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|Established|| May 24, 2004|
|Disbanded|| Still Active |
|Last Modified||Monsieur December 30, 2006 09:24am|
This riding takes in the northwest and central part of Quebec City and is bounded by the Quebec City limits in the northwest and the north. Its southwest boundary is the former northern and eastern border of Ste-Foy. The southern boundary is the Autoroute Félix-Leclerc. The boundary in the east is the former western border of Lac-St-Charles, the former western border of St-Émile and the former southwest border of Charlesbourg. Wendake Reserve is in the eastern part of the riding. |
The provincial government is a major employer, with retail trade and tourism also playing a significant role in local economy. The average family income is $60,719 with an unemployment rate of 5.8 per cent.
More than 96 per cent of the population cited French as a mother tongue, while less than two per cent cited English. The aboriginal population is 1.41 per cent. The total immigrant population is slightly more than two per cent.
The riding of Louis St. Laurent was created in the 2004 redistribution from 67 per cent of Quebec East and 23 per cent of Portneuf. The riding was established in 1867 as Quebec East.