Russian Canadians

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Russian Canadians
Total population
550,520
by ancestry, 2011 Census[1]
Languages
Religion
Related ethnic groups

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]

Number of Russian Canadians

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

Quebec

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

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

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

  • Total: 98,800 (???)
  • Single response: 10,685
  • Multiple response: 25,115

Ontario

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

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

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

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

Alberta

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

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

British Columbia

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

[4]

Arts, entertainment and literature

Business and other

Politics

Science

Sports

See also

References

  1. ^ a b Statistics Canada. "2011 National Household Survey: Data tables". 12.statcan.gc.ca. Retrieved 9 April 2014.
  2. ^ "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.
  3. ^ a b c d e f [1][dead link]
  4. ^ References for the descent and/or birthplace of each individual can be found in their respective articles.
  5. ^ "Zara Nelsova" Archived May 15, 2009, at the Wayback Machine.
  6. ^ "Ksenia Solo". IMDb.com. Retrieved 2016-09-30.
  7. ^ "Austin "Watts" Garrick [Interview]". Hiphopcanada.com. 2007-08-07. Retrieved 2014-04-24.
  8. ^ "John Tory Is Jewish, Claims Israeli Press". Huffingtonpost.ca. Retrieved 2016-09-30.
  9. ^ a b c d e f g h i j "Of Doukhobor ancestry".
  10. ^ a b c d e f Chernoff, Peter F. (1998). Tarasoff, Koozma J., ed. "Doukhobor stars in the Sports world". Spirit-Wrestlers’ Voice: Honoring Doukhobors on the Centenary of their migration to Canada in 1899. Legas: 79–92.

External links

  • Simon Fraser University Digitized Newspapers website - digitized issues of Vestnik (Herald) newspaper, 1941–1993
  • Richard A. Pierce - Russians in Canada
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