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Encyclopedia > Stoney Creek (electoral district)

Stoney Creek 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 1996 and was first used in the Canadian federal election of 1997. An electoral district (or riding) is a geographically-based constituency upon which Canadas representative democracy is based. ... 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. ... 1996 is a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ... (Redirected from 1997 Canadian election) 36th Parliament In the 1997 Canadian election held on June 2, 1997, Jean Chrétiens Liberal Party of Canada won a second majority government. ... 1997 is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Reef. ...


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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. ...

External links

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

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Elections Canada | Federal Representation 2004 - Ontario (3899 words)
The Commission is excluding from the electoral district of Markham the portion that is south of 16th Avenue, west of McCowan Road, and south of Highway No. 7, and is joining this area with the rest of the unassigned portions of York Region to form the electoral district of OAK RIDGES–MARKHAM.
Apart from having a different northerly boundary with the City of St. Catharines, the electoral district of WELLAND is as the Commission initially proposed: the southern portion of St. Catharines together with the cities of Port Colborne, Thorold and Welland, and the Township of Wainfleet.
The southern boundary of the current electoral district of Hamilton Mountain is the boundary between the old City of Hamilton and the former Township of Glanbrook.
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