Humber East


Humber East

Infobox Canadian provincial riding
name = Humber East
province = Newfoundland and Labrador
legislature = Newfoundland and Labrador House of Assembly


member-type = MHA
party-colour = Progressive Conservative
member = Tom Marshall
member-party = Progressive Conservative
census-date = 2006
pop = 10153
election-date = 2007
electors =
area =
popdens =
created = 1966
cdivision =
muns =

Humber East is a provincial electoral district for the House of Assembly of Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada.

Includes the eastern section of Corner Brook as well as Humber Village, Little Rapids, Massey Drive, Pasadena and Steady Brook. There is a mix of urban and rural areas. The district is among the most prosperous in the province.

Humber East has elected a series of political heavyweights, including Clyde Wells, Tom Farrell, Lynn Verge and, most recently, Finance Minister Tom Marshall.

Election Results

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Progressive Conservative
MARSHALL, Tom
align="right"|4160
align="right"|83.99
align="right"
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Liberal
HOFFE, Mike
align="right"|537
align="right"|10.84
align="right"
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New Democratic Party
GRAHAM, Jean
align="right"|256
align="right"|5.17
align="right"

Boundaries

The District of Humber East is located on the West Coast of Newfoundland, it takes in a portion of the City of Corner Brook, The Town's of Massey Drive, Steady Brook, and Pasadena. Its Boundaries are as follows:

*Begins at the intersection of the Meridian of 57o30' West Longitude and the southern shorelineof Deer Lake;

*Then running in a general southwesterly direction along the sinuosities of the southern shorelineof Deer Lake to its intersection with the centre line of Blue Gulch Brook;

*Then running in a general southeasterly direction along the centre line of Blue Gulch Brook to itsintersection with the centre line of Main Street, Pasadena;

*Then running in a general southwesterly direction along the centre line of Main Street to itsintersection with the centre line of South Brook;

*Then running in a general southeasterly direction along the centre line of South Brook to itsintersection with the Parallel of 49o North Latitude;

*Then running due south to the point of intersection with the southern shoreline of Grand Lake;

*Then running due west to its intersection with the centre line of the Trans Canada Highway;

*Then running in a general northeasterly direction along the centre line of the Trans CanadaHighway to its intersection with the centre line of Lewin Parkway;

*Then running in a general northwesterly direction along the centre line of Lewin Parkway to itsintersection with the centre line of Wheeler’s Road;

*Then running in a general northwesterly direction along the centre line of Wheeler’s Road to itsintersection with the centre line of Pratt Street;

*Then running in a general southwesterly direction along the centre line of Pratt Street to itsintersection with the centre line of Carter Avenue;

*Then running in a general northwesterly direction along the centre line of Carter Avenue to itsintersection with the centre line of Elizabeth Street;

*Then running in a general northwesterly direction along the centre line of Elizabeth Street to itsintersection with the centre line of Churchill Street;

*Then running in a general northeasterly direction along the centre line of Churchill Street to itsintersection with the centre line of O’Connell Drive;

*Then running in a general easterly direction along the centre line of O’Connell Drive to itsintersection with the centre line of Corner Brook Stream;

*Then running in a general northwesterly direction along the centre line of Corner Brook Stream to its intersection with the southern shoreline of Humber Arm;

*Then running in a general northeasterly direction along the sinuosities of Humber Arm and Humber River to the intersection with the centre line of the Bay of Islands North Shore Highway, Route #440;

*Then running in a northeasterly direction to the summit of Old Man Mountain, north of Old Mans Pond;

*Then running in an easterly direction to the point of beginning.

Representation

* Currently this riding is represented by Tom Marshall (Progressive Conservative).

History

* Tom Marshall (Progressive Conservative) - 2003 - Current
* Robert “Bob” Mercer (Liberal)- 1996 - 2003
* Lynn Verge (Progressive Conservative)- 1979 - 1996

External links

* [http://www.hoa.gov.nl.ca/hoa/ Website of the Newfoundland and Labrador House of Assembly]
* [http://www.cbc.ca/nlvotes2003/riding/020/ Newfoundland Votes 2003 - CBC]
* [http://www.justice.gov.nl.ca/ebc/default.htm Electoral Districts Boundaries Commission]


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