Churchill (provincial electoral district)

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Churchill is a former provincial electoral division in the Canadian province of Manitoba. It was created by redistribution in 1956, and eliminated in 1999.

During its existence, Churchill encompassed the northernmost region of the province, a vast and sparsely populated area with no major urban centres. Most of the riding's residents were aboriginal, many living in isolated communities.

Elections in this riding were frequently deferred for logistical reasons prior to 1969.

When the riding was abolished, its territory was divided between the ridings of Rupertsland, Flin Flon and Thompson.

List of provincial representatives[edit]

Name Party Took Office Left Office
E.J. Williams PC 1958 1959
John Ingebrigtson PC 1959 1963
Gordon Beard PC 1963 1968
Joseph Borowski NDP 1969 1969
Gordon Beard Independent 1969 1972
Les Osland NDP 1973 1977
Jay Cowan NDP 1977 1990