Scarborough—Rouge Park

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Scarborough—Rouge Park
Ontario electoral district
Scarborough-Rouge Park in relation to the other Toronto ridings (2015 boundaries).png
Scarborough-Rouge Park in relation to the other Toronto ridings (2015 boundaries)
Coordinates: 43°48′58″N 79°10′41″W / 43.816°N 79.178°W / 43.816; -79.178Coordinates: 43°48′58″N 79°10′41″W / 43.816°N 79.178°W / 43.816; -79.178
Federal electoral district
Legislature House of Commons
MP
 
 
 
Gary Anandasangaree
Liberal
District created 2013
First contested 2015
District webpage profile, map
Demographics
Population (2011)[1] 102,646
Electors (2015) 71,291
Area (km²)[1] 57
Pop. density (per km²) 1,800.8
Census divisions Toronto
Census subdivisions Toronto
Map of Scarborough-Rouge Park riding

Scarborough—Rouge Park is a federal electoral district in Ontario, Canada, that has been represented in the House of Commons of Canada since 2015.

Scarborough—Rouge Park was created by the 2012 federal electoral boundaries redistribution and was legally defined in the 2013 representation order. It came into effect upon the call of the 42nd Canadian federal election that took place on October 19, 2015.[2] It was created out of parts of the electoral districts of Pickering—Scarborough East (49%), Scarborough—Rouge River (36%) and Scarborough—Guildwood (14%).[3]

Geography[edit]

The riding consists of the eastern part of the Scarborough district of Toronto. It contains the neighbourhoods of Morningside Heights, Rouge, Port Union, West Rouge, Highland Creek, West Hill (east of Morningside Avenue) and Malvern (east of Neilson Road).

Demographics[edit]

According to the Canada 2011 Census[4]

Ethnic groups: 31.0% South Asian, 28.3% White, 14.4% Black, 9.2% Filipino, 4.5% Chinese, 1.6% Southeast Asian, 1.5% Indigenous, 1.4% Latino, 1.1% West Asian, 7.0% Other
Languages: 61.6% English, 8.3% Tamil, 3.4% Chinese, 2.1% Tagalog, 1.6% Urdu, 23.0% Other
Religions: 55.4% Christian, 18.6% Hindu, 9.4% Muslim, 1.3% Sikh, 1.4% Other, 13.9% None
Median income: $27,217 (2010)
Average income: $36,822 (2010)

Members of Parliament[edit]

This riding has elected the following Members of Parliament:

Parliament Years Member Party
Scarborough—Rouge Park
Riding created from Pickering—Scarborough East,
Scarborough—Guildwood and Scarborough—Rouge River
42nd  2015–Present     Gary Anandasangaree Liberal

Election results[edit]

Canadian federal election, 2015
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Liberal Gary Anandasangaree 29,913 60.24 +25.48 $144,189.04
Conservative Leslyn Lewis 13,587 27.36 -4.23 $59,291.73
New Democratic KM Shanthikumar 5,145 10.36 -20.63 $58,736.40
Green Calvin Winter 1,010 2.03 -0.36 $1,457.51
Total valid votes/Expense limit 49,655 100.0     $204,974.26
Total rejected ballots
Turnout
Eligible voters 71,291
Source: Elections Canada[5][6]
2011 federal election redistributed results[7]
Party Vote %
  Liberal 14,157 34.76
  Conservative 12,865 31.59
  New Democratic 12,620 30.99
  Green 974 2.39
  Others 113 0.28

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