Russian Canadians

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Russian Canadians
Total population
622,445
by ancestry, 2016 Census[1]
Regions with significant populations
Saskatchewan, Alberta, Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver
Languages
Religion
Related ethnic groups

Russian Canadians comprise Canadian citizens of Russian heritage or Russians who emigrated to and reside in Canada. According to the 2016 Census, there were 622,445 Canadians who claimed full or partial Russian ancestry.[1] The areas of Canada with the highest percentage population of Russian Canadians are the Prairie Provinces.

Number of Russian Canadians

Data from this section from Statistics Canada, 2016.[2]

Percent
 CanadaTotal 1.8%
 Newfoundland and Labrador 0.2%
 Prince Edward Island 0.4%
 Nova Scotia 0.5%
 New Brunswick 0.3%
 Quebec 0.7%
 Ontario 1.7%
 Manitoba 4.7%
 Saskatchewan 3.7%
 Alberta 2.7%
 British Columbia 2.9%
 Yukon 2.3%
 Northwest Territories 1.2%
 Nunavut 0.3%


Data from this section from Statistics Canada, 2016.[1]

Provinces with high Russian Canadian populations

Quebec

Data in this section from Statistics Canada, 2006.[3]

Montreal (Census Metropolitan Area)

Data in this section from Statistics Canada, 2006.[3]

Ontario

Data in this section from Statistics Canada, 2006.[3]

Toronto (Census Metropolitan Area)

Data in this section from Statistics Canada, 2006.[3]

Alberta

Data in this section from Statistics Canada, 2006.[3]

British Columbia

Data in this section from Statistics Canada, 2006.[3]

Many British Columbians of Russian descent are Doukhobors, historically concentrated in the West Kootenay and Boundary Country regions.

List of notable Russian Canadians

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Arts, entertainment and literature

Business and other

Politics

Science

Sports

See also

References

  1. ^ a b c "Immigration and Ethnocultural Diversity Highlight Tables". statcan.gc.ca.
  2. ^ "2016 Census of Canada: Topic-based tabulations | Ethnic Origin (247), Single and Multiple Ethnic Origin Responses (3) and Sex (3) for the Population of Canada, Provinces, Territories, Census Metropolitan Areas and Census Agglomerations, 2006 Census - 20% Sample Data". Statistics Canada. 2020-01-11. Retrieved 2020-01-11.
  3. ^ a b c d e f [1][dead link]
  4. ^ References for the descent and/or birthplace of each individual can be found in their respective articles.
  5. ^ "Zara Nelsova" Archived May 15, 2009, at the Wayback Machine
  6. ^ "Ksenia Solo". IMDb.com. Retrieved 2016-09-30.
  7. ^ "Austin "Watts" Garrick [Interview]". Hiphopcanada.com. 2007-08-07. Archived from the original on 2015-05-09. Retrieved 2014-04-24.
  8. ^ "John Tory Is Jewish, Claims Israeli Press". Huffingtonpost.ca. 2014-11-07. Retrieved 2016-09-30.
  9. ^ a b c d e f Chernoff, Peter F. (1998). Tarasoff, Koozma J. (ed.). "Doukhobor stars in the Sports world". Spirit-Wrestlers' Voice: Honoring Doukhobors on the Centenary of Their Migration to Canada in 1899. Legas: 79–92.