Cape Breton—Canso


Cape Breton—Canso

Infobox Canada electoral district
province = Nova Scotia


caption = "Cape Breton—Canso" in relation to the other Nova Scotia federal electoral districts
fed-status = active
fed-district-number = 12001
fed-created = 1996
fed-abolished =
fed-election-first = 1997
fed-election-last = 2006
fed-rep = Rodger Cuzner
fed-rep-link =
fed-rep-party = Liberal
fed-rep-party-link = Liberal Party of Canada
demo-census-date = 2006
demo-pop = 71968
demo-electors = 60984
demo-electors-date = 2006
demo-area = 9438
demo-cd =
demo-csd = Cape Breton, Guysborough, Port Hawkesbury

Cape Breton—Canso is a federal electoral district in Nova Scotia, Canada, that has been represented in the Canadian House of Commons since 2004. Its population in 2001 was 75,221. It is the successor to Bras d'Or (later known as Bras d'Or—Cape Breton, which was represented in the House of Commons from 1997 to 2004.

Demographics

Ethnic groups: 96.7% White, 2.1% Native Canadian
Languages: 89.0% English, 8.1% French, 2.2% other
Religions: 67.0% Catholic, 28.7% Protestant, 3.7% no affiliation
Average income: $21,168

Geography

The district includes eastern Guysborough County, and the western, southern and eastern coasts of Cape Breton Island. Communities include Glace Bay, Louisbourg, Inverness, Cheticamp, St. Peters, Port Hawkesbury, Mulgrave, Guysborough, Dominion and Canso. The area is 9,438 sq. km.

History

The riding of Bras d'Or was created in 1996 from parts of Cape Breton Highlands—Canso and Cape Breton—East Richmond ridings.

Bras d'Or was renamed "Bras d'Or—Cape Breton" in 1998. It was abolished in 2003. Most of its territory (except for the community of Sydney River) was incorporated into a new riding called "Cape Breton—Canso", and it also added a portion of Pictou—Antigonish—Guysborough on the mainland.

Members of Parliament

Election results

Cape Breton—Canso

Change from 2000 is based on redistributed results. Conservative Party change is based on the combination of Canadian Alliance and Progressive Conservative Party totals.

Bras d'Or—Cape Breton

Bras d'Or

See also

* List of Canadian federal electoral districts
* Past Canadian electoral districts

External links

* [http://www.parl.gc.ca/information/about/process/house/hfer/hfer.asp?Language=E&Search=Det&Include=Y&rid=992 Riding history for Bras d'Or (1996–1998) from the] Library of Parliament
* [http://www.parl.gc.ca/information/about/process/house/hfer/hfer.asp?Language=E&Search=Det&Include=Y&rid=1167 Riding history for Bras d'Or—Cape Breton (1998–2003) from the] Library of Parliament
* [http://www.parl.gc.ca/information/about/process/house/hfer/hfer.asp?Language=E&Search=Det&Include=Y&rid=1321 Riding history for Cape Breton—Canso (2003– ) from the] Library of Parliament


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