Don Valley North
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 covers the area of the City of Toronto bounded by Steeles Avenue East to the north, Highway 401 to the south, Bayview Avenue to the west, and Victoria Park Avenue to the east.
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Don Valley North in relation to the other Toronto ridings (2015 boundaries)
|Federal electoral district|
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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:
|Don Valley North
Riding created from Don Valley East and York—Scarborough
|34th||1988–1993||Barbara Greene||Progressive Conservative|
|Riding dissolved into Don Valley East and Willowdale|
|Riding re-created from Willowdale and Don Valley East|
|2019 Canadian federal election|
|New Democratic||Bruce Griffin||4,285||9.2||+0.67||$16,277.89|
|Total valid votes/Expense limit||46,571||100.0|
|Total rejected ballots||314|
|Source: Elections Canada|
|2015 Canadian federal election|
|New Democratic||Akil Sadikali||3,896||8.53||-12.20||$16,603.42|
|Total valid votes/Expense limit||45,687||100.00||$205,015.85|
|Total rejected ballots||259||0.56||–|
|Liberal gain from Conservative||Swing||+8.30|
|Source: Elections Canada|
|2011 federal election redistributed results|
|1993 Canadian federal election|
|Progressive Conservative||Barbara Greene||7,238||19.25||–24.18|
|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|
|Progressive Conservative||Barbara Greene||17,551||43.43|
|New Democratic||Anton Kuerti||4,777||11.82|
|Total valid votes||40,412||100.0|
- "List of confirmed candidates". Elections Canada. Retrieved October 4, 2019.
- "Election Night Results". Elections Canada. Retrieved November 5, 2019.
- Elections Canada – Confirmed candidates for Don Valley North, 30 September 2015
- Elections Canada – Preliminary Election Expenses Limits for Candidates Archived August 15, 2015, at the Wayback Machine
- Pundits' Guide to Canadian Elections
- Website of the Parliament of Canada