Don Valley North
Don Valley North (French: Don Valley-Nord) is a federal electoral district in Toronto that has been represented in the Canadian House of Commons from 1988 to 1997 and since 2015. It is located in the former city of North York, in the province of Ontario.
|Ontario electoral district|
Don Valley North in relation to the other Toronto ridings (2015 boundaries)
|Federal electoral district|
|Legislature||House of Commons|
|District webpage||profile, map|
Don Valley North consisted of the part of the City of North York 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 the Don River East Branch, north to Finch Avenue East, west along Finch Avenue 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.
As per the 2016 Census, Don Valley North is one of the only three (3) 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|
|Canadian federal election, 2015|
|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|
|Canadian federal election, 1993|
|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|
|Canadian federal election, 1988|
|Progressive Conservative||Barbara Greene||17,551||43.43|
|New Democratic||Anton Kuerti||4,777||11.82|
|Total valid votes||40,412||100.0|
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