Saskatoon West

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Saskatoon West
Saskatchewan electoral district
Saskatoon-West2 2013 Riding.png
Saskatoon West in relation to other Saskatchewan federal electoral districts as of the 2013 Representation Order. Dotted line shows Saskatoon city limits.
Federal electoral district
LegislatureHouse of Commons
MP
 
 
 
Sheri Benson
New Democratic
District created2013
First contested2015
Last contested2015
District webpageprofile, map
Demographics
Population (2016)[1]83,711
Electors (2011)54,086
Area (km²)[2]91.4
Pop. density (per km²)915.9
Census divisionsDivision No. 11
Census subdivisionsCorman Park No. 344, Saskatoon

Saskatoon West (French: Saskatoon-Ouest) is a federal electoral district in Saskatchewan, Canada, that was represented in the House of Commons of Canada from 1979 to 1988, and again in 2015.

This riding was created in 1976 from parts of Moose Jaw and Saskatoon—Biggar ridings.

It was abolished in 1987 when it was redistributed into Kindersley—Lloydminster, Saskatoon—Clark's Crossing and Saskatoon—Dundurn ridings.

The riding was recreated for the 2015 election, mostly out of the portions of Saskatoon—Rosetown—Biggar and Saskatoon—Wanuskewin located in the city of Saskatoon.

Boundaries Description[edit]

Consisting of those parts of the Province of Saskatchewan and the City of Saskatoon described as follows: commencing at the intersection of Highway No. 11 with Range Road 3052; thence southerly along Range Road 3052 and Wanuskewin Road to the easterly limit of the City of Saskatoon; thence generally southerly along said limit to Wanuskewin Road at approximate latitude 52°11'43"N and longitude 106°37'23"W; thence generally southerly along said road and Warman Road to 33rd Street East; thence easterly along said street and its production to the South Saskatchewan River; thence generally southwesterly along said river to the southerly limit of the City of Saskatoon; thence southwesterly, generally northwesterly and generally northeasterly along the southerly, westerly and northerly limits of said city to Beam Road; thence easterly and northeasterly along said road to Marquis Drive; thence easterly along said drive to Thatcher Avenue; thence northerly along said avenue to 71st Street West; thence easterly along said street to Highway No. 11 (the northwesterly limit of the City of Saskatoon); thence northerly and northeasterly along said highway and said limit to the point of commencement.[3]

Demographics[edit]

According to the 2011 Census; 2016 Census; 2013 representation[4][5]
Ethnic Origin 2011[6] 2016[7]
North American Aboriginal origins 13,580 14,954
First Nations (North American Indian) 9,495 9,925
Inuit 30 60
Métis 4,905 5,645
Other North American origins 13,280 15,330
Acadian 55 45
American 990 815
Canadian 12,620 14,745
European origins 53,650 50,975
British Isles origins 28,795 26,935
English 16,535 15,165
Irish 10,925 10,240
Scottish 13,125 12,190
Welsh 1,185 1,220
British Isles origins; n.i.e. (not included elsewhere) 835 1,040
French origins 9,540 8,840
French 9,540 8,840
Western European origins (except French origins) 22,350 20,890
Austrian 850 745
Belgian 505 270
Dutch 2,615 2,260
Flemish 30 35
German 19,910 18,870
Luxembourger 15 0
Swiss 155 255
Northern European origins (except British Isles origins) 7,360 6,705
Danish 815 565
Finnish 315 255
Icelandic 470 480
Norwegian 4,455 4,290
Swedish 1,860 1,615
Northern European origins; n.i.e. 250 235
Eastern European origins 17,575 18,185
Bulgarian 40 45
Byelorussian 0 15
Czech 205 260
Czechoslovakian; n.o.s. (not otherwise specified) 230 220
Estonian 0 10
Hungarian 1,485 1,630
Latvian 35 70
Lithuanian 45 65
Polish 4,080 4,125
Romanian 690 745
Russian 3,140 3,175
Slovak 115 90
Ukrainian 11,185 11,680
Southern European origins 2,365 2,950
Albanian 20
Bosnian 25 25
Croatian 135 215
Greek 125 115
Italian 820 1,170
Macedonian 0 35
Maltese 0 25
Montenegrin 0 10
Portuguese 185 355
Serbian 15 90
Slovenian 40 65
Spanish 900 870
Yugoslavian; n.o.s. 145 80
Other European origins 220 395
Basque 10
Jewish 95 135
Roma (Gypsy) 15 25
Other European origins; n.i.e. 105 200
Caribbean origins 250 430
Carib 0 10
Cuban 25 25
Dominican 0 15
Haitian 150 20
Jamaican 35 270
Puerto Rican 0 10
Trinidadian/Tobagonian 30 40
Vincentian/Grenadian 0 10
West Indian, n.o.s 0 20
Caribbean origins, n.i.e. 0 40
Latin; Central and South American origins 1,060 1,090
Aboriginal from Central/South America (except Maya) 60 75
Argentinian 0 25
Bolivian 0 10
Brazilian 20 15
Chilean 90 120
Colombian 140 205
Ecuadorian 20 35
Guatemalan 50 50
Guyanese 0 30
Hispanic 30 20
Maya 95 30
Mexican 295 215
Nicaraguan 80 10
Peruvian 35 75
Salvadorean 135 190
Latin, Central and South American origins, n.i.e. 0 30
African origins 1,035 2,025
Central and West African origins 120 355
Akan 0 10
Cameroonian 0 50
Congolese 50 45
Ghanaian 25 50
Guinean 0 20
Ibo 70
Liberian 0 25
Nigerian 35 80
Sierra Leonean 10
Togolese 0 10
Central and West African origins, n.i.e. 0 10
North African origins 150 405
Berber 0 10
Dinka 0 25
Egyptian 35 25
Libyan 10
Sudanese 105 320
Southern and East African origins 400 850
Burundian 55 45
Eritrean 80 220
Ethiopian 180 180
Kenyan 0 10
Mauritian 0 10
Oromo 0 60
Rwandan 35 0
Somali 0 130
South African 0 80
Ugandan 35 0
Zimbabwean 80 10
Southern and East African origins; n.i.e. 20 160
Other African origins 400 515
Black; n.o.s. 135 45
Other African origins; n.i.e. 265 485
Asian origins 9,955 15,895
West Central Asian and Middle Eastern origins 1,055 1,360
Afghan 250 145
Arab; n.o.s. 60 180
Armenian 0 15
Assyrian 45 35
Azerbaijani 0 10
Georgian 0 10
Hazara 0 10
Iranian 205 200
Iraqi 260 210
Kurd 0 15
Kuwaiti 30 0
Lebanese 80 160
Palestinian 0 20
Pashtun 30 40
Syrian 55 215
Tatar 45 0
Turk 70 135
Uzbek 0 20
Yemeni 0 10
West Central Asian and Middle Eastern origins; n.i.e. 35 25
South Asian origins 1,470 4,335
Bangladeshi 75 540
Bengali 35 170
Bhutanese 0 100
East Indian 805 2,015
Gujarati 0 15
Kashmiri 0 15
Nepali 25 55
Pakistani 540 1,325
Punjabi 105 255
Sinhalese 0 15
Sri Lankan 50
South Asian origins; n.i.e. 60 195
East and Southeast Asian origins 7,355 10,115
Burmese 135 135
Cambodian (Khmer) 30 80
Chinese 1,835 1,825
Filipino 4,350 7,130
Indonesian 0 25
Japanese 190 105
Karen 0 125
Korean 35 105
Laotian 200 175
Malaysian 35 20
Thai 0 85
Vietnamese 835 1,010
East and Southeast Asian origins; n.i.e. 275 20
Other Asian origins 100 210
Other Asian origins; n.i.e. 95 210
Oceania origins 115 105
Australian 15 45
New Zealander 25 0
Pacific Islands origins 80 60
Fijian 0 10
Maori 0 25
Polynesian 0 25
Samoan 65 0

Ethnic groups (2011): 66.9% White, 18.1% Aboriginal, 5.5% Filipino, 2.0% South Asian, 1.8% Chinese, 1.5% Southeast Asian, 1.2% Black
Languages (2011): 82.1% English, 3.2% Tagalog, 1.7% French, 1.5% Ukrainian, 1.4% German, 1.2% Chinese, 1.2% Cree
Religions (2011): 64.5% Christian (29.3% Catholic, 9.0% United Church, 3.9% Anglican, 2.8% Lutheran, 1.6% Pentecostal, 1.3% Baptist, 1.3% Christian Orthodox, 15.3% Other), 2.1% Muslim, 1.3% Buddhist, 1.1% Traditional Aboriginal Spirituality, 30.2% No religion
Median income (2015): $35,387
Median after-tax income (2015): $32,189

Average income (2015): $42,551
Average after-tax income (2015): $36,180

Members of Parliament[edit]

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

Parliament Years Member Party
Saskatoon West
Riding created from Moose Jaw and Saskatoon—Biggar
31st  1979–1980     Ray Hnatyshyn Progressive Conservative
32nd  1980–1984
33rd  1984–1988
Riding dissolved into Kindersley—Lloydminster,
Saskatoon—Clark's Crossing, and Saskatoon—Dundurn
Riding re-created from Saskatoon—Rosetown—Biggar
and Saskatoon—Wanuskewin
42nd  2015–Present     Sheri Benson New Democratic

Election results[edit]

2015–present[edit]

Canadian federal election, 2015
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
New Democratic Sheri Benson 14,921 39.56 -11.57 $138,813.32
Conservative Randy Donauer 12,401 32.88 -9.66 $120,540.81
Liberal Lisa Abbott 9,234 24.48 +20.71 $27,228.57
Green Lois Carol Mitchell 658 1.74 -0.83 $248.05
Canada Party Jim Pankiw 271 0.72 $22,678.24
Libertarian Bronek Hart 230 0.61 $603.00
Total valid votes/Expense limit 37,715 100.0     $192,280.99
Total rejected ballots 170
Turnout 37,885 67.78
Eligible voters 55,886
New Democratic notional hold Swing -0.33
Source: Elections Canada[8][9]
2011 federal election redistributed results[10]
Party Vote %
  New Democratic 15,573 51.13
  Conservative 12,955 42.54
  Liberal 1,147 3.77
  Green 782 2.57

1979–1988[edit]

Canadian federal election, 1984
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative Hnatyshyn, Ray 26,012
New Democratic Fisher, Ron 18,910
Liberal Darling, Maureen 6,355
Rhinoceros Adilman, George 495
Confederation of Regions Goodine, Dayle 337
Green Morvick, Keith A. 150
Independent Bonsor, Robert J. 109
Canadian federal election, 1980
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative Hnatyshyn, Ray 17,636
New Democratic Parker, Reg 14,852
Liberal Williams, C.M.Red 8,116
Marxist–Leninist Dennis, Susan 97
Canadian federal election, 1979
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative Hnatyshyn, Ray 20,174
New Democratic Parker, Reg 15,094
Liberal Williams, C.M. Red 6,837
Independent Loran, Bill 1,293
Social Credit Cranfield, D.D. 221
Marxist–Leninist Dennis, Susan 76

Riding Map (Official Boundaries Map)[11][edit]

Saskatoon West.pdf

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Statistics Canada: 2016
  2. ^ Statistics Canada: 2016
  3. ^ "Saskatoon West | Maps Corner | Elections Canada Online". elections.ca. Retrieved 2016-02-22.
  4. ^ http://www12.statcan.gc.ca/nhs-enm/2011/dp-pd/prof/details/page.cfm?Lang=E&Geo1=FED2013&Code1=47012&Data=Count&SearchText=Saskatoon%20West&SearchType=Begins&SearchPR=01&A1=All&B1=All&Custom=&TABID=1
  5. ^ http://www12.statcan.gc.ca/nhs-enm/2011/dp-pd/prof/details/page.cfm?Lang=E&Geo1=FED2013&Code1=47012&Data=Count&SearchText=Saskatoon%20West&SearchType=Begins&SearchPR=01&A1=All&B1=All&Custom=&TABID=1#tabs2
  6. ^ Canada, Government of Canada, Statistics. "Statistics Canada: 2011 Census Profile". www12.statcan.gc.ca. Retrieved 2017-11-03.
  7. ^ Canada, Government of Canada, Statistics. "Census Profile, 2016 Census - Saskatoon West [Federal electoral district], Saskatchewan and Saskatchewan [Province]". www12.statcan.gc.ca. Retrieved 2017-11-03.
  8. ^ Elections Canada – Confirmed candidates for Saskatoon West, 30 September 2015
  9. ^ Elections Canada – Preliminary Election Expenses Limits for Candidates
  10. ^ Pundits' Guide to Canadian Elections
  11. ^ "Official map of the Saskatoon West federal riding boundaries (Representation Order of 2013)" (PDF). Elections Canada - Maps Corner. Elections Canada. Retrieved February 22, 2016.

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