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Encyclopedia > Oakville (electoral district)
Oakville in relation to the surrounding area ridings

Oakville is a federal and provincial electoral district in Ontario, Canada, that has been represented in the Canadian House of Commons since 1997. It will elect a member of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario in the next provincial election. Image File history File links Oakville,_riding. ... Image File history File links Oakville,_riding. ... An electoral district is a geographically-based constituency upon which Canadas representative democracy is based. ... Motto: Ut Incepit Fidelis Sic Permanet (Latin: Loyal she began, loyal she remains) Official languages English (French has some legal status but is not fully co-official) Flower White trillium Capital Toronto Largest city Toronto Lieutenant-Governor James K. Bartleman Premier Dalton McGuinty (Liberal) Parliamentary representation  - House seat  - Senate seats... The House of Commons (French: Chambre des communes) is a component of the Parliament of Canada, along with the Sovereign (represented by the Governor General) and the Senate. ... The Ontario Legislature Building at Queens Park The Legislative Assembly of Ontario, is the legislature of the Canadian province of Ontario. ... The Ontario general election of 2007 is scheduled to be held on October 4, 2007 to elect members of the Legislative Assembly of the Province of Ontario, Canada. ...


It was created in 1996 from parts of Halton and Oakvilleā€”Milton ridings. Halton is a federal and provincial electoral district in Ontario, Canada, represented in the Canadian House of Commons from 1867 to 1988 and since 1997, and in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario from 1867 to 1902 and since 1999. ... Oakville—Milton was a federal electoral district represented in the Canadian House of Commons from 1988 to 1997. ... This page refers to a Riding as a unit in local government. ...


It consisted initially of the part of the Town of Oakville lying southeast of the Queen Elizabeth Way and Upper Middle Road. Motto: Template:Unhide = Avancez (Go forward). ...


In 2003, it was redefined to consist of the part of the Town of Oakville lying southeast of a line drawn from the northeastern town limit southwest along Dundas Street East, southeast along Eight Line and southwest along Upper Middle Road to the southwestern town limit.


Federal election results

Canadian federal election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes
     Liberal Bonnie Brown 25,892
     Conservative Terence Young (politician) 25,148
     New Democrat Tina Agrell 5,815
     Green Laura Domsy 2,872
Canadian federal election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes
     Liberal BROWN, M.A. Bonnie 28,729
     Conservative BYERS, Rick 19,524
     New Democrat MYRDEN, Alison 4,027
     Green ORTON, Tania 2,861
     Canadian Action SHAHBAZ, Zeshan 95
Canadian federal election, 2000
Party Candidate Votes
     Liberal BROWN, M.A. Bonnie 23,073
     Canadian Alliance FERRONE, Dan 13,524
     Progressive Conservative BYERS, Rick 9,594
     New Democrat LAMBERT, Willie 1,336
     Green DEBELLE, David 795
Canadian federal election, 1997
Party Candidate Votes
     Liberal BROWN, Bonnie 24,487
     Progressive Conservative SPARLING, Stephen 15,473
     Reform GRAY, Wayne 9,050
     New Democrat LAMBERT, Willie 2,343

The 2006 Canadian federal election (more formally, the 39th General Election) was held on January 23, 2006, to elect members of the Canadian House of Commons. ... The Liberal Party of Canada (French: Parti libéral du Canada), colloquially known as the Grits (originally Clear Grits), is a Canadian federal political party positioned around the centre of the political spectrum, combining a generally progressive social policy with moderate economics. ... Bonnie Brown in the Member of Parliament for the riding of Oakville and a member of the Liberal Party of Canada. ... The Conservative Party of Canada (French: Parti conservateur du Canada), colloquially known as the Tories, is a right-of-centre political party in Canada, formed by the merger of the Canadian Alliance and the Progressive Conservative Party of Canada in December 2003. ... Terence Young (born in Toronto, Ontario) is a politician in Ontario, Canada. ... The New Democratic Party (NDP) (Nouveau Parti Démocratique in French) is a political party in Canada with a social democratic philosophy and moderate democratic socialist tendencies that contests elections at both the federal and provincial levels. ... The Green Party of Canada is a federal political party in Canada. ... The Canadian federal election, 2004 (more formally, the 38th general election), was held on June 28, 2004 to elect members of the Canadian House of Commons. ... The Liberal Party of Canada (French: Parti libéral du Canada), colloquially known as the Grits (originally Clear Grits), is a Canadian federal political party positioned around the centre of the political spectrum, combining a generally progressive social policy with moderate economics. ... Bonnie Brown in the Member of Parliament for the riding of Oakville and a member of the Liberal Party of Canada. ... The Conservative Party of Canada (French: Parti conservateur du Canada), colloquially known as the Tories, is a right-of-centre political party in Canada, formed by the merger of the Canadian Alliance and the Progressive Conservative Party of Canada in December 2003. ... The New Democratic Party (NDP) (Nouveau Parti Démocratique in French) is a political party in Canada with a social democratic philosophy and moderate democratic socialist tendencies that contests elections at both the federal and provincial levels. ... The Green Party of Canada is a federal political party in Canada. ... The Canadian Action Party (CAP) is a Canadian federal political party founded in 1997. ... The 2000 Canadian federal election was held on November 27, 2000, to elect 301 Members of Parliament to the House of Commons of Canada. ... The Liberal Party of Canada (French: Parti libéral du Canada), colloquially known as the Grits (originally Clear Grits), is a Canadian federal political party positioned around the centre of the political spectrum, combining a generally progressive social policy with moderate economics. ... Bonnie Brown in the Member of Parliament for the riding of Oakville and a member of the Liberal Party of Canada. ... The Canadian Alliance, formally the Canadian Reform Conservative Alliance, was a Canadian right-of-centre conservative political party that existed from 2000 to 2003. ... The Progressive Conservative Party of Canada (PC) (In French: Parti progressiste-conservateur du Canada) was a Canadian centre-right conservative political party that existed from 1867 to 2003. ... The New Democratic Party (NDP) (Nouveau Parti Démocratique in French) is a political party in Canada with a social democratic philosophy and moderate democratic socialist tendencies that contests elections at both the federal and provincial levels. ... Willie Lambert is a union leader and politician in Oakville, Ontario. ... The Green Party of Canada is a federal political party in Canada. ... 36th Parliament The Canadian federal election of 1997 was held on June 2, 1997, to elect members of the Canadian House of Commons. ... The Liberal Party of Canada (French: Parti libéral du Canada), colloquially known as the Grits (originally Clear Grits), is a Canadian federal political party positioned around the centre of the political spectrum, combining a generally progressive social policy with moderate economics. ... Bonnie Brown in the Member of Parliament for the riding of Oakville and a member of the Liberal Party of Canada. ... The Progressive Conservative Party of Canada (PC) (In French: Parti progressiste-conservateur du Canada) was a Canadian centre-right conservative political party that existed from 1867 to 2003. ... The Reform Party of Canada was a Canadian federal political party founded in 1987. ... The New Democratic Party (NDP) (Nouveau Parti Démocratique in French) is a political party in Canada with a social democratic philosophy and moderate democratic socialist tendencies that contests elections at both the federal and provincial levels. ...

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. ...

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OAKVILLE, ONTARIO : New Encyclopedia Topic (1015 words)
In 1962 the town of Oakville merged with its neighbouring villages (Bronte, Palermo, Sheridan, and Trafalgar) to become the new Town of Oakville.
Eastlake - located in Southeast Oakville along the shore of Lake Ontario, it is bordered on the east by the industrial area of Clarkson, Mississauga and to the north by the Ford Motor Company factory.
Oakville is divided into two provincial ridings which use the same boundaries as the federal ridings and is currently represented provincially by:
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