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Encyclopedia > Ontario (electoral district)

Ontario was a former federal electoral district represented in the Canadian House of Commons, and located in the province of Ontario. 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. ... Canada is a sovereign state in northern North America, the northern-most country in the world, and the second largest in total area. ... The interior of the House of Commons chamber, also called the Green Chamber The House of Commons (in French, la Chambre des communes) is the directly elected lower house of the Parliament of Canada which sits in the nations capital of Ottawa, Ontario. ... Canada consists of ten provinces and three territories. ... Motto: Ut Incepit Fidelis Sic Permanet (Loyal she began, loyal she remains) Other Canadian provinces and territories Capital Toronto Largest city Toronto Lieutenant Governor James K. Bartleman Premier Dalton McGuinty (Liberal) Area 1,076,395 km² (4th)  - Land 917,741 km²  - Water 158,654 km² (14. ... (Redirected from 1925 Canadian election) In the 1925 Canadian federal election, William Lyon Mackenzie Kings Liberal Party formed a minority government. ... Events January-May January 3 - Benito Mussolini announces he is taking dictatorial powers over Italy. ...


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

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globeandmail.com: Panel recommends boosting number of B.C. MLAs by two (943 words)
Besides redrawing the B.C. election landscape to reflect population growth and shifts, the B.C. Electoral Boundaries Commission also drew up a map of how the provincial ridings might look under a proposed proportional-representation scheme that could be used within six years.
"Our goal was to propose electoral districts that provide effective representation in the legislative assembly for all British Columbians," said Justice Bruce Cohen, chairman of the three-member panel.
"The net effect of the proposed changes is an overall increase of two electoral districts, bringing the proposed number of MLAs in this province to 81, an increase of two from the current 79," Judge Cohen explained.
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