Scarborough-Agincourt 2018/2020 Toronto Municipal By-Election
Scarborough-Agincourt is a federal electoral district in Toronto, Ontario, Canada that has been represented in the House of Commons of Canada since 1988.Wikipedia
Scarborough-Agincourt The riding covers the northwest of the Scarborough part of Toronto. It is bounded on the west by Victoria Park Avenue, on the north by the Toronto city limits (Steeles Avenue East), on the east by Midland Avenue, and on the south by Highway 401. It contains the neighbourhoods of Steeles, L'Amoreaux, Tam O'Shanter-Sullivan, Agincourt (west of Midland Avenue) and Milliken (west of Midland Avenue).
Scarborough-Agincourt is Diverse and multicultural, which is ultimately a reflection of our great City
Region boasting a myriad of residential areas, bordered by transportation systems
A population requiring a voice that understands it's intricate and fundamental needs and can promote these needs effectively with the PPC
According to the Canada 2011 Census Ethnic groups:43.7% Chinese, 25.4% South Asian, 9.7% White, 7.1% Black, 6.7% Filipino, 1.4% Southeast Asian, 6.0% Other Languages:38.9% Chinese, 31.1% English, 10.2% Tamil, 3.5% Tagalog, 2.8% Urdu, 2.2% Gujarati, 11.3% Other Religions:37.3% Christian, 14.5% Hindu, 7.3% Muslim, 6.5% Buddhist, 1.4% Other, 33.0% None Median income:$20,482 (2010) Average income:$28,323 (2010)
First settled by Europeans in the 1790s, Scarborough has grown from a collection of small rural villages and farms to become fully urbanized with a diverse cultural community. Incorporated in 1850 as a township, Scarborough became part ofMetropolitan Torontoin 1953 and was reconstituted as aboroughin 1967. Scarborough rapidly developed as asuburbofOld Torontoover the next decade and became a city in 1983. In 1998, Scarborough and the rest of Metropolitan Toronto wereamalgamatedinto the present city of Toronto. Scarborough is an administrative district in Toronto and has its own community council. TheScarborough Civic Centre, the former city hall, is still used by themunicipal government of Toronto. Scarborough is a popular destination for newimmigrants in Canadato reside. As a result, it is one of the most diverse and multicultural areas in theGreater Toronto Area, being home to various religious groups and places of worship. It includes some of Toronto's popular natural landmarks, such as theToronto ZooandRouge Park. The northeast corner of Scarborough is largely rural with some of Toronto’s last remaining farms, leading to Scarborough’s reputation of being greener than any other part of Toronto.