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Cumberland—colchester—musquodoboit Valley
Cumberland—Colchester
Cumberland—Colchester
(formerly Cumberland—Colchester— Musquodoboit Valley
Musquodoboit Valley
and North Nova) is a federal electoral district in Nova Scotia, Canada, that has been represented i
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Electoral District (Canada)
An electoral district in Canada, also known as a "constituency" or a "riding", is a geographical constituency upon which Canada's representative democracy is based. It is officially known in Canadian French as a circonscription, but frequently called a comté (county). Each federal electoral district returns one Member of Parliament (MP) to the Canadian House of Commons; each provincial or territorial electoral district returns one representative — called, depending on the province or territory, Member of the Legislative Assembly (MLA), Member of the National Assembly (MNA), Member of Provincial Parliament (MPP) or Member of the House of Assembly (MHA) — to the provincial or territorial legislature. While electoral districts in Canada
Canada
are now exclusively single-member districts, multiple-member districts have been used at the federal and provincial levels
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Canadian Federal Electoral Redistribution, 2012
The federal electoral redistribution of 2012 was a redistribution of electoral districts ("ridings") in Canada following the results of the Canada 2011 Census. As a result of changes to the Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act, the number of seats in the House of Commons of Canada increased from 308 to 338. The previous electoral redistribution was in 2003.[1]Contents1 Background and previous attempts at reform 2 Passage of the Fair Representation Act (2011) 3 Process of redistribution 4 Effect of 2013 Representation Orders 5 External links 6 ReferencesBackground and previous attempts at reform[edit] Prior to 2012, the redistribution rules for increasing the number of seats in the House of Commons of Canada
House of Commons of Canada
was governed by section 51 of the Constitution Act, 1867, as last amended in 1985
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Stewiacke, Nova Scotia
Stewiacke
Stewiacke
is a town located in southern Colchester County, Nova Scotia, Canada
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Bible Hill, Nova Scotia
Bible Hill is a Canadian village in Colchester County, Nova Scotia.[3] It lies on the north bank of the Salmon River, opposite the town of Truro and the unincorporated community of Salmon River. Bible Hill functions as a suburb of Truro with several residential subdivisions. The village is home to Bible Hill Junior High School, Bible Hill Consolidated Elementary School and the Dalhousie University Faculty of Agriculture. History[edit] The name Bible Hill is derived from a prominent hill which rises above the flood plain on the grounds of the Dalhousie University Faculty of Agriculture (formerly the Nova Scotia
Nova Scotia
Agricultural College) on the northern bank of the Salmon River. It was believed that the hill took its name from Matthew Archibald (1745–1820), the son of one of the first Irish settlers in the area.[4] He was locally renowned for his piety and extensive use of the Bible
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Pugwash, Nova Scotia
Pugwash (2012 population: 736) is a Canadian village in Cumberland County, Nova Scotia. The village is home to fishing, salt mining, and small-scale manufacturing and is situated on the Northumberland Strait at the mouth of the Pugwash River. Pugwash takes its name from the native Mi'kmaq word, "Pagweak," meaning "Shallow Water",[1][2] in reference to a reef near the mouth of the harbour, making navigation through the shallow waters difficult. Pugwash sits atop a salt deposit measuring 457.2 m thick and is home to the largest underground salt mine in Atlantic Canada, with shipments from its port, as well as by rail from a facility at Oxford Junction.Contents1 History 2 Industry 3 Climate 4 Notable people 5 Parks 6 References 7 External linksHistory[edit] Pugwash is famous for being the site of an international conference of scholars organized by Bertrand Russell in 1957, and hosted by Pugwash's native son, steel magnate Cyrus Eaton (1883–1979), at the lodge on pr
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Tatamagouche, Nova Scotia
Tatamagouche
Tatamagouche
/ˌtætəməˈɡʊʃ/ is a village in Colchester County, Nova Scotia, Canada. Tatamagouche
Tatamagouche
is situated on the Northumberland Strait
Northumberland Strait
50 kilometres north of Truro and 50 kilometres west of Pictou. The village is located along the south side of Tatamagouche
Tatamagouche
Bay at the mouths of the French and Waugh Rivers
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Musquodoboit Valley
The Musquodoboit Valley (/ˌmʌskəˈdɒbɪt/ MUS-kə-DOB-it) is a valley and region in the Halifax Regional Municipality, Nova Scotia, Canada. The word "Musquodoboit" is derived from the mi'kmaq language and means "rolling out in foam".[1] It is administratively located in the Halifax Regional Municipality's Musquodoboit Valley & Dutch Settlement planning area and the western edge of the valley includes communities that are considered part of the commutershed for the urban area of the Halifax Regional Municipality.Urban, suburban and rural divisions of the Municipality as defined by HRM Planning Department[2]The picturesque Musquodoboit River flows through majority of the valley, passing by most of the communities in the valley. The river is approximately 97 kilometres (60 mi) long and originates in the extreme northeastern area of the valley. The three major communities in the valley are Upper Musquodoboit, Middle Musquodoboit and Musquodoboit Harbour
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Halifax International Airport
Halifax Stanfield International Airport (IATA: YHZ, ICAO: CYHZ) is a Canadian airport located in Enfield, Nova Scotia, an area of Halifax, Nova Scotia. It serves Halifax, mainland Nova Scotia and adjacent areas in the neighbouring Maritime provinces. The airport is named in honour of Robert Stanfield, the 17th Premier of Nova Scotia and leader of the federal Progressive Conservative Party of Canada. The airport, owned by Transport Canada since it was constructed, has been operated since 2000 by the Halifax International Airport Authority (HIAA). It forms part of the National Airports System. The airport is the 8th busiest airport in Canada by passenger traffic. It handled a total of 3,908,799 passengers and 80,278 aircraft movements in 2016
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Cumberland (electoral District)
Cumberland was a federal electoral district in Nova Scotia, Canada, that was represented in the House of Commons of Canada from 1867 to 1968. It was created in the British North America Act, 1867, and was abolished in 1966 when it was merged into Cumberland—Colchester North riding
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Colchester—Hants
Colchester—Hants was a federal electoral district in Nova Scotia, Canada, that was represented in the House of Commons of Canada from 1935 to 1968. This riding was created in 1933 from Colchester and Hants—Kings. It consisted of the counties of Colchester and Hants
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Elizabeth May
Elizabeth Evans May OC MP (born June 9, 1954) is an American-born Canadian politician. May is leader of the Green Party of Canada and Member of Parliament for Saanich—Gulf Islands. An environmentalist, author, activist, and lawyer, May served as the Executive Director of the Sierra Club of Canada from 1989 to 2006. While May's family home is in Margaree Harbour, Cape Breton Island[1] she moved her permanent residence to Sidney, British Columbia in 2010.[2] On May 2, 2011, she became the first member of the Green Party of Canada to be elected as a Member of Parliament.[a] In the Federal election on October 19, 2015 Elizabeth May was re-elected in the riding of Saanich–Gulf Islands, being the only Green Party member to win a seat. Prior to this election, May had been invited to participate in two of the leaders' debates: one hosted by Maclean's magazine on August 6, 2015 and the first French language debate hosted by Radio-Canada on September 24, 2015
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Saanich-Gulf Islands
Saanich—Gulf Islands is a federal electoral district in British Columbia, Canada, that has been represented in the House of Commons of Canada since 1988. It is named for its geographical location across the Gulf Islands and Saanich Peninsula in the Vancouver Island region.Contents1 Demographics 2 Geography 3 History 4 Political geography 5 Riding associations 6 Members of Parliament6.1 Current Member of Parliament7 Election results 8 See also 9 References9.1 Notes10 External linksDemographics[edit] More than 21 percent of Saanich—Gulf Islands' residents are immigrants, and more than 19 percent are older than 65, making this the riding with the third largest senior population in Canada
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Central Nova
Central Nova (French: Nova-Centre) is a federal electoral district in Nova Scotia, Canada, that has been represented in the House of Commons of Canada from 1968 to 1997 and since 2004. From 1983 to 1984, the riding's then Member of Parliament, Brian Mulroney, was Leader of Her Majesty's Loyal Opposition. Mulroney was later Prime Minister while representing a riding in Quebec.Contents1 Demographics 2 Geography 3 Political geography 4 History 5 Members of Parliament 6 Election results6.1 Central Nova, 2015 Representation Order 6.2 Central Nova, 2003 Representation Order 6.3 1968–19977 See also 8 References8.1 Notes9 External linksDemographics[edit]This section needs to be updated. Please update this article to reflect recent events or newly available information
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Oxford, Nova Scotia
Oxford is a town in Cumberland County, Nova Scotia, Canada 32 km (20 mi) east of Amherst. The town is directly serviced by Routes 104, 204, 301, and 321.Contents1 History 2 Geography 3 Demographics 4 Industry 5 Transportation 6 See also 7 Footnotes 8 External linksHistory[edit] Oxford was founded in 1791 by settler Richard Thompson.[2] The name "Oxford" is derived from the shallow river that was used to enter the town. Early settlers used Oxen to cross, or "ford", the river, and thus derived the town's name. Geography[edit] Oxford is located at the junctions of three rivers, the largest of which is River Philip. Much of the town lies in a floodplain and floods are common during the springtime. Salt Lake is located between the Black River Road and the Trans Canada Highway
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Sackville—Preston—Chezzetcook
Sackville—Preston—Chezzetcook (formerly known as Sackville—Eastern Shore and Sackville—Musquodoboit Valley—Eastern Shore) is a federal electoral district in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, that has been represented in the House of Commons of Canada since 1997.Contents1 Demographics 2 Geography 3 History3.1 Members of Parliament4 Election results4.1 Sackville—Preston—Chezzetcook, 2013 Representation Order 4.2 Sackville—Eastern Shore, 2003 Representation Order 4.3 Sackville—Musquodoboit Valley—Eastern Shore5 See also 6 References6.1 Notes7 External linksDemographics[edit]Historical populationYear Pop. ±%2001 84,209 —    2006 86,963 +3.3%2011 (2003 redist.) 91,266 +4.9%2011 (2013 redist.) 85,853 −5.9%2016 86,498 +0.8%From the 2006 census [2] Ethnic groups:White: 95.0% Black: 3.8% Arab: 0.3% Other: 0.9%Languages:
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