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This riding is located east of the St. Lawrence River in southern Quebec. The riding consists of the regional county municipalities of Acton and Les Maskoutains. The main centres are St-Hyacinthe, Acton Vale and Ste-Rosalie. |
Manufacturing is the main industry with some agriculture, followed by other services. The average family income is $53,772 and unemployment is 6.6 per cent.
According to the 2001 census, 96 per cent of the population cited French as a mother tongue, while less than one per cent were anglophone. The total immigrant population is less than two per cent.
There was no change in the 2004 redistribution. This riding was St-Hyacinthe from 1867 to 1911, St-Hyacinthe-Rouville from 1914 to 1933, St-Hyacinthe-Bagot from 1933 to 1966 and St-Hyacinthe from 1966 to 1981. In 1981, the name changed to St-Hyacinthe-Bagot. The 1996 redistribution kept 97 per cent of the riding and added five per cent of Shefford.