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Don Valley North (French: Don Valley-Nord) is a federal electoral district in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. It has been represented in the House of Commons of Canada from 1988 to 1997 and since 2015.

Don Valley North
Ontario electoral district
Don Valley North in relation to the other Toronto ridings (2015 boundaries).png
Don Valley North in relation to the other Toronto ridings (2015 boundaries)
Federal electoral district
LegislatureHouse of Commons
Geng Tan
District created1987
First contested1988
Last contested2015
District webpageprofile, map
Population (2011)103,073
Electors (2015)71,081
Census divisionsToronto
Census subdivisionsToronto
Map of Don Valley North riding

Don Valley North consists of that part of the City of Toronto lying within the following limits: commencing at the intersection of Bayview Avenue and Steeles Avenue East; east to Victoria Park Avenue, south to Highway 401, west to Bayview Avenue, and then north along Bayview Avenue to the point of commencement.

Former North York city council member Barbara Greene, a Progressive Conservative, was elected as its first Member of Parliament in the 1988 election. She was defeated by Liberal Sarkis Assadourian in the 1993 election.

This riding was originally created in 1987, and was first used in the federal election of 1988. It was created from parts of Don Valley East and York—Scarborough ridings. In 1996, the riding was abolished through redistribution, and divided between Don Valley East and Willowdale ridings. This riding was re-created from parts of Willowdale and Don Valley East during the 2012 electoral redistribution.

As per the 2016 Census, Don Valley North is one of the only three City of Toronto ridings where Chinese is both the most frequent ethnic origin (32.4% of the population) and most frequent ethnicity group (31.3%, while White/Europeans come second with 29.3% of the population).



This riding is located in the northeastern part of the North York district in Toronto. It contains the neighbourhoods of Henry Farm, Bayview Village, Bayview Woods-Steeles, Hillcrest Village, Don Valley Village, and Pleasant View.

Members of ParliamentEdit

The riding has elected the following Members of Parliament:

Parliament Years Member Party
Don Valley North
Riding created from Don Valley East and York—Scarborough
34th  1988–1993     Barbara Greene Progressive Conservative
35th  1993–1997     Sarkis Assadourian Liberal
Riding dissolved into Don Valley East and Willowdale
Riding re-created from Willowdale and Don Valley East
42nd  2015–present     Geng Tan Liberal

Election resultsEdit


2019 Canadian federal election
The 2019 general election will be held on October 21.
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Conservative Sarah M. Fischer
Green Daniel Giavedoni
Liberal Han Dong
New Democratic Bruce Griffin
People's Jay R. Sobel
Total valid votes/Expense limit 100.0  
Total rejected ballots
Eligible voters
2015 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Liberal Geng Tan 23,494 51.42 +14.13 $89,171.01
Conservative Joe Daniel 17,279 37.82 -2.47 $70,723.13
New Democratic Akil Sadikali 3,896 8.53 -12.20 $16,603.42
Green Caroline Brown 1,018 2.23 +0.91
Total valid votes/Expense limit 45,687 100.00   $205,015.85
Total rejected ballots 259 0.56
Turnout 45,946 63.12
Eligible voters 72,787
Liberal gain from Conservative Swing +8.30
Source: Elections Canada[1][2]
2011 federal election redistributed results[3]
Party Vote %
  Conservative 15,801 40.30
  Liberal 14,625 37.30
  New Democratic 8,129 20.73
  Green 516 1.32
  Others 142 0.36


1993 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Sarkis Assadourian 22,504 59.86 +17.93
Progressive Conservative Barbara Greene 7,238 19.25 –24.18
Reform Peter Cobbold 6,068 16.14
New Democratic David Lu 1,395 3.71 –8.11
Natural Law William J. Sparling 319 0.85
Abolitionist Lindsay George King 69 0.18
Total valid votes 37,593 100.0  
Liberal gain from Progressive Conservative Swing +21.06
1988 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes %
Progressive Conservative Barbara Greene 17,551 43.43
Liberal Sarkis Assadourian 16,947 41.94
New Democratic Anton Kuerti 4,777 11.82
Independent Bernadette Michael 577 1.43
Libertarian Earl Epsteine 560 1.39
Total valid votes 40,412 100.0  

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