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Asian Canadian

An Asian Canadian is a Canadian of Asian ancestry. Asian Canadians can either be born in Canada or be born overseas and later come to be citizens of Canada. They compose of about 10% of all Canadian citizens.

According to Statistics Canada (2001), large Asian Canadian groups are:

The Chinese Canadians are the largest group in all provinces except Manitoba, where the Filipino Canadians are the largest.

Notable Asian Canadians include:

In 2002, Asian Canadians were especially concerned for their security when several Asian women and girls were harassed, some seriously attacked or even killed. (See International student)

See also: Demographics of Canada, Asian American

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