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Greek Canadian
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Nia VardalosPan Bouyoucas
Dini DimakosMike Lazaridis
Tony ClementGerry Sklavounos
John LimniatisGeorge StroumboulopoulosTrish Stratus

Total population
242,685 (2006 census)[1]
Regions with significant populations
 Canada
Provinces:
Flag of Ontario.svg Ontario 132,440 [2]
Flag of Quebec.svg Quebec 65,985 [3]
Flag of British Columbia.svg British Columbia 21,770 [4]
Flag of Alberta.svg Alberta 11,945 [5]
Languages

Canadian English, Greek, Canadian French

Religion

predominantly Greek Orthodox Christianity [6]

Greek Canadians (Greek: Ελληνοκαναδοί) are Canadian citizens of Greek origin. According to the 2006 Canadian census, there were 242,685 Canadians who claimed Greek ethnicity.[1]

Contents

List of notable Canadians of Greek ancestry

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Activists

Authors

Journalists

Professors

Sportspeople

Photographers

Politicians

Priests

  • Nicholas Salamis, Performed more than 10,000 religious ceremonies until age 90 for Greek Montrealers

Entrepreneurs

  • Bill Timotheatos, Founder of and co-CEO of BTM Graphics Equipment inc. (BTM)
  • Mike Lazaridis, Founder of and co-CEO of Research In Motion (RIM), and creator of BlackBerry.
  • Athyna Timotheatos , canadas largest greek coffee importer and garage door/lights specialist.
  • Sam Kolias Founder of and Chairman and CEO of Boardwalk REIT and Van Kolias, Senior VP of Quality Control of Boardwalk REIT, Canada's largest residential REIT. They are among the 100 richest Canadians.

Entertainers

See also

References

  1. ^ a b "Ethnic origins, 2006 counts, for Canada, provinces and territories". Statistics Canada. http://www12.statcan.ca/english/census06/data/highlights/ethnic/pages/Page.cfm?Lang=E&Geo=PR&Code=01&Data=Count&Table=2&StartRec=1&Sort=3&Display=All&CSDFilter=5000. Retrieved 2009-01-18.  
  2. ^ "Ethnic origins, 2006 counts, for Canada, provinces and territories - Ontario". Statistics Canada. http://www12.statcan.ca/english/census06/data/highlights/ethnic/pages/Page.cfm?Lang=E&Geo=PR&Code=35&Table=2&Data=Count&StartRec=1&Sort=3&Display=All. Retrieved 2009-01-18.  
  3. ^ "Ethnic origins, 2006 counts, for Canada, provinces and territories - Quebec". Statistics Canada. http://www12.statcan.ca/english/census06/data/highlights/ethnic/pages/Page.cfm?Lang=E&Geo=PR&Code=24&Table=2&Data=Count&StartRec=1&Sort=3&Display=All. Retrieved 2009-01-18.  
  4. ^ "Ethnic origins, 2006 counts, for Canada, provinces and territories - British Columbia". Statistics Canada. http://www12.statcan.ca/english/census06/data/highlights/ethnic/pages/Page.cfm?Lang=E&Geo=PR&Code=59&Table=2&Data=Count&StartRec=1&Sort=3&Display=All. Retrieved 2009-01-18.  
  5. ^ "Ethnic origins, 2006 counts, for Canada, provinces and territories - Alberta". Statistics Canada. http://www12.statcan.ca/english/census06/data/highlights/ethnic/pages/Page.cfm?Lang=E&Geo=PR&Code=48&Table=2&Data=Count&StartRec=1&Sort=3&Display=All. Retrieved 2009-01-18.  
  6. ^ "Selected Demographic and Cultural Characteristics". Statistics Canada. http://www12.statcan.ca/english/census01/products/standard/themes/RetrieveProductTable.cfm?Temporal=2001&PID=68635&GID=517770&METH=1&APATH=3&PTYPE=55496&THEME=44&AID=0&FREE=0&FOCUS=0&VID=0&VNAMEE=&VNAMEF=&GC=0&GK=0&SC=1&SR=1&RL=0&CPP=99&RPP=9999&d1=23&d2=0&d3=0. Retrieved 2009-01-18.  
  7. ^ Arkadia - Welcome to Arkadia the Band official website

External links

  • Greek-Canadians - A comprehensive list of famous Greeks and Greek Canadians.

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