Placentia and St. Mary's


Placentia and St. Mary's

Infobox Canadian provincial riding
name = Placentia—St. Mary's
province = Newfoundland and Labrador
legislature = Newfoundland and Labrador House of Assembly


member-type = MHA
party-colour = Progressive Conservative
member = Felix Collins
member-party = Progressive Conservative
census-date = 2006
pop = 11115
election-date = 2007
electors =
area =
popdens =
created = 1995 (from Placentia, St. Mary’s-the Capes and Harbour Main districts)
cdivision =
muns =

Placentia—St. Mary’s is a provincial electoral district for the House of Assembly of Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada.

An economically troubled area, Placentia and St. Mary’s includes the former U.S. naval base at Argentia, as well as Voisey Bay Nickel's planned processing facility at Long Harbour. Communities include: Admiral's Beach, Angel's Cove, Argentia, Branch, Coote Pond, Colinet, Cuslett, Dunville, Forest Field, Freshwater, Fox Harbour, Gaskiers, Great Barasway, Harricott, Jerseyside, Little Barasway, Mall Bay, Mitchell's Brook, Mount Carmel, New Bridge, North Harbour, O'Donnells, Patrick's Cove, Peter's River, Placentia, Point Verde, Point Le Haye, Point Lance, Riverhead, Ship Cove, Ship Harbour, St. Bride's, St. Catherine's, St. Mary's, St. Joseph's, St. Shott's, St. Stephen's and St. Vincent's.

A Tory stronghold, but many constituents backed rebel MHA Fabian Manning, who was ejected from the PC caucus in 2005 after splitting with Premier Danny Williams on fisheries policies.

External links

* [http://www.hoa.gov.nl.ca/hoa/ Website of the Newfoundland and Labrador House of Assembly]


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