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was a federal electoral district
An electoral district in Canada, also known as a constituency or a riding, is a geographical constituency upon which Canada's representative democracy is based...
in Nova Scotia
Nova Scotia is one of Canada's three Maritime provinces and is the most populous province in Atlantic Canada. The name of the province is Latin for "New Scotland," but "Nova Scotia" is the recognized, English-language name of the province. The provincial capital is Halifax. Nova Scotia is the...
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, that was represented in the Canadian House of Commons
The House of Commons of Canada is a component of the Parliament of Canada, along with the Sovereign and the Senate. The House of Commons is a democratically elected body, consisting of 308 members known as Members of Parliament...
from 1867 to 1917. It was created in the British North America Act in 1867. The federal riding was dissolved in 1914 into the riding of Antigonish—Guysborough
Antigonish—Guysborough was a federal electoral district in Nova Scotia, Canada, that was represented in the Canadian House of Commons from 1917 to 1968.This riding was created in 1914 and combined the former ridings of Antigonish and Guysborough...
. It consisted of the County of Antigonish
Antigonish County, Nova Scotia is a county in the Canadian province of Nova Scotia. It is located in northern Nova Scotia on the Northumberland Strait and its county seat is the town of Antigonish.-History:...
Members of Parliament
- Hugh McDonald
Hugh Macdonald, PC was a lawyer, judge and member of the First Canadian Parliament. He represented the Antigonish riding of Nova Scotia, from 1867 to 1869, along with William Hallett Ray, as an Anti-Confederate and, from 1869 to 1873, as a Liberal-Conservative.The son of Allan McDonald and...
, Anti-Confederate/Liberal-Conservative (1867–1873)
- Angus McIsaac
Angus McIsaac was a Nova Scotia lawyer, judge and political figure. He represented Antigonish in the Canadian House of Commons as a Liberal member from 1873 to 1885....
The Liberal Party of Canada , colloquially known as the Grits, is the oldest federally registered party in Canada. In the conventional political spectrum, the party sits between the centre and the centre-left. Historically the Liberal Party has positioned itself to the left of the Conservative...
- Sir John Sparrow David Thompson, Liberal-Conservative (1885–1894)
- Colin Francis McIsaac
Colin Francis McIsaac was a Nova Scotia lawyer and political figure. He represented Antigonish in the Canadian House of Commons from 1895 to 1905 and Antigonish—Guysborough from 1922 to 1925 as a Liberal member....
, Liberal (1895–1905)
- William Chisholm, Liberal (1905–1917)