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This riding in southern Quebec contains parts of the regional county municipalities of La Haute-Yamaska, Rouville and Le Val-St-François. The city of Valcourt, the village of Lawrenceville, the township Valcourt and the municipalities of Bonsecours, Maricourt, Racine and Ste-Anne-de-la-Rochelle fall in the riding. |
Manufacturing provides 24 per cent of employment, followed by other services. The average family income is $55,660 with an unemployment rate of 6.7 per cent.
Almost 94 per cent of the population cited French as a mother tongue, while three per cent cited English. The total immigrant population is less than 2 per cent.
The riding was established in 1867. The 1996 redistribution kept 87 per cent of the riding and added eight per cent of Richmond-Wolfe. There was no change in the 2004 redistribution.