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Encyclopedia > Nickel Belt (provincial electoral district)

Nickel Belt is a provincial electoral district in the Canadian province of Ontario. It elects one member to the Legislative Assembly of Ontario. The district is located in Northern Ontario and includes much of the eastern and southern parts of the District of Sudbury, as well as most of Greater Sudbury outside of the city's urban core. Communities include Lively, Onaping, Levack, Dowling, Chelmsford, Naughton, Azilda, Coniston, Wahnapitae, Garson, Val Caron, Val Therese, Hanmer and Capreol. Prior to redistribution in 1998, the district included all of Sudbury District except the southeastern portion, and the western half of what was then the Regional Municipality of Sudbury (Walden, Rayside-Balfour and Onaping Falls). An electoral district is a geographically-based constituency upon which Canadas representative democracy is based. ... The Provincial Parliament of Ontario, is the legislature of the Canadian province of Ontario. ... Northern Ontario is the part of the province of Ontario, Canada, which lies north of Lake Huron, Georgian Bay, the French River and Lake Nipissing. ... The Sudbury District is a district in Northeastern Ontario in the Canadian province of Ontario. ... Motto: Template:Unhide = Location City Information Established: 1883 (as Sudbury) 2001 (as Greater Sudbury) Area: 3,354 km² Population:  - City (2001)  - CD Rank  - Municipal Rank 155,219 20th in Canada 26th in Canada Population density: 46. ... Lively is a community in the Ontario city of Greater Sudbury. ... Onaping is a community in the Ontario city of Greater Sudbury. ... Levack is a community in the Ontario city of Greater Sudbury. ... Dowling is a quaint community, with roughly 4000 residents, in the Ontario city of Greater Sudbury. ... Chelmsford is a community in the Ontario city of Greater Sudbury. ... Naughton is a community in the Ontario city of Greater Sudbury. ... Azilda is a community in the Ontario city of Greater Sudbury. ... Coniston is a community in the Ontario city of Greater Sudbury. ... Wahnapitae is a community in the Ontario city of Greater Sudbury. ... Garson is a community in the Ontario city of Greater Sudbury. ... Val Caron is a community in the Ontario city of Greater Sudbury. ... Val Thérèse is a community in the Ontario city of Greater Sudbury. ... Hanmer is a community in the Ontario city of Greater Sudbury. ... Capreol is a community in the Ontario city of Greater Sudbury. ... The Regional Municipality of Sudbury was a Regional Municipality in Ontario, Canada, which existed from 1973 to 2000. ... Walden was a town in Ontario, Canada, which existed from 1973 to 2000. ... Rayside-Balfour was a town in Ontario, Canada, which existed from 1973 to 2000. ... Onaping Falls was a town in Ontario, Canada, which existed from 1973 to 2000. ...


Members of Provincial Parliament

This riding has elected the following members of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario: The Provincial Parliament of Ontario, is the legislature of the Canadian province of Ontario. ...

Rhéal Bélisle (July 3, 1919-November 3, 1992) was a Canadian politician. ... The Ontario Progressive Conservative Party (PC Party of Ontario) is a right-of-centre political party in Ontario, Canada. ... Gaston Demers (1936-February 7, 2004) was a Canadian politician, who represented the electoral district of Nickel Belt in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario from 1963 to 1971. ... Floyd Laughren (born October 3, 1935 in Shawville, Quebec) is a former politician in Ontario, Canada. ... The Ontario New Democratic Party (formerly known as the Co-operative Commonwealth Federation, Ontario Section) is a social democratic political party in Ontario, Canada. ... Blain Morin was a Canadian politician, who represented the Sudbury, Ontario riding of Nickel Belt from 1998 to 1999 in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario. ... Ontario NDP MPP Shelley Martel Shelley Martel (born April 8, 1963 in Sudbury, Ontario) is a politician in Ontario, Canada. ...

Election results since 1977

Ontario general election, 2003
Party Candidate Votes % +/-
     New Democrat Shelley Martel 16,567 46.52 +4.57
     Liberal Alex McCauley 13,759 38.64 +9.89
     Progressive Conservative Dave Kilgour 4,804 13.49 -15.81
     Green Robert Nevin 479 1.35
Ontario general election, 1999
Party Candidate Votes % +/-
     New Democrat Shelley Martel 14,833 41.95 +1.08
     Progressive Conservative Gerry Courtemanche 10,359 29.30 -1.51
     Liberal Ron Dupuis 10,165 28.75 +0.43
By-election: October, 1998
Party Candidate Votes % +/-
     New Democrat Blain Morin 5,537 40.88 -5.66
     Progressive Conservative Gerry Courtemanche 4,173 30.81 +11.60
     Liberal Frank Madigan 3,836 28.32 -3.93
Ontario general election, 1995
Party Candidate Votes % +/-
     New Democrat Floyd Laughren 8,007 46.54 -12.00
     Liberal Betty Rheaume 5,549 32.25 +12.98
     Progressive Conservative Frank Deburger 3,305 19.21 +13.51
     Independent Michel Chartrand 225 1.31
     Natural Law Grace Tancock 119 0.69
Ontario general election, 1990
Party Candidate Votes % +/-
     New Democrat Floyd Laughren 9,925 58.54 +0.33
     Liberal Betty Rheaume 3,267 19.27 -3.56
     Confederation of Regions Gren Rogers 2,796 16.49
     Progressive Conservative Paul Demers 967 5.70 -13.26
Ontario general election, 1987
Party Candidate Votes % +/-
     New Democrat Floyd Laughren 9,849 58.21 +5.84
     Liberal Leo Pevato 3,863 22.83 +9.58
     Progressive Conservative Eleyn Dutrisac 3,208 18.96 -15.31
Ontario general election, 1985
Party Candidate Votes % +/-
     New Democrat Floyd Laughren 8,912 52.37 -2.48
     Progressive Conservative Evelyn Dutrisac 5,849 34.37 +21.94
     Liberal Trudy Bolduc 2,255 13.25 -19.47
Ontario general election, 1981
Party Candidate Votes % +/-
     New Democrat Floyd Laughren 8,451 54.85 -2.60
     Liberal Elmer Sopha 5,041 32.72 +14.12
     Progressive Conservative Andre Lalande 1,915 12.43 -11.52
Ontario general election, 1977
Party Candidate Votes % +/-
     New Democrat Floyd Laughren 9,410 57.45
     Progressive Conservative Marty McAllister 3,923 23.95
     Liberal Paul Adam 3,046 18.60

 
 

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