Kanata—Carleton is a federal electoral district in Ottawa, Ontario.[2]

Ontario electoral district
Kanata-Carleton Federal Riding 2015.svg
Federal electoral district
LegislatureHouse of Commons
Karen McCrimmon
District created2013
First contested2015
Last contested2019
District webpageprofile, map
Population (2011)[1]100,846
Electors (2015)78,431
Area (km²)[1]795
Pop. density (per km²)126.9
Census division(s)Ottawa
Census subdivision(s)Ottawa

Kanata—Carleton was created by the 2012 federal electoral boundaries redistribution and was legally defined in the 2013 representation order. It came into effect upon the call of the 2015 federal election. The new riding contains almost all of the portion of the former Carleton—Mississippi Mills located in Ottawa, except for the portion south of Highway 7/Highway 417 that transferred to Carleton. A small fraction came from Nepean—Carleton surrounding the Bridlewood neighbourhood.


The riding covers an area within a boundary defined as follows: Western limit of Ottawa starting at Highway 7. NE along Highway7 to Highway 417. NE along Highway 417 to Maple Grove Road. NE along Maple Grove Road to the Carp River. SE along the Carp River to the SW section of Spearman Lane. NE along Spearman Lane to Terry Fox Drive. SE along Terry Fox to Hope Side Road. NE along Hope Side Road to Richmond Road. N along Richmond Road to West Hunt Club Road. NW to Haanel Drive with Robertson Road. SW along Robertson Road to Eagleson Road. NW along Eagleson Road to March Road, Herzberg Road and March Valley Road to Riddell Road to the interprovincial boundary between Ontario and Quebec. along the boundary to the north limit of the city of Ottawa then SW and SE along the northern and western limits of the city to the point of commencement.

Members of ParliamentEdit

This riding has elected the following Members of Parliament:

Parliament Years Member Party
Riding created from Carleton—Mississippi Mills and Nepean—Carleton
42nd  2015–2019     Karen McCrimmon Liberal
43rd  2019–present

Election resultsEdit

Graph of election results in Kanata—Carleton (minor parties that never got 2% of the vote or didn't run consistently are omitted)
2019 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Liberal Karen McCrimmon 28,746 43.1 -8.26 $101,971.36
Conservative Justina McCaffrey 24,361 36.5 -2.53 none listed
New Democratic Melissa Coenraad 8,317 12.5 +5.57 $17,833.67
Green Jennifer Purdy 4,387 6.6 +3.78 $15,580.62
People's Scott Miller 961 1.4 $0.00
Total valid votes/Expense limit 66,772 100.0
Total rejected ballots 438
Turnout 67,210 77.4
Eligible voters 86,836
Liberal hold Swing -2.87
Source: Elections Canada[3][4]
2015 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Liberal Karen McCrimmon 32,447 51.29 +24.82 $114,216.22
Conservative Walter Pamic 24,829 39.21 -14.50 $98,315.02
New Democratic John Hansen 4,313 6.81 -8.48 $24,279.11
Green Andrew West 1,704 2.69 -1.85 $8,506.35
Total valid votes/Expense limit 63,323 100.00   $214,203.12
Total rejected ballots 191 0.30
Turnout 63,514 79.56
Eligible voters 79,831
Liberal notional gain from Conservative Swing +19.66
Source: Elections Canada[5][6][7]
2011 federal election redistributed results[8]
Party Vote %
  Conservative 27,285 53.71
  Liberal 13,445 26.46
  New Democratic 7,766 15.29
  Green 2,307 4.54


  1. ^ a b Statistics Canada: 2012
  2. ^ Final Report – Ontario
  3. ^ "List of confirmed candidates". Elections Canada. Retrieved October 3, 2019.
  4. ^ "Election Night Results". Elections Canada. Retrieved November 2, 2019.
  5. ^ Elections Canada – Confirmed candidates for Kanata—Carleton, 30 September 2015
  6. ^ Elections Canada – Preliminary Election Expenses Limits for Candidates Archived 2015-08-15 at the Wayback Machine
  7. ^ [1]
  8. ^ Pundits' Guide to Canadian Elections

Coordinates: 45°22′16″N 76°05′49″W / 45.371°N 76.097°W / 45.371; -76.097