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History of Federal Ridings since 1867



QU'APPELLE, Northwest Territories (1904 - 1908)


S.C. 1903, c.60

The electoral district of Qu'Appelle, bounded as follows:-Commencing at the intersection of the southern boundary of the provisional district of Assiniboia by the meridian between the sixth and seventh ranges west of the second meridian; thence northerly along the said meridian between the sixth and seventh ranges to the north boundary of the twenty-fourth township; thence westerly along the north boundary of the twenty-fourth townships to the meridian between the sixteenth and seventeenth ranges west of the second meridian; thence southerly along the said meridian between the sixteenth and seventeenth ranges to the north boundary of the fourteenth township; thence westerly along the north boundary of the fourteenth townships to the meridian between the twenty-third and twenty-fourth ranges west of the second meridian; thence southerly along the said meridian between the twenty-third and twenty-fourth ranges to the southern boundary of the provisional district of Assiniboia; thence easterly along the said southern boundary of the provisional district of Assiniboia to the point of commencement.

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
10 1904/11/03 LAKE, Richard Stuart   2,830 50.25% Cons. 
THOMSON, Levi   2,802 49.75% Lib 

The electoral district of Qu'Appelle-as defined by Chapter 60, 3 E VII, 1903 (Northwest Territories, section 1)-was originally within the geographical region of the Northwest Territories. With the creation of the province of Saskatchewan in 1905, Qu'Appelle continued as an electoral district within the province.

S.C. 1905, c.42, s.5

The said province and the province of Alberta shall, until the termination of the Parliament of Canada existing at the time of the first readjustment hereinafter provided for, continue to be represented in the House of Commons as provided by chapter 60 of the statutes of 1903, each of the electoral districts defined in that part of the schedule to the said Act which relates to the North-west Territories, whether such district is wholly in one of the said provinces, or partly in one and partly in the other of them, being represented by one member.

S.C. 1905, c.27

The North-west Territories shall hereafter comprise the territories formerly known as Rupert's Land and the North-western Territory, except such portions thereof as form the provinces of Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta, the district of Keewatin and the Yukon Territory, together with all British territories and possessions in North America and all islands adjacent to any such territories or possessions except the colony of Newfoundland and its dependencies.

From 1905 to 1947 - NWT not represented in Parliament

From 1947 to 1962 - NWT are represented only by the electoral districts of Yukon-Mackenzie and Mackenzie River

1962 - the electoral district of NWT created to represent entire territory.


See:QU'APPELLE (Saskatchewan)(1908 - 1968)


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