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  Skeena—Bulkley Valley
INCUMBENT
  PartyNew Democratic
NameTaylor Bachrach
Won10/21/2019
Votes16,944 (40.94%)
Margin3,188 (+7.70%)
Term10/22/2019 - 10/23/2023


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Parents > Canada > British Columbia > BC House of Commons  
Established July 28, 2004
Disbanded Still Active
ContributorMonsieur
Last ModifiedCampari_007 November 09, 2020 11:43pm
Description This is British Columbia's biggest riding, occupying the northwest quarter of the province. It includes the Queen Charlotte Islands, Smithers, Terrace, Thornhill, Kitimat and the port city of Prince Rupert, as well as the northern part of the Central Coast Regional District and the western part of the Bulkley-Nechako Regional District.

According to the 2001 census, immigrants make up nearly 12 per cent of this riding's residents, and aboriginal people about 20 per cent. The economy is based on forestry, mining and fishing. Unemployment was 15.6 per cent in 2001. The average family earned $60,366 per year.

This riding was called Skeena from 1914 until the 2004 redistribution, when it took on more than 20,000 residents from Prince George-Bulkley Valley, along with 1,597 people from Cariboo-Chilcotin.

Population: 99,474

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