Estonian Canadians

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Estonian Canadians
Kanada eestlased
Total population
24,530 (2016 Census)
Regions with significant populations
Toronto · Montreal · Vancouver
Canadian English, Estonian
Protestant (Lutheran)
Related ethnic groups
Estonians, Estonian Americans, Finnish Canadians

Estonian Canadians (Estonian: Kanada eestlased) are Canadian citizens or residents of Estonian descent or Estonian-born people who reside in Canada. Currently 24,530 people of Estonian descent live in Canada.[1](according to some sources up to 50,000 people[2]).

In the late 1940s and early 1950s, about 17,000 arrived in Canada.[3] The city with the largest population of Estonians outside Estonia is Toronto. The first Estonian World Festival was held in Toronto in 1972.

Some notable Estonian Canadians include Kalle Lasn, Endel Tulving, Elmar Tampõld and Uno Prii.