Burnaby North—Seymour

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Burnaby North—Seymour
British Columbia electoral district
Federal electoral district
LegislatureHouse of Commons
MP
 
 
 
Terry Beech
Liberal
District created2013
First contested2015
District webpageprofile, map
Demographics
Population (2011)[1]100,632
Electors (2015)74,982
Area (km²)[2]115
Pop. density (per km²)875.1
Census divisionsMetro Vancouver
Census subdivisionsBurnaby, North Vancouver (DM)

Burnaby North—Seymour (French: Burnaby-Nord—Seymour) is a federal electoral district in British Columbia. It encompasses a portion of British Columbia previously included in the electoral districts of Burnaby—Douglas and North Vancouver.[3]

Burnaby North—Seymour was created by the 2012 federal electoral boundaries redistribution and was legally defined in the 2013 representation order. It came into effect upon the call of the 42nd Canadian federal election, scheduled for October 2015.[4]

Demographics[edit]

Ethnic groups in Burnaby North Seymour (2016)
Source: [1]
Population %
Ethnic group European 55,485 54.6%
Chinese 24,810 24.4%
South Asian 4,390 4.3%
Aboriginal 3,085 3%
Filipino 2,985 2.9%
Korean 2,675 2.6%
West Asian 2,015 2%
Japanese 1,695 1.7%
Latin American 1,615 1.6%
Southeast Asian 1,490 1.5%
Black 1,105 1.1%
Arab 510 0.5%
Multiple minorities 1,715 1.7%
Visible minority, n.i.e. 205 0.2%
Total population 101,545 100%
According to the Canada 2016 Census; 2013 representation[5][6]

Languages: 58.2% English, 10.1% Cantonese, 7.7% Mandarin, 2.9% Italian, 2.6% Korean, 1.8% Persian, 1.7% Spanish, 1.4% Tagalog, 1.2% French
Religions (2011): 44.8% Christian (21.3% Catholic, 4.5% United Church, 4.0% Anglican, 1.5% Christian Orthodox, 1.3% Baptist, 1.2% Lutheran, 1.0% Presbyterian, 10.1% Other), 3.6% Buddhist, 2.9% Muslim, 45.6% No religion
Median income (2015): $34,358
Average income (2015): $49,497
Main industries: Professional, scientific and technical services (11.2% of labour force); Retail trade (10.4%); Educational services (9.4%); Health care and social assistance (9.0%)

Geography[edit]

As of the 2012 federal electoral boundaries redistribution, the district includes the portion of the City of Burnaby north of Highway 7, the portion of the District Municipality of North Vancouver east of the Seymour River and the southern section between west of the Seymour River and east of Lynn Creek and the Seymour Creek 2 and Burrard Inlet 3 Indian reserves.[7]

Members of Parliament[edit]

This riding has elected the following members of the House of Commons of Canada:

Parliament Years Member Party
Burnaby North—Seymour
Riding created from Burnaby—Douglas and North Vancouver
42nd  2015–present     Terry Beech Liberal

Election results[edit]

2019 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Liberal Terry Beech 17,404 35.5 -0.59
Libertarian Lewis Dahlby 219 0.4 -0.08
People's Rocky Dong 1,053 2.1 +2.1
Green Amita Kuttner 4,630 9.5 +4.23
Conservative Heather Leung 9,572 19.5 -8.34
New Democratic Svend Robinson 15,844 32.3 +2.69
Independent Robert Taylor 266 0.5 +0.5
Total valid votes/Expense limit 48,988 100.0  
Total rejected ballots
Turnout
Eligible voters 77,301
Liberal hold Swing
Heather Leung has been dropped by the Conservative Party of Canada after past homophobic remarks were made public,[8] but will still appear on the ballot papers. If elected, she will not sit with the Conservative caucus.
Source: Elections Canada[9]
2015 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Liberal Terry Beech 18,938 36.09 +20.37 $112,731.67
New Democratic Carol Baird Ellan 15,537 29.61 -5.55 $151,963.09
Conservative Mike Little 14,612 27.84 -16.39 $74,815.44
Green Lynne Quarmby 2,765 5.27 +1.39 $104,104.37
Libertarian Chris Tylor 252 0.48
Independent Helen Hee Soon Chang 207 0.39 $1,011.85
Communist Brent Jantzen 126 0.24
Marxist–Leninist Brian Sproule 43 0.08
Total valid votes/Expense limit 52,480 100.00   $206,738.46
Total rejected ballots 260 0.49
Turnout 52,740 70.34
Eligible voters 74,982
Liberal gain from Conservative Swing +18.38
Source: Elections Canada[10][11][12]
2011 federal election redistributed results[13]
Party Vote %
  Conservative 19,150 44.24
  New Democratic 15,219 35.16
  Liberal 6,804 15.72
  Green 1,679 3.88
  Others 437 1.01

References[edit]

  1. ^ Statistics Canada: 2011
  2. ^ Statistics Canada: 2011
  3. ^ Final Report – British Columbia
  4. ^ Timeline for the Redistribution of Federal Electoral Districts
  5. ^ http://www12.statcan.gc.ca/census-recensement/2011/dp-pd/prof/details/page.cfm?Lang=E&Geo1=FED2013&Code1=59002&Geo2=PR&Code2=59&Data=Count&SearchText=Burnaby%20North&SearchType=Begins&SearchPR=01&B1=All&Custom=&TABID=1
  6. ^ http://www12.statcan.gc.ca/nhs-enm/2011/dp-pd/prof/details/page.cfm?Lang=E&Geo1=FED2013&Code1=59002&Data=Count&SearchText=Burnaby%20North&SearchType=Begins&SearchPR=01&A1=All&B1=All&Custom=&TABID=1
  7. ^ Burnaby North-Seymour Electoral Boundary Description
  8. ^ Baker, Rafferty (3 October 2019). "Conservatives eject B.C. candidate over 'offensive' comments about LGBTQ people". CBC News. Retrieved 7 October 2019.
  9. ^ "List of confirmed candidates". Elections Canada. Retrieved 4 October 2019.
  10. ^ Elections Canada – Confirmed candidates for Burnaby North—Seymour, 30 September 2015
  11. ^ Official Voting Results - Burnaby North—Seymour
  12. ^ "Elections Canada – Preliminary Election Expenses Limits for Candidates". Archived from the original on August 15, 2015.
  13. ^ Pundits' Guide to Canadian Elections