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History of Federal Ridings since 1867



TRINITY--SPADINA, Ontario (1988 - 2015)


See:PARKDALE--HIGH PARK (Ontario)(1979 - )
SPADINA (Ontario)(1935 - 1988)
TORONTO CENTRE--ROSEDALE (Ontario)(1997 - 2004)
TRINITY (Ontario)(1935 - 1988)

Representation Order, 1987

TRINITY-SPADINA consisting of that part of the City of Toronto lying within the following limits: commencing at the intersection of Dovercourt Road with Bloor Street West; thence easterly along Bloor Street West to Ossington Avenue; thence northerly along Ossington Avenue to the Canadian Pacific Railway line; thence easterly along said railway line to Avenue Road; thence southerly along Avenue Road, Queen's Park Avenue, Queen's Park Crescent West and University Avenue to York Street; thence southerly along York Street and its production to a line drawn east astronomically from the easterly extremity of the Western Channel of Toronto Harbour; thence west astronomically along said line to said easterly extremity; thence southwesterly along the Western Channel of Toronto Harbour and its production to the southerly production of Spencer Avenue; thence northerly along said production to the Gardiner Expressway; thence easterly along the Gardiner Expressway to the southerly production of Atlantic Avenue; thence northerly along said production to and along Atlantic Avenue and its production to the Canadian National Railway line; thence southeasterly along said railway line to the southerly production of Dovercourt Road; thence northerly along said production to and along Dovercourt Road to the point of commencement.

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
34 1988/11/21 HEAP, Daniel James Macdonnell Printer, slotter, pressman  15,565 38.55% N.D.P. 
IANNO, Tony Businessman  15,082 37.35% Lib. 
PIMENTEL, Joe Accountant  8,618 21.34% P.C. 
BARKER, Paul Printer  494 1.22% Libert. 
DOUGLAS, John Bookseller  444 1.10% Rhino 
GREWAL, Sukhdev S. Driver  127 0.31% Ind. 
SHRYBMAN, Charles Printer  49 0.12% N/A 

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
35 1993/10/25 IANNO, Tony Small businessperson  20,472 50.95% Lib. 
NG, Winnie Community worker  10,972 27.31% N.D.P. 
MONACO, Lee Lawyer  3,242 8.07% P.C. 
LOFTUS, Peter Retired businessman  3,143 7.82% Ref. 
KUTNEY, Patrick Postal clerk  912 2.27% Natl 
LEA, Chris Architect  613 1.53% G.P. 
DEANS, Ashley James University professor  398 0.99% N.L.P. 
BARKER, Paul Printer  290 0.72% Libert. 
DESCHAMPS, Fernand Student  77 0.19% M.-L. 
MARTIN, Robert Choreographer  58 0.14% Abol. 

Representation Order, 1996

TRINITY-SPADINA consisting of that part of the City of Toronto described as follows: commencing at the intersection of Dovercourt Road with the Canadian Pacific Railway situated immediately north of Dupont Street; thence easterly along said railway to Avenue Road; thence southerly along Avenue Road, Queen's Park Avenue, Queen's Park Crescent West and University Avenue to Front Street West; thence easterly along Front Street West to York Street; thence southerly along York Street and its southerly production to a line drawn due east from the easterly extremity of the Western Channel of Toronto Harbour; thence due west along said line to said easterly extremity; thence southwesterly along the Western Channel of Toronto Harbour and its southwesterly production to the southerly limit of the City of Toronto; thence westerly along the southerly limit of said city to the southerly production of Spencer Avenue; thence northerly along the southerly production of Spencer Avenue to the Gardiner Expressway; thence easterly along the Gardiner Expressway to the southerly production of Atlantic Avenue; thence northerly along the southerly production of Atlantic Avenue, Atlantic Avenue and its northerly production to the Canadian National Railway; thence southeasterly along the Canadian National Railway to the southerly production of Dovercourt Road; thence northerly along the southerly production of Dovercourt Road and Dovercourt Road to the point of commencement.

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
36 1997/06/02 IANNO, Tony Small businessperson  18,215 45.30% Lib. 
CHOW, Olivia Metro councillor  16,413 40.81% N.D.P. 
MASCALL, Danielle Wai Student  2,793 6.95% P.C. 
YOUNG, Nolan Investigator  1,649 4.10% Ref. 
KHALSA, Sat Singh Parent  392 0.97% G.P. 
DEANS, Ashley School administrator  194 0.48% N.L.P. 
WILSON, John Roderick Unemployed  159 0.40% Ind. 
BEDARD, J.-P. Teacher  140 0.35% M.-L. 
BECKERLE, Thomas P. Commodity trader  130 0.32% Action 
VERDECCHIA, Roberto Researcher  129 0.32% Ind. 

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
37 2000/11/27 IANNO, Tony Entrepreneur  20,032 47.56% Lib. 
VALPY, Michael Journalist  16,001 37.99% N.D.P. 
POLKO, John E.   2,309 5.48% P.C. 
MONACO, Lee Lawyer  2,250 5.34% CA 
LEWIN, Paul Lawyer  673 1.60% MP 
HAMMOND, Matthew Student  562 1.33% G.P. 
LIN, Nick Student  102 0.24% M.-L. 
DEANS, Ashley School director  98 0.23% N.L.P. 
BENJAMIN, Jesse Student  90 0.21% Comm. 

Representation Order, 2003

TRINITY--SPADINA consisting of that part of the City of Toronto described as follows: commencing at the intersection of Ossington Avenue with the Canadian Pacific Railway situated northerly of Dupont Street; thence easterly along said railway to Avenue Road; thence southerly along said road, Queens Park, Queens Park Crescent West and Queens Park to College Street; thence easterly along said street to Yonge Street; thence southerly along Yonge Street and its production to the southwesterly production of Keating Channel; thence northeasterly along said production to the southerly production of Parliament Street; thence southerly in a straight line to the southerly extremity of the Eastern Channel of Toronto Harbour; thence southwesterly in a straight line to the corner of the southerly limit of said city, said corner being situated southerly of the Outer Harbour East Headland (Leslie Street Spit); thence southwesterly, generally northerly and westerly along the southerly limit of said city to the southerly production of Spencer Avenue; thence northerly along said production to the Gardiner Expressway; thence easterly along said expressway to Dufferin Street; thence northerly along said street to Queen Street West; thence easterly along Queen Street West to the Canadian National/Canadian Pacific Railway; thence southeasterly along said railway to the southerly production of Dovercourt Road; thence northerly along said production and Dovercourt Road to Dundas Street West; thence easterly along said street to Ossington Avenue; thence northerly along said avenue to the point of commencement.

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
38 2004/06/28 IANNO, Tony Parliamentarian  23,202 43.55% Lib. 
CHOW, Olivia City councillor  22,397 42.04% N.D.P. 
WATTERS, David Business development manager  4,605 8.64% C.P.C. 
VITALA, Mark Technical director  2,259 4.24% G.P. 
HOSSAIN, Asif Student  531 1.00% PC 
LIN, Nick Health care worker  102 0.19% M.-L. 
DOWNE - DEWDNEY, Tristan Alexander Student  91 0.17% Action 
KNEZETIC, Daniel Student  89 0.17% N/A 

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
39 2006/01/23 CHOW, Olivia Municipal councillor  28,748 46.03% N.D.P. 
IANNO, Tony Parliamentarian  25,067 40.14% Lib. 
GOLDSTEIN, Sam Lawyer  5,625 9.01% C.P.C. 
CHAPMAN, Thom Sales assistant  2,398 3.84% G.P. 
HOSSAIN, Asif Sales  392 0.63% PC 
LIN, Nick Printer  138 0.22% M.-L. 
RIDDELL, John Superintendent  82 0.13% Action 

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
40 2008/10/14 CHOW, Olivia Parliamentarian  24,454 40.84% N.D.P. 
INNES, Christine Lawyer  20,970 35.02% Lib. 
MCGIRR, Christine Analyst  8,249 13.78% C.P.C. 
LA FRENIE, Stephen Arts educator  5,418 9.05% G.P. 
BROWN, Chester Cartoonist  491 0.82% Libert. 
ALMEIDA, Carlos Santos Artist  164 0.27% Ind. 
ILLIE, Val Management consultant  132 0.22% Ind. 

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
41 2011/05/02 CHOW, Olivia Parliamentarian  35,601 54.51% N.D.P. 
INNES, Christine Lawyer  15,276 23.39% Lib. 
SIOW, Gin Business owner  10,976 16.81% C.P.C. 
BARNEY, Rachel Teacher  2,861 4.38% G.P. 
BROWN, Chester Graphic novelist  456 0.70% Libert. 
LIN, Nick Web designer  140 0.21% M.-L. 

By-Election:   On Ms. Chow's resignation, 13-3-2014

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected

The electoral district was abolished in 2015.


See:DAVENPORT (Ontario)(1935 - )
SPADINA--FORT YORK (Ontario)(2015 - )
TORONTO CENTRE (Ontario)(2004 - )
UNIVERSITY--ROSEDALE (Ontario)(2015 - )


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