|Ontario electoral district|
Nepean—Carleton in relation to other electoral districts in Ottawa
|Federal electoral district|
|Legislature||House of Commons|
|District webpage||profile, map|
|Pop. density (per km²)||141|
- For the provincial electoral district see Nepean—Carleton (provincial electoral district)
Nepean—Carleton consists of the part of the City of Ottawa lying east and south of a line drawn from the southwestern city limit, northeast along the southeast limit of the former Township of Goulbourn, northwest along McCordick Road and Eagleson Road to the southern limit of the former City of Kanata, then along the southern and eastern limits of Kanata, northwest along Eagleson Road, northeast along Highway 417, southwest along Richmond Road, east along the Canadian National Railway, southeast along Merivale Road, east along West Hunt Club Road, south along the Rideau River, east along the former southern limit of the City of Ottawa, south along Riverside Drive, southeast along Limebank Road, northeast along Leitrim Road, northwest along the Canadian Pacific Railway, northeast along Lester Road, northwest along Conroy Road, northeast along Hunt Club Road to Hawthorne Road and then in a straight line to Blake Road, and northeast along Blake Road, east along Highway 417, and southeast along Boundary Road to the eastern city limit.
The riding was created in 1976 from parts of Grenville—Carleton and Ottawa—Carleton. In 1987, it was abolished when it was redistributed between Nepean, Carleton—Gloucester and Lanark—Carleton ridings.
In 1996, it was re-created from parts of Nepean, Carleton—Gloucester, Lanark—Carleton and Ottawa South ridings.
It consisted initially of the townships of Goulbourn, Osgoode and Rideau, and the City of Nepean, excluding the northeastern part lying north and east of a line drawn from the western city limit east along the Queensway (Highway 417), southwest along Richmond Road, east along the Canadian National Railway, north along Merivale Road, and east along the northern boundary of the National Capital Commission buffer zone to the eastern city limit.
It was given its current boundaries described above in 2003.
Members of Parliament
This riding has elected the following members of the House of Commons:
|Grenville—Carleton and Ottawa—Carleton prior to 1976|
|31st||1979–1980||Walter Baker||Progressive Conservative|
|33rd||1984–1988||William Tupper||Progressive Conservative|
|see Lanark—Carleton, Nepean and Carleton—Gloucester for 1988–1997|
1997 – present
|Canadian federal election, 2011|
|New Democratic||Ric Dagenais||12,962||16.23||+6.52||–|
|Total valid votes/Expense limit||79,845||100.00||–|
|Total rejected ballots||272||0.34||-0.05|
|Canadian federal election, 2008|
|New Democratic||Phil Brown||6,946||9.71||-1.9||$16,371|
|Total valid votes/Expense limit||71,484||100.00||$99,843|
|Total rejected ballots||280||0.39||–|
|Canadian federal election, 2006|
|New Democratic||Laurel Gibbons||8,324||11.6||+2.5|
|Total valid votes||71,785||100.0|
|Canadian federal election, 2004|
|New Democratic||Phil Brown||6,072||9.1||+5.4|
|Total valid votes||66,623||100.0|
Note: Conservative vote is compared to the total of the Canadian Alliance vote and Progressive Conservative vote in 2000 election.
|Canadian federal election, 2000|
|Progressive Conservative||Bill Knott||9,536||16.0||-3.1|
|New Democratic||Craig Parsons||2,223||3.7||-1.1|
|Canadian Action||Jack Waisvisz||131||0.2||-0.3|
|Natural Law||Lester Newby||118||0.2||-0.2|
|Total valid votes||59,693||100.0|
Note: Canadian Alliance vote is compared to the Reform vote in 1997 election.
|Canadian federal election, 1997|
|Progressive Conservative||Betty Hill||11,072||19.0|
|New Democratic||Cathy Martin||2,788||4.8|
|Canadian Action||Terrence Bell||331||0.6|
|Natural Law||Brian Jackson||238||0.4|
|Total valid votes||58,128||100.0|
1979 – 1988
|Canadian federal election, 1984|
|Progressive Conservative||Bill Tupper||41,663||55.9||+2.4|
|New Democratic||Bea Murray||11,035||14.8||+2.6|
|Total valid votes||74,491||100.0|
|Canadian federal election, 1980|
|Progressive Conservative||Walter Baker||31,498||53.5||-6.0|
|New Democratic||Alan White||7,187||12.2||-0.5|
|Total valid votes||58,825||100.0|
|Canadian federal election, 1979|
|Progressive Conservative||Walter Baker||36,717||59.6|
|New Democratic||Marnie Girvan||7,810||12.7|
|Total valid votes||61,635||100.0|
- "(Code 35052) Census Profile". 2011 census. Statistics Canada. 2012. Retrieved 2011-03-03.
- Election results 1979-1984 from the Library of Parliament
- Election results 1996-2008 from the Library of Parliament
- Election results 2011 from Elections Canada
- [www.elections.ca Campaign expense data from Elections Canada]