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King--Vaughan, ON - 2021 Federal Election Results Map

📌 The Canadian federal electoral district of King--Vaughan was contested during the 2021 Federal election which was held on September 19, 2021. 🏆 Anna Roberts, the Conservative candidate, won the riding with 22534 votes making up a 45.1% share of the vote. 🥈 The runner-up Liberal candidate, Deb Schulte, received 21458 votes (42.9%) and was therefore defeated by a vote margin of 1076. 📊 Other candidates who received a sizable share of the vote include Sandra Lozano - NDP (6.5%).
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Summary King-Vaughan is a federal electoral district in Canada, located in the province of Ontario. It is a diverse area, with significant population centres and attractions, ranging from natural parks and landmarks to cultural institutions and events. The economy of the district is varied, with agriculture and manufacturing having historically played significant roles. More recently, King-Vaughan has attracted businesses from the technology and finance sectors. In the 2021 federal election, the district saw a range of issues related to the economy and social policies, with community organizations playing an important role in shaping the conversation.

Population centres The district of King-Vaughan includes several significant population centres. The city of Vaughan, located in the southern part of the district, is the largest, with a population of over 300,000 people. It is home to a growing number of businesses in the technology and finance sectors, along with cultural amenities such as the McMichael Canadian Art Collection and the Vaughn Civic Centre Resource Library. The town of King, located in the northern part of the district, has a population of around 25,000 people. It is known for its scenic countryside and historic landmarks, including the King Township Museum and King City Cemetery.

Issues and events In recent years, King-Vaughan has seen a number of key news events and issues, many of which have focused on the district’s growing pains. In 2019, the town of King faced controversy over a proposed development plan for the Mary Lake Estates subdivision. Many locals objected to the plan, citing concerns over traffic congestion and environmental damage. The issue ultimately went to the Ontario Municipal Board, which upheld the town’s decision to reject the proposal. The COVID-19 pandemic also had a significant impact on the district, with businesses and cultural institutions adapting to new regulations and restrictions.

Economy King-Vaughan’s economy is diverse, with a range of industries and businesses contributing to the district’s growth. Historically, agriculture has played an important role in the local economy, with many farms and vineyards located throughout the area. Manufacturing has also been a significant industry, with large factories located in the southern part of the district. More recently, the district has attracted businesses from the technology and finance sectors, including IBM and RBC. One of the most significant events in recent years was the opening of the Mackenzie Vaughan Hospital, which brought over 900 jobs to the area.

Important landmarks King-Vaughan is home to numerous natural and historical landmarks. The King Township Museum, located in the town of King, is dedicated to preserving the region’s history and features exhibits related to agriculture, industry, and community life. The McMichael Canadian Art Collection, located in Vaughan, houses one of the largest collections of Canadian art and features works from the Group of Seven and other notable Canadian artists. The Kortright Centre for Conservation, located in the northern part of Vaughan, is a 325-hectare wildlife preserve and education centre.

Arts and culture The district of King-Vaughan features a range of cultural institutions and events. The Vaughan International Film Festival, held annually in September, showcases independent and international cinema from around the world. The King Township Heritage Festival, held in June, celebrates the region’s cultural history with live music, food, and crafts. The yearly Canada Day celebration, held in both Vaughan and King, features fireworks and other family-friendly activities. The district is also home to several performing arts groups, including the King’s Chamber Orchestra and the City Playhouse Theatre.

Electoral issues During the 2021 federal election, King-Vaughan was the site of several debates related to the economy and social policies. Key issues included affordable housing, support for small businesses, and improving public transportation. Many candidates argued for increased investment in infrastructure, including roads and transit systems, in order to support the growing population of the region. Other issues included climate change and healthcare reform.

Community organizations King-Vaughan is home to a number of important community organizations. One notable organization is the Vaughan Chamber of Commerce, which represents over 800 businesses in the area and advocates for favourable economic policies. Another is the York Region Food Network, which focuses on promoting access to healthy food and sustainable agriculture practices. Other important groups include the King Township Heritage and Cultural Centre and the Vaughan Creative Art Centre.

Multicultural groups King-Vaughan is a diverse district, with a significant number of residents from a range of ethnic and cultural backgrounds. The largest visible minorities in the area are South Asian, followed by Chinese and Filipino communities. The district is also home to a significant number of Italian immigrants and their descendants, who have made a significant cultural and economic impact on the region. Numerous organizations and events celebrate the district’s diverse demographics, including the Vaughan International Street Festival and the King Township Multicultural Festival.

Overall, the district of King-Vaughan is a dynamic and diverse area with a rich history and a bright future. The district’s population centres, economy, and cultural institutions make it a unique and exciting place to live and visit. As the region continues to grow, community organizations, political leaders, and businesses will play an increasingly important role in shaping the direction of the district.

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