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Qu'Appelle

Regina—Qu'Appelle

Regina—Qu'Appelle (formerly Qu'Appelle) is a federal electoral district in Saskatchewan, Canada, that has been represented in the Canadian House of Commons from 1904 to 1968 and since 1988.

Geography

The district includes the northeastern quarter of the city of Regina as well as the surrounding rural area including the towns of Balgonie, Fort Qu'Appelle, Indian Head, Pilot Butte, White City and Wynyard.

History

Qu'Appelle riding was first created in 1903 and covered the Northwest Territories, including what would later be Saskatchewan. In 1905, the district was amended to just cover Saskatchewan.

In 1966, Qu'Appelle riding was abolished when it was redistributed between Qu'Appelle—Moose Mountain, Regina—Lake Centre, Regina East and Assiniboia ridings.

In 1987, Regina—Qu'Appelle was created from parts of the districts of Assiniboia, Humboldt—Lake Centre and Qu'Appelle—Moose Mountain ridings. It was known as Qu'Appelle from 1996 to 1998.

It was abolished in 1996 when it was redistributed between Wascana, Regina—Arm River, Qu'Appelle and Yorkton—Melville ridings.

A new Qu'Appelle riding was created in 1996 from Regina—Qu'Appelle, Regina—Lumsden and Mackenzie ridings.

In 1998, its name was changed back to Regina—Qu'Appelle.

Members of Parliament

The riding has elected the following members of the House of Commons:

Current member of Parliament

Its Member of Parliament is Andrew Scheer, a former insurance broker. He was first elected in the 2004 election. He represents the Conservative Party of Canada. In the last parliamentary session he served as a member on the 'Standing Committee on Transport' and the 'Standing Committee on Official Languages'.

Election results

Regina—Qu'Appelle

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Qu'Appelle, 1988 - 2000

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Qu'Appelle, 1904-1968

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