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|Established|| June 28, 2004|
|Disbanded|| Still Active |
|Last Modified||RP August 02, 2015 04:09pm|
This is a new riding, which is split by Rivière-des-Milles-Îles. East of Rivière-des-Milles-Îles, it contains the cities of Bois-des-Filion, Lorraine, Rosemère and Ste-Thérèse, which are part of the regional county municipality of Thérèse-De Blainville. West of the river it contains that part of Laval from Rivière-des-Milles-Îles east to the hydro transmission line and between Avenue Papineau, Rue Riopelle, Boulevard René-Laennec, hydro line 1156-57 and Boulevard des Laurentides in north and Autoroute des Laurentides in the south. |
The manufacturing industry is important in this riding, followed by retail trade and health and social services. The average family income is $75,232 with an unemployment rate of 4.5 per cent.
Almost 87 per cent of the population cited French as a mother tongue, five per cent cited English and almost two per cent were Italian. The total immigrant population is just under six per cent. Over 13 per cent of the population has a university degree.
The riding of Marc-Aurèle-Fortin was created in the 2004 redistribution from 30 per cent of Laval Centre, 25 per cent of Terrebonne-Blainville, 21 per cent of Rivière-des-Milles-Îles and 10 per cent of Laval Est.