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Scarborough North (electoral district)

Scarborough North (French: Scarborough-Nord) is a federal electoral district in Toronto, Ontario.

Scarborough North
Ontario electoral district
Scarborough North in relation to the other Toronto ridings (2015 boundaries).png
Scarborough North in relation to the other Toronto ridings (2015 boundaries)
Coordinates:43°47′53″N 79°15′22″W / 43.798°N 79.256°W / 43.798; -79.256Coordinates: 43°47′53″N 79°15′22″W / 43.798°N 79.256°W / 43.798; -79.256
Federal electoral district
LegislatureHouse of Commons
MP
 
 
 
Shaun Chen
Liberal
District created2013
First contested2015
Last contested2019
District webpageprofile, map
Demographics
Population (2011)[1]101,080
Electors (2015)64,427
Area (km²)[1]32
Pop. density (per km²)3,158.8
Census divisionsToronto
Census subdivisionsToronto
Map of Scarborough North riding

Scarborough North 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 42nd Canadian federal election on 19 October 2015.[2] It was created out of parts of the electoral districts of Scarborough—Rouge River (92%) and Scarborough—Agincourt (8%).[3]

GeographyEdit

The riding consists of the northern part of the Scarborough district of Toronto. It contains the neighbourhoods of Agincourt (east of Midland Avenue), Milliken (east of Midland Avenue), Morningside Heights (Brookside), and Malvern (west of Neilson Road).

DemographicsEdit

According to the Canada 2011 Census[4]

Ethnic groups: 43.7% Chinese, 25.4% South Asian, 9.7% White, 7.1% Black, 6.7% Filipino, 1.4% Southeast Asian, 6.0% Other
Languages: 38.9% Chinese, 31.1% English, 10.2% Tamil, 3.5% Tagalog, 2.8% Urdu, 2.2% Gujarati, 11.3% Other
Religions: 37.3% Christian, 14.5% Hindu, 7.3% Muslim, 6.5% Buddhist, 1.4% Other, 33.0% None
Median income: $20,482 (2010)
Average income: $28,323 (2010)

Members of ParliamentEdit

This riding has elected the following Members of Parliament:

Parliament Years Member Party
Scarborough North
Riding created from Scarborough—Agincourt
and Scarborough—Rouge River
42nd  2015–2019     Shaun Chen Liberal
43rd  2019–present

Election resultsEdit

2019 Canadian federal election
** Preliminary results — Not yet official **
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Liberal Shaun Chen 20,911 53.6 +5.36
Conservative David Kong 11,838 30.3 +2.90
New Democratic Yan Chen 5,039 12.9 -9.17
Green Avery Velez 796 2.0 +0.52
People's Jude Guerrier 370 0.9 -
United  Janet Robinson 83 0.2 -
Total valid votes/Expense limit 39,037 100.0
Total rejected ballots 385
Turnout 39,422 59.7
Eligible voters 66,018
Source: Elections Canada[5][6]
2015 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Liberal Shaun Chen 18,904 48.24 +19.37 $72,471.61
Conservative Ravinder Malhi 10,737 27.40 -5.98 $101,170.06
New Democratic Rathika Sitsabaiesan 8,648 22.07 -13.3 $135,280.61
Green Eleni MacDonald 579 1.48 -0.14 $668.91
Independent Raphael Rosch 164 0.42 $210.83
Independent Aasia Khatoon 156 0.40 $1,724.47
Total valid votes/Expense limit 39,188 100.0     $199,432.15
Total rejected ballots 216
Turnout 39,404 60.87
Eligible voters 64,827
Liberal notional gain from New Democratic Swing +16.34
Source: Elections Canada[7][8]


2011 federal election redistributed results[9]
Party Vote %
  New Democratic 12,672 35.37
  Conservative 11,959 33.38
  Liberal 10,343 28.87
  Green 579 1.62
  Other 277 0.77

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Statistics Canada: 2012
  2. ^ Timeline for the Redistribution of Federal Electoral Districts
  3. ^ Final Report – Ontario
  4. ^ http://www12.statcan.gc.ca/nhs-enm/2011/dp-pd/prof/details/page.cfm?Lang=E&Geo1=FED2013&Code1=35096&Data=Count&SearchText=scarborough&SearchType=Begins&SearchPR=01&A1=All&B1=All&Custom=&TABID=1
  5. ^ "List of confirmed candidates". Elections Canada. Retrieved October 4, 2019.
  6. ^ "Election Night Results". Elections Canada. Retrieved November 5, 2019.
  7. ^ Elections Canada – Confirmed candidates for Scarborough North, 30 September 2015
  8. ^ Elections Canada – Final Candidates Election Expenses Limits
  9. ^ "Scarborough North, ON (2013 Rep. Order)". Pundits' Guide to Canadian Elections. Archived from the original on 24 September 2015. Retrieved 5 July 2015.