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Elmwood - Transcona
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|Party||Candidate||Votes||Vote Share (%)||Status|
|190/190 polls||Updated: May. 3, 2011 3:40 AM EDT|
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This is a mainly suburban riding in the northeast end of Winnipeg. It runs between the Red River in the west and the eastern limits of the city. The southern boundary is Mission Street, Plessis Road, St. Boniface Road, Murdock Road and Dugald Road. The northern boundary is Oakland Avenue, McLeod Avenue, Grassie Boulevard, Perfanick Drive, Angela Street, the CP Rail line and the Winnipeg city limits.
The riding of Winnipeg-Transcona was created in 1986 from 60 per cent of Winnipeg-Birds Hill and 19 per cent of Winnipeg North Centre. In 1996, it added a small area from St. Boniface. In 2004, the name was changed to Elmwood-Transcona.
Population: 78,700 (2006 census; an increase of 0.9% since 2001)
In 2008, New Democrat Jim Maloway won over Conservative Thomas Steen by more than 1,700 votes. The seat had been held by New Democrat Bill Blaikie for 29 years before his retirement in 2007. In 2006, Blaikie earned his ninth term as MP, winning over Conservative Linda West by more than 6,000 votes. In the previous election, he earned a victory over Bryan McLeod, another Conservative. Blaikie was first elected in 1979 in Winnipeg-Birds Hill.
- 1979, 1980, 1984 - NDP
- 1988, 1993, 1997, 2000 - NDP
- 2004, 2006, 2008 - NDP
|British Isles||38.59% (30,100)|
|Latin, Central, South||1.78% (1,385)|
|Western European||27.94% (21,790)|
|Northern European||6.99% (5,455)|
|Eastern European||31.72% (24,740)|
|S European||5.27% (4,110)|
|Other European||0.60% (470)|
|West Asia||0.30% (235)|
|South Asia||1.78% (1,385)|
|East/SE Asia||4.51% (3,515)|
|Pacific Islands||0.02% (15)|
|Statistics Canada Population: 77,995|
|Siouan languages (Dakota/Sioux)||0% (0)|
|Inuktitut, n.i.e.||0% (10)|
|Kutchin-Gwich'in (Loucheux)||0% (0)|
|North Slave (Hare)||0% (0)|
|South Slave||0% (0)|
|Panjabi (Punjabi)||1% (760)|
|Persian (Farsi)||0% (215)|
|Sinhala (Sinhalese)||0% (0)|
|Chinese, n.o.s.||0% (360)|
|Khmer (Cambodian)||0% (50)|
|Bisayan languages||0% (10)|
|Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino)||1% (785)|
|Akan (Twi)||0% (0)|
|Statistics Canada Population (Single Responses): 77,200|
|Statistics Canada Population (Total labour force): 43,180|
- Unemployment Rate
- Home Owners
- Avg Family Income
- Post-Secondary Degree
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Party: Conservative Party of Canada
808 Regent Ave. W.
Married to Marilyn
Four - Travis, Brittny, Megan, and Shayna
Party: Green Party of Canada
PROVINCIAL: Defeated in Concordia in March 2, 2010, byelection.
Party: Liberal Party of Canada
308 Nairn Ave.
Daughter - Gabriella
University of Manitoba: BA (international relations), 1994; MA (international relations), 2000.
Party: New Democratic Party of Canada
Sioux Lookout, Ont.
Married to Clile Villa
Three - Kevin, Jose and Carlos
University of Manitoba - BA in political science, 1975.
PROVINCIAL: Elected in Elmwood in 1986, 1988, 1990, 1995, 1999, 2003, 2007; resigned in 2008.
FEDERAL: Won in Elmwood-Transcona in 2008
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Updated: May. 3, 2011, 3:40 AM EDT
|Party||Elected||Leading||Total||Vote Share (%)|
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by Ira Basen Apr. 30, 2011 3:47 PM
Fail At Reality Check we take what politicians say at face value. Maybe that's a mistake.
The cost of being tough on crime
by David McKie Apr. 30, 2011 9:54 AM
Fail The Conservatives have used their so-called tough-on-crime agenda to drive a wedge between themselves and their political opponents. But the issue here is cost.
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by Reality Check Team Apr. 29, 2011 5:10 PM
Fail The NDP wants to curb GHG emissions and raise billions in revenue by imposing cap-and-trade on big polluters. But these costs will be passed along.
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50-50 The NDP is promising to add 1,200 doctors over the next 10 years and has a thought-out plan. But is it really accounting for all the additional costs to the health-care system?
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by Laura Payton Apr. 29, 2011 1:03 PM
Pass The surprising increase in NDP popularity makes this election harder than usual to predict. But there are three main scenarios that could play out after election day.
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