English Canadians

Canadians of English ethnic origin and heritage

English Canadians (French: Canadiens anglais or Canadiennes anglaises), or Anglo-Canadians (French: Anglo-Canadiens), refers to either Canadians of English ethnic origin and heritage or to English-speaking or Anglophone Canadians of any ethnic origin; it is used primarily in contrast with French Canadians.[3][4] Canada is an officially bilingual country, with English and French official language communities.

English Canadians
Canadiens anglais
English Americans and English Canadians as percent of population by state and province.
Total population
17,882,775 (2006; English mother tongue, including multiple responses)[1]
6,320,085 English ethnicity (including multiple responses)[2]
1,098,930 English ethnicity (single responses only)[2]
Regions with significant populations
Throughout Canada, minority in Quebec
Protestant, but also Catholicism and Irreligion
Related ethnic groups
English Americans and other English diaspora, Scottish Canadians and other British Canadians, Old Stock Canadians

References change

  1. "Language Highlight Tables, 2006 Census". 2.statcan.ca. April 7, 2009. Archived from the original on March 12, 2009. Retrieved January 28, 2011.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Immigration and Ethnocultural Diversity Highlight Tables". statcan.gc.ca. 25 October 2017.
  3. Avis, Walter S. (1983). Gage Canadian Dictionary. Toronto: Gage Publishing Limited. p. 393. ISBN 0-7715-1980-X. ... a Canadian of English ancestry or whose principal language is English, especially as opposed to French.
  4. "English Canadian. 2007. Archived from the original on August 31, 2009. Retrieved August 7, 2007. {{cite encyclopedia}}: |work= ignored (help)