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Riding Profiles
Candidate Party Vote Count Pop. Vote X
Daniel Bernard Liberal Party of Que 10347 36.46% X
R�my Trudel Parti Qu�b�cois 9673 34.09%
Pierre Brien Action d�mocratique 7849 27.66%
Patrick Rancourt Union des Forces 507 1.79%
Last Updated Tue Apr 15 12:00:00 EDT 2003 174 of 174 polls reporting


PQ        x R�my Trudel
LIB          Daniel Bernard
ADQ        Pierre Brien
UFP         Patrick Rancourt

Riding History:
Riding first existed in 1981 election.

1981 - PQ
1985 - LIB
1989, 1994, 1998 - PQ

1995 REF:  YES - 54.37%  NO - 45.63%

Riding Profile:
Large riding which borders on Ontario: lumber and mining.

Language Breakdown: % mother tongue - single answers
Anglo:  5.4%
Franco: 93.7%
Allo:   .9%

Rouyn-Noranda T�miscamingue riding contains the following municipalities: Angliers, B�arn, Belleterre, Duhamel-Ouest, Fug�reville, Gu�rin, Kipawa, Laforce, Latulipe-et-Gaboury, Laverloch�re, Lorrainville, Moffet, N�d�lec, Notre-Dame-du-Nord, R�migny, Saint-Bruno-de-Guigues, Saint-�douard-de-Fabre, Saint-Eug�ne-de-Guigues, T�miscaming and Ville-Marie.

It also contains that part of the Ville de Rouyn-Noranda corresponding to the following municipalities as they existed up until December 31, 2001: Rouyn-Noranda, Arntfield, Bellecombe, Cl�ricy, Cloutier, D Alembert, Destor, �vain, McWatters, Montbeillard, Mont-Brun and Rollet.

The First Nation settlements of Hunters Point and Winneway and the First Nation reserves of Kebaowek and Timiskaming are also in the riding.

Riding created in 1980 from parts of Rouyn-Noranda and Pontiac-T�miscaminque.
Only minor change in 1992 redistribution.

In 2001 redistribution:
  • gained in east, from Abitibi-East, that part of the municipality of McWatters that was in riding (11 electors).

    Political History:


  • In 1981, PQ GILLES BARIL defeated NOW LIBERAL CAMIL SAMSON by 3,915 votes.

  • In 1985, LIB GILLES BARIL defeated PQ GILLES BARIL by 1,385 votes.

  • In 1989, PQ REMY TRUDEL defeated LIB GILLES BARIL by 66 votes.

  • In 1994, PQ TRUDEL defeated LIB MONIQUE TREMBLAY by 7,372 votes. Appointed Minister of Municipal Affairs and Minister responsible for Abitibi-T�miscamingue region, Jan. 29 1996; Minister responsible for Nord-du-Qu�bec region, Jan. 29 - June 19, 1996.

  • In 1998, PQ TRUDEL defeated LIB R�MI BARRETTE by 3,531 votes. Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, Dec. 15, 1998 - March  8, 23001.  Minister of State for Health and Social Services; Minister of Health and Social Services, March 8, 2001 - Jan. 30, 2002. Minister of State for Population and Native Affairs; Minister for Native Affairs, Jan. 30, 2002 - Feb. 13, 2002. Appointed Minister responsible for Natality Policy; Minister of Citizenship and Immigration, Jan. 30, 2002. Appointed Minister of State for Population, Regions and Native Affairs; Minister responsible for Native Affairs; Minister of Regions, Feb. 13, 2002.

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