Indians in Canada
Indians in Canada FAQs
How many Indians are living in Canada?
As of 2020, there are more than one million Indian citizens in Canada. According to the Canadian census of 2016, almost 670,000 Indian citizens were settled here as permanent residents or naturalized Canadian citizens. Since then, more than 200,000 additional Indians have obtained permanent resident status, and recent data shows that there are around 220,000 Indian international students in Canada.
Who is the richest Indian in Canada?
Canadian real estate businessman Bob Singh Dhillon is the richest Indians in Canada. When he was doing his MBA at the University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, he was known among his classmates for his stated goal of becoming the world’s first Sikh billionaire. His company, the publicly-listed Mainstreet, owns hundreds of apartment buildings in Calgary, Alberta; Surrey and Abbotsford, British Columbia, Toronto and elsewhere. His assets are valued at over $650 million. Bob also owns a 2,700-acre island in Belize, where he is building what he calls an ‘architecturally-controlled oasis in the Caribbean’, with ‘resorts, condos, high-end houses, golf courses, residential lots.'
Which Canadian province has maximum number of Indian populations?
According to the data given by Canadian officials, Ontario houses the maximum number of Indian populations. About 8 lakh Indians, compromising of 5.8 percent of Canada's population, live in this city. British Columbia is the second most preferred province, with about 3 lakh Indians living there. Other provinces such as Québec, Alberta, Saskatchewan and Nova Scotia also have a growing community in Indian-Canadians.
Is Canada good for Indian?
Canada is becoming the best place to study and live for International Students cause of the low unemployment rate, low rate of crime, better healthcare facilities and immigrant-friendly PR policy. In recent years, many Indians have relocated to Canada for better job opportunities and enhanced quality of life. Canada presents these prospects to millions of people from India. Cities such as Toronto, Ottawa, Vancouver and Calgary are the most popular choice among many Indian immigrants because of the plethora of job opportunities available there.
What are the top Universities to study in Canada?
Canada has become the hub for a large number of studies abroad options (Canadian Universities and colleges) for many international students. Several Universities in Canada, including University of Toronto, University of British Columbia, McMaster University, Dalhousie University and McGill University are popular among Indian students, who want to study abroad.