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Notre-Dame-de-Grâce - Lachine
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|Updated: Nov. 7, 2008 5:00 PM EST||210/210 polls|
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This riding is located in the south central part of the Island of Montreal with the Lachine Canal on the east side and the St. Lawrence River as its southern border. The riding is made up of part of Montreal, plus Lachine and Dorval. Dorval Airport is in the riding as well as the Concordia University-Loyola Campus.
Manufacturing employs the largest part of the workforce, followed by retail trade and the service sector. Renters outnumber homeowners, 60 per cent to 40 per cent. The average family income is $73,869 and unemployment is 8.2 per cent.
According to the 2006 census, 34 per cent have English as a mother tongue, while 36 per cent have French. About 30 per cent of residents over age 25 have a university certificate or degree. The immigrant population is 30 per cent, with Italians being the largest ethnic group at eight per cent.
In 2004, 81 per cent of the riding is the same and 16 per cent from Lac-St-Louis has been added in the northwest. The riding was established in 1947 as Notre-Dame-de-Grâce and was changed to Lachine-Notre-Dame-de-Grâce in the 1996 redistribution. The riding name changed to Notre-Dame-de-Grâce-Lachine with the passage of a private member's bill in 1996. The 1996 redistribution added 35 per cent of Lachine-Lac-St-Louis.
Population: 104,715 (2006 census; an increase of 3% since 2001)
Liberal incumbent Marlene Jennings won easily in 2006, outdistancing runner-up Bloc Québécois candidate Alexandre Lambert by a 2 to 1 margin. The victory gave Jennings a fourth term as MP.
In 2004, Jennings defeated Bloc Québécois candidate Jean-Philippe Chartre.
Liberal Warren Allmand won here in 1965 and served as MP until 1997, a total of nine terms. He was appointed solicitor general in 1972, minister of Indian affairs and northern development in 1976 and minister of consumer and corporate affairs in 1977. Allmand resigned in 1997 and was named president of the International Centre for Human Rights and Democratic Development.
- 1949 - LIB
- 1953, 1957, 1958 - PC
- Since 1962 - LIB
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