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Ontario electoral district
Defunct federal electoral district
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District created 1996
District abolished 2003
First contested 1997
Last contested 2000

Dufferin—Peel—Wellington—Grey was a federal electoral district in Ontario, Canada, that was represented in the House of Commons of Canada from 1997 to 2004.

Federal electoral district[edit]

The federal riding was created as a result of redistribution in 1996 from parts of Guelph—Wellington, Halton—Peel and Wellington—Grey—Dufferin—Simcoe ridings. Located west of Toronto, the largely rural electoral district's largest centre is the town of Orangeville, Ontario. The riding consisted of the entire County of Dufferin; that part of the County of Grey contained in the townships of Egremont and Proton and the Village of Dundalk; that part of the County of Wellington contained in the townships of Erin and West Luther, the Town of Mount Forest and the villages of Arthur and Erin and that part of the Regional Municipality of Peel contained in the Town of Caledon.

The riding's first vote was the 1997 federal election in which Liberal Murray Calder became its Member of Parliament. Calder was re-elected in the 2000 election.

The federal electoral district was abolished in 2003 when it was redistributed between Dufferin—Caledon, Grey—Bruce—Owen Sound, Perth—Wellington and Wellington—Halton Hills ridings.

Members of Parliament[edit]

The riding has elected the following Members of Parliament:

Parliament Years Member Party
Riding created from Wellington—Grey—Dufferin—Simcoe,
Halton—Peel and Guelph—Wellington
36th  1997–2000     Murray Calder Liberal
37th  2000–2004
Riding dissolved into Dufferin—Caledon,
Wellington—Halton Hills, Perth—Wellington
and Grey—Bruce—Owen Sound

Election results[edit]

Canadian federal election, 1997
Party Candidate Votes %
Liberal CALDER, Murray 20,957 42.62
Reform DAVIES, Dave 14,760 30.02
Progressive Conservative TAYLOR, Eleanor 11,089 22.55
New Democratic KELLY, Kevin 2,355 4.70
Canadian federal election, 2000
Party Candidate Votes %
Liberal CALDER, Murray 21,678 45.47
Alliance CRAWFORD, Don 15,128 31.73
Progressive Conservative MAJKOT, Richard 7,926 16.62
New Democratic HEALEY, Mitchel 1,473 3.09
Green STRANG, Robert 1,464 3.07

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