Timmins—James Bay


Timmins—James Bay

Infobox Canada electoral district
province = Ontario


caption = Timmins—James Bay in relation to other northern Ontario electoral districts
fed-status = active
fed-district-number = 35092
fed-created = 1996
fed-abolished =
fed-election-first = 1997
fed-election-last = 2006
fed-rep = Charlie Angus
fed-rep-link =
fed-rep-party = NDP
fed-rep-party-link = New Democratic Party
demo-census-date = 2006
demo-pop = 80791
demo-electors = 61083
demo-electors-date = 2006
demo-area = 249624
demo-cd = Cochrane District, Timiskaming District
demo-csd = Timmins, Kirkland Lake, Cochrane, Iroquois Falls, Black River-Matheson, Moosonee

:"For the current provincial electoral district, see Timmins—James Bay (provincial electoral district)"

Timmins—James Bay is a federal electoral district in Ontario, Canada, that has been represented in the Canadian House of Commons since 1997. Its population in 2001 was 84,001.

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.

Geography

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.

Electoral district

Timmins—James Bay was created in 1996 from parts of Cochrane—Superior and Timiskaming—Cochrane ridings.

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 Parliament

This riding has elected the following Members of Parliament:

# Réginald Bélair, Liberal (1997-2004)
# Charlie Angus, New Democrat (2004-present)

Election results

-
Charlie Angus
align="right"|19,150
align="right"|50.5
align="right"|+9.1
-
Robert Riopelle
align="right"|13,028
align="right"|34.3
align="right"|-5.3
Ken Graham
align="right"|5,164
align="right"|13.6
align="right"|-3.1
Sahaja Freed
align="right"|610
align="right"|1.6
align="right"|-0.7
- bgcolor="white"!align="left" colspan=3|Total!align="right"
!align="right"
!align="right"
- bgcolor="white"
align="left" colspan=2|N.D.P. hold
align="right"|Swing
align="right"|+7.2
align="right"

-
Charlie Angus
align="right"|14,138
align="right"|41.4
align="right"|+19.7
-
Ray Chénier
align="right"|13,525
align="right"|39.6
align="right"|-14.9
Andrew Van Oosten
align="right"|5,682
align="right"|16.7
align="right"|-6.2
Marsha Gail Kriss
align="right"|767
align="right"|2.3
align="right"|+2.3
- bgcolor="white"!align="left" colspan=3|Total!align="right"|34,112!align="right"
!align="right"

Change from 2000 is based on redistributed results. Conservative Party change is based on the combination of Canadian Alliance and Progressive Conservative Party totals.

-
Réginald Bélair
align="right"| 16,335
-
Len Wood
align="right"|9,385
-
James Gibb
align="right"| 3,356
-
Daniel Clark
align="right"| 1,053

-
Réginald Bélair
align="right"| 16,829
-
Cid Samson
align="right"| 11,945
-
Donna Ferolie
align="right"|2,464
-
Jodi MacDonald
align="right"| 2,251

See also

* List of Canadian federal electoral districts
* Past Canadian electoral districts

External links

* [http://www.parl.gc.ca/information/about/process/house/hfer/hfer.asp?Language=E&Search=Det&Include=Y&rid=1071 Riding history from the] Library of Parliament


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