Basque Canadians

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Basque Canadians
Regions with significant populations
The Maritimes, Quebec, Ontario
Canadian English, French, Spanish, and Basque
Roman Catholicism, Protestantism
Related ethnic groups
Basques, French Canadians, Spanish Canadians

Basque Canadians are Canadian citizens of Basque descent, or Basque people who were born in the Basque Country and reside in Canada.

Basque sailors were whaling and fishing around Newfoundland since 1525.[1]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Basques". The Canadian Encyclopedia. Retrieved 13 May 2017. 


  • Encyclopedia of Canada's Peoples. "Basques.". Multicultural Canada.