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Encyclopedia > Fraser Valley (electoral district)

Fraser Valley was a former federal electoral district represented in the Canadian House of Commons, and located in the province of British Columbia. This riding was created in 1924 and was first used in the Canadian federal election of 1925. An electoral district (or riding) is a geographically-based constituency upon which Canadas representative democracy is based. ... The House of Commons (French: Chambre des communes) is a component of the Parliament of Canada, which also includes the Sovereign (represented by the Governor General) and the Senate. ... Canada consists of ten provinces and three territories. ... Motto: Splendor Sine Occasu (Splendour without diminishment) Other Canadian provinces and territories Capital Victoria Largest city Vancouver Lieutenant Governor Iona Campagnolo Premier Gordon Campbell (BC Liberal) Area 944,735 km² (5th)  - Land 925,186 km²  - Water 19,549 km² (2. ... 1924 was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... (Redirected from 1925 Canadian election) In the 1925 Canadian federal election, William Lyon Mackenzie Kings Liberal Party formed a minority government. ... 1925 was a common year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar). ...

See also

This is a list of Canadas 308 electoral districts (also known as ridings in Canadian English) as defined by the 2003 Representation Order, which came into effect on May 23, 2004. ... This is a list of past arrangements of Canadas electoral districts. ...

External links

  • Website of the Parliament of Canada (http://www.parl.gc.ca/)

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Elections Canada | Federal Representation 2004 - British Columbia (1348 words)
The proposed Cariboo–Kamloops electoral district was necessarily changed by the creation of a new Cariboo–Prince George electoral district, the modest southern expansion of Prince George–Peace River and the reshaping of Okanagan–Coquihalla.
To the west, in the Fraser Valley, are the electoral districts of Langley and Abbotsford.
The electoral map we propose has 36 electoral districts: 15 with populations below the electoral quota, 20 with populations above it, and one that falls within a few hundred of the provincial standard.
Abbotsford (electoral district) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (151 words)
Abbotsford is a federal electoral district that has been represented in the Canadian House of Commons since 2004.
The district includes the City of Abbotsford, Fraser Valley H Electoral Area, and the Indian reserves of Matsqui Main 2 and Upper Sumas 6.
56.1% of the riding was taken from Fraser Valley riding, and 43.9% from Langley—Abbotsford.
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