Argenteuil—Papineau—Mirabel


Argenteuil—Papineau—Mirabel

Infobox Canada electoral district
province = Quebec


caption = Argenteuil—Papineau—Mirabel in relation to other Quebec federal electoral districts.
fed-status = active
fed-district-number = 24004
fed-created = 1976
fed-abolished =
fed-election-first = 1979
fed-election-last = 2006
fed-rep = Mario Laframboise
fed-rep-link =
fed-rep-party = BQ
fed-rep-party-link = Bloc Québécois
demo-census-date = 2006
demo-pop = 111534
demo-electors = 86627
demo-electors-date = 2006
demo-area = 5667
demo-cd = Argenteuil RCM, Deux-Montagnes RCM, Mirabel RCM, Papineau RCM, Les Pays-d'en-Haut RCM
demo-csd = Boisbriand (part), Brownsburg-Chatham, Lachute, Mirabel, Oka
Pointe-Calumet
Saint-André-Avellin, Saint-André-d'Argenteuil, Saint-Joseph-du-Lac, Thurso

Argenteuil—Papineau—Mirabel (formerly known as Argenteuil and Argenteuil—Papineau) is a federal electoral district in Quebec, Canada, that has been represented in the Canadian House of Commons since 1979.

Geography

Initially, the riding consisted of the Cities of Lachute and Mirabel, the Towns of Barkmere and Oka-sur-le-Lac, the County of Argenteuil, and parts of the Counties of Deux-Montagnes and Papineau.

In 1987, it was redefined to consist of the towns of Barkmere, Lachute and Mirabel, the County of Argenteuil, and parts of the Counties of Deux-Montagnes and Papineau.

In 1996, it was redefined to consist of the cities of Barkmere, Lachute, Mirabel and Thurso, the county regional municipalities of Argenteuil, Papineau, and Deux-Montagnes, including Kanesatake Indian Reserve No. 16, excepting the cities of Deux-Montagnes, Saint-Eustache and Sainte-Marthe-sur-le-Lac, the Parish Municipality of Saint-Colomban, the township municipalities of Amherst and Arundel, and the municipalities of Huberdeau, Montcalm, Lac-des-Seize-Îles, Morin-Heights, Saint-Adolphe-d'Howard and Wentworth-Nord.

Argenteuil—Papineau—Mirabel now consists of the City of Mirabel, the regional county municipalities of Argenteuil and Papineau, the municipalities of Oka, Pointe-Calumet, Saint-Joseph-du-Lac and Saint-Placide, including Kanesatake Indian Lands No. 16, and the municipalities of Lac-des-Seize-Îles, Morin-Heights, Saint-Adolphe-d'Howard and Wentworth-Nord.

The neighbouring ridings are Pontiac, Laurentides-Labelle, Rivière-du-Nord, Terrebonne—Blainville, Marc-Aurèle-Fortin, Rivière-des-Mille-Îles, Pierrefonds—Dollard, Lac-Saint-Louis, Vaudreuil—Soulanges, and Glengarry—Prescott—Russell.

History

It was created in 1976 as "Argenteuil (electoral district)" from parts of Argenteuil—Deux-Montagnes, Gatineau, Labelle and Terrebonne ridings. It was renamed "Argenteuil—Papineau" in 1980, and "Argenteuil—Papineau—Mirabel" in 1996.

Argenteuil—Papineau—Mirabel was abolished in 2003, and redistributed between Argenteuil—Mirabel, Laurentides—Labelle, and Rivière-du-Nord ridings. Argenteuil—Mirabel was re-named Argenteuil—Papineau—Mirabel in after the 2004 election.

Members of Parliament

This riding has elected the following Members of Parliament:

Election results

Argenteuil—Papineau—Mirabel 2004-present

Argenteuil—Mirabel 2004

Argenteuil—Papineau—Mirabel 2000

Argenteuil—Papineau 1984-1997

Argenteuil 1976-1980

See also

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

External links

Riding history from the library of Parliament:
* [http://www.parl.gc.ca/information/about/process/house/hfer/hfer.asp?Language=E&Search=Det&Include=Y&rid=20 (1976 - 1980)]
* [http://www.parl.gc.ca/information/about/process/house/hfer/hfer.asp?Language=E&Search=Det&rid=1193&Include= (1980 - 1999)]
* [http://www.parl.gc.ca/information/about/process/house/hfer/hfer.asp?Language=E&Search=Det&rid=1192&Include= (1999 - 2003)]
* [http://www.parl.gc.ca/information/about/process/house/hfer/hfer.asp?Language=E&Search=Det&rid=1385&Include= (2003 - 2004)]
* [http://www.parl.gc.ca/information/about/process/house/hfer/hfer.asp?Language=E&Search=Det&rid=1406&Include= (2004 - present)]


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