Estonian Canadian

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Estonian Canadians
Kanada eestlased
Total population
23,180
(2011 Census)
Regions with significant populations
Toronto · Montreal · Vancouver
Languages
Canadian English, Estonian
Religion
Protestant (Lutheran), deism
Related ethnic groups
Estonians, Estonian Americans, Finnish Canadians

The Estonian Canadians are citizens or residents of Canada who are of Estonian ancestry. Currently living about 24,000 people of Estonian descent in Canada.[1](according to some sources up to 50,000 people[2]).

The largest permanent Estonian community outside Estonia is in Canada[1] In the late 1940s and early 1950s, about 17,000 arrived in Canada.[3] The city with the largest population of Estonians outside of Estonia is Toronto. The first Estonian World Festival was held in Toronto in 1972.

Some Notable Estonian Canadians include Endel Tulving and Elmar Tampõld.

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