Timmins—James Bay

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Timmins—James Bay
Flag of Ontario.svg Ontario electoral district
Timmins—James Bay.png
Timmins—James Bay in relation to other northern Ontario electoral districts
Federal electoral district
Legislature House of Commons
MP
 
 
 
Charlie Angus
New Democratic
District created 1996
First contested 1997
Last contested 2011
District webpage profile, map
Demographics
Population (2011)[1] 81,957
Electors (2011) 59,876
Area (km²)[2] 246,275.67
Pop. density (per km²) 0.33
Census divisions Cochrane District, Timiskaming District
Census subdivisions Timmins, Kirkland Lake, Cochrane, Iroquois Falls, Black River-Matheson, Moosonee, Marten Falls, Attawapiskat, Fort Albany, Moose Factory
For the 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[edit]

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.

History[edit]

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[edit]

This riding has elected the following Members of Parliament:

Parliament Years Member Party
Timmins—James Bay
Riding created from Cochrane—Superior
and Timiskaming—Cochrane
36th  1997 − 2000     Réginald Bélair Liberal
37th  2000 − 2004
38th  2004 − 2006     Charlie Angus New Democratic
39th  2006 − 2008
40th  2008 − 2011
41st  2011 − Present

Election results[edit]

Canadian federal election, 2011
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
New Democratic Charlie Angus 16,738 50.4 -6.1
Conservative Bill Greenberg 10,526 31.7 +13.5
Liberal Marilyn Wood 5,230 15.7 -6.5
Green Lisa Bennett 724 2.2 -0.9
Total valid votes/Expense limit 33,218 100.0
Total rejected ballots 184 0.6 +0.1
Turnout 33,402 56.5 +5.5
Eligible voters 59,136
Canadian federal election, 2008
Party Candidate Votes % ∆% Expenditures
New Democratic Charlie Angus 17,188 56.5 +6.0 $63,948
Liberal Paul Taillefer 6,740 22.2 -12.1 $ 31,909
Conservative Bill Greenberg 5,536 18.2 +4.6 $29,651
Green Larry Verner 938 3.1 +1.5 $133
Total valid votes/Expense limit 30,402 100.0 $97,746
Total rejected ballots 133 0.4
Turnout 30,535 51.0
Canadian federal election, 2006
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
New Democratic Charlie Angus 19,150 50.5 +9.1
Liberal Robert Riopelle 13,028 34.3 -5.3
Conservative Ken Graham 5,164 13.6 -3.1
Green Sahaja Freed 610 1.6 -0.7
valid votes 37,952 100.0
     NDP hold Swing +7.2

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

Canadian federal election, 2004
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
New Democratic Charlie Angus 14,138 41.4 +19.7
Liberal Ray Chénier 13,525 39.6 -14.9
Conservative Andrew Van Oosten 5,682 16.7 -6.2
Green Marsha Gail Kriss 767 2.3
Total valid votes 34,112 100.0

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

Canadian federal election, 2000
Party Candidate Votes % ∆%
Liberal Réginald Bélair 16,335 54.2 +4.0
New Democratic Len Wood 9,385 31.1 -4.5
Alliance James Gibb 3,356 11.1 +3.8
Progressive Conservative Daniel Clark 1,053 3.5 -3.2
Total valid votes 30,129 100.0

Note: Canadian Alliance vote is compared to the Reform vote in 1997 election.

Canadian federal election, 1997
Party Candidate Votes %
Liberal Réginald Bélair 16,829 50.3
New Democratic Cid Samson 11,945 35.7
Reform Donna Ferolie 2,464 7.4
Progressive Conservative Jodi MacDonald 2,251 6.7
Total valid votes 33,489 100.0

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