World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

Malaysian Canadian

 

Malaysian Canadian

Malaysian Canadians
Margaret Lim, a Malaysian Canadian children's writer
Total population
12,165 (2006)
Regions with significant populations
Ontario, British Columbia

Malaysian Canadians are Canadian citizens who are of Malaysian descent. The Canada 2006 Census recorded 12 165 people self-identifying as Malaysian Canadian, but only 1 820 of these self-identified as exclusively Malaysian Canadian.[1] The Canada 2001 Census recorded 20 420 first-generation Malaysian Canadians, 8 660 of whom were in Ontario.[2]

Individuals

Evelyn Chew is a Malaysian-Canadian stage actor known for portraying Number 18 in Andrew Kooman's She Has a Name.[3] Joseph Hoh is a Malaysian-Canadian visual artist whose Malaysian heritage expresses itself in his art.[4] Steve Ng is a Malaysian-Canadian entrepreneur who worked in Canada for 25 years in the golf course and hospitality industry.[5] Chin Lee is a Malaysian-Canadian politician.[6]

See also

References

  1. ^ "Ethnic Origin (247), Single and Multiple Ethnic Origin Responses (3) and Sex (3) for the Population of Canada, Provinces, Territories, Census Metropolitan Areas and Census Agglomerations, 2006 Census - 20% Sample Data".  
  2. ^ Peggy Chooi (December 2007). "The Malaysian Community" (PDF). FACL News (Federation of Asian Canadian Lawyers) 1 (1): 5. Retrieved August 27, 2012. 
  3. ^ Lacey Vornbrock (May 23, 2012). "Powerful play hits city stage".  
  4. ^ Robert James Belton (2001). Sights of Resistance: Approaches to Canadian Visual Culture.  
  5. ^ Yu Ji (June 13, 2011). "When going to work is a joy".  
  6. ^ Thulasi Srikanthan (October 24, 2006). "Minorities applaud move to extend vote".  
This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and USA.gov, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for USA.gov and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
 
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
 
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.
 


Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.