Results

ETOBICOKE NORTH
Party Candidate Votes Status
149/149 polls Updated: Jun. 13, 2014 1:49 AM EDT
LIB Shafiq Qaadri 12,150 Elected
NDP Nigel Barriffe 7,134
PC Tony Milone 6,163
LTN Allan deRoo 706
GRN Kenny Robertson 671
FP James McConnell 287

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Riding profile

riding map

The riding is located entirely in the former city of Etobicoke, which accounts for part of Toronto's west end since amalgamation. The riding is bordered by Steeles Avenue in the north, Dixon Road and Highway 401 to the south, Highway 427 to the west and the Humber River to the east.

Both the north campus of Humber College and the Woodbine Racetrack are located within the riding. The Etobicoke North riding formed in 1999's redistribution includes all of the former Etobicoke-Rexdale riding and 20 per cent of Etobicoke-Humber.

Population: 108,501 (2006 census; a decrease of 3.5% since 2001)

Political history

Liberal Shafiq Qaadri was elected to a third term in Etobicoke North in 2011. He defeated the nearest challenger, PC candidate Karim Singh, by more than 6,000 votes.

In 2007, he convincingly defeated PC candidate Mohamed Kassim by 9,346 votes. Qaadri was first elected in 2003, easily PC hopeful Baljit Gosal by 9,787 votes.

PC John Hastings held the riding from 1995-1999, before which it was held by the NDP's Ed Philip.

Philip, who won the old riding of Etobicoke-Rexdale in 1987 and 1990, was later appointed to a series of cabinet posts under Bob Rae.

2011 Provincial Election Results

Party

Candidate

Total votes

%

LIB Shafiq Qaadri 12,082 48.46
PC Karm Singh 6,065 24.33
NDP Vrind Sharma 5,420 21.74
GRN Gurleen Gill 538 2.16
FCP Claudio Ceolin 391 1.57
FP James McConnell 319 1.28
PCP Gopal Baghel 118 0.47

 

Demographics

Unemployment Rate
8.4%
Provincial 6.4%
National 6.6%
Seniors
11.89%
Provincial 13.56%
National 13.71%
Home Owners
18.21%
Provincial 26.61%%
National 26.92%%
Avg Family Income
$71,205
Provincial $90,526
National $82,325
Immigration
40%
Provincial 28%
National 20%
Post-Secondary Degree
29.03%
Provincial 33.54%
National 33.35%

Source: Statistics Canada, 2006 Census

2014 Candidates

Conservative   Tony Milone
Liberal   Shafiq Qaadri
NDP   Nigel Barriffe
Green   Kenny Robertson
Libertarian    Allan deRoo
Freedom Party of Ontario    James McConnell