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Legal measures governing changes in federal electoral districts

1867 to Date

Assented Act Purpose
2014-06-19 An Act to change the names of certain electoral districts and to amend the Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act (Riding Name Change Act, 2014). Chapter 19, 62-63 Eliz. II

This enactment changes the names of 30 electoral districts (in Quebec, Ontario, Saskatchewan, Alberta and British Columbia) and amends the Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act to change the name of the electoral district of the Northwest Territories.

2011-12-16 An Act to amend the Constitution Act, 1867, the Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act and the Canada Elections Act (Fair Representation Act). Chapter 26, 60 Eliz.II

This enactment amends the rules in the Constitution Act, 1867 for readjusting the number of members of the House of Commons and the representation of the provinces in that House.

2005-02-24 An Act to change the name of the electoral district of Kitchener--Wilmot--Wellesley--Woolwich. Chapter 4, 53 Eliz. II

This enactment changes the name of the electoral district of "Kitchener--Wilmot--Wellesley--Woolwich" to "Kitchener--Conestoga".

2005-02-24 An Act to change the boundaries of the Acadie--Bathurst and Miramichi electoral districts. Chapter 6, 53 Eliz. II

This enactment changes the boundaries of the Acadie--Bathurst and Miramichi electoral districts.

2005-02-24 An Act to change the name of the electoral district of Battle River. Chapter 5, 53 Eliz. II

This enactment changes the name of the electoral district of "Battle River" to "Westlock--St. Paul".

2004-05-14 An Act to change the names of certain electoral districts. Chapter 19, 52-53 Eliz. II

This enactment changes the names of 38 electoral districts.

2004-03-11 An Act respecting the effective date of the representation order of 2003. Chapter 1, 52-53 Eliz. II

This enactment provides that the representation order of 2003 is effective on the first dissolution of Parliament that occurs on or after April 1, 2004 (rather than the date currently proposed, August 25, 2004).

2003-08-25 Proclamation of the Representation Order Canada Gazette - Part 2 (August 29, 2003).

Pursuant to section 25, a Representation Order was prepared, transmitted to the Minister and proclaimed in force effective on the first dissolution of Parliament that occurs after August 25, 2004. (SI/2003-154, August 29, 2003) The electoral districts are created by this proclamation.

2001-06-14 An Act to amend the Canada Elections Act and the Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act. Chapter 21, 49-50 Eliz. II

Clause 27 amends the Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act to refer to 10, rather than 11, commissions.

2000-06-29 An Act to change the name of the electoral district of Rimouski-Mitis. Chapter 21, 48-49 Eliz. II

A name change of constituency from "Rimouski-Mitis" to "Rimouski-Neigette-et la Mitis".

2000-06-29 An Act to change the names of certain electoral districts. Chapter 22, 48-49 Eliz. II

Name change of 13 constituencies.

1999-04-01 An Act to amend the Nunavut Act and the Constitution Act, 1867. Chapter 15, 46-47 Eliz. II, Part II

Subsection 51(2) of the Constitution Act, 1867, as enacted by the Constitution Act (No.1), 1975, is repealed and is replaced by a provision to give to each of the Yukon Territory, the Northwest Territories  and Nunavut one member; this part may be cited as the Constitution Act, 1999 (Nunavut), and the Constitution Acts, 1867 to 1982.

1999-03-11 An Act to change the name of the electoral district of Stormont-Dundas. Chapter 7, 46-47-48 Eliz. II

A name change of constituency from "Stormont-Dundas" to "Stormont-Dundas-Charlottenburgh".

1999-03-11 An Act to change the name of the electoral district of Argenteuil-Papineau. Chapter 6, 46-47-48 Eliz. II

A name change of constituency from "Argenteuil-Papineau" to "Argenteuil-Papineau-Mirabel".

1999-03-11 An Act to change the name of the electoral district of Sackville-Eastern Shore. Chapter 8, 46-47-48 Eliz. II

A name change of constituency from "Sackville-Eastern Shore" to "Sackville-Musquodoboit Valley-Eastern Shore".

1998-06-18 An Act to change the name of certain electoral districts. Chapter 27, 46-47 Eliz. II

Name change of 19 constituencies.

1996-12-18 An Act to change the names of certain electoral districts. Chapter 36, 45 Eliz. II

Name change of 22 constituencies.

1996-01-09 Proclamation of the Representation Order Canada Gazette - Part 2 (February 7, 1996).

Pursuant to sections 24 and 25, a Representation Order was prepared, transmitted to the Minister and proclaimed in force effective on the first dissolution of Parliament that occurs after January 9, 1997. (SI/96-9, February 7, 1996)  The electoral districts are created by this proclamation.

1992-09-29 An Act to change the name of the electoral district of Timiskaming. Chapter 45, 40-41 Eliz. II

A name change of constituency from "Timiskaming" to "Timiskaming-French River".

1991-06-19 An Act to change the name of the electoral district of Duvernay. Chapter 32, 39 Eliz. II

A name change of constituency from "Duvernay" to "Laval East".

1990-06-19 An Act to change the name of the electoral district of Gloucester. Chapter 30, 39 Eliz. II

A name change of constituency from "Gloucester" to "Acadie-Bathurst"

1990-06-19 An Act to change the name of the electoral district of Selkirk. Chapter 26, 39 Eliz. II

A name change of constituency from "Selkirk" to "Selkirk-Red River".

1990-06-19 An Act to change the name of the electoral district of Laval. Chapter 28, 39 Eliz. II

A name change of constituency from "Laval" to "Laval West".

1990-06-19 An Act to change the name of the electoral district of Brampton-Malton. Chapter 23, 39 Eliz. II

A name change of constituency from Brampton-Malton" to Bramalea-Gore-Malton".

1990-06-19 An Act to change the name of the electoral district of Elgin. Chapter 25, 39 Eliz. II

A name change of constituency from "Elgin" to "Elgin-Norfolk"

1990-06-19 An Act to change the name of the electoral district of Langelier. Chapter 31, 39 Eliz. II

A name change of constituency from "Langelier" to "Quebec".

1990-06-19 An Act to change the name of the electoral district of Surrey-White Rock. Chapter 27, 39 Eliz. II

A name change of constituency from "Surrey-White Rock" to "Surrey-White Rock-South Langley".

1990-06-19 An Act to change the name of the electoral district of Laval-des-Rapides. Chapter 29, 39 Eliz. II

A name change of constituency from "Laval-des-Rapides" to Laval Centre".

1990-06-19 An Act to change the name of the electoral district of Montmorency-Orléans. Chapter 24, 39 Eliz. II

A name change of constituency from "Montmorency-Orléans" to "Beauport-Montmorency-Orléans".

1989-06-29 An Act to change the name of the electoral district of Markham. Chapter II, 38 Eliz. II

A name change of constituency from "Markham" to "Markham--Whitchurch-Stouffville".

1989-06-29 An Act to change the name of the electoral district of Restigouche. Chapter 14, 38 Eliz. II

A name change of constituency from "Restigouche" to "Restigouche-Chaleur".

1989-06-29 An Act to change the name of the electoral district of Saint-Laurent. Chapter 10, 38 Eliz. II

A name change of constituency from "Saint-Laurent" to "Saint-Laurent--Cartierville".

1989-06-29 An Act to change the name of the electoral district of Fredericton. Chapter 12, 38 Eliz. II

A name change of constituency from "Fredericton" to "Fredericton--York-Sunbury".

1989-06-29 An Act to change the name of the electoral district of Renfrew. Chapter 13, 38 Eliz. II

A name change of constituency from "Renfrew" to "Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke".

1989-06-29 An Act to change the name of the electoral district of Windsor--Lake St. Clair. Chapter 15, 38 Eliz. II

A name change of constituency from "Windsor--Lake St. Clair" to "Windsor--St. Clair".

1988-07-28 An Act to change the name of the electoral district of Chapleau. Chapter 43, 35-36-37 Eliz. II

A name change of constituency from "Chapleau" to "Gatineau-La Lièvre".

1987-08-05 Proclamation of the Representation Order Canada Gazette - Part 2 (August 5, 1987)

Pursuant to Section 22, Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act, chapter E-2 RSC, 1970, the electoral districts are created by this proclamation; the schedule is to come into effect "upon the first dissolution of Parliament that occurs at least one year after the day on which the proclamation was issued".

1986-04-16 An Act to amend the Constitution Act, 1867 and the Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act and to provide for certain matters in relation to the 1981 decennial census. Short title: Representation Act, 1985 Chapter 8, 33-34-35 Eliz. II

The results of the Census of 1981 necessitate a readjustment of the representation.

1984-06-07 An Act to change the name of the electoral district of Hull. Chapter 14, 32-33 Eliz. II

A name change of constituency from "Hull" to "Hull-Aylmer".

1983-02-15 An Act to change the name of the electoral district of Dauphin. Chapter 137, 29-30-31 Eliz. II

A name change of constituency from "Dauphin" to "Dauphin-Swan River".

1983-01-31 An Act to change the name of the electoral district of Missisquoi. Chapter 134, 29-30-31 Eliz. II

A name change of constituency from "Missisquoi" to "Brome-Missisquoi".

1983-01-31 An Act to change the name of the electoral district of Saint-Michel. Chapter 135, 29-30-31 Eliz. II

A name change of constituency from "Saint-Michel" to "Saint-Michel-Ahuntsic".

1980-07-17 An Act to change the name of the electoral district of Sainte-Marie. Chapter 30, 29 Eliz. II

A name change of constituency from "Sainte-Marie" to "Montreal--Sainte Marie".

1980-07-17 An Act to change the name of the electoral district of Argenteuil. Chapter 28, 29 Eliz. II

A name change of constituency from "Argenteuil" to "Argenteuil--Papineau".

1980-07-17 An Act to change the name of the electoral district of Richmond. Chapter 32, 29 Eliz. II

A name change of constituency from "Richmond" to "Richmond--Wolfe".

1980-07-17 An Act to change the name of the electoral district of Laprairie. Chapter 34, 29 Eliz. II

A name change of constituency from "Laprairie" to "La Prairie".

1980-07-17 An Act to change the name of the electoral district of Notre-Dame-de-Grâce Chapter 25, 29 Eliz. II

A name change of constituency from "Notre-Dame-de-Grâce" to "Notre Dame De Grace--Lachine East".

1980-07-17 An Act to change the name of the electoral district of Sarnia. Chapter 22, 29 Eliz. II

A name change of constituency from "Sarnia" to "Sarnia--Lambton".

1980-07-17 An Act to change the name of the electoral district of Cochrane. Chapter 27, 29 Eliz. II

A name change of constituency from "Cochrane" to "Cochrane--Superior".

1980-07-17 An Act to change the name of the electoral district of Hastings--Frontenac. Chapter 24, 29 Eliz. II

A name change of constituency from "Hastings--Frontenac" to "Hastings--Frontenac--Lennox and Addington".

1980-07-17 An Act to change the name of the electoral district of Verdun. Chapter 29, 29 Eliz. II

A name change of constituency from "Verdun" to "Verdun--Saint Paul".

1980-07-17 An Act to change the name of the electoral district of Saint-Hyacinthe. Chapter 21, 29 Eliz. II

A name change of constituency from "Saint-Hyacinthe" to "Saint-Hyacinthe--Bagot".

1980-07-17 An Act to change the name of the electoral district of Mercier. Chapter 31, 29 Eliz. II

A name change of constituency from "Mercier" to "Montreal--Mercier".

1980-07-17 An Act to change the name of the electoral district of Montmorency. Chapter 33, 29 Eliz. II

A name change of constituency from "Montmorency" to "Montmorency--Orléans".

1980-07-17 An Act to change the name of the electoral district of Berthier--Maskinongé. Chapter 26, 29 Eliz. II

A name change of constituency from "Berthier-Maskinongé" to "Berthier--Maskinongé--Lanaudière".

1980-07-17 An Act to change the name of the electoral district of Rimouski. Chapter 23, 29 Eliz. II

A name change of constituency from "Rimouski" to "Rimouski--Temiscouata".

1979-03-15 An Act respecting the organization of the Government of Canada and matters related or incidental thereto. Short Title: Government Organization Act, 1979 Chapter 13, 27-28 Eliz. II

To abolish the Representation Commissioner and to allocate some of his duties to the Chief Electoral Officer.

1978-03-22 An Act respecting the Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act (Hochelaga-Maisonneuve). Chapter 12, 26-27 Eliz. II

A name change of constituency from "Maisonneuve" to "Hochelaga-Maisonneuve".

1978-03-22 An Act respecting the Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act (Prince Edward-Hastings). Chapter 16, 26-27 Eliz. II

A name change of constituency from "Prince Edward" to "Prince Edward-Hastings".

1978-03-22 An Act respecting the Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act (Humber--Port-au-Port--St. Barbe). Chapter 13, 26-27 Eliz. II

A name change of constituency from "Humber--St. Barbe" to "Humber--Port-au-Port--St. Barbe".

1978-03-22 An Act respecting the Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act (Sainte-Marie). Chapter 19, 26-27 Eliz. II

A name change of constituency from "Hochelaga" to "Sainte-Marie".

1978-03-22 An Act respecting the Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act (Saint-Henri--Westmount). Chapter 18, 26-27 Eliz. II

A name change of constituency from "Westmount" to "Saint-Henri--Westmount".

1978-03-22 An Act respecting the Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act (Pontiac-Gatineau-Labelle). Chapter 15, 26-27 Eliz. II

A name change of constituency from "Pontiac" to "Pontiac-Gatineau-Labelle".

1978-03-22 An Act respecting the Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act (Prince George-Peace River). Chapter 17, 26-27 Eliz. II

A name change of constituency from "Fort Nelson-Peace River" to "Prince George--Peace River".

1978-03-22 An Act respecting the Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act (Mégantic-Compton-Stanstead). Chapter 14, 26-27 Eliz. II

A name change of constituency from "Compton" to "Mégantic-Compton-Stanstead".

1977-07-14 An Act to amend the Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act (Brampton-Georgetown). Chapter 42, 25-26 Eliz. II, Vol. II

A name change of constituency from "Brampton-Halton Hills" to "Brampton-Georgetown".

1977-07-14 An Act to amend the Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act (Kootenay East-Revelstoke). Chapter 45, 25-26 Eliz. II, Vol. II

A name change of constituency from "Kootenay East" to "Kootenay East-Revelstoke".

1977-07-14 An Act to amend the Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act (Blainville-Deux-Montagnes). Chapter 41, 25-26 Eliz. II, Vol. II

A name change of constituency from "Deux-Montagnes" to "Blainville-Deux-Montagnes".

1977-07-14 An Act to amend the Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act (Beauharnois-Salaberry). Chapter 40, 25-26 Eliz. II, Vol. II

A name change of constituency from "Beauharnois" to "Beauharnois-Salaberry".

1977-07-14 An Act to amend the Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act (London-Middlesex). Chapter 48, 25-26 Eliz. II, Vol. II

A name change of constituency from "Middlesex East" to "London-Middlesex".

1977-07-14 An Act to amend the Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act (Lethbridge-Foothills). Chapter 47, 25-26 Eliz. II, Vol. II

A name change of constituency from "Lethbridge" to "Lethbridge-Foothills".

1977-07-14 An Act to amend the Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act (Huron-Bruce). Chapter 44, 25-26 Eliz. II, Vol. II

A name change of constituency from "Huron" to "Huron-Bruce".

1977-07-14 An Act to amend the Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act (Wellington-Dufferin-Simcoe). Chapter 51, 25-26 Eliz. II, Vol. II

A name change of constituency from "Dufferin-Wellington" to "Wellington-Dufferin-Simcoe".

1977-07-14 An Act to amend the Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act (Laval). Chapter 46, 25-26 Eliz. II, Vol. II

A name change of constituency from "Mille-Iles" to "Laval".

1977-07-14 An Act to amend the Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act (Saint-Léonard-Anjou). Chapter 50, 25-26 Eliz. II, Vol. II

A name change of constituency from "Saint-Léonard" to "Saint-Léonard-Anjou".

1977-07-14 An Act to amend the Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act (Cochrane). Chapter 43, 25-26 Eliz. II, Vol. II

A name change of constituency from "Cochrane-North" to "Cochrane".

1977-07-14 An Act to amend the Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act (Saint-Jacques). Chapter 49, 25-26 Eliz. II, Vol. II

A name change of constituency from "Saint-Henri" to "Saint-Jacques".

1976-06-11 Proclamation of the Representation Order Canada Gazette - Part 2 (July 14, 1976)

Pursuant to Section 22, Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act, chapter E-2 RSC, 1970, the electoral districts are created by this proclamation; the schedule is to come into effect "upon the first dissolution of Parliament that occurs at least one year after the day on which the proclamation was issued".

1975-03-13 An Act to increase the representation of the Northwest Territories in the House of Commons and to establish a commission to readjust the electoral boundaries of the Northwest Territories Representation Act. Short title: Northwest Territories Representation Act Chapter 28, 23-24 Eliz. II

Subsection 51(2) of the British North America Act, 1867 is repealed and is replaced by a provision to give the Northwest Territories two members; this part may be cited as the British North America Act, 1975, and the British North America Acts, 1867 to 1974-5.

1975-03-13 An Act respecting the Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act. Chapter 31, 23-24 Eliz. II, Vol. 1

A name change of constituency from "Berthier" to "Berthier-Maskinongé".

1975-03-13 An Act respecting the Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act. Chapter 29, 23-24 Eliz. II, Vol. 1

A name change of constituency from "Bruce" to "Bruce-Grey".

1975-03-13 An Act respecting the Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act. Chapter 30, 23-24 Eliz. II, Vol. 1

A name change of constituency from "Lafontaine" to "Lafontaine-Rosemont".

1975-02-27 An Act to amend the Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act. Chapter 25, 23-24 Eliz. II, Vol. 1

Subparagraph 13(c)(i) of the Act is repealed; "relative rate of growth" of the constituency as a factor determining its size was removed from this paragraph.

1974-12-20 An Act to provide for representation in the House of Commons to establish electoral boundaries commissions and to remove the temporary suspension of the Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act. Short Title: Representation Act, 1974 Chapter 13, 23 Eliz. II

Subsection 51(1) of the British North America Act, 1867 is repealed and is replaced by a provision to assign to Quebec seventy-five members in the readjustment following the census of 1971, and to compute the number of seats for the other provinces by the method outlined, using Quebec as the basis; Quebec will be given four extra seats after each subsequent readjustment; this part may be cited as the British North America Act (No. 2), 1974, and the British North America Acts, 1867 to 1974.

1974-12-13 An Act respecting the Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act. Chapter 10, 23-24 Eliz. II, Vol. 1

An Electoral Boundaries Commission must support, with reasons, its recommendations.

1974-05-07 An Act respecting the Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act. Chapter 7, 23 Eliz. II, Vol. 1

A name change of constituency from "Huron" to "Huron-Middlesex".

1974-05-07 An Act respecting the Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act. Chapter 8, 23 Eliz. II, Vol. 1

A name change of constituency from "Middlesex" to "Middlesex-London-Lambton".

1973-12-12 An Act respecting the Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act. Chapter 43, 21-22-23 Eliz. II, Vol. 1

A name change of constituency from "Ottawa East" to "Ottawa-Vanier".

1973-12-12 An Act respecting the Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act. Chapter 42, 21-22-23 Eliz. II, Vol. 1

A name change of constituency from "Lasalle" to "Lasalle-Emard-Côte Saint-Paul".

1973-12-05 An Act respecting the Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act. Chapter 40, 21-22-23 Eliz. II, Vol. 1

A name change of constituency from "Peel South" to Mississauga".

1973-03-29 An Act respecting the Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act. Chapter 6, 21-22-23 Eliz. II, Vol. 1

A name change of constituency from "Lachine" to "Lachine-Lakeshore".

1973-03-29 An Act respecting the Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act. Chapter 7, 21-22-23 Eliz. II, Vol. 1

A name change of constituency from "Waterloo" to "Waterloo-Cambridge".

1972-03-29 An Act respecting the Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act. Chapter 7, 21 Eliz. II, Vol. 1

A name change of constituency from "Trois-Rivières" to "Trois-Rivières Métropolitain".

1972-03-29 An Act respecting the Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act. Chapter 4, 21 Eliz. II, Vol. 1

A name change of constituency from "High Park" to "High Park-Humber Valley".

1972-03-29 An Act respecting the Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act. Chapter 6, 21 Eliz. II, Vol. 1

A name change of constituency from "Témiscouata" to "Rivière-du-Loup-Témiscouata".

1972-03-29 An Act respecting the Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act. Chapter 3, 21 Eliz. II, Vol. 1

A name change of constituency from "Essex" to "EssexWindsor".

1972-03-29 An Act respecting the Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act. Chapter 5, 21 Eliz. II, Vol. 1

A name change of constituency from "Renfrew North" to "Renfrew North-Nipissing East".

1971-03-11 An Act respecting the Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act. Chapter 22, 19-20-21 Eliz. II, Vol. 1

A name change of constituency from "Bourassa" to "Montreal-Bourassa".

1971-03-11 An Act respecting the Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act. Chapter 19, 19-20-21 Eliz. II, Vol. 1

A name change of constituency from "Bonaventure" to "Bonaventure-Iles de la Madeleine".

1971-03-11 An Act respecting the Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act. Chapter 21, 19-20-21 Eliz. II, Vol. 1

A name change of constituency from "Beauharnois" to "Beauharnois-Salaberry".

1971-03-11 An Act respecting the Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act. Chapter 18, 19-20-21 Eliz. II, Vol. 1

A name change of constituency from "Lakeshore" to "Toronto-Lakeshore".

1971-03-11 An Act respecting the Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act. Chapter 20, 19-20-21 Eliz. II, Vol. 1

A name change of constituency from "Surrey" to "Surrey-White Rock".

1970-06-26 An Act respecting the Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act. Chapter 53, 18-19 Eliz. II, Vol. 2

A name change of constituency from "Perth" to "Perth-Wilmot".

1970-06-26 An Act respecting the Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act. Chapter 55, 18-19 Eliz. II, Vol. 2

A name change of constituency from "Burnaby-Richmond" to "Burnaby-Richmond-Delta".

1970-06-26 An Act respecting the Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act. Chapter 57, 18-19 Eliz. II, Vol. 2

A name change of constituency from "Missisquoi" to "Brome-Missisquoi".

1970-06-26 An Act respecting the Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act. Chapter 60, 18-19 Eliz. II, Vol. 2

A name change of constituency from "Argenteuil" to "Argenteuil-Deux-Montagnes".

1970-06-26 An Act respecting the Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act. Chapter 59, 18-19 Eliz. II, Vol. 2

A name change of constituency from "Maisonneuve" to "Maisonneuve-Rosemont".

1970-06-26 An Act respecting the Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act. Chapter 54, 18-19 Eliz. II, Vol. 2

A name change of constituency from "Sarnia" to "Sarnia-Lambton".

1970-06-26 An Act respecting the Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act. Chapter 56, 18-19 Eliz. II, Vol. 2

A name change of constituency from "Glengary-Prescott" to "Glengary-Prescott-Russell".

1970-06-26 An Act respecting the Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act. Chapter 58, 18-19 Eliz. II, Vol. 2

A name change of constituency from "Wellington-Grey" to "Wellington-Grey-Dufferin-Waterloo".

1970-06-26 An Act respecting the Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act. Chapter 61, 18-19 Eliz. II, Vol. 2

A name change of constituency from "Lanark and Renfrew" to "Lanark-Renfrew-Carleton".

1967-11-06 An Act respecting the Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act. Chapter 11, 16-17 Eliz. II, Vol. 1

A name change of constituency from "Oshawa" to "Oshawa-Whitby".

1967-11-06 An Act respecting the Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act. Chapter 10, 16-17 Eliz. II, Vol. 1

A name change of constituency from "Peel-Dufferin" to "Peel-Dufferin-Simcoe".

1966-06-13 Proclamation of the Representation Order. The Canada Gazette - Part I (June 25, 1966).

Pursuant to Section 22, Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act, the Electoral Districts are created by this proclamation; the schedule is to come into effect upon the dissolution of the 27th Parliament.

1964-11-20 An Act to provide for the establishment of Electoral Boundaries Commissions to report upon the Readjustment of the Representation of the Provinces in the House of Commons and to provide for the Readjustment of such Representation in accordance therewith. Short Title: Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act Chapter 31, 13-14 Eliz. II

Section 29 repeals the Representation Act; sections 22 and 23 provide for the drafting and proclamation of a representation order to describe the electoral districts of the provinces; section 30 provides for the existence of the electoral district of the Yukon; section 31 provides for the existence of the electoral district of the Northwest Territories.

1962-04-18 An Act to amend the Representation Act. Chapter 28, 10-11 Eliz. II, Vol. 1

A name change of constituency from "Nanaimo" to "Nanaimo-Cowichan-The Islands".

1962-03-23 An Act to amend the Representation Act. Chapter 17, 10-11 Eliz. II, Vol. 1

A name change of constituency from "Mackenzie River" to "Northwest Territories"; redefinition of the territory included.

1961-06-01 An Act to amend the Representation Act. Chapter 25, 9-10 Eliz. II, Vol. 1

A name change of constituency from "Humboldt-Melfort" to "Humboldt-Melfort-Tisdale".

1959-06-04 An Act to amend the Representation Act. Chapter 16, 7-8 Eliz. II, Vol. 1

A name change of constituency from "Témiscouata" to "Rivière-du-Loup-Témiscouata".

1955-03-24 An Act to amend the Representation Act. Chapter 5, 3-4 Eliz. II, Vol. 1

A name change of constituency from "Northumberland" to "Northumberland-Miramichi".

1954-05-27 An Act to amend the Representation Act. Chapter 32, 2-3 Eliz. II, Vol. 1

A name change of constituency from "Swift Current" to "Swift Current-Maple Creek".

1953-02-11 An Act to amend the Representation Act, 1952. Chapter 8, 1-2 Eliz. II

A name change of constituency from "Swift Current" to "Swift Current-Maple Creek".

1952-07-04 An Act to readjust the Representation in the House of Commons. Chapter 48, 1 Eliz. II

The results of the census of 1951 necessitate a readjustment of the representation.

1949-03-25 An Act to amend the Statute Law. Chapter 6, 13 Geo. VI

Section 52 provides that: "The representation in the House of Commons provided for by Term four of the Terms of Union of Newfoundland with Canada shall be added to the representation provided for in section two of the Representation Act, 1947, chapter seventy-one of the statutes of 1947, …".

1949-02-18 An Act to approve the Terms of Union of Newfoundland with Canada. Chapter 1, 13 Geo. VI

Section 4 and 6(1) provide for representation in the House of Commons.

1947-07-17 An Act to readjust the Representation in the House of Commons. Chapter 71, 11 Geo. VI

The results of the census of 1941 necessitate a readjustment of the representation.

1935-03-21 An Act to amend the Representation Act, 1933. Chapter 10, 25-26 Geo. V

The boundaries of the electoral districts of Hamilton East and Hamilton West are changed.

1934-07-03 An Act to amend the Representation Act, 1933. Chapter 61, 24-25 Geo. V

A clause relating to the appointment of returning officers is affected (section 7).

1933-05-27 An Act to readjust the Representation in the House of Commons. Chapter 54, 23-24 Geo. V

The results of the census of 1931 necessitate a readjustment of the representation.

1924-07-19 An Act to readjust the Representation in the House of Commons. Chapter 63, 14-15 Geo. V

The results of the census of 1921 necessitate a readjustment of the representation.

1919-04-03 An Act to amend the Representation Act, 1914. Chapter 6, 9-10 Geo. V

A name change of constituency from "Westminster District" to "Fraser Valley".

1915-04-15 An Act to amend the Representation Act, 1914. Chapter 19, 5 Geo. V

The descriptions of various constituencies are changed.

1914-06-12 An Act to readjust the Representation in the House of Commons. Chapter 51, 4-5 Geo. V

The results of the census of 1911 necessitate a readjustment in the representation.

1907-04-27 An Act to readjust the Representation of the Provinces of Saskatchewan and Alberta in the House of Commons, and to amend the Representation Act. Chapter 41, 6-7 Edw. VII

Pursuant to provisions of the Saskatchewan Act and the Alberta Act, and as a result of the quinquennial census of 1906, the representation of these two provinces is changed.

1905-07-20 An Act to amend the Northwest Territories Representation Act. Chapter 28, 4-5 Edw. VII

Relates to voting and election procedures in the Northwest Territories.

1905-07-20 An Act to establish and provide for the government of the Province of Saskatchewan. Chapter 42, 4-5 Edw. VII

Section 5 provides for representation in the House of Commons; electoral districts will be those as outlined by Chapter 60 of the statutes of 1903 as defined in the schedule relating to the Northwest Territories.

1905-07-20 An Act to establish and provide for Government of the Province of Alberta. Chapter 3, 4-5 Edw. VII

Section 5 provides for representation in the House of Commons; electoral districts will be those as outlined by chapter 60 of the statutes of 1903 as defined in the schedule relating to the Northwest Territories.

1904-08-10 An Act to amend the Representation Act, 1903. Chapter 35, 4 Edw. VII

Affects the boundaries of several electoral districts in Ontario, creates one electoral district (Victoria) from the counties of Victoria and Madawaska, and adds the electoral district of Yukon to the end of the schedule.

1903-10-24 An Act to readjust the representation in the House of Commons. Chapter 60, 3 Edw. VII

The results of the census of 1901 necessitate a readjustment of the representation.

1902-05-15 An Act respecting the representation of the Yukon Territory in the House of Commons. Chapter 37, 2 Edw. VII

Section 2 creates the electoral district of the Yukon Territory as it is defined in the Schedule of Chapter 41, 1 Edw. VII.

1895-07-22 An Act further to amend the Act to readjust the Representation in the House of Commons. Chapter 10, 58-59 Vict.

Section I specifies towns and parishes to be included in the electoral district of Berthier; section 2 removes certain areas from the county of Berthier and the same areas are annexed to the county of Joliette for purposes of representation.

1893-04-01 An Act to amend the Act to readjust the Representation in the House of Commons. Chapter 9, 56 Vict.

The description of several electoral districts are outlined as amendments to Chapter 11 of the Statutes of 1892.

1892-07-09 An Act to readjust the Representation in the House of Commons. Chapter 11, 55-56 Vict.

The results of the census of 1891 necessitate a readjustment of representation.

1886-06-02 An Act respecting the representation of the North-West Territories in the Parliament of Canada. Chapter 24, 49 Vict.

Sections 2 and 3 allow for representation in the House of Commons.

1882-05-17 An Act to readjust the Representation in the House of Commons, and for other purposes. Chapter 3, 45 Vict.

The results of the census of 1881 necessitate a readjustment of the representation.

1876-04-12 An Act to detach a certain portion of the County of Lotbinière and to attach it to the County of Beauce. Chapter 11, 39 Vict.

To change the boundaries of the electoral division of Beauce.

1874-05-26 An Act to attach the Village of Richmond Hill to the Electoral District of the West Riding of the County of York. Chapter 12, 37 Vict.

After its incorporation, the village of Richmond Hill is made a part of the electoral district of the West Riding of York County.

1873-06-26 Order in Council. Prince Edward Island, at the Court of Windsor, June 26, 1873 (S.C. 1873 p. 1X).

From July 1, 1873, the Colony of Prince Edward Island will become a part of the Dominion of Canada; pursuant to section 146 of the B.N.A. Act the electoral districts are defined.

1873-05-23 An Act to change the limits of the Counties of Montcalm and Joliette, for electoral purpose. Chapter 29, 36 Vict.

An Act to change the limits of the Counties of Montcalm and Joliette, for electoral purpose.
Chapter 29, 36 Vict.

1872-06-14 An Act to re-adjust the Representation in the House of Commons. Chapter 13, 35 Vict.

The results of the census of 1871 necessitate a readjustment of the representation.

1871-05-16 Order in Council respecting the Province of British Columbia, at the Court of Windsor, May 16, 1871 (S.C.1872 p. LXXXV)

From July 20, 1871, the Colony of British Columbia will become part of the Dominion of Canada; pursuant to Section 146 of the B.N.A. Act the electoral districts are defined.

1871-01-05 Proclamation - The Canada Gazette - July 1870-June 1871 (Jan. 10, 1871)

As specified by "An Act to amend and continue the Act 32 and 33 Victoria, chapter 3; and to establish and provide for the Government of the Province of Manitoba", the four electoral districts are defined.

1870-05-12 An Act to amend and continue the Act 32 and 33 Victoria,chapter 3; and to establish and provide for the Government of the Province of Manitoba. Chapter 3, 33 Vict.

Section 4 allows for the creation of electoral districts to be determined by proclamation of the Governor General.

1867-03-29 An Act for the Union of Canada, Nova Scotia, and New Brunswick, and the Government thereof; and for Purposes connected therewith. Chapter 3, 31 Vict.

Section 40 allows for the creation of electoral districts in the 4 Provinces.