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|Pop. density (per km²)||4,746.5|
Scarborough—Agincourt is a federal electoral district in Toronto, Ontario, Canada that has been represented in the House of Commons of Canada since 1988. It covers the area of the City of Toronto bounded by Steeles Avenue East to the north, Highway 401 to the south, Victoria Park Avenue to the west, and Midland Avenue to the east.
The riding covers the northwest of the Scarborough part of Toronto. 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).
- According to the Canada 2021 Census
Ethnic groups: 42.9% Chinese, 17.2% White, 15.0% South Asian, 7.2% Black, 6.3% Filipino, 2.1% Arab, 1.9% West Asian, 1.3% Southeast Asian, 1.1% Latin American
Languages: 30.2% English, 17.1% Cantonese, 17.0% Mandarin, 3.6% Tamil, 3.1% Tagalog, 2.6% Armenian, 2.0% Arabic, 1.3% Greek, 1.3% Urdu
Religions: 41.2% Christian (16.8% Catholic, 5.0% Christian Orthodox, 1.6% Anglican, 1.3% Pentecostal, 1.2% Baptist, 15.3% Other), 7.8% Hindu, 7.6% Muslim, 4.7% Buddhist, 37.5% None
Median income: $31,400 (2020)
Average income: $41,560 (2020)
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.
A by-election was held on June 30, 2014 as a result of the resignation of Member of Parliament Jim Karygiannis to run for City Councillor in the 2014 Toronto municipal election.
Following the 2012 federal electoral boundaries redistribution, the riding lost the part of the riding east of Midland Avenue to the new riding of Scarborough North.
Following the death of Member of Parliament Arnold Chan on September 14, 2017, his widow, Jean Yip, won the seat.
Members of Parliament
This riding has elected the following members of the House of Commons of Canada:
Riding created from York—Scarborough
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|2021 Canadian federal election|
|New Democratic||Larisa Julius||3,680||10.04||+1.34|
|Total valid votes||36,630|
|Total rejected ballots||422||1.14||+0.01|
|Source: Elections Canada|
|2019 Canadian federal election|
|New Democratic||Larisa Julius||3,636||8.70||+3.63||$0.00|
|People's||Anthony Internicola||521||1.25||-||none listed|
|Total valid votes/expense limit||41,814||98.87|
|Total rejected ballots||476||1.13||+0.49|
|Source: Elections Canada|
On November 5, 2017, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced that a by-election would be held on December 11, 2017.
|Canadian federal by-election, December 11, 2017|
Death of Arnold Chan
|New Democratic||Brian Chang||931||5.06||-2.79|
|Christian Heritage||Jude Coutinho||372||2.02||+1.22|
|Independent||John "The Engineer" Turmel||145||0.79|
|Total valid votes/expense limit||18,394||99.37|
|Total rejected ballots||117||0.63||+0.04|
|2015 Canadian federal election|
|New Democratic||Laura Thomas Patrick||3,263||7.85||-10.14||$3,832.40|
|Christian Heritage||Jude Coutinho||334||0.80||–||$621.16|
|Total valid votes/expense limit||41,556||99.41||$203,566.74|
|Total rejected ballots||248||0.59||–|
|Source: Elections Canada|
|2011 federal election redistributed results|
|June 30, 2014Canadian federal by-election, |
Resignation of Jim Karygiannis
|New Democratic||Elizabeth Ying Long||1,838||8.48||−9.62|
|Total valid votes/expense limit||21,672||99.44||–|
|Total rejected ballots||121||0.56||−0.09|
|Source: Elections Canada|
|2011 Canadian federal election|
|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|
|2008 Canadian federal election|
|New Democratic||Simon Dougherty||3,748||9.31||−1.77||$1,915.89|
|Total valid votes/expense limit||40,249||99.44||$82,589.11||$148,085.57|
|Total rejected ballots||228||0.56||+0.19|
|2006 Canadian federal election|
|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|
|2004 Canadian federal election|
|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.|
|2000 Canadian federal election|
|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.|
|1997 Canadian federal election|
|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|
|1993 Canadian federal election|
|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|
|1988 Canadian federal election|
|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|
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, there are other neighbourhoods such as Wishing Well, Lynngate and Bridlewood.
Community and resident associations
- ACSA: Agincourt Community Services Association
- Leacock Community Association
- Lynngate Residents' Association & Neighbourhood Watch
- Neighbourhood Watch
- SAS Scarborough Association of Seniors
- The Scarborough-Agincourt Ward 40 Residents' Association
- "Scarborough—Agincourt (Code 35080) Census Profile". 2011 census. Government of Canada - Statistics Canada. Retrieved March 3, 2011.
- Riding history from Library of Parliament
- 2011 results from Elections Canada
- Campaign expense data from Elections Canada
- ^ "Census Profile, 2021 Census". Statistics Canada. 2022. Retrieved February 9, 2022.
- ^ 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 November 23, 2012.
- ^ "Appendix J Comparison of places of birth disseminated in 2006, 2001 and 1996". 2.statcan.ca. November 20, 2009. Archived from the original on September 6, 2020. Retrieved November 30, 2012.
- ^ "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 November 19, 2012.
- ^ Government of Canada, Statistics Canada (February 9, 2022). "Profile table, Census Profile, 2021 Census of Population - Scarborough--Agincourt [Federal electoral district (2013 Representation Order)], Ontario". www12.statcan.gc.ca. Retrieved March 6, 2023.
- ^ "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.
- ^ "List of confirmed candidates – September 20, 2021 Federal Election". Elections Canada. Retrieved September 2, 2021.
- ^ "Election Night Results". Elections Canada. Retrieved October 26, 2021.
- ^ "List of confirmed candidates". Elections Canada. Retrieved October 4, 2019.
- ^ "Official Voting Results". Elections Canada. Retrieved August 11, 2021.
- ^ "Prime Minister of Canada announces by-elections". Prime Minister's Office. November 5, 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.