148 Lanark-Frontenac-Lennox and Addington
This large rural riding in eastern Ontario includes the towns of Bath,
Perth, Smiths Falls, Carleton Place and Greater Napanee, as well as Amherst Island.
stretches from Lake Ontario in the southwest to Black Donald Lake in
the north and contains Bon Echo and Frontenac Provincial Parks. It
contains the county of Lennox and Addington, and parts of the county
of Frontenac and county of Lanark to the border of Mississippi Mills.
The riding has a diverse economic base with manufacturing being the major
industry, along with service industries, including tourism. Average family
income is $60,033 and unemployment is 5.7 per cent.
The riding of Lanark-Frontenac-Lennox and Addington was created in 2004
from 63 per cent of Hastings-Frontenac-Lennox and Addington and 38 per
cent of Lanark-Carleton, moving Carleton Place and Smiths Falls into the
riding for the first time. Hastings-Frontenac-Lennox and Addington was
created in 1976 from portions of Frontenac-Lennox and Addington
and Hastings riding.
In 2004, Conservative Scott Reid defeated three-term incumbent Liberal
Larry McCormick. Reid served as an Alliance MP in Lanark-Carleton from
2000 to 2003.
McCormick served his three terms in Hastings-Frontenac-Lennox and Addington.
Conservative Douglas Alkenbrack was MP from 1962 to 1975 in Frontenac-Lennox
and Addington and PC Bill VanKoughnet served the following three terms
in Hastings-Frontenac-Lennox and Addington.
Hastings-Frontenac-Lennox and Addington:
1979-88 inclusive - PC
1993, 1997, 2000 - LIB
Lanark-Frontenac-Lennox and Addington:
2004 - CON
Party: Canadian Action Party
Party: Conservative Party of Canada
Birth Date: Jan. 25, 1964
Birthplace: Hull, Que.
Education: BA in Political Science, Carleton University.
MA in Political Science, Carleton University
Career Background: Noted authority on Canadian federalism, having written two books on the subject
(Lament for a Nation and Canada Remapped) as well as numerous articles.
Also appeared before parliamentary committees as an expert witness.
Served as chief constitutional adviser to Preston Manning.
Former instructor at the University of Western Sydney in Australia. Member of the board of directors of Giant Tiger Stores Ltd.
Party: Served as constitutional adviser to Preston Manning and speech writer and organizer for Stockwell Day
Federal: Elected in Lanark-Carleton (2000) and in Lanark-Frontenac-Lennox and Addington in 2004
Committee: Former Vice-Chair: Joint Committee on Official Languages.
Former Member: Official Languages; Scrutiny of Regulations;
Subcommittee on Electoral Boundaries Readjustment of
Procedure and House Affairs.
Member: Procedure and House Affairs and its sub-committee on the
Disclosure Statement under the Conflict of Interest Code for
Members of the House of Commons
Caucus: Former Critic for: Intergovernmental Affairs; National Capital
Commission; Economic Development Agency - Que; Infrastructure;
Entrepreneurs and New Canadians; President of Privy Council.
Co-chair of Harper transition team after CA leadership.
Critic for Official Languages until during 2004 campaign when
he resigned after making remarks about bilingualisam that Harper
said were Reid's own opinions - not party policy.
Critic for: Federal Economic Development Initiative for
Northern Ontario; Democratic Reform and Renewal
6 Lake Ave West
Carleton Place, Ont.
Party: Liberal Party of Canada
Birthplace: Perth, Ont.
Education: A graduate of Wilfrid Laurier University; holds a degree in Political Science
Career Background: Spent time in
more than 15 countries with a focus on developing areas in India and South-East Asia
50 Dufferin St.
104 Centre St. N
Party: Marijuana Party
Birth Date: Nov. 26, 1958
Education: Graduated from the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology with a Fourth Class Stationary Engineering certificate
Marital Status: Married
Career Background: Spent five years working in the oil patch in Calgary. Worked for five years in a sour gas plant
Party: New Democratic Party
Education: Agriculture graduate (McGill, 1966)
Profession: Writer, and translator (French, Spanish)
Career Background: Former Ontario staff for National Farmers Union and editor of Union Farmer Quarterly
Community Activities: Past Board member: Canadian Council for International Cooperation, Canadian Environmental Network,
Grindstone Island Co-op, Ontario Environment Network, Friends of the Algonquins. Member of Mazinaw-Lanark Forest Citizens' Committee,
North Frontenac Emergency Response Team, and Ompah Community Choir
Organized Agriculture Forum, People's Summit of the Americas, Quebec City, April 2001.
Tel: (613) 479-2453
Party: Progressive Canadian Party
Party: Green Party of Canada
Year of Birth: 1951
Marital Status: Married
Name of Spouse: Donna
Children: Two daughters, one step-daughter
Career Background: Author of three books on sustainability, and for 25 years has directed a popular education program on
living well without degrading the planet
Party: Founding member of the Green Party of Canada in 1983
Fax: (613) 259-5022