Russians in Canada


Russians in Canada

A Russian Canadian is a citizen or permanent resident of Canada who is from Russia or has Russian descent.

Number of Russian Canadians

Data from this section from [ [http://www40.statcan.ca/l01/cst01/demo26a.htm Statistics Canada] ]
* Total: 337,960
* Single Response: 70,895
* Multiple Response: 267,070.

Provinces with high Russian Canadian Populations

Ontario

Data in this section from [ [http://www40.statcan.ca/l01/cst01/demo26g.htm Statistics Canada] ]
* Total: 106,710 (31.6% of national total, rounded).
* Single Response: 28,830 (40.7% of national total, rounded).
* Multiple Response: 77,885 (29.2% of national total, rounded).

British Columbia

Data in this section from [ [http://www40.statcan.ca/l01/cst01/demo26k.htm Statistics Canada] ]
* Total: 86,110 (25.5% of national total, rounded).
* Single Response: 17,420 (24.6% of national total, rounded).
* Multiple Response: 68,690 (25.7 of national total, rounded).

Alberta

Data in this section from [ [http://www40.statcan.ca/l01/cst01/demo26j.htm Statistics Canada] ]
* Total: 62,750 (18.6% of national total, rounded).
* Single Response: 8,140 (11.5% of national total, rounded).
* Multiple Response: 54,610 (20.4% of national total, rounded).

Quebec

Data in this section from [ [http://www40.statcan.ca/l01/cst01/demo26f.htm Statistics Canada] ]
* Total: 22,630 (6.7% of national total, rounded).
* Single Response: 7,725 (10.9% of national total, rounded).
* Multiple Response: 14,900 (5.6% of national total, rounded).

List of notable Russian Canadians

*Vasile Balabanov - Imperial Russian émigré.
*Catherine Doherty - Imperial Russian émigré, social activist, recipient of the Order of Canada.
*George Ignatieff - Canadian diplomat.
*Michael Ignatieff - Author, journalist, academic, politician.
*Natalie Glebova - Miss Universe 2005, Miss Universe Canada 2005.
*Inga Skaya - Miss Universe Canada 2007.
*Peter Vasilevich Verigin - Doukhobor leader

References

* [http://multiculturalcanada.ca/Encyclopedia/A-Z/r3 Richard A. Pierce - Russians in Canada]


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