Proposed Boundaries – Alberta



Part V – Maps, Proposed Boundaries and Names of Electoral Districts

There shall be in the Province of Alberta thirty-four (34) electoral districts named and described as follows, each of which shall return one member.

In the following descriptions:

  • (a) reference to "road", "street", "avenue", "drive", "highway", "trail", "boulevard", "river" or "railway" signifies their centre line unless otherwise described;
  • (b) townships, ranges and meridians are in accordance with the Dominion Lands system of survey and include the extension thereof in accordance with that system. They are abbreviated as "Tp", "R" and "W 4" or "W 5";
  • (c) the bank of a river is referred to as the right or left bank, according to whether it is to the right or left respectively when facing downstream. If no bank is mentioned, the centre thread shall be used;
  • (d) all villages, summer villages, towns, cities, district municipalities, Indian reserves and national parks of Canada lying within the perimeter of the electoral district are included unless otherwise described;
  • (e) reference to "county", "municipal district", "special area" and "national park of Canada" for inclusion in an electoral district signifies that all villages, summer villages, towns, cities, Indian reserves and other areas within the county, municipal district, special area and national park of Canada are included unless otherwise described;
  • (f) wherever a word or expression is used to denote a territorial division, such word or expression shall indicate the territorial division as it existed or was bounded on the first day of January, 2011, unless otherwise specified;
  • (g) the translation of the terms "street", "avenue" and "boulevard" follows Treasury Board standards, while the translation of all other public thoroughfare designations is based on commonly used terms but has no official recognition; and
  • (h) all coordinates are in reference to the North American Datum of 1983 (NAD 83).

The population figure of each electoral district is derived from the 2011 decennial census.





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