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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]

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

Contents

Number of Russian CanadiansEdit

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 populationsEdit

QuebecEdit

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

OntarioEdit

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

AlbertaEdit

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

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

British ColumbiaEdit

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 CanadiansEdit

[4]

Arts, entertainment and literatureEdit

Kim Yaroshevskaya - actress, voice-over, story-teller and writer

Business and otherEdit

PoliticsEdit

ScienceEdit

SportsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  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. Archived from the original on 2015-05-09. 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 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.

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