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Who is Asian?

People, All Asian, Asian Heritage

Who Is of Asian descent?

The definition of "Asian" may be inclusive and broad, and applies to people who come from or whose ancestors come from East Asia, Southern Asia, South Eastern Asia and Central Asia.

To find out more about the population of Asian Canadians in Canada, please access Statistics Canada, Community Profiles:

(Census 2006)

General History

See also the ASIAN CANADIANS and COLLECTION GALLERIES sub-indexes listed to the right of every page of this site.