|Ontario electoral district|
Scarborough—Agincourt in relation to the other Toronto ridings (2013 boundaries)
|Federal electoral district|
|Legislature||House of Commons|
|District webpage||profile, map|
|Pop. density (per km²)||4,750|
The riding covers the northwest of the Scarborough part of Toronto. It is bounded on the west by Victoria Park Avenue, on the north by the Toronto city limits (Steeles Avenue East), on the east by Midland Avenue, and on the south by Highway 401. It contains the neighbourhoods of Steeles, L'Amoreaux, Tam O'Shanter-Sullivan, Agincourt (west of Midland Avenue) and Milliken (west of Midland Avenue).
Immigrants make up 67.8% of the population of Scarborough—Agincourt, the highest such percentage for any Canadian federal riding; those from Asia and the Middle East alone, constitute a majority of the population (53.0%), which is also the highest figure for any federal riding, and, in particular, immigrants from the People's Republic of China are almost a quarter (24.7%) of the riding's population, another Canadian high. Chinese, not otherwise specified (i.e. Cantonese, Mandarin, etc.) is the home language for 12.0% of the people in Scarborough—Agincourt (another demographic record).
Ethnic groups: 46.0% Chinese, 20.8% White, 15.1% South Asian, 5.3% Black, 3.8% Filipino, 1.9% West Asian, 1.6% Arab
Languages: 41.3% Chinese, 32.5% English, 5.1% Tamil, 2.3% Tagalog, 1.8% Armenian, 1.7% Arabic, 1.6% Greek, 1.6% Arabic, 1.4% Italian, 1.4% Urdu, 1.2% Persian
Religions: 42.7% Christian (18.0% Catholic, 5.3% Christian Orthodox, 2.3% Anglican, 2.0% Baptist, 1.7% United Church, 1.5% Pentecostal, 1.0% Presbyterian, 10.9% Other Christian), 7.9% Hindu, 6.5% Muslim, 5.6% Buddhist, 36.5% No religion
Median income (2010): $20,702
Average income (2010): $29,076
The federal riding was created in 1987 from York—Scarborough. It consisted in initially of the part of the City of Scarborough bounded on the west by Victoria Park Avenue, on the north by Steeles Avenue East, on the east by the Canadian National Railway line situated immediately west of Midland Avenue, and on the south by Ellesmere Road.
In 2003, it was given the boundaries as described above.
Members of Parliament
This riding has elected the following members of the House of Commons of Canada:
Riding created from York—Scarborough
|Canadian federal election, 2015|
|New Democratic||Laura Thomas Patrick||3,263||7.9||+0.6||$3,832.40|
|Christian Heritage||Jude Coutinho||334||0.8||–||$621.16|
|Total valid votes/Expense limit||41,556||100.0||$203,566.74|
|Total rejected ballots||248||–||–|
|Source: Elections Canada|
|2011 federal election redistributed results|
|June 30, 2014Canadian federal by-election,|
|New Democratic||Elizabeth Ying Long||1,838||8.48||−9.62|
|Total valid votes/Expense limit||21,672||100.0||–|
|Total rejected ballots||121||0.56||−0.09|
|By-election due to the resignation of Jim Karygiannis to run in the 2014 Toronto municipal election.|
|Source: Elections Canada|
|Canadian federal election, 2011|
|New Democratic||Nancy Patchell||7,376||18.10||+8.79||$2,771.86|
|Total valid votes/Expense limit||40,750||100.00||$84,591.02||$140,739.83|
|Total rejected ballots||266||0.65||+0.05|
|Canadian federal election, 2008|
|New Democratic||Simon Dougherty||3,748||9.31||−1.77||$1,915.89|
|Total valid votes/Expense limit||40,249||100.00||$82,589.11||$148,085.57|
|Total rejected ballots||228||0.6||+0.2|
|Canadian federal election, 2006|
|New Democratic||David Robertson||4,969||11.08||+0.9||$6,968|
|Total valid votes/Expense limit||44,838||100.00||$124,191|
|Total rejected ballots||168||0.4||−0.1|
|Canadian federal election, 2004|
|New Democratic||D'Arcy Palmer||4,182||10.2||+6.3||$4,124|
|Progressive Canadian||Tony J. Karadimas||1,048||2.5||Ø||$10,513|
|Total valid votes/Expense limit||41,198||100.0||$147,222|
|Total rejected ballots||224||0.5|
|1: Conservative Party change is based on the combination of Canadian Alliance and Progressive Conservative Party totals in 2000.|
|Canadian federal election, 2000|
|Progressive Conservative||Bruce Elliott||4,030||10.6||−7.2||$9,953|
|New Democratic||Michael Laxer||1,499||3.9||−2.4||$2,785|
|Canadian Action||Wayne Cook||341||0.9||Ø||$10,116|
|Total valid votes/Expense limit||38,068||100.0||$105,599|
|1: Canadian Alliance change is based on Reform Party totals in 1997.|
|Canadian federal election, 1997|
|Progressive Conservative||Rick Perkins||7,115||17.8||−3.4||$41,232|
|New Democratic||Doug Hum||2,512||6.3||+4.0||$15,398|
|Total valid votes/Expense limit||39,913||100.0||$104,574|
|Canadian federal election, 1993|
|Progressive Conservative||Ben Eng||8,775||21.2||−21.2|
|New Democratic||Joe José Perez||944||2.3||−9.3|
|Independent||Anne C. McBride||247||0.6||−0.4|
|Natural Law||Bill Morrison||194||0.5||Ø|
|Total valid votes/Expense limit||41,389||100.0|
|Canadian federal election, 1988|
|Progressive Conservative||W. Paul McCrossan||18,601||42.4|
|New Democratic||Susie Vallance||5,082||11.6|
|Independent||Anne C. McBride||442||1.0|
|Total valid votes||43,912|
Municipal electoral districts and neighbourhoods
Scarborough—Agincourt covers three wards and six neighbourhoods.
Three wards fall completely or partially within the borders of Scarborough—Agincourt.
Three neighbourhoods fall completely within the borders of Scarborough—Agincourt:
The west ends of three neighbourhoods also fall within the borders of Scarborough—Agincourt:
In addition to these there are other neighbourhoods such as Wishing Well, Lynngate and Bridlewwod, etc.
Community and Resident Associations
- Leacock Community Association
- Lynngate Residents' Association & Neighbourhood Watch
- Neighbourhood Watch
- SAS Scarborough Association of Seniors
- The Scarborough-Agincourt Ward 40 Residents' Association
- "(Code 35080) Census Profile". 2011 census. Statistics Canada. 2012. Retrieved 2011-03-03.
- Riding history from Library of Parliament
- 2011 results from Elections Canada
- Campaign expense data from Elections Canada
- Statistics Canada: 2011
- Statistics Canada: 2011
- "Immigrant Status and Place of Birth (38), Sex (3) and Age Groups (10) for the Population of Canada, Provinces, Territories and Federal Electoral Districts (2003 Representation Order), 2006 Census - 20% Sample Data". 2.statcan.gc.ca. Retrieved 2012-11-23.
- "Appendix J Comparison of places of birth disseminated in 2006, 2001 and 1996". 2.statcan.ca. 2009-11-20. Retrieved 2012-11-30.
- "First Official Language Spoken (7), Detailed Language Spoken Most Often at Home (232), Age Groups (17A) and Sex (3) for the Population Excluding Institutional Residents of Canada, Provinces, Territories and Federal Electoral Districts (2003 Representation Order), 2011 Census". 2.statcan.gc.ca. Retrieved 2012-11-19.
- "Federal byelections set for June 30". CBC News. May 11, 2014. Retrieved May 11, 2014.
- Wherry, Aaron (September 14, 2017). "Liberal MP Arnold Chan dies after battle with cancer". CBC News. Retrieved September 14, 2017.
- Elections Canada – Confirmed candidates for Scarborough—Agincourt, 30 September 2015
- Elections Canada – Preliminary Election Expenses Limits for Candidates
- Pundits' Guide to Canadian Elections
- "Elections Canada". Elections Canada. June 30, 2014. Retrieved June 30, 2014.