Denmark community in Canada

DANES

According to the 2006 Census, there were 200,035 Canadians with Danish background,17,650 of whom were born in Denmark. In Ontario 51,650 and in the GTA 15,190 people declared Danish background. Canada became an important destination for the Danes during the post-war period. While most of the post-war immigrants settled in large cities, Danish-Canadian communities can be found in all of Canada’s ten provinces. The oldest Danish community in Canada is New Denmark, New Brunswick, first inhabited by Danish immigrants in 1872.

Other sources:

The Canadian Encyclopedia: http://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.com/en/article/danes/

Multicultural Canada : http://multiculturalcanada.ca/Encyclopedia/A-Z/d1

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