|17,882,775 (2006; English mother tongue, including multiple responses)|
6,320,085 English ethnicity (including multiple responses)
1,098,930 English ethnicity (single responses only)
|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|
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. Canada is an officially bilingual country, with English and French official language communities.
References[change | change source]
- "Language Highlight Tables, 2006 Census". 2.statcan.ca. April 7, 2009. Archived from the original on March 12, 2009. Retrieved January 28, 2011.
- "Immigration and Ethnocultural Diversity Highlight Tables". statcan.gc.ca. 25 October 2017.
- 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.
- ""English Canadian". MSN Encarta - Dictionary. 2007. Archived from the original on August 31, 2009. Retrieved August 7, 2007.