|Uruguayan Spanish, Canadian English, Canadian French|
|Related ethnic groups|
|Argentine Canadians, Chilean Canadians,|
other Latin American Canadians
Uruguayan Canadians are Canadian citizens of Uruguayan descent or persons of Uruguayan descent residing in Canada. Uruguayans who have immigrated to Canada. According to the 2016 Census there were 6,795 Canadians who claimed full or partial Uruguayan ancestry. Modern estimates put the figure of people with at least some Uruguayan heritage in Canada at about 20,000.
There was a significant migration wave of Uruguayans during the late 1960s-early 1970s.
As of 2011 there were about 6,000 Uruguayans living in Canada. During the 2010s some returned to their country of birth, but most went back to Canada, the country where they found more opportunities.
- Jorge Armua, soccer coach
- Claudio Aprile, chef and judge on Masterchef Canada
- Rafael Carbajal, soccer coach
- Marco Carducci, soccer player
- Gloria Escomel, writer
- Carole Facal, singer-songwriter
- Joseph Facal, politician, academic, and journalist
- Gaston Gonnet, computer scientist
- Carlos Ott, architect
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- Uruguay-Canada Association
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