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Encyclopedia > York Centre

York Centre is a federal riding of Canada, a provincial riding of the province of Ontario and two municipal wards of the city of Toronto. It has a population of 113,195 people (2001 census).


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History

Federally, it has been represented by the following Member of Parliament (MP):

Parliament Date Member of Parliament Party
38 2004/06/28 Dryden, Ken Liberal Party of Canada
37 2000/11/27 Eggleton, Art Liberal Party of Canada
36 1997/06/02 Eggleton, Art Liberal Party of Canada
35 1993/10/25 Eggleton, Art Liberal Party of Canada
34 1988/11/21 Kaplan, Bob Liberal Party of Canada
33 1984/09/04 Kaplan, Bob Liberal Party of Canada
32 1980/02/18 Kaplan, Bob Liberal Party of Canada
31 1979/05/22 Kaplan, Bob Liberal Party of Canada
30 1974/07/08 Kaplan, Bob Liberal Party of Canada
29 1972/10/30 Walker, James E. Liberal Party of Canada
28 1968/06/25 Walker, James E. Liberal Party of Canada
27 1965/11/08 Walker, James E. Liberal Party of Canada
26 1963/04/08 Walker, James E. Liberal Party of Canada
25 1962/06/18 Walker, James E. Liberal Party of Canada
24 1958/03/31 Stinson, Fred C. Progressive Conservative Party of Canada
23 1957/06/10 Stinson, Fred C. Progressive Conservative Party of Canada
22 1953/08/10 Hollingworth, Allan Henry Liberal Party of Canada

The current Member of Provincial Parliament (MPP) and Minister of Community Safety and Correctional Services is Monte Kwinter.


List of MPPs

  1. Donald Deacon, Liberal (1967-1975)*
  2. Alfred Strong, Liberal (1975-1981)*
  3. W. Donald Cousens, Prog. Cons. (1981-1987)*
  4. Greg Sorbara, Liberal (1987-1995)*
  5. Al Palladini, Prog. Cons. (1995-1999)*
  6. Monte Kwinter, Liberal (1999-present)

*Before 1999, York Centre was located outside of Toronto in York Region. While located nearby, it was an unrelated district.


The current Ward 10 Toronto city councillor and deputy mayor is Mike Feldman.


The current Ward 9 Toronto city councillor is Maria Augimeri.

North: Thornhill
West: York West York Centre East: Willowdale
South: Eglinton—Lawrence, York South—Weston

Related Links:

List of Canadian electoral districts 1997-2004
Legislative Assembly of Ontario


  Results from FactBites:
 
North York Centre - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (392 words)
North York Centre is the name of the district in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, surrounding the Toronto Transit Commission subway station of the same name.
It was built to serve the growing downtown core of the former City of North York.
The North York Centre subway station is accessed through the basement levels of the two shopping malls at the intersection of Yonge Street and Empress Avenue; Empress Walk and North York Centre.
York Centre - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (444 words)
York Centre is a federal and provincial electoral district in Ontario, Canada, that has been represented in the Canadian House of Commons from 1904 to 1917 and since 1953, and in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario since 1999.
York Centre was originally created in 1903 from parts of York East and York West ridings.
The centre riding consisted of the townships of Etobicoke, Markham, Scarborough and Vaughan, and the villages of Markham, Richmond Hill, Weston and Woodbridge.
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