Russian Canadian

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Russian Canadian
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Total population
550,520
(by ancestry, 2011 Census)[2]
Languages
Canadian English · Russian · French
Religion
Christianity (mainly Orthodox· Judaism · Atheism · Agnosticism
Related ethnic groups
Russian people · Russian American · Canadian people

A Russian Canadian is a Canadian citizen of Russian descent or a Russia-born person who resides in Canada. According to the 2011 Census, there were 550,520 Canadians who claimed full or partial Russian ancestry.[2]

Number of Russian Canadians[edit]

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

  • Total: 500,600.
  • Single Response: 98,245.
  • Multiple Response: 402,360.

Provinces with high Russian Canadian populations[edit]

Quebec[edit]

Data in this section from Statistics Canada, 2006.[4]

  • Total: 40,155
  • Single Response: 11,935
  • Multiple Response: 28,220
Montreal (Census Metropolitan Area)[edit]

Data in this section from Statistics Canada, 2006.[4]

  • Total: 35,800
  • Single Response: 10,685
  • Multiple Response: 25,115

Ontario[edit]

Data in this section from Statistics Canada, 2006.[4]

  • Total: 167,360
  • Single Response: 39,660
  • Multiple Response: 127,700
Toronto (Census Metropolitan Area)[edit]

Data in this section from Statistics Canada, 2006.[4]

  • Total: 102,815
  • Single Response: 29,695
  • Multiple Response: 73,120

Alberta[edit]

Data in this section from Statistics Canada, 2006.[4]

  • Total: 92,020
  • Single Response: 11,075
  • Multiple Response: 80,940

British Columbia[edit]

Data in this section from Statistics Canada, 2006.[4]

  • Total: 114,112
  • Single Response: 21,740
  • Multiple Response: 92,365

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

List of notable Russian Canadians[5][edit]

Arts, Entertainment and Literature[edit]

Business & Other[edit]

Politics[edit]

Science[edit]

Sports[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ References for the descent and/or birthplace of each individual can be found in their respective articles.
  2. ^ a b Statistics Canada. "2011 National Household Survey: Data tables". Retrieved 9 April 2014. 
  3. ^ "2006 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. 2011-04-07. Retrieved 2014-04-24. 
  4. ^ a b c d e f Statistics Canada.
  5. ^ References for the descent and/or birthplace of each individual can be found in their respective articles.
  6. ^ [1][dead link]
  7. ^ Ksenia Solo - IMDb
  8. ^ "Austin "Watts" Garrick [Interview] ·". Hiphopcanada.com. 2007-08-07. Retrieved 2014-04-24. 
  9. ^ http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/2014/11/07/john-tory-jewish-times-israel_n_6122804.html

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