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ETOBICOKE CENTRE, Ontario (1979 - )


See:ETOBICOKE (Ontario)(1968 - 1979)
ETOBICOKE NORTH (Ontario)(1979 - )
ETOBICOKE--LAKESHORE (Ontario)(1979 - )
HIGH PARK--HUMBER VALLEY (Ontario)(1972 - 1979)

Representation Order, 1976

ETOBICOKE CENTRE consisting of that part of the Borough of Etobicoke bounded as follows: commencing at the intersection of the west boundary of the Borough of Etobicoke with Dundas Street West; thence easterly along Dundas Street West to Mimico Creek; thence southeasterly along Mimico Creek to Bloor Street West; thence easterly along Bloor Street West to the Humber River; thence northerly along the Humber River to Eglinton Avenue West; thence westerly along Eglinton Avenue West to Kipling Avenue North; thence northerly along Kipling Avenue North to Westway; thence westerly along the Westway to Martin Grove Road; thence northerly along Martin Grove Road and its production to the north lane of the Macdonald-Cartier Freeway (Highway No. 401); thence southwesterly along the north lane of the Macdonald-Cartier Freeway (Highway No. 401) to the west boundary of the Borough of Etobicoke; thence southerly along said boundary to the point of commencement.

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
31 1979/05/22 WILSON, Michael investment dealer  31,498 51.34% P.C. 
GILLESPIE, Alastair W. cabinet minister  23,141 37.72% Lib 
SHIPLEY, Dan store manager  6,237 10.17% N.D.P. 
ANDERSEN, Norman R. management consultant  272 0.44% Libert. 
HRYNCHYSHYN, Nick journalist  112 0.18% Comm. 
OBADIA, Helen political organizer  54 0.09% Ind. 
REID, James H. writer  38 0.06% M.-L. 

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
32 1980/02/18 WILSON, Michael cabinet minister  26,969 47.10% P.C. 
CRUDEN, Joe business executive  23,715 41.42% Lib 
SHIPLEY, Daniel R. purchasing manager  6,181 10.79% N.D.P. 
ANDERSEN, Norman R. management consultant  308 0.54% Libert. 
BOYLAN, Anne office worker  88 0.15% M.-L. 

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
33 1984/09/04 WILSON, Michael Member of Parliament  34,026 56.83% P.C. 
BROWN, Jim chartered accountant  17,853 29.82% Lib 
JONES, Phil businessman  7,657 12.79% N.D.P. 
YAMADA, Shirley teacher  339 0.57% Libert. 

Representation Order, 1987

ETOBICOKE CENTRE consisting of that part of the City of Etobicoke lying within the following limits: commencing at the intersection of the westerly limit of said city with the Macdonald-Cartier Freeway; thence northeasterly along the Macdonald-Cartier Freeway to Martin Grove Road; thence southerly along Martin Grove Road to the Westway; thence easterly along The Westway to Kipling Avenue; thence southerly along Kipling Avenue to Eglinton Avenue West; thence easterly along Eglinton Avenue West to the easterly limit of the City of Etobicoke; thence southerly along said limit to Bloor Street West; thence westerly along Bloor Street West to Mimico Creek; thence northwesterly along Mimico Creek to Kipling Avenue; thence southerly along Kipling Avenue to Burnhamthorpe Road; thence westerly along Burnhamthope Road to the King's Highway No. 427; thence southerly along the King's Highway No. 427 to Dundas Street West; thence westerly along Dundas Street West to the westerly limit of the City of Etobicoke; thence northerly along said limit to the point of commencement.

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
34 1988/11/21 WILSON, Michael Member of Parliament  24,338 48.42% P.C. 
SCHWASS, Mary consultant  20,342 40.47% Lib 
JONES, Phil businessman  4,815 9.58% N.D.P. 
HAZLETT, Janice E. real estate salesperson  373 0.74% Libert. 
VAN HUMBECK, Isabel student  187 0.37% G.P. 
GOLDSTICK, Dan university teacher  81 0.16% Comm. 
BENZ, John J. programmer  70 0.14% Com'lth 
GATLEY, Jeanne film assembler  62 0.12% N/A 

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
35 1993/10/25 ROCK, Allan lawyer  25,739 54.35% Lib 
MCLEOD, Charles actuary  10,485 22.14% Ref. 
DONLEY, Charles international trade  9,242 19.51% P.C. 
REGE, Udayan professor  1,039 2.19% N.D.P. 
TAIT, Janice psychotherapist  499 1.05% Natl 
MURPHY, Everett retired firefighter  202 0.43% N.L.P. 
LEBLANC, Kelly Ann homemaker  77 0.16% Abol. 
MURRAY, Janice bindery operator  52 0.11% M.-L. 
ZMAK, Joseph administrative assistant  25 0.05% Com'lth 

Representation Order, 1996, 08-01-1996

ETOBICOKE CENTRE consisting of that part of the City of Etobicoke described as follows: commencing at the intersection of the westerly limit of the City of Etobicoke with the Macdonald-Cartier Freeway (Highway No. 401); thence northeasterly along the Macdonald-Cartier Freeway to Dixon Road; thence easterly along Dixon Road to Royal York Road; thence southerly along Royal York Road to La Rose Avenue; thence easterly along La Rose Avenue and its easterly production to the easterly limit of the City of Etobicoke; thence generally southerly along the easterly limit of said city to Dundas Street West; thence westerly along Dundas Street West to the Canadian Pacific Railway; thence southerly along said railway to Mimico Creek; thence generally northwesterly along Mimico Creek to Kipling Avenue; thence southerly along Kipling Avenue to Burnhamthorpe Road; thence westerly along Burnhamthorpe Road to Highway No. 427; thence southerly along Highway No. 427 to Dundas Street West; thence westerly along Dundas Street West to the westerly limit of the City of Etobicoke; thence generally northerly along the westerly limit of said city to the point of commencement.

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
36 1997/06/02 ROCK, Allan lawyer  27,345 54.56% Lib 
LEISTRA, Alida RWV investment manager  11,023 21.99% P.C. 
BEYAK, Jason sales, theatre  8,638 17.23% Ref. 
BONK, Matthew contract worker  2,661 5.31% N.D.P. 
GASZTOLD, Paul computer consultant  267 0.53% N.L.P. 
MURRAY, Janice print estimator  189 0.38% M.-L. 

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
37 2000/11/27 ROCK, Allan parliamentarian  26,083 56.37% Lib 
KRAIK, Michael G. lawyer  10,318 22.30% CA 
VAUGHAN, Ross real estate sales person  7,566 16.35% P.C. 
DOLAN, Karen union representative  2,124 4.59% N.D.P. 
SULLIVAN, Dagmar industrial worker  181 0.39% M.-L. 

Representation Order, 2003

ETOBICOKE CENTRE consisting of that part of the City of Toronto described as follows: commencing at the intersection of the westerly limit of said city with Highway No. 401; thence generally northeasterly along said highway to Dixon Road; thence easterly along said road and its production to the Humber River; thence generally southerly along said river to Dundas Street West; thence southwesterly along said street to the Canadian Pacific Railway; thence southerly along said railway to Mimico Creek; thence generally westerly along said creek to Kipling Avenue; thence southerly along said avenue to Burnhamthorpe Road; thence westerly along said road to Highway No. 427; thence southerly along said highway to Dundas Street West; thence westerly along said street to the westerly limit of said city; thence generally northwesterly along said limit to the point of commencement.

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
38 2004/06/28 WRZESNEWSKYJ, Borys entrepreneur  30,441 58.28% Lib 
PREYMA, Lida managing director  14,829 28.39%
RICHMOND, John social worker  5,174 9.91% N.D.P. 
PEARSON, Margo horticulturist  1,676 3.21% G.P. 
TREMBLAY, France homemaker  112 0.21% M.-L. 

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
39 2006/01/23 WRZESNEWSKYJ, Borys parliamentarian  29,509 52.44% Lib 
KUHN, Axel business owner  18,702 33.24%
CAMERON, Cynthia writer  5,426 9.64% N.D.P. 
VANDERHEYDEN, John management consultant  2,111 3.75% G.P. 
DUNDAS, Norman retired  402 0.71% PC Party 
TREMBLAY, France office worker  117 0.21% M.-L. 

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
40 2008/10/14 WRZESNEWSKYJ, Borys parliamentarian  24,537 48.85% Lib 
KUHN, Axel business owner  18,839 37.51%
SCHWARTZ, Joseph financial services - life insurance representative  4,164 8.29% N.D.P. 
SCHAFFER, Marion minister (retired)  2,688 5.35% G.P. 

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
41 2011/05/02 OPITZ, Ted senior regional advisor/Political staff  21,644 41.21%
WRZESNEWSKYJ, Borys parliamentarian  21,618 41.16% Lib 
RIVERO, Ana Maria retired  7,735 14.73% N.D.P. 
ZORICIC, Katarina legal assistant  1,377 2.62% G.P. 
THOMPSON, Sarah educator  149 0.28% M.-L. 

Representation Order, 2013 (SI/2013-102)

Consisting of that part of the City of Toronto described as follows: commencing at the intersection of the westerly limit of said city with Highway No. 401; thence easterly along said highway to Highway No. 427; thence easterly along said highway and Eglinton Avenue West to Martin Grove Road; thence northerly along said road to Dixon Road; thence easterly along said road and its easterly production to the Humber River; thence generally southeasterly along said river to Dundas Street West; thence southwesterly along said street to the Canadian Pacific Railway; thence southerly along said railway to Mimico Creek; thence generally northwesterly along said creek to Kipling Avenue; thence southerly along said avenue to Bloor Street West; thence westerly along said street to Highway No. 427; thence southerly along said highway to Dundas Street West; thence westerly along said street to the westerly limit of said city; thence generally northwesterly along said limit to the point of commencement.

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
42 2015/10/19 WRZESNEWSKYJ, Borys business person/owner  32,612 52.77% Lib 
OPITZ, Ted parliamentarian  23,070 37.33%
DE MELLO, Tanya university administrator  4,886 7.91% N.D.P. 
RIZVI, Shawn consultant  856 1.39% G.P. 
WOLVIN, Rob locations support, film and television  378 0.61% PC Party 



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