|Regions with significant populations|
|Ontario, British Columbia|
|Canadian English • Canadian French • Malay|
|Christianity • Islam|
|Related ethnic groups|
|Indonesian Canadians, Singaporean Canadians|
Malaysian Canadians are Canadian citizens who are of Malaysian descent. The 2016 Canada Census recorded 16,920 people self-identifying as Malaysian Canadian or of at least some Malaysian descent, but only 1 820 of these self-identified as solely Malaysian Canadian. Earlier Canada 2001 Census recorded 20,420 first-generation Malaysian Canadians, 8,660 of whom lived in Ontario.
Notable Malaysian Canadians
- Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau claims to be of Malaysian descent via his mother, through the parent of William Farquhar's wife.
- Yuen Pau Woo, member of the Senate of Canada
- Osric Chau, actor
- "Immigration and Ethnocultural Diversity Highlight Tables". statcan.gc.ca.
- Peggy Chooi (December 2007). "The Malaysian Community" (PDF). FACL News. Federation of Asian Canadian Lawyers. 1 (1): 5. Retrieved August 27, 2012.[permanent dead link]
- "New Canada PM Justin Trudeau has a historic family link to Singapore". The Straits Times. 21 October 2015. Retrieved 15 November 2019.