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  Papineau
INCUMBENT
  PartyLiberal
NameJustin Trudeau
Won10/21/2019
Votes23,153 (51.33%)
Margin14,579 (+32.32%)
Term10/22/2019 - 10/23/2023


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Parents > Canada > Québec > QC House of Commons  
Established May 24, 2004
Disbanded Still Active
ContributorMonsieur
Last ModifiedMonsieur July 28, 2006 06:26pm
Description This riding is located in the central part of the Island of Montreal. It contains part of the city of Montreal bounded by l'Acadie Boulevard in the southwest and 19th Avenue in the northeast, between Highway 40, D'Iberville Street and Jarry Street East in the west and Bélanger Street, Papineau Avenue, Jean-Talon Street East in the east.

The riding has a mix of row housing, three-storey apartments, small shops, and Chabanel Street clothing manufacturers. The economy is based mainly on manufacturing, followed by other services. According to the 2001 census, this riding has the third lowest average family income in Canada at $41,792 and unemployment is 13.3 per cent. This is a transient riding, and renters outnumber homeowners, 76 per cent to 24 per cent.

Only 45 per cent have French as a mother tongue; 46 per cent list neither English or French, with large groups speaking Spanish, Arabic, Punjabi and Chinese as a first language. The total immigrant population is almost 39 per cent. Almost 19 per cent of the population has less than a Grade 9 education, while almost 13 per cent have a university degree.

In 2004, the riding was renamed Papineau and it kept 96 per cent of the Papineau-St-Denis riding. The riding was created in 1996 from 64 per cent of St-Denis and 57 per cent of Papineau-St-Michel.

Population: 103,942

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Feb 28, 2007 11:00am Announcement [Montreal] City councillor to challenge Justin Trudeau for Liberal nod  Article Monsieur 

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