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LegislatureHouse of Commons
District created1987
District abolished1996
First contested1988
Last contested1993

Wellington—Grey—Dufferin—Simcoe 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 parts of Bruce—Grey, Grey—Simcoe and Wellington—Dufferin—Simcoe ridings.

The electoral district was abolished in 1996 when it was re-distributed between Dufferin—Peel—Wellington—Grey, Simcoe—Grey and Waterloo—Wellington ridings.

Wellington—Grey—Dufferin—Simcoe consisted of the County of Dufferin; the Town of Thornbury, the Village of Dundalk and the townships of Collingwood, Egremont, Osprey and Proton in the County of Grey; the towns of Collingwood and Stayner, the Village of Creemore and the Township of Nottawasaga in the County of Simcoe; and the towns of Fergus, Harriston, Mount Forest and Palmerston, the villages of Arthur, Clifford and Elora, and the townships of Arthur, Minto, Nichol, West Garafraxa and West Luther in the County of Wellington.

Members of Parliament[edit]

This riding has elected the following Members of Parliament:

Parliament Years Member Party
Riding created from Wellington—Dufferin—Simcoe,
Grey—Simcoe and Bruce—Grey
34th  1988–1993     Perrin Beatty Progressive Conservative
35th  1993–1997     Murray Calder Liberal
Riding dissolved into Dufferin—Peel—Wellington—Grey,
Simcoe—Grey and Waterloo—Wellington

Election results[edit]

1988 Canadian federal election
Party Candidate Votes
Progressive Conservative Perrin Beatty 26,066
Liberal Murray Calder 15,494
New Democratic Shirley Farlinger 7,746
Christian Heritage Bert Nieuwenhuis 1,761
Libertarian Oleh Stebelsky 157
1993 Canadian federal election: Wellington—Grey—Dufferin—Simcoe
Party Candidate Votes % ±
  Liberal Murray Calder 20,374
  Progressive Conservative Perrin Beatty 18,665
Reform Bob Greenland 15,160
  New Democratic Dan Heffernan 2,090
Green Sara Francis 566

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