Welland—St. Catharines—Thorold

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Welland—St. Catharines—Thorold
Ontario electoral district
Defunct federal electoral district
LegislatureHouse of Commons
District created1987
District abolished1996
First contested1988
Last contested1993

Welland—St. Catharines—Thorold was a federal electoral district represented in the House of Commons of Canada from 1988 to 1997. It was located in the province of Ontario. This riding was created in 1987 from Welland riding.

Welland—St. Catharines—Thorold consisted of the southern part of the City of St. Catharines, the City of Thorold and the northern part of the City of Welland.

The electoral district was abolished in 1996 when it was re-distributed between Niagara Centre, Niagara Falls and St. Catharines ridings.

Members of Parliament[edit]

This riding has elected the following Members of Parliament:

Parliament Years Member Party
Riding created from Welland
34th  1988–1993     Gilbert Parent Liberal
35th  1993–1997
Riding dissolved into Niagara Centre, Niagara Falls
and St. Catharines

Election results[edit]

1988 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
  Liberal Gilbert Parent 17,878
  Progressive Conservative Allan Pietz 16,287
  New Democratic Ken Lee 12,646
Green Rachel Thomson 273
  No affiliation Ron Walker 71
  Communist David Wallis 57
1993 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes %
  Liberal Gilbert Parent 25,534 53.97%
  Reform Don Johnstone 11,901 25.15%
  Progressive Conservative Terry St. Amand 5,472 11.56%
  New Democratic Rob Dobrucki 3,737 7.89%
  Natural Law Laureen Amos 311 0.66%
Green Jim Fannon 304 0.64%
  Abolitionist Leonard Doucet 64 0.14%

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