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Encyclopedia > Past Canadian electoral districts

This is a list of past arrangements of Canada's electoral districts. Each district sends one member to the Canadian House of Commons. Since the 1999 Ontario election the province of Ontario legislature is elected using the same districts within that province. They are readjusted every ten years based on the Canadian census.

  • List of Canadian electoral districts 1867-1871 - 181 seats
  • List of Canadian electoral districts 1871-1872 - 185 seats
  • List of Canadian electoral districts 1872-1873 - 200 seats
  • List of Canadian electoral districts 1873-1882 - 206 seats
  • List of Canadian electoral districts 1882-1887 - 211 seats
  • List of Canadian electoral districts 1887-1892 - 215 seats
  • List of Canadian electoral districts 1892-1903 - 213 seats
  • List of Canadian electoral districts 1903-1907 - 214 seats
  • List of Canadian electoral districts 1907-1914 - 221 seats
  • List of Canadian electoral districts 1914-1924 - 235 seats
  • List of Canadian electoral districts 1924-1933 - 245 seats
  • List of Canadian electoral districts 1933-1947 - 245 seats
  • List of Canadian electoral districts 1947-1952 - 262 seats
  • List of Canadian electoral districts 1952-1966 - 265 seats
  • List of Canadian electoral districts 1966-1976 - 264 seats
  • List of Canadian electoral districts 1976-1987 - 282 seats
  • List of Canadian electoral districts 1987-1997 - 295 seats
  • List of Canadian electoral districts 1997-2003 - 301 seats
  • List of Canadian electoral districts 2003-present - 308 seats

See also: List of Canadian federal parliaments


External link

  • Elections Canada - electoral redistribution (http://www.elections.ca/scripts/fedrep/federal_e/red/representation_e.htm)

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Except "in circumstances viewed by the commission as being extraordinary", the population of each electoral district must be within plus or minus twenty-five percent of the average electoral district population for the province.
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