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  Berthier–Maskinongé
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  PartyNew Democratic
NameRuth Ellen Brosseau
Won10/19/2015
Votes22,942 (42.17%)
Margin8,905 (+16.37%)
Term10/20/2015 - 10/21/2019


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Parents > Canada > Québec > QC House of Commons  
Established June 28, 2004
Disbanded Still Active
ContributorMonsieur
Last ModifiedCampari_007 October 26, 2012 05:06pm
DescriptionThis rural riding located north of Montreal has the St. Lawrence River as its southern boundary and the St. Maurice River as part of the eastern boundary. Trois-Rivières is in the southeast corner. The riding contains the regional county municipalities of D'Autray and Maskinongé, the former Pointe-du-Lac and the former city of Trois-Rivières-Ouest.

Manufacturing and the service sector are two of the main employers, followed by retail trade. The average family income is $51,684 and unemployment is 7.2 per cent.

Almost 96 per cent of the population cited French as their mother tongue, while less than one per cent cited English. The total immigrant population is 1.45 per cent.

The riding of Berthier-Maskinongé was created in the 2004 redistribution from 49 per cent of Trois-Rivières riding, 30 per cent of Berthier-Montcalm and 26 per cent of St-Maurice.

Population: 103,516

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