Bruce (Ontario provincial electoral district)

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Bruce (1934-1967), (1987-1999)
Ontario electoral district
Defunct provincial electoral district
Legislature Legislative Assembly of Ontario
District created 1934
District abolished 1996
First contested 1934
Last contested 1995

Bruce was a provincial riding in Ontario, Canada, that was created for the 1934 election. It was merged into Grey-Bruce prior to the 1967 election but was recreated in 1987. It was abolished a second time prior to the 1999 election. It was merged into the riding of Bruce—Grey.

Members of Provincial Parliament[edit]

Bruce
Assembly Years Member Party
Created in 1934 from Bruce North and Bruce South
19th  1934–1937     John William Sinclair[nb 1] Liberal
20th  1937–1943
21st  1943–1945     Thomas Neil Duff Liberal
22nd  1945–1948     John Philemon Johnstone Progressive Conservative
23rd  1948–1951     T. Kenzie Foster Liberal
24th  1951–1955     John Philemon Johnstone Progressive Conservative
25th  1955–1959     Ross Whicher Liberal
26th  1959–1963
27th  1963–1967
Riding merged into Grey-Bruce before the 1967 election
 
Riding recreated before the 1987 election
34th  1987–1990     Murray Elston Liberal
35th  1990–1994
36th  1995–1999     Barbara Fisher Progressive Conservative
Sourced from the Ontario Legislative Assembly[1]
Merged into Bruce—Grey—Owen Sound before the 1999 election

References[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ In 1938, the title of Member of the Legislative Assembly was officially changed to Member of Provincial Parliament. Previously, it was unofficially used in the media and in the Legislature.

Citations[edit]

  1. ^ For a listing of each MPP's Queen's Park curriculum vitae see below:
    • For John William Sinclair's Legislative Assembly information see "John William Sinclair, MPP". Parliamentary History. Legislative Assembly of Ontario. 2016. 
    • For Thomas Neil Duff's Legislative Assembly information see "Thomas Neil Duff, MPP". Parliamentary History. Legislative Assembly of Ontario. 2016. 
    • For John Philemon Johnstone's Legislative Assembly information see "John Philemon Johnstone, MPP". Parliamentary History. Legislative Assembly of Ontario. 2016. 
    • For T. Kenzie Foster's Legislative Assembly information see "T. Kenzie Foster, MPP". Parliamentary History. Legislative Assembly of Ontario. 2016. 
    • For Ross Whicher's Legislative Assembly information see "Ross MacKenzie Whicher, MPP". Parliamentary History. Legislative Assembly of Ontario. 2016. 
    • For Murray Elston's Legislative Assembly information see "Murray Elston, MPP". Parliamentary History. Legislative Assembly of Ontario. 2016. 
    • For Barbara Fisher's Legislative Assembly information see "Barbara Fisher, MPP". Parliamentary History. Legislative Assembly of Ontario. 2016.