A view over the suburb of Canadian from the Sovereign Hill open air museum's poppet head.
|Population||3,203 (2011 census)|
|• Density||416.0/km2 (1,077/sq mi)|
|Area||7.7 km2 (3.0 sq mi)|
|Location||4 km (2 mi) SE of Ballarat|
|LGA(s)||City of Ballarat|
It is primarily a residential area, but has a school, a small shopping area, and several parks and reserves including Sparrow Ground, which has been the subject of much community debate[why?].
Canadian Post Office opened on 1 March 1886 and closed in 1988.
Canadian is also the location of Lake Esmond, which was formerly a quarry for Eureka Tile Works until 1982, and later converted into a lake and recreational area that opened on 6 June 1988. Lake Esmond is often used by various Rotary Clubs, and is maintained by the City of Ballarat, and the Rotary Club of East Ballarat.
- Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Canadian (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 9 December 2014.
- Premier Postal History. "Post Office List". Retrieved 2008-04-11.
- "Lake Esmond - City of Ballarat".
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