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Humber Bay of Islands

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MHA  Eddie Joyce Liberal
First contested  1975
Population (2006)  9,936
District created  1975
Last contested  2015
Province  Newfoundland and Labrador

Legislature  Newfoundland and Labrador House of Assembly

Corner brook newfoundland

Bay of Islands is a provincial electoral district for the House of Assembly of Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. As of 2011 the district has 7,688 eligible voters.


It contains the towns of Curling, Irishtown, Hughes Brook, Summerside, Meadows, Gillams, McIvers, Cox's Cove, Mount Moriah, Humber Arm South, York Harbour and Lark Harbour.

While not a wealthy district, Bay of Islands is more economically vibrant than other rural districts. Its economy is driven by the fishery and tourism, to a limited extent. Many residents work in Corner Brook.

Communities in the district: Part of the city of Corner Brook, Benoit's Cove, Cox's Cove, Frenchmen's Cove, Gillams, Halfway Point, Hughes Brook, Irishtown-Summerside, Lark Harbour, McIvers, Meadows, Mount Moriah, Petries, Wood's Island, York Harbour.

This district was home to back-to-back premiers. Immediately after becoming leader of the Liberals, Brian Tobin chose this district, vacated by Clyde Wells.

Members of the House of Assembly

The district has elected the following Members of the House of Assembly:


Humber-Bay of Islands Wikipedia

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