Markham—Stouffville (provincial electoral district)
|Ontario electoral district|
Markham—Stouffville is in south-central Ontario, just north of Toronto
|Provincial electoral district|
|Legislature||Legislative Assembly of Ontario|
|Census division(s)||Regional Municipality of York|
|Census subdivision(s)||Markham, Whitchurch–Stouffville|
Markham—Stouffville is a provincial electoral district in Ontario. It encompasses a portion of Ontario formerly included in the electoral districts of Markham—Unionville (provincial electoral district) and Oak Ridges—Markham (provincial electoral district).
The boundaries of the provincial riding of Markham—Stouffville are identical with those of the new federal riding of Markham—Stouffville, created by the 2012 federal electoral boundaries redistribution. The provincial redistribution came into effect upon the call of the 42nd Ontario provincial election in June 2018.
The territory of the new riding (map) consists of part of the Regional Municipality of York: (a) the Town of Whitchurch–Stouffville; and (b) the part of the City of Markham lying easterly of a line described as follows: commencing at the intersection of the northerly limit of Markham with Highway 48; then southerly along Highway 48 to 16th Avenue; then westerly to McCowan Road; then southerly to Highway 407; then easterly along Highway 407 to the Rouge River; then generally southeasterly along Rouge River to the southerly limit of Markham. The riding's population is estimated at 109,780.
Ethnic groups: 53.8% White, 16.4% Chinese, 15.3% South Asian, 3.8% Black, 3.7% Filipino
Languages: 63.7% English, 12.9% Chinese, 3.9% Tamil, 2.5% Italian, 1.8% Tagalog, 1.6% Urdu, 1.4% French, 1.1% Greek, 1.0% Gujarati
Religions: 60.9% Christian (27.9% Catholic, 6.2% Anglican, 5.5% United Church, 4.8% Christian Orthodox, 2.4% Baptist, 2.2% Presbyterian, 1.5% Pentecostal, 10.5% Other), 8.0% Hindu, 4.9% Muslim, 1.8% Buddhist, 22.6% No religion
Median income (2010): $36,258
Average income (2010): $48,199
Members of Provincial Parliament
|Riding created from Markham—Unionville and Oak Ridges—Markham|
|42nd||2018–Present||Paul Calandra||Progressive Conservative|
|2018 Ontario general election|
|Progressive Conservative||Paul Calandra||25,912||48.12|
|New Democratic||Kingsley Kwok||10,997||20.42|
|Ontario Moderate Party||Yuri Duboisky||117||0.22|
|Total valid votes||53,846||100.0|
|Source: Elections Ontario|
- Statistics Canada: 2012
- CBC News, Changes to Ontario elections include new ridings, spring fixed date, June 4, 2015. See also Final Report – Ontario; Statistics Canada, National Household Survey Profile: Markham-Stouffville (2011).
- Elections Canada Markham—Stouffville Boundaries Map and Description
- 2012 Redistribution: Federal Electoral Districts, Markham-Stouffville Commission's Report.
- Statistics Canada, NHS Profile, Markham--Stouffville, Ontario, 2011
- "Summary of Valid Votes Cast for each Candidate" (PDF). Elections Ontario. p. 5. Retrieved 16 January 2019.