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Timmins—Chapleau was a federal electoral district represented in the House of Commons of Canada from 1979 to 1997. It was located in the northeast part of the province of Ontario. This riding was created in 1976 from parts of Cochrane, Nipissing, Timiskaming and Timmins ridings.

Timmins—Chapleau
Ontario electoral district
Defunct federal electoral district
LegislatureHouse of Commons
District created1976
District abolished1996
First contested1979
Last contested1993

It initially consisted of the northern part of the Territorial District of Sudbury, the eastern part of the Territorial District of Algoma, the Township of Teefy, the City of Timmins and the Town of Iroquois Falls in the Territorial District of Cochrane, and the western part of the Territorial District of Timiskaming.

After 1987, it consisted of parts of the Territorial Districts of Algoma, Cochrane, Sudbury and Timiskaming.

The electoral district was abolished in 1996 when it was redistributed between Algoma, Nickel Belt, Timiskaming—Cochrane, and Timmins—James Bay ridings.

Members of ParliamentEdit

This riding has elected the following Members of Parliament:

Parliament Years Member Party
Riding created from Timmins, Cochrane, Nipissing and Timiskaming
31st  1979–1980     Ray Chénier Liberal
32nd  1980–1984
33rd  1984–1988     Aurèle Gervais Progressive Conservative
34th  1988–1993     Cid Samson New Democratic
35th  1993–1997     Peter Thalheimer Liberal
Riding dissolved into Timmins—James Bay, Algoma, Nickel Belt
and Timiskaming—Cochrane

Election resultsEdit

1979 Canadian federal election: Timmins—Chapleau
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Liberal Ray Chénier 13,577
  New Democratic Party Dennis Welin 10,160
  Progressive Conservative Ernie R. White 7,819
1980 Canadian federal election: Timmins—Chapleau
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Liberal Ray Chénier 15,628
  New Democratic Party Bill Ferrier 10,745
  Progressive Conservative Kent Davis 3,663
Marxist–Leninist Garnet Olson 57
1984 Canadian federal election: Timmins—Chapleau
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Progressive Conservative Aurèle Gervais 11,944
  Liberal Marcel Chartrand 10,273
  New Democratic Party Cid Samson 9,543
  No affiliation Peter Nastasiuk Bruce 127
1988 Canadian federal election: Timmins—Chapleau
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  New Democratic Party Cid Samson 11,622
  Liberal Peter Thalheimer 10,347
  Progressive Conservative Aurèle Gervais 9,782
1993 Canadian federal election: Timmins—Chapleau
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Liberal Peter Thalheimer 17,085
  New Democratic Party Cid Samson 8,224
  Progressive Conservative John Murphy 4,369
National Ronald Locas 443
  Natural Law Ben Lefebvre 394
  Independent Tilton Beaumont 290

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