Vancouver North

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Vancouver North
British Columbia electoral district
Defunct federal electoral district
LegislatureHouse of Commons
District created1924
District abolished1947
First contested1925
Last contested1945

Vancouver North was a federal electoral district in British Columbia, Canada, that was represented in the House of Commons of Canada from 1925 to 1949.

This riding was created in 1924 from parts of Burrard and Comox—Alberni ridings.

A redistribution in 1933 rearranged the riding's boundaries. The Sunshine Coast and other areas west of it were added to Comox-Alberni, and portions of the Fraser Valley north of the Fraser River were added to Vancouver North. Burnaby north of the BCER line was also in the riding, which excluded the City of New Westminster, which had its own riding.

It was abolished in 1947 when it was redistributed into Burnaby—Richmond and Coast—Capilano ridings.

Members of Parliament[edit]

Parliament Years Member Party
Riding created from Burrard and Comox—Alberni
15th  1925–1926     Dugald Donaghy Liberal
16th  1926–1930     Alexander Duncan McRae Conservative
17th  1930–1935     Albert Edward Munn Liberal
18th  1935–1940     Charles Grant MacNeil Co-operative Commonwealth
19th  1940–1945     James Sinclair Liberal
20th  1945–1949
Riding dissovled into[clarification needed] Burnaby—Richmond and Coast—Capilano

Election results[edit]

1945 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal James Sinclair 13,373 38.60 +0.45
Co-operative Commonwealth Colin S. Johnston 10,010 28.89 -6.84
Progressive Conservative George Nuttall 5,971 17.23 -8.89
Labor–Progressive Austin Delaney 3,809 10.99
Social Credit Weldon F. Mulligan 1,483 4.23
Total valid votes 34,646 100.0  
Liberal hold Swing +3.64
1940 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal James Sinclair 10,496 38.15 +2.52
Co-operative Commonwealth Charles Grant MacNeil 9,832 35.73 -4.23
National Government Reginald Hibbert Tupper 7,186 26.12 +12.13
Total valid votes 27,514 100.0  
Liberal gain from Co-operative Commonwealth Swing +3.38
1935 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Co-operative Commonwealth Charles Grant MacNeil 8,641 39.96
Liberal Albert Edward Munn 7,705 35.63 -18.52
Conservative William Henry Woods 3,025 13.99 -31.86
Reconstruction William Savage 2,255 10.43
Total valid votes 21,626 100.0  
Co-operative Commonwealth gain from Liberal Swing +29.24
1930 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Albert Edward Munn 6,799 54.15 +13.72
Conservative Alexander Duncan McRae 5,757 45.85 -0.95
Total valid votes 12,556 100.0  
Liberal gain from Conservative Swing +7.34
1926 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Alexander Duncan McRae 5,080 46.80 +7.32
Liberal Gerald Grattan McGeer 4,388 40.43 -5.30
Labour Wallis Walter LeFeaux 1,363 12.56 -2.23
Independent James Cavers Gill 23 0.21
Total valid votes 10,854 100.0  
Conservative gain from Liberal Swing +6.31
1925 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes %
Liberal Dugald Donaghy 4,279 45.73
Conservative George Herbert Morden 3,694 39.48
Labour William Jamison Curry 1,384 14.79
Total valid votes 9,357 100.0  
This riding was created from parts of Burrard and Comox—Alberni, which elected a Conservative and a Progressive member, respectively, in the last election.

See also[edit]

External links[edit]