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VANCOUVER QUADRA, British Columbia (1949 - )


See:VANCOUVER CENTRE (British Columbia)(1917 - )
VANCOUVER EAST (British Columbia)(1935 - )
VANCOUVER SOUTH (British Columbia)(1917 - 1997)

S.C. 1947, c.71

VANCOUVER QUADRA consisting of that part of the city of Vancouver together with that part of New Westminster Land District bounded as follows:- commencing at the intersection of Fraser Avenue and Thirty-Seventh (37th) Avenue; thence westerly along the said Thirty-Seventh (37th) Avenue to an intersection with Camosun Street; thence southerly along the said Camosun Street to an intersection with the northerly boundary of the Musqueam Indian Reserve; thence easterly and southerly along the said boundary of the Musqueam Indian Reserve to an intersection with the southerly boundary of the city of Vancouver; thence westerly along the said boundary of the city of Vancouver to the southwest corner of the said city of Vancouver; thence westerly, northerly and easterly paralleling the shore line in the Gulf of Georgia and English Bay to the northerly boundary of the said city of Vancouver; thence easterly along the said northerly boundary of the city of Vancouver to the intersection of the northerly projection of Alma Road; thence southerly along the projection of Alma Road and Alma Road to an intersection with Sixteenth (16th) Avenue; thence easterly along Sixteenth Avenue, Marpole Avenue and Sixteenth Avenue to an intersection with Kingsway; thence southeasterly along the said Kingsway to an intersection with Thirty-Third (33rd) Avenue; thence westerly along the said Thirty-Third (33rd) Avenue to an intersection with Fraser Street; thence southerly along the said Fraser Street to the point of commencement.

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
21 1949/06/27 GREEN, Howard Charles Barrister  16,661 50.13% P.C. 
ISHERWOOD, Thomas Foster Secretary  10,665 32.09% Lib. 
MASON, Harold Winston Salesman  5,908 17.78% CCF 

S.C. 1952, c.48

VANCOUVER QUADRA consisting of that part of the city of Vancouver bounded as follows: commencing at a point where the production southerly of the west boundary of Musqueam Indian Reserve intersects the southerly boundary of the city of Vancouver; thence northerly and easterly along the boundary of the Musqueam Indian Reserve to its intersection with Camosun Street; thence northerly along Camosun Street to Thirty-Seventh (37th) Avenue; thence easterly along Thirty-Seventh (37th) Avenue to Fraser Street; thence northerly along Fraser Street to Sixteenth (16th) Avenue; thence westerly along Sixteenth (16th) Avenue to Alma Street; thence northerly along Alma Street and its production northerly to the city limit; thence westerly, southwesterly and southeasterly along the city limit to the point of commencement.

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
22 1953/08/10 GREEN, Howard Charles Barrister  12,769 43.82% P.C. 
GORDON, Russell Charles Pilot  7,786 26.72% Lib. 
BOOTHMAN, Tom Businessman  4,955 17.01% S.C. 
DOWDING, Gordon H. Barrister  3,628 12.45% CCF 

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
23 1957/06/10 GREEN, Howard Charles Barrister  21,719 63.93% P.C. 
BURNETT, Ted R. Contractor  5,423 15.96% Lib. 
MCDEVITT, Christy Journalist  3,871 11.39% S.C. 
LORIMER, James G. Lawyer  2,959 8.71% CCF 

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
24 1958/03/31 GREEN, Howard Charles Barrister  24,802 70.72% P.C. 
BOYES, Francis Cecil Professor of education  5,713 16.29% Lib. 
PIERCE, Bill Cabinet maker  3,496 9.97% CCF 
HALOM, Stephen Insurance agent  1,062 3.03% S.C. 

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
25 1962/06/18 GREEN, Howard Charles Barrister  15,113 45.46% P.C. 
DEACHMAN, Grant Consultant  10,331 31.07% Lib. 
WADDELL, Philip H. Student  5,699 17.14% N.D.P. 
SCHAFER, Emil Peter Naturopathic physician  2,103 6.33% S.C. 

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
26 1963/04/08 DEACHMAN, Grant Consultant  15,160 41.73% Lib. 
GREEN, Howard Charles Barrister  13,756 37.87% P.C. 
STEEVES, Dorothy Gretchen Author  5,324 14.66% N.D.P. 
MASON, James P.R. Certified general Accountant  2,085 5.74% S.C. 

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
27 1965/11/08 DEACHMAN, Grant Consultant  12,895 38.84% Lib. 
GREEN, Howard Charles Barrister  12,549 37.80% P.C. 
TRASOV, George E. Barrister and solicitor  5,342 16.09% N.D.P. 
GOSSE, Donald W. Realty sales  2,416 7.28% S.C. 

Representation Order, 1966

VANCOUVER QUADRA consisting of the University Endowment Lands and that part of the City of Vancouver together bounded as follows: point where the projection southerly of the westerly boundary of Musqueam Indian Reserve intersects the southerly boundary of the City of Vancouver; thence northerly and easterly along the westerly and northerly boundaries of said reserve to Camosun Street; thence easterly along Forty-first (41st) Avenue West to Cambie Street; thence northerly along Cambie Street to Thirty-seventh (37th) Avenue West; thence easterly along Thirty-seventh (37th) Avenue West and East to Fraser Street; thence northerly along Fraser Street to Sixteenth (16th) Avenue East; thence westerly along Sixteenth (16th) Avenue East and West, Tecumseh Avenue, Wolfe Avenue, Fifteenth (15th) Avenue West, Marpole Avenue and Sixteenth (16th) Avenue West to Alma Street; thence northerly along Alma Street and its projection northerly to the northerly limit of the City of Vancouver; thence westerly and southerly along said northerly limit to the seaward limit of the University Endowment Lands; thence westerly, southerly and easterly along said seaward limit and southerly along said projection southerly of the westerly boundary of Musqueam Indian Reserve to the point of commencement.

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
28 1968/06/25 DEACHMAN, Grant Consultant  20,788 54.29% Lib. 
PEARKES, John A. Barrister and solicitor  11,604 30.30% P.C. 
TRASOV, George Lawyer  5,727 14.96% N.D.P. 
HEIN, Robert Contractor  175 0.46% Rep. 

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
29 1972/10/30 CLARKE, Bill Chartered Accountant  17,767 42.57% P.C. 
DEACHMAN, Grant Public relations consultant  15,001 35.94% Lib. 
NIXON, Nigel Probation supervisor  8,411 20.15% N.D.P. 
GARNER, Edith Financial consultant  378 0.91% S.C. 
BEEBE, Rupert Businessman  180 0.43% Ind. 

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
30 1974/07/08 CLARKE, Bill Chartered Accountant  18,892 48.26% P.C. 
LOW-BEER, Frank Barrister and solicitor  15,458 39.49% Lib. 
NIXON, Nigel Probation supervisor  4,434 11.33% N.D.P. 
GARNER, Edith Financial consultant  179 0.46% S.C. 
SPROULE, Brian Keith Postal worker  120 0.31% M.-L. 
DENT, Norman G. Singer  61 0.16% Ind. 

Representation Order, 1976

VANCOUVER QUADRA consisting of the territory bounded as follows: commencing at a point on the northerly boundary of the City of Vancouver due north of Alma Street; thence due south to Alma Street; thence southerly along Alma Street to West Broadway; thence easterly along West Broadway to Trafalgar Street; thence southerly along Trafalgar Street to West 16th Avenue; thence easterly along West 16th Avenue to Marpole Avenue; thence easterly along Marpole Avenue, West 15th Avenue and Wolfe Avenue to West 16th Avenue; thence easterly along West 16th Avenue and East 16th Avenue to Fraser Street; thence southerly along Fraser Street to East 41st Avenue; thence westerly along East 41st Avenue and West 41st Avenue to the westerly boundary of the City of Vancouver; thence westerly and southerly along said westerly boundary to the southwest corner of the City of Vancouver; thence due south to the centre of the North Arm of the Fraser River; thence north 45o west in a straight line to a point due west of Point Grey; thence due north to a point due west of the point of commencement; thence east to the point of commencement.

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
31 1979/05/22 CLARKE, Bill Chartered Accountant  19,869 45.57% P.C. 
MANNING, Paul Journalist  12,820 29.40% Lib. 
BUSH, Alan Social worker  10,665 24.46% N.D.P. 
OSBORNE, Campbell Graduate student  144 0.33% Libert. 
FULLER, David Student  64 0.15% M.-L. 
GILBERTSON, Fred Postal worker  37 0.08% N/A 

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
32 1980/02/18 CLARKE, Bill Chartered Accountant  20,993 46.09% P.C. 
PEARSE, Peter Resource economist  13,987 30.71% Lib. 
BUSH, Alan Social worker  9,907 21.75% N.D.P. 
MCDONALD, Verne John Eh Novelist  405 0.89% Rhino 
WANSTALL, Elaine Nutrition counsellor  104 0.23% S.C. 
MILNE, Peter Rabbit Engineering student  73 0.16% Ind. 
SOROKA, Allen Librarian  50 0.11% M.-L. 
NELSON, Byron Sawmill worker  26 0.06% N/A 

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
33 1984/09/04 TURNER, John Napier Lawyer  21,794 43.94% Lib. 
CLARKE, Bill Chartered Accountant  18,581 37.46% P.C. 
CANTILLON, Ray Lawyer  8,343 16.82% N.D.P. 
BOHLEN, Jim Research engineer  389 0.78% G.P. 
MCCONKEY, Ian Musician  219 0.44% Rhino 
JONES, Diane Taxi driver  111 0.22% Ind. 
DEN OUDEN, Marco Editor  87 0.18% Libert. 
BURGESS, Bill Sawmill worker  28 0.06% N/A 
SHEBIB, David Michael Politician  20 0.04% Ind. 
WALL, T. Gaetan Feuille D'érable   20 0.04% Com'lth 
JACKMAN, J.G. Joseph Electronics technician  12 0.02% Ind. 

Representation Order, 1987

VANCOUVER QUADRA consisting of that part of the City of Vancouver and adjacent territory bounded as follows: commencing at the intersection of the east boundary of the University Endowment Lands with the north boundary of the City of Vancouver; thence southerly and southeasterly following the west boundary of the said city to the intersection of Blanca Street and West 16th Avenue; thence east along West 16th Avenue to Marpole Avenue; thence easterly along Marpole Avenue, West 15th Avenue, Wolfe Avenue and West 16th Avenue to Cambie Street; thence north along Cambie Street to West Broadway, thence east along West Broadway and East Broadway to Main Street; thence southerly along Main Street OT East 16th Avenue; thence east along East 16th Avenue to Knight Street; thence north along Knight Street to East 15th Avenue; thence easterly along East 15th Avenue to Commercial Drive; thence north along Commercial Drive to East 15th Avenue; thence east along East 15th Avenue, its production and East 15th Avenue to Nanaimo Street; thence southerly along Nanaimo Street to East 41st Avenue; thence west along East 41st Avenue and West 41st Avenue to the city boundary at Camosun Street; thence westerly, southerly and westerly along said city boundary to the northwest corner of the Musqueam Indian Reserve No. 2; thence southerly along the west boundary of the said Indian reserve and its production to the centre of the navigable channel of the North Arm of the Fraser River; thence N47(W to a point due west of Point Grey; thence north to a point due west of the point of commencement; thence east to the point of commencement.

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
34 1988/11/21 TURNER, John Napier Lawyer  24,021 43.95% Lib. 
CLARKE, Bill Chartered Accountant  16,664 30.49% P.C. 
SCOTT, Gerry Communications director  11,687 21.38% N.D.P. 
FORD, J.R. Jack Small businessman  1,112 2.03% Ref. 
TURNER, John Handyman  760 1.39% Rhino 
BOYTINCK, Walter Lawyer  129 0.24% Libert. 
OGDEN, Bert Fund administrator  75 0.14% Comm. 
RITCHIE, Albert A. Professional engineer  74 0.14% Ind. 
LONGLEY, Blair T. Thinker  52 0.10% N/A 
GALENZOSKI, Nora Housewife  35 0.06% C.R.W.P. 
JACKMAN, G.J. Joseph Electronics technician  23 0.04% Com'lth 
SOROKA, Allen Librarian  22 0.04% N/A 

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
35 1993/10/25 MCWHINNEY, Ted University professor  20,364 39.46% Lib. 
MCARTHUR, Bill Physician  11,445 22.18% Ref. 
CHUTTER, Geoff Businessperson  9,002 17.44% P.C. 
TAO, Tommy Lawyer  5,552 10.76% N.D.P. 
SPAT, W.J. Willy Teacher  3,331 6.45% Natl 
NEW-SMALL, Alannah Student  594 1.15% G.P. 
BOYTINCK, Walter Businessman  410 0.79% Libert. 
BROOKE, Alan M. Production technologist  376 0.73% N.L.P. 
OPMEER, Walter Grocery retail  208 0.40% C.H.P. 
LUDLAM, Janet Property manager  100 0.19% N/A 
YORK, Roman Pilot  90 0.17% Ind. 
O'DONNELL, Dorothy-Jean Lawyer  80 0.16% M.-L. 
JACKMAN, J.G. Joseph Electronics technician  59 0.11% Com'lth 

Representation Order, 1996

VANCOUVER QUADRA consisting of those parts of the City of Vancouver and Greater Vancouver Regional District described as follows: commencing at the intersection of the northerly limit of the City of Vancouver with the northerly production of Trimble Street; thence southerly along said production and Trimble Street to Marine Drive; thence southeasterly along Marine Drive to 4th Avenue West; thence easterly along 4th Avenue West to Alma Street; thence southerly along Alma Street, Alma-Dunbar Diversion and Dunbar Street to 16th Avenue West; thence easterly along 16th Avenue West to Marpole Avenue; thence easterly along Marpole Avenue, 15th Avenue West, Wolfe Avenue and 16th Avenue West to Cambie Street; thence southerly along Cambie Street and its southerly production to the southerly limit of the City of Vancouver; thence northwesterly along the southerly limit of said city to the southwest corner thereof; thence N47(00(W to a point due west of Point Grey; thence due north to the westerly production of that part of the northerly limit of the City of Vancouver situated in English Bay between the northerly production of Trafalgar Street and the most westerly angle in the northerly limit of the City of Vancouver; thence easterly along the last-mentioned production and the northerly limit of said city to the point of commencement.

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
36 1997/06/02 MCWHINNEY, Ted Member of Parliament  18,847 42.14% Lib. 
EASDOWN, Joanne Insurance adjuster  12,340 27.59% Ref. 
CHUTTER, Geoff Businessman  7,546 16.87% P.C. 
KUEHN, Donovan T. Clerk  4,486 10.03% N.D.P. 
WHITE, Kelly Visual performance artist  1,155 2.58% G.P. 
BROOKE, Alan Mackenzie Educator  211 0.47% N.L.P. 
JAMIESON, Anne Nurse  135 0.30% M.-L. 

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
37 2000/11/27 OWEN, Stephen Professor / lawyer  22,253 44.84% Lib. 
FINDLAY, Kerry-Lynne Lawyer  18,613 37.50% CA 
CLARKE, Bill Businessman  4,112 8.28% P.C. 
WOODCOCK, Loretta Customer service representative  2,595 5.23% N.D.P. 
WARKENTIN, Doug Process engineer and b & b operator  1,434 2.89% G.P. 
SHAW, Chris University professor  390 0.79% Action 
BECK, Steven Teacher  126 0.25% N.L.P. 
JAMIESON, Anne Registered nurse  109 0.22% M.-L. 

Representation Order, 2003

VANCOUVER QUADRA consisting of those parts of the Greater Vancouver Regional District comprised of:

(a) that part of the City of Vancouver lying westerly of a line described as follows: commencing at the intersection of the southerly limit of said city with the southerly production of Granville Street; thence northerly along said production and Granville Street to 41st Avenue West; thence easterly along said avenue to Oak Street; thence northerly along said street to 16th Avenue West; thence westerly along said avenue, Wolfe Avenue, 15th Avenue West, Marpole Avenue, McRae Avenue and 16th Avenue West to Arbutus Street; thence northerly along said street to McNicoll Avenue; thence easterly along said avenue to Maple Street; thence northerly along said street and its production to the southern shoreline of English Bay; thence N 45(00' W in a straight line to the westerly limit of the City of Vancouver;

(b) that part of Subdivision A comprised of: the University Endowment Lands lying westerly of the westerly limit of the City of Vancouver; and

(c) Musqueam Indian Reserve No. 2.

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
38 2004/06/28 OWEN, Stephen Parliamentarian  29,187 52.43% Lib. 
ROGERS, Stephen Airline pilot (retired)  14,648 26.31% C.P.C. 
ASKEW, David Chemical engineer  8,348 15.00% N.D.P. 
WARKENTIN, Doug Professional engineer  3,118 5.60% G.P. 
FOGAL, Connie Lawyer  165 0.30% Action 
CHOWNE, Katrina Boat detailer  151 0.27% Libert. 
YOUNG, Donovan Student  48 0.09% M.-L. 

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
39 2006/01/23 OWEN, Stephen Parliamentarian  28,655 49.14% Lib. 
ROGERS, Stephen Retired  16,844 28.89% C.P.C. 
ASKEW, David Chemical engineer  9,379 16.08% N.D.P. 
WEST, Ben Filmmaker  2,974 5.10% G.P. 
KRAWCZYK, Betty Writer  263 0.45% Ind. 
BOYER, Marc Political party fundraiser  158 0.27% MP 
YOUNG, Donovan Student  41 0.07% M.-L. 

By-Election:   On the Hon. Owen's resignation, 27-7-2007

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
2008/03/17 MURRAY, Joyce Reforester  10,155 36.05% Lib. 
MEREDITH, Deborah University lecturer  10,004 35.52% C.P.C. 
COAD, Rebeccca University student  4,064 14.43% N.D.P. 
GRICE, Dan Businessman  3,792 13.46% G.P. 
TURNER, John Actor  111 0.39% Nrhino 
FRANK, Psamuel Musician  40 0.14% Action 

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
40 2008/10/14 MURRAY, Joyce Parliamentarian  25,393 45.59% Lib. 
MEREDITH, Deborah University lecturer  20,561 36.92% C.P.C. 
GRICE, Dan Web designer - tech. consultant  4,916 8.83% G.P. 
CAPLAN, David Freelance writer  4,493 8.07% N.D.P. 
BARENS, Norris First aid attendant  333 0.60% Libert. 

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
41 2011/05/02 MURRAY, Joyce Parliamentarian  22,903 42.17% Lib. 
MEREDITH, Deborah University lecturer  20,984 38.64% C.P.C. 
ELKINS, Victor Edward Cardiac perfusion assistant  7,499 13.81% N.D.P. 
SHAW, Laura-Leah Realtor  2,922 5.38% G.P. 

Representation Order, 2013 (SI/2013-102)

Consisting of those parts of the Greater Vancouver Regional District comprised of:

(a) that part of the City of Vancouver lying westerly of a line described as follows: commencing at the intersection of the southerly limit of said city with the southerly production of Granville Street; thence northerly along said production to the Canadian Pacific Railway; thence northwesterly and northerly along said railway to 37th Avenue West; thence westerly along said avenue to Arbutus Street; thence northerly along said street to McNicoll Avenue; thence easterly along said avenue to Maple Street; thence northerly along said street and its production to the southern shoreline of English Bay; thence N45°00′W in a straight line to the westerly limit of the City of Vancouver;

(b) that part of Subdivision A comprised of the University Endowment Lands and the University of British Columbia lying westerly of the westerly limit of the City of Vancouver; and

(c) Musqueam Indian Reserve No. 2.

Parl Date Candidate Occupation Votes Votes (%) Party Elected
42 2015/10/19 MURRAY, Joyce Parliamentarian  31,102 58.71% Lib. 
LOCKHART, Blair Lawyer  13,683 25.83% C.P.C. 
ANDREWS, Scott Community support worker  5,748 10.85% N.D.P. 
CONSTABLE, Kris Entrepreneur  2,229 4.21% G.P. 
WALPER, Trevor Clinton Construction safety coordinator  86 0.16% PPCA 
BOYER, Marc Student  65 0.12% MP 
CARON, Jean-François Physicist  59 0.11% Ind. 

See:VANCOUVER KINGSWAY (British Columbia)(1997 - )
VANCOUVER SOUTH (British Columbia)(2004 - )


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