Bill To Add Seats

With new census population figures out, we take a look at how fair the Tories’ bill to add 30 new seats to the House of Commons really is.

 
Ontario :
 
Ontario will gain 15 new seats under the Tory bill, bringing the province’s total to 121.

Ontario’s population is now 12,851,821 people.
Percentage of House: Approximately 36%.
Percentage of Canada’s population: Approximately 38%.

 
Quebec :

Quebec will gain three new seats under the Tory bill, bringing the province’s total to 78.

Quebec’s population is now 7,903,001 people.
Percentage of House: Approximately 23%.
Percentage of Canada’s population: Approximately 24%.

 
British Columbia :

B.C. will gain six new seats under the Tory bill, bringing the province’s total to 42.

B.C.’s population is now 4,400,057 people.
Percentage of House: Approximately 12%.
Percentage of Canada’s population: Approximately 13%.

 
Alberta :

Alberta will gain six new seats under the Tory bill, bringing the province’s total to 34.

Alberta’s population is now 3,645,257 people.
Percentage of House: Approximately 10%.
Percentage of Canada’s population: Approximately 11%.

 
Manitoba :

Manitoba will gain no new seats under the Tory bill. The province currently has 14 seats.

Manitoba’s population is now 1,208,268 people.
Percentage of House: Approximately 4%.
Percentage of Canada’s population: Approximately 4%.

 
Saskatchewan :

Saskatchewan will gain no new seats under the Tory bill. The province currently has 14 seats.

Saskatchewan’s population is now 1,033,381 people.
Percentage of House: Approximately 4%.
Percentage of Canada’s population: Approximately 3%.

 
Nova Scotia :

Nova Scotia will gain no new seats under the Tory bill. The province currently has 11 seats.

Nova Scotia’s population is now 921,727 people.
Percentage of House: Approximately 3%.
Percentage of Canada’s population: Approximately 3%.

 
New Brunswick :

New Brunswick will gain no new seats under the Tory bill. The province currently has 10 seats.

New Brunswick’s population is now 751,171 people.
Percentage of House: Approximately 3%.
Percentage of Canada’s population: Approximately 2%.

 
Newfoundland And Labrador :

Newfoundland and Labrador will gain no new seats under the Tory bill. The province currently has 7 seats.

Newfoundland And Labrador’s population is now 514,536 people.
Percentage of House: Approximately 2%.
Percentage of Canada’s population: Approximately 1.5%.

 
Prince Edward Island :

P.E.I. will gain no new seats under the Tory bill. The province currently has 4 seats.

P.E.I.’s population is now 140,204 people.
Percentage of House: Approximately 1%.
Percentage of Canada’s population: Approximately 0.5%.

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