Ward 5 (Mississauga)

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Ward 5
Constituency
for the Mississauga City Council and Peel Regional Council
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Ward 5 within Mississauga
Regional municipality Peel
City Mississauga
Population 75,415
Current constituency
Councillor Carolyn Parrish

Ward 5 (Britannia Woods-Malton) is a municipal ward located in the northeast corner of the city of Mississauga, Ontario. Carolyn Parrish represents the ward's seat on Mississauga City Council and Peel Regional Council since her election on October 27, 2014.

The ward contains the communities of Malton, and the part of Hurontario (the community of Britannia) north of Eglinton Avenue.

Toronto Pearson International Airport is located within the ward.

Demographics[edit]

According to the Canada 2006 Census, the total population of the ward was 75,415.

The leading racial group in the ward is South Asians who make up 39.3% of the population. 28% of the population is White, 11.4% Black, 6.2% Chinese, 3.3% Filipino, 3.3% Southeast Asian, 1.8% Latin American, and 1.7% Arab. The leading ethnic group in the ward is East Indian, which 31% of the ward identifies as. The ward has the highest percentage of visible minorities in the city.

English is the largest mother tongue in the ward, with 40.4% of the ward speaking it as their native language. Punjabi is spoken by 16.5% of the ward.

The median individual income of the ward is $23,141.

Election results[edit]

1994[edit]

Candidate Votes %
Frank McKechnie 4,072 58.46
Roy Willis 1,824 26.19
Veerendra D. Adhiya 629 9.03
Howard Baker 440 6.32

1997[edit]

Candidate Votes %
Cliff Gyles 2,458 27.85
Roy Willis 1,762 19.96
Carole Berry 1,574 17.83
Harry Singh Dhillon 1,202 13.62
Y. S. Dhaliwal 909 10.30
Colin McKechnie 864 9.79
Devinder Singh Bassi 57 0.65

2000[edit]

Candidate Votes %
Cliff Gyles 6,050 52.69
Ripsodhak Singh Grewal 2,730 23.77
Roy Willis 1,945 16.94
Ranjit S. Chahal 387 3.37
Mel Kell 371 3.23

2003[edit]

Candidate Votes %
Eve Adams 3,793 30.66
Rick Falco 2,282 18.45
Roy Willis 1,089 8.80
Karam Singh Punian 1,082 8.75
Harji Bajwa 898 7.26
Cliff Gyles 572 4.62
Jim Sahdra 508 4.11
Frank Perrotta 420 3.40
Michelle Meghie 333 2.69
Nasir Majeed 294 2.38
Thomas Thomas 290 2.34
Sarbjit S. Bhatia 193 1.56
Gurjit Singh Bhatti 173 1.40
Sajjan Singh Sidhu 94 0.76
Fernando Tagalog 71 0.57
Chris Collier 70 0.57
Said M. Aldajani 67 0.54
Meena Hardatt 59 0.48
Greg Dell 34 0.27
James A. Girvin 30 0.24
Jay S. Kang 18 0.15

Two time councillor Cliff Gyles was defeated in the election by Eve Adams; the incumbent placed a distant sixth. The election was held November 10, roughly two months after Gyles was sentenced to 2.5 years in federal penitentiary for accepting $35,000 in bribes.[1]

2006[edit]

Candidate Votes %
Eve Adams 5,704 45.77
Karman Singh Punian 2,352 18.87
Sydney Weir 1,369 10.99
Ricardo C. Francis 861 6.91
Frank Perrotta 528 4.24
Rana Ahmad 490 3.93
Sam Hanna 442 3.55
Brad MacDonald 441 3.54
Stephen Largy 203 1.63
Said M. Aldajani 71 0.57

2010[edit]

Candidate Votes %
Eve Adams 9,795 66.75
Simerjit Kaur 2,678 18.25
Ilyas Shaikh 849 5.79
Jagjit Grewal 514 3.50
David Brenn 453 3.09
Mahmood Malik 385 2.62

2011 by-election[edit]

Candidate Votes %
Bonnie Crombie 2,479 21.54
Carolyn Parrish 2,238 19.44
Simmer Kaur 1,662 14.44
Peter Adams 1,347 11.70
Rick Williams 728 6.32
Kulvinder Bobbie Daid 633 5.50
Jake Dheer 573 4.98
Dianne Douglas 542 4.71
Mark Cashin 242 2.10
Barbara Hazel Tabuno 221 1.92
Mobeen Ali 174 1.51
Vlado Bertic 130 1.13
Glenn Barnes 58 0.50
Olive Rose Steele 57 0.50
Jimmy Ghimery 51 0.44
Sandeep Patara 51 0.44
Cheryl Rodricks 42 0.36
Frank Perrotta 40 0.35
Waqar Siddiqui 36 0.31
Jamie Dookie 35 0.30
Cecil Young 34 0.30
Mo Khan 28 0.24
Shirley Abraham 26 0.23
Grant Isaac 25 0.22
Catherine Soplet 25 0.22
Paul Keselman 17 0.15
Steve Bator 16 0.14

2014[edit]

Candidate Votes %
Carolyn Parrish 6,025 39.18
Dianne Douglas 2,762 17.96
Samantha Angel 1,938 12.60
Waseem Ahmed 1,597 10.38
Harman Singh 1,310 8.52
Crystal Mark 552 3.59
Herman Hacikyan 482 3.13
Jayesh Trivedi 385 2.50
Jas Mangat 199 1.29
Aayesha Arshad Aamir 128 0.83

References[edit]

  1. ^ Funston, Mike (11 September 2003). "Gyles jailed 2 1/2 years for taking bribes; Judge calls crimes 'insidious assault on democracy' Councillor gets bail pending request for appeal". 

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