Timmins—James Bay (French: Timmins—Baie James) is a federal electoral district in Ontario, Canada, that has been represented in the House of Commons of Canada since 1997. Its population in 2011 was 83,104.
|Ontario electoral district|
Timmins—James Bay in relation to other northern Ontario electoral districts
|Federal electoral district|
|Legislature||House of Commons|
|District webpage||profile, map|
|Pop. density (per km²)||0.33|
|Census division(s)||Cochrane District, Timiskaming District|
|Census subdivision(s)||Timmins, Kirkland Lake, Cochrane, Iroquois Falls, Black River-Matheson, Moosonee, Marten Falls, Attawapiskat First Nation, Fort Albany, Moose Factory|
The district includes the extreme eastern part of the District of Kenora, all of the District of Cochrane except for the central western part, and a small part south of Timmins, and all of the District of Timiskaming except for the extreme southeastern part.
Timmins—James Bay consists of
- the part of the Territorial District of Kenora lying east of a line drawn from the northeast corner of the most northerly point of the Territorial District of Thunder Bay (Albany River) due north to Hudson Bay;
- the Territorial District of Cochrane, excluding the part bounded by a line drawn from the western limit of the territorial district east along the northern limits of the townships of Boyce, Boyce, Shuel, Mulloy, Fintry, Auden, Rogers, Fushimi, Bannerman, Ritchie, Mulvey, Goldwin, Sweet, Hillmer, McKnight, Boyle, Mowbray, Howells, Sheldon, Pinard and Mewhinney, south along the eastern boundaries of the townships of Mewhinney, Bourassa, Tolmie, Menapia, Beniah, Colquhoun and Calder, west along the northern boundary of the Township of Ottaway, south along the western boundaries of the townships of Ottaway, Beck, Lucas and Prosser, and west along the southern boundaries of the townships of Carnegie, Reid, Thorburn, Moberly, Aitken, Poulett, Watson and Lisgar, to the southwestern limit of the territorial district;
- the part of the Territorial District of Timiskaming bounded by a line drawn from the northeast corner of the Township of Harris, west along the northern boundaries of the townships of Harris, Dymond, Hudson, Lundy, Auld and Speight, and south along the western boundaries of the townships of Speight, Van Nostrand and Leo to the southern limit of the territorial district.
It consisted initially of:
- the part of the Territorial District of Cochrane lying west and north of a line drawn from the southeast corner of the City of Timmins north and west along the east and north limits of the city north along the east boundaries of the Townships of Prosser, Lucas, Beck and Ottaway, west and north along the south and west boundary of the Township of Clute, north along the east boundary of the Township of Colquhoun, and east along the south boundaries of the Townships of Marven, Thorning, Potter, Sangster, Bragg, Newman, Tomlinson, Hurtubise and St. Laurent,
- the part of the Territorial District of Kenora lying east of a line drawn north from the most northerly northeast corner of the Territorial District of Thunder Bay to Hudson Bay.
In 2003, it was given its current boundaries as described above.
Members of ParliamentEdit
This riding has elected the following Members of Parliament:
Riding created from Cochrane—Superior
|38th||2004–2006||Charlie Angus||New Democratic|
|2019 Canadian federal election|
|New Democratic||Charlie Angus||14,885||40.5||-2.35||$85,828.95|
|Total valid votes/Expense limit||36,740||100.0|
|Total rejected ballots||369|
|New Democratic hold||Swing||-4.47|
|Source: Elections Canada|
|2015 Canadian federal election|
|New Democratic||Charlie Angus||15,974||42.85||-7.1||$73,519.39|
|Conservative||John P. Curley||7,605||20.40||-11.48||$37,300.73|
|Total valid votes/Expense limit||37,271||100.0||$245,251.56|
|Total rejected ballots||266||–||–|
|New Democratic hold||Swing||-12.89|
|Source: Elections Canada|
|2011 federal election redistributed results|
|2011 Canadian federal election|
|New Democratic||Charlie Angus||16,738||50.4||-6.1||–|
|Total valid votes/Expense limit||33,218||100.0|
|Total rejected ballots||184||0.6||+0.1|
|2008 Canadian federal election|
|New Democratic||Charlie Angus||17,188||56.5||+6.0||$63,948|
|Liberal||Paul Taillefer||6,740||22.2||-12.1||$ 31,909|
|Total valid votes/Expense limit||30,402||100.0||$97,746|
|Total rejected ballots||133||0.4|
|2006 Canadian federal election|
|New Democratic||Charlie Angus||19,150||50.5||+9.1|
|New Democratic hold||Swing||+7.2|
|2004 Canadian federal election|
|New Democratic||Charlie Angus||14,138||41.4||+19.7|
|Conservative||Andrew Van Oosten||5,682||16.7||-6.2|
|Green||Marsha Gail Kriss||767||2.3|
|Total valid votes||34,112||100.0|
Note: Change from 2000 is based on redistributed results. Conservative Party change is based on the combination of Canadian Alliance and Progressive Conservative Party totals.
|2000 Canadian federal election|
|New Democratic||Len Wood||9,385||31.1||-4.5|
|Progressive Conservative||Daniel Clark||1,053||3.5||-3.2|
|Total valid votes||30,129||100.0|
Note: Canadian Alliance vote is compared to the Reform vote in 1997 election.
|1997 Canadian federal election|
|New Democratic||Cid Samson||11,945||35.7|
|Progressive Conservative||Jodi MacDonald||2,251||6.7|
|Total valid votes||33,489||100.0|
- Statistics Canada: 2012
- Statistics Canada: 2012
- "List of confirmed candidates". Elections Canada. Retrieved October 4, 2019.
- "Election Night Results". Elections Canada. Retrieved October 30, 2019.
- Elections Canada – Confirmed candidates for Timmins—James Bay, 30 September 2015
- Elections Canada – Preliminary Election Expenses Limits for Candidates
- Pundits' Guide to Canadian Elections
- Riding history from the Library of Parliament
- 2011 results from Elections Canada
- Campaign expense data from Elections Canada