Russian Canadian

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Russian Canadians
Russia Canada
Total population
(550,520
(by ancestry, 2011 Census)[1])
Languages
Canadian English · Russian · French
Religion
Christianity (mainly Orthodox· Judaism
Related ethnic groups
Russian people · Russian American · Canadians

Russian Canadians comprise Canadian citizens of Russian heritage or Russians who emigrated to and reside in Canada. According to the 2011 Census, there were 550,520 Canadians who claimed full or partial Russian ancestry.[1]

History[edit]

Number of Russian Canadians[edit]

Data from this section from Statistics Canada, 2006.[2]

  • Total: 500,605.
  • 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.[3]

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

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

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

Ontario[edit]

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

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

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

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

Alberta[edit]

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

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

British Columbia[edit]

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

  • 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[edit]

[4]

Arts, entertainment and literature[edit]

Business and other[edit]

Politics[edit]

Science[edit]

Sports[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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