Russian Canadians
Total population
550,520
by ancestry, 2011 Census
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[edit | edit source]

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 | edit source]

Quebec[edit | edit source]

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 | edit source]

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

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

Ontario[edit | edit source]

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 | edit source]

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

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

Alberta[edit | edit source]

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

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

British Columbia[edit | edit source]

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 | edit source]

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Arts, entertainment and literature[edit | edit source]

Business and other[edit | edit source]

Politics[edit | edit source]

Science[edit | edit source]

Sports[edit | edit source]

See also[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

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  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. http://www12.statcan.gc.ca/census-recensement/2006/dp-pd/tbt/Rp-eng.cfm?LANG=E&APATH=7&DETAIL=0&DIM=0&FL=E&FREE=0&GC=0&GID=0&GK=0&GRP=1&PID=92333&PRID=0&PTYPE=88971,97154&S=0&SHOWALL=0&SUB=0&Temporal=2006&THEME=0&VID=0&VNAMEE=Ethnic%20origin%20(247)&VNAMEF=Origine%20ethnique%20(247). Retrieved 2014-04-24. 
  3. ^ a b c d e f [1]
  4. ^ References for the descent and/or birthplace of each individual can be found in their respective articles.
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  6. ^ "Ksenia Solo". https://www.imdb.com/name/nm989959/. Retrieved 2016-09-30. 
  7. ^ "Austin "Watts" Garrick [Interview]". Hiphopcanada.com. 2007-08-07. http://www.hiphopcanada.com/2007/08/interview-austin-watts-garrick/. Retrieved 2014-04-24. 
  8. ^ "John Tory Is Jewish, Claims Israeli Press". http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/2014/11/07/john-tory-jewish-times-israel_n_6122804.html. Retrieved 2016-09-30. 
  9. ^ a b c d e f g h i j "Of Doukhobor ancestry.". https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Doukhobors. 
  10. ^ a b c d e f (1998) "Doukhobor stars in the Sports world" (in English). Spirit-Wrestlers’ Voice: Honoring Doukhobors on the Centenary of their migration to Canada in 1899: 79–92. 

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