantly.
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