Vancouver Granville

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Vancouver Granville
British Columbia electoral district
Federal electoral district
LegislatureHouse of Commons
MP
 
 
 
Jody Wilson-Raybould
Liberal
District created2013
First contested2015
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 divisionsMetro Vancouver
Census subdivisionsVancouver

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

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[4]

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.[5]

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–Present     Jody Wilson-Raybould Liberal

Election results[edit]

Canadian federal election, 2015
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[6][7][2]
2011 federal election redistributed results[8]
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. ^ 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
  5. ^ "Vancouver Granville Map -Elections Canada". www.elections.ca. Elections Canada.
  6. ^ Elections Canada – Confirmed candidates for Vancouver Granville, 30 September 2015
  7. ^ Elections Canada – Preliminary Election Expenses Limits for Candidates
  8. ^ Pundits' Guide to Canadian Elections