Athabasca (Saskatchewan Provincial Electoral District)

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Athabasca
Saskatchewan electoral district
Provincial electoral district
Legislature Legislative Assembly of Saskatchewan
MLA

Buckley Belanger
NDP
District created 1934
First contested 1934
Last contested 2011
Demographics
Population (2001) 13,041
Electors (2003) 7,146
Area (km²)
Census divisions Division No. 18
Census subdivisions La Loche, Île-à-la-Crosse, Buffalo Narrows

Athabasca is a provincial electoral district for the Legislative Assembly of Saskatchewan, Canada. It is located in the extreme northwest corner of the province. The major industries are tourism, mineral extraction, forestry, commercial fishing and trapping. The Cluff Lake uranium mine is located in this constituency, as well as the Athabasca Sand Dunes Provincial Park and the Clearwater River Provincial Park. The major communities are La Loche, Île-à-la-Crosse and Buffalo Narrows with populations of 2,136, 1,268 and 1,137 respectively.

There is also a former provincial electoral district of the same name that was created before the 1908 general election and was dissolved before the 1917 general election.

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Athabasca (Saskatchewan Provincial Electoral District) - Election Results - Current
... Saskatchewan general election, 1934 Athabasca Party Candidate Votes % ±% Liberal Deakin Alexander Hall 1,329 57.80 - Liberal A ... Jules Marion 970 42.19 - Total 2,299 100.00 Saskatchewan General Election 1938 Athabasca Party Candidate Votes % ±% Liberal A ...

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