Party Candidate Votes Status
175/175 polls Updated: Jun. 13, 2014 1:49 AM EDT
LIB Michael Gravelle 15,503 Elected
NDP Andrew Foulds 8,144
PC Derek Parks 1,985
GRN Joseph LeBlanc 993
LTN Tamara Johnson 922
NOH Paul Sloan 136

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Riding profile

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This northern riding is the fourth largest in Ontario, but home to one of the province's smallest populations.

Aside from a large part of Thunder Bay, this riding also includes Nipigon, Longlac and Marathon, as well as many native reserves. It has the fourth largest aboriginal population of any provincial riding.

The 1999 redistribution created Thunder Bay-Superior North from 73 per cent of the old Lake Nipigon riding and 84 per cent of Port Arthur.

Population: 80,702 (2011 census; a decrease of 2.3% from 2006) 

Political history

The riding was once again won by Liberal Michael Gravelle in 2011 when he beat New Democrat Steve Mantis by 2,654 votes.

Gravelle won by 2,435 votes over New Democrat Jim Foulds in the 2007 election. 

He won the new Thunder Bay-Superior North riding in 1999 and 2003 by more than 13,000 and 17,000 votes, respectively.

Gravelle was first elected in 1995 in the old riding of Port Arthur. Prior to that, Shelley Wark-Martyn Kozyra won the riding for the NDP in 1990. In 1987, Liberal Taras Kozyra defeated New Democrat Chris Southcott.

In the former riding of Lake Nipigon, the NDP's Jack Stokes was elected in 1975, 1977 and 1981. He was succeeded by another New Democrat, Gilles Pouliot, in 1985, 1987, 1990 and 1995.

2011 Provincial Election Results



Total votes


LIB Michael Gravelle 11,765 45.00
NDP Steve Mantis 9,111 34.85
PC Anthony LeBlanc 4,578 17.51
GRN Scot Kyle 555 2.12
LTN Tony Gallo 133 0.51



The boundaries of this riding have changed since the last census, so accurate current demographic information is unavailable.


2014 Candidates

Conservative   Derek Parks
Liberal   Michael Gravelle
NDP   Andrew Foulds
Green   Joseph LeBlanc
Libertarian   Tamara Johnson
Northern Ontario Heritage Party    Paul Sloan