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|Updated: Nov. 7, 2008 5:00 PM EST||258/258 polls|
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This riding west of Quebec City is mainly urban and residential, composed of the former cities of Cap-Rouge, Sillery and Ste-Foy. There are 13 colleges and universities in the area, including Laval University. Jean Lesage International Airport is in the northwest part of the riding.
Government services, health and social services and education services are the major employers in this riding. Retail trade is also a significant factor.
According to the 2006 census, more than 40 per cent of residents have a university certificate or degree. Almost 92 per cent of the population cited French as their mother tongue. The average family income is $94,249 with an unemployment rate of five per cent. About 43 per cent of the occupied dwellings are rented.
There were no changes in the 1996 or 2004 redistributions. The riding was established in 1966.
Population: 101,730 (2006 census; an increase of 3.6% since 2001)
Bloc Québécois incumbent Roger Clavet lost a heartbreaker of a race in 2006, losing to Conservative Luc Harvey by 103 votes.
Clavet recaptured this riding for the Bloc in 2004, defeating then-minister of Canadian heritage, Héléne Scherrer, by more than 5,000 votes. In 2000, Liberal Scherrer had defeated Bloc candidate Héléne Alarie by 2,455 votes. She had lost to Alarie in 1994.
Liberal Jean-Charles Cantin won in 1968, followed by Liberal Albanie Morin who was MP from 1972 to his death in 1977. Another Liberal, Dennis Dawson, won the 1977 byelection and was re-elected in 1980. Progressive Conservative Suzanne Duplessis won in 1984 and 1988. In 1993, the riding supported BQ Philippe Paré
- 1968-1980 inclusive - LIB
- 1984, 1988 - PC
- 1993, 1997 - BQ
- 2000 - LIB
- 2004 - BQ
- 2006 - CON
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