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 DISTRICT: Sudbury
Candidate Party Vote Count Vote Share Elected
Diane Marleau LIB 18914 44.19% X
Gerry McIntaggart NDP 12781 29.86%
Stephen L. Butcher CON 9008 21.05%
Luke Norton GRN 1999 4.67%
Dave Starbuck ML 100 0.23%
 Last Update:  June 29, 5:38:55 AM EDT 226 of 226 polls reporting


195 Sudbury

2004 Candidates
CON: Stephen Butcher
LIB: Diane Marleau (Incumbent)
NDP: Gerry McIntaggart
GRN: Luke Norton
MLP: David Starbuck

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This urban riding in Northern Ontario consists of part of the city of Greater Sudbury. The former city of Sudbury and the former town of Walden fall within the riding.

Mining and manufacturing are important to the economy, with companies such as Inco and Falconbridge Nickel based here. Average family income is $63,886 and the unemployment rate is 9.3 per cent.

According to the 2001 census, almost 21 per cent spoke French as their mother tongue. More than five per cent were Italian and two per cent are aboriginal.

In 2004, a portion of Nickel Belt riding has been added in the southwest. Sudbury riding was established in 1947. In the 1996 redistribution, eight per cent of Nickel Belt was added.

Political History

1949-1965 inclusive: LIB
1965: NDP
Since 1968: LIB

In 2000, Liberal Diane Marleau defeated the Alliance's Mike Smith to win a fourth term. She was appointment minister of health in 1993, minister of public works and government services in 1996 and minister of international co-operation and minister responsible for the francophonie from 1997-99.

This riding has elected only one non-Liberal since 1949. It sent New Democrat Norman Fawcett to Ottawa in 1965 by-election; he served two years. Liberal James Jerome, a former Speaker, was MP from 1968 to 1980. Doug Frith, a minister of Indian affairs and northern development, won in 1980 and 1984.

Candidate Profiles

Diane Marleau

Party: Liberal Party of Canada
Birth Date: June 21, 1943
Age: 60
Birthplace: Kirkland Lake, Ont.

University Degree: Yes
Education: Studied economics at University of Ottawa; BA in economics from Laurentian University.
Profession: Chartered accountant.
Career Background: Administrator at firm of Collins, Barrow-Maheux Noiseux.
Community: Former treasurer for Northern Regional Recovery Home for Women. Member of the finance committee and board of directors for Laurentian Hospital in Sudbury. Member of the Sudbury and district health unit. Chair of the Canadian Games for Physically Disabled. Appointed member of the Advisory Council on Women's Issues. Member of the Northern Development Council. Chair of the Cambrian College board governors (member since 1983). Fundraising chair of the Sudbury and District Cancer Society. Co-chair of the Laurentian Hospital Cancer Care Services fundraising campaign.
Marital Status: Married
Name of Spouse: Paul
Children: Brigitte, Donald and Stéphane

Political History
Party: Active in both provincial and federal riding associations since 1980.
Municipal: Former alderman and councillor for Sudbury. Defeated in mayoral election (1985).
Federal: Elected in Sudbury (1988, 1993, 1997 and 2000).

Political History (Federal/Provincial)
Cabinet: Minister of health (1993); minister of public works and government services (1996); minister of international co-operation and minister responsible for Francophonie (1997-99).
Committee: Vice-chair of Foreign Affairs and International Trade. Member of Environment and Sustainable Development.
Caucus: Former deputy whip; former chairperson of the Ontario Liberal caucus. Former member of Working Group on Fair Taxation. Served as caucus critic for Associate EMR, Associate Government Operations and Associate Finance.
Office Address: 36 Elgin Street, Sudbury, Ont., 705-673-7107.
Capital Address: Room 533, Confederation Building, House of Commons, Ottawa, Ont., 613-996-8962.

Stephen Butcher

Party: Conservative Party of Canada

University Degree: No
Education: Aerospace engineering technology, Ryerson University.
Profession: Businessman
Career Background:
Community: Organized Neighborhood Watch in Copper Cliff. Helped establish a store-front police presence in Copper Cliff. Served as chair of Copper Cliff Police Advisory committee and vice-chair of Sudbury Regional Neighbourhood Watch Steering committee. Serves on Greater City of Sudbury's Airport Advisory panel. Member of the Copper Cliff United Church Council. Commercial pilot for 30 years; currently serves on executive of Sudbury's Canadian Owners and Pilots Association.
Marital Status: Married
Name of Spouse: Marilyn
Children: Derek and Allison

Gerry McIntaggart

Party: The New Democratic Party of Canada

Career Background: Employee of Inco for more than 34 years. Chair of the Sudbury and District Health Unit for seven years. Spearheaded the building of the new Health Unit, Delki Dozzi Park and the David Street Water Treatment Plant.
Community: Founding member of the Delki Dozzi Community Centre.
Marital Status: Married
Name of Spouse: Linda
Children: Two

Political History
Municipal: Served on Sudbury city council for 12 years. Former deputy mayor and vice-chair of the regional council.

Luke Norton

Party: The Green Party of Canada

Political History
Provincial: Defeated in Sudbury (2003).

Political History (Federal/Provincial)
Office Address: 705-693-2989.

David Starbuck

Party: The Marxist-Leninist Party of Canada

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 Overall Election Results (2004)
Party Elected Leading Total Vote Share
LIB 135 0 135 36.71%
CON 99 0 99 29.61%
BQ 54 0 54 12.40%
NDP 19 0 19 15.69%
NA 1 0 1 .13%
OTH 0 0 0 5.47%
 Last Update June 29, 5:39:26 AM EDT


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