Chinese Canadians facts for kids
5.1% of the Canadian population (2016)
|Regions with significant populations|
|Calgary, Edmonton, Montreal, Ottawa, Toronto, Vancouver, Victoria, Winnipeg|
|English, French, Cantonese, Mandarin, Min Chinese, Hakka
various other Chinese languages
|Christianity, Buddhism, Taoism, Chinese folk religions, Unaffiliated|
|Related ethnic groups|
|Hong Kong Canadians, Taiwanese Canadians
Overseas Chinese, Chinese Americans
Chinese Canadians are Canadians that come from China or have ancestors that came from China. They are part of the Asian Canadians group. This group usually includes immigrants from Mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau. Data from StatsCan says that Taiwanese Canadians are a different group of Canadians than Chinese Canadians.
Chinese Canadians are four percent of all Canadians. They are the biggest ethnic group that are part of Asian Canadians. Chinese Canadians make up 40% of Asian Canadian people. Most Chinese Canadians live in Ontario and British Columbia.
Images for kids
Chinese labourers working on the Canadian Pacific Railway
Canada Day celebrations in Toronto, organized by the National Congress of Chinese Canadians
Chinese Cultural Centre in Calgary
Embassy of the People's Republic of China in Ottawa
Cham Shan Temple is a Chinese temple located in Markham, north of Toronto.
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