Burrows


Burrows

Burrows is a provincial electoral division in the Canadian province of Manitoba. It was created by redistribution in 1957, and formally came into existence in the provincial election of 1958. The riding is located in the northern part of Winnipeg.

Burrows is named after Theodore Arthur Burrows, who served as Lieutenant-Governor of Manitoba from 1926 to 1929. It is bordered to the east by St. Johns and Point Douglas, to the south by Wellington, to the north by Kildonan and The Maples, and to the west by Inkster. The riding's boundaries were significantly redrawn in 1999, taking in a considerable amount of territory which was previously a part of Inkster.

The riding's population in 1996 was 18,718. As of 1999, the average family income was $35,575, one of the lowest rates in the province. Thirty-nine per cent of the riding's residents are listed as low-income, with an unemployment rate of 13%. One household in four has only one parent. Nineteen per cent of the riding's residents are over sixty-five years of age.

The total immigrant population in Burrows is 21%, with almost one in three residents speaking a first language other than English or French. The aboriginal population is 15%.

Manufacturing accounts for 22% of Burrows's industry, with a further 15% in the service sector.

The CCF and its successor the NDP have won Burrows on all but two occasions since the riding was created. It is considered extremely safe for the party. The current MLA is Doug Martindale, who was re-elected with 70% of the vote in 2003 and 2007.

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Name Party Took Office Left Office

John HawrylukCCF19581961
NDP19611962
Mark SmerchanskiLib19621966
Ben HanuschakNDP19661981
Independent19811981
Prog19811981
Conrad SantosNDP19811988
William ChornopyskiLib19881990
Doug MartindaleNDP1990"present"