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
Legislature House of Commons
MP
 
 
 
Sheri Benson
New Democratic
District created 2013
First contested 2015
District webpage profile, map
Demographics
Population (2011)[1] 76,704
Electors (2011) 54,086
Area (km²)[2] 93
Pop. density (per km²) 824.8
Census divisions Division No. 11
Census subdivisions Corman 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 Canada 2011 Census and 2011 National Household Survey; 2013 representation[4][5]
Ethnic Origin Total[6]
North American Aboriginal origins 13,580
First Nations (North American Indian) 9,495
Inuit 30
Métis 4,905
Other North American origins 13,280
Acadian 55
American 990
Canadian 12,620
European origins 53,650
British Isles origins 28,795
English 16,535
Irish 10,925
Scottish 13,125
Welsh 1,185
British Isles origins; n.i.e. (not included elsewhere) 835
French origins 9,540
French 9,540
Western European origins (except French origins) 22,350
Austrian 850
Belgian 505
Dutch 2,615
Flemish 30
German 19,910
Luxembourger 15
Swiss 155
Northern European origins (except British Isles origins) 7,360
Danish 815
Finnish 315
Icelandic 470
Norwegian 4,455
Swedish 1,860
Northern European origins; n.i.e. 250
Eastern European origins 17,575
Bulgarian 40
Czech 205
Czechoslovakian; n.o.s. (not otherwise specified) 230
Hungarian 1,485
Latvian 35
Lithuanian 45
Polish 4,080
Romanian 690
Russian 3,140
Slovak 115
Ukrainian 11,185
Southern European origins 2,365
Bosnian 25
Croatian 135
Greek 125
Italian 820
Portuguese 185
Serbian 15
Slovenian 40
Spanish 900
Yugoslavian; n.o.s. 145
Other European origins 220
Jewish 95
Roma (Gypsy) 15
Other European origins; n.i.e. 105
Caribbean origins 250
Cuban 25
Haitian 150
Jamaican 35
Trinidadian/Tobagonian 30
Latin; Central and South American origins 1,060
Aboriginal from Central/South America (except Maya) 60
Brazilian 20
Chilean 90
Colombian 140
Ecuadorian 20
Guatemalan 50
Hispanic 30
Maya 95
Mexican 295
Nicaraguan 80
Peruvian 35
Salvadorean 135
African origins 1,035
Central and West African origins 120
Congolese 50
Ghanaian 25
Nigerian 35
North African origins 150
Egyptian 35
Sudanese 105
Southern and East African origins 400
Burundian 55
Eritrean 80
Ethiopian 180
Rwandan 35
Ugandan 35
Zimbabwean 80
Southern and East African origins; n.i.e. 20
Other African origins 400
Black; n.o.s. 135
Other African origins; n.i.e. 265
Asian origins 9,955
West Central Asian and Middle Eastern origins 1,055
Afghan 250
Arab; n.o.s. 60
Assyrian 45
Iranian 205
Iraqi 260
Kuwaiti 30
Lebanese 80
Pashtun 30
Syrian 55
Tatar 45
Turk 70
West Central Asian and Middle Eastern origins; n.i.e. 35
South Asian origins 1,470
Bangladeshi 75
Bengali 35
East Indian 805
Nepali 25
Pakistani 540
Punjabi 105
South Asian origins; n.i.e. 60
East and Southeast Asian origins 7,355
Burmese 135
Cambodian (Khmer) 30
Chinese 1,835
Filipino 4,350
Japanese 190
Korean 35
Laotian 200
Malaysian 35
Vietnamese 835
East and Southeast Asian origins; n.i.e. 275
Other Asian origins 100
Other Asian origins; n.i.e. 95
Oceania origins 115
Australian 15
New Zealander 25
Pacific Islands origins 80
Samoan 65

Ethnic groups: 66.9% White, 18.1% Aboriginal, 5.5% Filipino, 2.0% South Asian, 1.8% Chinese, 1.5% Southeast Asian, 1.2% Black
Languages: 82.1% English, 3.2% Tagalog, 1.7% French, 1.5% Ukrainian, 1.4% German, 1.2% Chinese, 1.2% Cree
Religions: 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 (2010): $29,326
Median after-tax income (2010): $27,119

Average income (2010): $35,343
Average after-tax income (2010): $30,509 [7]

Members of Parliament[edit]

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

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 -10.67
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

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