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This page covers the electoral district of Scarborough Centre; for the Scarborough RT station, see Scarborough Centre (TTC).
Scarborough Centre in relation to the other Toronto ridings
Scarborough Centre in relation to the other Toronto ridings

Scarborough Centre is a federal and provincial electoral district in Ontario, Canada, that has been represented in the Canadian House of Commons since 1979, and in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario since 1999. Image File history File links free clipart image of ballot box and ballot File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... An election is a decision making process whereby people vote for preferred political candidates or parties to act as representatives in government. ... The contents of this page have been moved to http://en. ... The Scarborough RT (sometimes shortened to SRT or RT) is a public transport metro line in the Scarborough district of Toronto, Ontario, Canada. ... Scarborough Centre is a station on the Scarborough RT line of the Toronto subway. ... Image File history File links Scarborough_Centre. ... Image File history File links Scarborough_Centre. ... 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 (in some areas) Capital Toronto Largest city Toronto Lieutenant-Governor James K. Bartleman Premier Dalton McGuinty (Liberal) Parliamentary representation  - House seat  - Senate seats 106 24 Area  - Total  - % water Ranked 4th 1,076,395... 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 riding was created in 1976 from parts of Scarborough East, Scarborough West, Scarborough—Agincourt, and York—Scarborough ridings. Scarborough East was a former Canadian electoral district covering the eastern portion of the Scarborough part of Toronto. ... Scarborough West was a former federal electoral district represented in the Canadian House of Commons, and located in the province of Ontario. ... Scarborough—Agincourt is a Canadian electoral district covering the northwest of the Scarborough part of Toronto. ... York—Scarborough was a former federal electoral district represented in the Canadian House of Commons, and located in the province of Ontario. ... This page refers to a Riding as a unit in local government. ...


It consists of the part of the Scarborough district of the City of Toronto bounded: Motto: City of Scarborough (Dissolved), Ontario, Canadas Location. ... Template:Hide = Motto: Template:Unhide = Diversity Our Strength City of Toronto, Ontario, Canadas Location. ...

  • on the west by Victoria Park Avenue,
  • on the north by Highway 401,
  • on the east by Toyota Place, Corporate Drive and Bellamy Road North, and
  • on the south by Eglinton Avenue East, the Canadian National Railway and the hydroelectric transmission line situated north of Romulus Drive.

Notable landmarks in Scarborough Centre include:

It has been represented in the House of Commons by Liberal John Cannis since 1993, and in the Ontario Legislature by Liberal Brad Duguid since 2003. On Toronto City Council, the eastern portion is represented by Glenn De Baeremaeker, and the western half by Michael Thompson. The Scarborough Civic Centre, located in Toronto, Ontario, was built and completed in 1973 by architect Raymond Moriyama for the then Borough of Scarborough. ... Template:Hide = Motto: Template:Unhide = Diversity Our Strength City of Toronto, Ontario, Canadas Location. ... Albert Campbell Square is a concrete lined civic venue outside of the Scarborough Civic Centre. ... The Scarborough Town Centre (also known as Town Centre or STC by many locals) is a shopping centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, located in the former City of Scarborough. ... Scarborough Centre is a station on the Scarborough RT line of the Toronto subway. ... The Scarborough RT or SRT is an ICTS (Intermediate Capacity Transit System) light rail public transit system in Toronto, Ontario, Canada that uses linear induction technology. ... The Scarborough Hospital is a hospital in Scarborough, a district in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. ... John Cannis (born November 4, 1951) is a member of the House of Commons in Canada. ... Brad Duguid is a politician in Ontario, Canada. ... The Toronto City Council is the governing body of the city of Toronto, Ontario, Canada. ... Glenn De Baermaeker is a Toronto city councillor representing one of the two Scarborough Centre wards. ... Michael Thompson is a Toronto city councillor. ...

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Federal electoral district

Scarborough Centre was created in 1976. It consisted initially of the part of the Borough of Scarborough bounded on the west by Victoria Park Avenue, on the north by Ellesmere Road, on the east by Bellamy Road North, and on the south by Eglinton Avenue East.


In 1987, it was expanded to include the part of Scarborough lying bounded by Bellamy Road North, Lawrence Avenue East, Markham Road and Eglinton Avenue East.


In 1996, it was redefined such that it was bounded:

  • on the west by Victoria Park Avenue,
  • on the north by a line drawn from west to east along Ellesmere Road, north along the Canadian National Railway and west along Highway 401,
  • on the east by a line drawn from north to south along Highland Creek East, west along Ellesmere Road, south along Scarborough Golf Club Road, west along Lawrence Avenue East and south along Markham Road, and
  • on the south by Eglinton Avenue East.

In 2003, it was given its current boundaries as described above.


Members of Parliament

This riding has elected the following Members of Parliament: A Member of Parliament, or MP, is a representative elected by the voters of an electoral district to a parliament; in the Westminster system, specifically to the lower house. ...

The Progressive Conservative Party of Canada (PC) was a Canadian centre-right conservative political party that existed from 1867 to 2003. ... Norm Kelly (born August 11, 1941) is a city councillor in Toronto, Canada. ... The Liberal Party of Canada (French: Parti libéral du Canada) currently forms the federal government under Prime Minister Paul Martin. ... The Honourable Pauline Browes (born May 7, 1938) is a Canadian politician. ... The Progressive Conservative Party of Canada (PC) was a Canadian centre-right conservative political party that existed from 1867 to 2003. ... John Cannis (born November 4, 1951) is a member of the House of Commons in Canada. ... The Liberal Party of Canada (French: Parti libéral du Canada) currently forms the federal government under Prime Minister Paul Martin. ...

Former boundaries

Provincial electoral district

The provincial electoral district was created in 1999 when provincial ridings were defined to have the same borders as federal ridings.


Members of Provincial Parliament

This riding has elected the following members of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario: The Ontario Legislature Building at Queens Park The Legislative Assembly of Ontario, is the legislature of the Canadian province of Ontario. ...

Marilyn Mushinski is a politician in Ontario, Canada. ... The Ontario Progressive Conservative Party (PC Party of Ontario) is a right-of-centre political party in Ontario, Canada. ... Brad Duguid is a politician in Ontario, Canada. ... The Ontario Liberal Party is a centrist provincial political party in the province of Ontario, Canada. ...

Federal election results

Canadian federal election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
     Liberal John Cannis 23,332
     Conservative Roxanne James 11,522
     New Democrat Dorothy Laxton 5,885
     Green Andrew Strachan 1,396
Canadian federal election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes
     Liberal John Cannis 20,740
     Conservative John Mihtis 8,515
     New Democrat Greg Gogan 6,156
     Green Greg Bonser 1,045
     Communist Dorothy Sauras 152
Canadian federal election, 2000
Party Candidate Votes
     Liberal John Cannis 26,969
     Canadian Alliance Bill Settatree 8,849
     New Democrat Ali Mallah 3,171
     Marijuana Paul Coulbeck 959
Canadian federal election, 1997
Party Candidate Votes
     Liberal John Cannis 25,185
     Reform Bill Settatree 8,106
     Progressive Conservative Brian Shedden 6,976
     New Democrat Chris Stewart 3,619
Canadian federal election, 1993
Party Candidate Votes
     Liberal John Cannis 21,097
     Reform John Pope 8,323
     Progressive Conservative Pauline Browes 8,257
     New Democrat Guy Hunter 1,607
     National Jean Schilling 321
     Natural Law David Gordon 191
     Independent Steven Lam 185
     Libertarian George Dance 153
     Marxist-Leninist France Tremblay 38
     Abolitionist Denis A. Mazerolle 22
Canadian federal election, 1988
Party Candidate Votes
     Progressive Conservative Pauline Browes 17,247
     Liberal Odysseus Katsaitis 16,846
     New Democrat Garth C. Dee 8,004
     Libertarian Dusan Kubias 342
Canadian federal election, 1984
Party Candidate Votes
     Progressive Conservative Pauline Browes 19,968
     Liberal Norm Kelly 14,229
     New Democrat Michael Prue 8,240
     Libertarian Mathias Blecker 345
Canadian federal election, 1980
Party Candidate Votes
     Liberal Norm Kelly 16,595
     Progressive Conservative Diane Stratas 14,995
     New Democrat Michael Prue 9,237
     Libertarian Mathias Blecker 238
     Marxist-Leninist Judith Killoran 97
Canadian federal election, 1979
Party Candidate Votes
     Progressive Conservative Diane Stratas 18,688
     Liberal Bruce L. Cox 14,323
     New Democrat Tom Lyons 9,533
     Libertarian Don Otto 213
     Independent David Owen 203
     Marxist-Leninist Judith Killoran 70

On January 23, 2006, voting in the 2006 Canadian federal election (more formally, the 39th general election) concluded. ... The Liberal Party of Canada (French: Parti libéral du Canada) currently forms the federal government under Prime Minister Paul Martin. ... John Cannis (born November 4, 1951) is a member of the House of Commons in Canada. ... The Conservative Party of Canada (French: Parti conservateur du Canada) 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 (French: Nouveau Parti démocratique) is a left wing political party in Canada that advocates varying forms of social democracy and democratic socialism. ... 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) currently forms the federal government under Prime Minister Paul Martin. ... John Cannis (born November 4, 1951) is a member of the House of Commons in Canada. ... The Conservative Party of Canada (French: Parti conservateur du Canada) 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 (French: Nouveau Parti démocratique) is a left wing political party in Canada that advocates varying forms of social democracy and democratic socialism. ... The Green Party of Canada is a federal political party in Canada. ... The Communist Party of Canada is a communist political party in Canada. ... The 2000 Canadian federal election was held on November 27, 2000. ... The Liberal Party of Canada (French: Parti libéral du Canada) currently forms the federal government under Prime Minister Paul Martin. ... John Cannis (born November 4, 1951) is a member of the House of Commons in Canada. ... The Canadian Alliance (in full, the Canadian Reform Conservative Alliance) was a Canadian right-of-centre conservative political party that existed from 2000 to 2003. ... The New Democratic Party (French: Nouveau Parti démocratique) is a left wing political party in Canada that advocates varying forms of social democracy and democratic socialism. ... The Marijuana Party is a Canadian federal political party that aims to end prohibition of cannabis. ... 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) currently forms the federal government under Prime Minister Paul Martin. ... John Cannis (born November 4, 1951) is a member of the House of Commons in Canada. ... The Reform Party of Canada was a Canadian federal political party in the 1980s and 1990s. ... 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The New Democratic Party (French: Nouveau Parti démocratique) is a left wing political party in Canada that advocates varying forms of social democracy and democratic socialism. ... The National Party was a short-lived Canadian political party that contested the 1993 Canadian election. ... The Natural Law Party of Canada was the Canadian branch of the international Natural Law Party, the political arm of Maharishi Mahesh Yogis Transcendental Meditation movement. ... The Libertarian Party of Canada is a minor political party in Canada that adheres to the philosophy of libertarianism. ... Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... The Abolitionist Party was a Canadian political party founded by perennial candidate John C. Turmel on a platform of: monetary reform, including the abolition of interest rates, abolishing income tax, the use of Local employment trading system banking, and introducing a form of social credit with monthly dividends being paid... Map of the Popular Vote with bar graphs showing seat totals in the provinces and territories The Canadian Parliament after the 1988 election The Canadian federal election of 1988 was held November 21, 1988, to elect members of the Canadian House of Commons. ... The Progressive Conservative Party of Canada (PC) was a Canadian centre-right conservative political party that existed from 1867 to 2003. ... The Honourable Pauline Browes (born May 7, 1938) is a Canadian politician. ... The Liberal Party of Canada (French: Parti libéral du Canada) currently forms the federal government under Prime Minister Paul Martin. ... The New Democratic Party (French: Nouveau Parti démocratique) is a left wing political party in Canada that advocates varying forms of social democracy and democratic socialism. ... The Libertarian Party of Canada is a minor political party in Canada that adheres to the philosophy of libertarianism. ... The Canadian federal election of 1984 was called on July 4, 1984, and held on September 4 of that year. ... The Progressive Conservative Party of Canada (PC) was a Canadian centre-right conservative political party that existed from 1867 to 2003. ... The Honourable Pauline Browes (born May 7, 1938) is a Canadian politician. ... The Liberal Party of Canada (French: Parti libéral du Canada) currently forms the federal government under Prime Minister Paul Martin. ... Norm Kelly (born August 11, 1941) is a city councillor in Toronto, Canada. ... The New Democratic Party (French: Nouveau Parti démocratique) is a left wing political party in Canada that advocates varying forms of social democracy and democratic socialism. ... Michael Prue standing on the lawn of the Ontario Legislature Michael Prue (born July 14, 1948 in Toronto, Ontario) is a Canadian politician, who represents the riding of Beaches—East York in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario. ... The Libertarian Party of Canada is a minor political party in Canada that adheres to the philosophy of libertarianism. ... The House of Commons after the 1980 election The 1980 Canadian federal election was called when the minority Progressive Conservative government led by Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. ... The Liberal Party of Canada (French: Parti libéral du Canada) currently forms the federal government under Prime Minister Paul Martin. ... Norm Kelly (born August 11, 1941) is a city councillor in Toronto, Canada. ... The Progressive Conservative Party of Canada (PC) was a Canadian centre-right conservative political party that existed from 1867 to 2003. ... The New Democratic Party (French: Nouveau Parti démocratique) is a left wing political party in Canada that advocates varying forms of social democracy and democratic socialism. ... Michael Prue standing on the lawn of the Ontario Legislature Michael Prue (born July 14, 1948 in Toronto, Ontario) is a Canadian politician, who represents the riding of Beaches—East York in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario. ... The Libertarian Party of Canada is a minor political party in Canada that adheres to the philosophy of libertarianism. ... Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... The House of Commons after the 1979 election The Canadian federal election of 1979 was held on May 22, 1979 to elect members of the Canadian House of Commons. ... The Progressive Conservative Party of Canada (PC) was a Canadian centre-right conservative political party that existed from 1867 to 2003. ... The Liberal Party of Canada (French: Parti libéral du Canada) currently forms the federal government under Prime Minister Paul Martin. ... The New Democratic Party (French: Nouveau Parti démocratique) is a left wing political party in Canada that advocates varying forms of social democracy and democratic socialism. ... The Libertarian Party of Canada is a minor political party in Canada that adheres to the philosophy of libertarianism. ... Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ...

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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Scarborough, Ontario - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (1025 words)
In 2005, Scarborough's population was 655,050, with a density of 3 489.9/km².
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Scarborough is the birthplace of Omar Khadr, the juvenile Canadian citizen detained by the United States at Guantanamo Bay Naval Base in Cuba.
Scarborough Centre (TTC) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (337 words)
Scarborough Centre is a station on the Scarborough Rapid Transit line of the subway/RT system in Toronto, Canada.
Scarborough Centre is also served by GO Transit buses, running along the Lakeshore East and Highway 407/York University corridors.
The station is on three levels; the Scarborough RT is on the upper level, the mezzanine, and passenger entry from the mall and nearby buildings is on the middle level, and the bus terminal is at ground level.
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