Ethno-Cultural Groups

Canada's experience with diversity distinguishes it from most other countries. Its 33 million inhabitants reflect a cultural, ethnic and linguistic makeup found nowhere else on earth. Approximately 200,000 immigrants a year from all parts of the globe continue to choose Canada as their new home.

Specific sources and research methods can apply for an ethnic group while doing genealogical and family history research. Consult the page for the ethnic group of interest to you. In addition to information about genealogical research for this group, you will find a selection of archival, published and iconographic material from LAC's collections.

Immigration History: Ethno-Cultural Groups


Electronic Collection

Research Aids

Thematic Guides

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