Vancouver Granville

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Vancouver Granville
British Columbia electoral district
Vancouver Granville (Canadian electoral district).svg
Vancouver Granville in relation to other electoral districts in the Vancouver area
Federal electoral district
LegislatureHouse of Commons
MP
 
 
 
Jody Wilson-Raybould
Independent
District created2013
First contested2015
Last contested2019
District webpageprofile, map
Demographics
Population (2011)[1]99,886
Electors (2015)76,973
Area (km²)[1]23
Pop. density (per km²)4,342.9
Census division(s)Metro Vancouver
Census subdivision(s)Vancouver

Vancouver Granville is a federal electoral district in British Columbia, Canada,[2] that has been represented in the House of Commons of Canada since 2015. The district includes all or significant portions of the Kerrisdale, Marpole, Oakridge, Shaughnessy, South Cambie, Fairview and Riley Park–Little Mountain neighbourhoods. Based on the Canada 2011 Census data, the population of the district is 99,886.[2]

History[edit]

Vancouver Granville 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, which happened in October 2015.[3] It was created out of the electoral districts of Vancouver Centre (38%), Vancouver Quadra (18%), Vancouver Kingsway (19%) and Vancouver South (26%).

In April 2019, the district's first MP, Jody Wilson-Raybould, was expelled from the Liberal Party, after questioning Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s handling of the SNC-Lavalin affair. Even though she was removed from the party, many of the province's residents are still supporting her in the federal election as a Independent MP candidate.[4] She subsequently won as an Independent in the 2019 federal general election, beating her nearest rival, the Liberal candidate, by almost 3,000 votes. In July 2021, Wilson-Raybould announced that she would not stand again for re-election.[5]

Demographics[edit]

Ethnic groups in Vancouver Granville (2016)
Source: [1]
Population %
Ethnic group European 53,165 52.1%
Chinese 32,015 31.4%
Filipino 3,740 3.7%
South Asian 3,330 3.3%
Aboriginal 2,115 2.1%
Japanese 2,060 2%
Black 1,685 1.7%
Korean 1,630 1.6%
Southeast Asian 1,095 1.1%
Latin American 1,060 1%
West Asian 955 0.9%
Arab 475 0.5%
Multiple minorities 1,525 1.5%
Visible minority, n.i.e. 165 0.2%
Total population 102,030 100%
According to the Canada 2011 Census[6]

Languages: 56.4% English, 25.0% Chinese, 1.8% Tagalog, 1.6% French, 1.4% Japanese, 1.3% Korean, 1.3% Spanish, 1.1% German, 10.1% Other
Religions: 36.0% Christian, 4.9% Buddhist, 3.4% Jewish, 1.6% Muslim, 2.5% Other, 51.6% None
Median income: $32,920 (2010)
Average income: $51,118 (2010)

Geography[edit]

Vancouver Granville consists of that part of the City of Vancouver described as follows: commencing at the intersection of the southerly limit of said city with the southerly production of Cambie Street; thence northerly along said production and Cambie Street to 41st Avenue West; thence easterly along said avenue and 41st Avenue East to Main Street; thence northerly along said street to 16th Avenue East; thence westerly along said avenue to Ontario Street; thence northerly along said street to 2nd Avenue West; thence westerly and southwesterly along said avenue to 6th Avenue West; thence westerly along said avenue to 4th Avenue West; thence northwesterly and westerly along said avenue to Arbutus Street; thence southerly along said street to 37th Avenue West; thence easterly along said avenue to the Canadian Pacific Railway; thence southerly and southeasterly along said railway to the southerly production of Granville Street; thence southerly along said production to the southerly limit of said city; thence generally easterly along said limit to the point of commencement.[7]

Members of Parliament[edit]

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

Parliament Years Member Party
Vancouver Granville
Riding created from Vancouver Centre, Vancouver Kingsway,
Vancouver Quadra and Vancouver South
42nd  2015–2019     Jody Wilson-Raybould Liberal
 2019–2019     Independent
43rd  2019–2021

Election results[edit]

Graph of election results in Vancouver Granville (minor parties that never got 2% of the vote or didn't run consistently are omitted)
2021 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Liberal Taleeb Noormohamed
New Democratic Anjali Appadurai
Conservative Kailin Che
People's Damian Jewett
Green Imtiaz Popat
Total valid votes
Total rejected ballots
Turnout
Eligible voters
Source: Elections Canada[8]
2019 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Independent Jody Wilson-Raybould 17,265 32.56 $97,203.39
Liberal Taleeb Noormohamed 14,088 26.57 $103,546.83
Conservative Zach Segal 11,605 21.88 $98,739.59
New Democratic Yvonne Hanson 6,960 13.12 $28,671.17
Green Louise Boutin 2,683 5.06 +1.96 $2,198.84
People's Naomi Chocyk 431 0.81 $917.80
Total valid votes/Expense limit 53,032 100.0 $108,561.11
Total rejected ballots 264 0.49 +0.15
Turnout 53,296 65.0 -3.23
Eligible voters 81,952
Independent gain from Liberal Swing +24.80
Net change for Wilson-Raybould is in comparison to her 2015 vote percentage. Net change for Noormohamed is in comparison to the 2015 Liberal vote percentage; in other words the same basis as Wilson-Raybould.
Source: Elections Canada[9][10]
2015 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
Liberal Jody Wilson-Raybould 23,643 43.93 +13.83 $126,252.39
New Democratic Mira Oreck 14,462 26.87 +2.42 $165,255.58
Conservative Erinn Broshko 14,028 26.06 -9.31 $184,283.40
Green Michael Barkusky 1,691 3.14 -6.08 $3,885.32
Total valid votes/Expense limit 53,824 100.00   $212,795.60
Total rejected ballots 186 0.34
Turnout 54,010 68.23
Eligible voters 79,154
Liberal notional gain from Conservative Swing +11.57
Source: Elections Canada[11][12][2]


2011 federal election redistributed results[13]
Party Vote %
  Conservative 15,440 35.38
  Liberal 13,137 30.10
  New Democratic 10,670 24.45
  Green 4,026 9.22
  Others 372 0.85

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Statistics Canada: 2011
  2. ^ a b Report – British Columbia (PDF)
  3. ^ Timeline for the Redistribution of Federal Electoral Districts
  4. ^ Ghoussoub, Michelle (April 3, 2019). "In Wilson-Raybould's Vancouver riding, shock and support for ousted MP". CBC. Retrieved April 3, 2019.
  5. ^ Jones, Ryan Patrick (July 8, 2021). "Jody Wilson-Raybould won't run in next election, denounces 'toxic' environment in Parliament". CBC. Retrieved September 11, 2021.
  6. ^ http://www12.statcan.gc.ca/nhs-enm/2011/dp-pd/prof/details/page.cfm?Lang=E&Geo1=FED2013&Code1=59036&Data=Count&SearchText=vancouver%20granville&SearchType=Begins&SearchPR=01&A1=All&B1=All&Custom=&TABID=1
  7. ^ "Vancouver Granville Map -Elections Canada". www.elections.ca. Elections Canada.
  8. ^ "Confirmed candidates — Vancouver Granville". Elections Canada. 1 September 2021. Retrieved 6 September 2021.
  9. ^ "List of confirmed candidates". Elections Canada. Archived from the original on October 8, 2019. Retrieved October 4, 2019.
  10. ^ "Election Night Results". Elections Canada. Archived from the original on December 8, 2019. Retrieved November 15, 2019.
  11. ^ Elections Canada – Confirmed candidates for Vancouver Granville, 30 September 2015
  12. ^ Elections Canada – Preliminary Election Expenses Limits for Candidates
  13. ^ Pundits' Guide to Canadian Elections