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Bosnian Canadian

Bosnian Canadian
Total population
25,665[1]
Regions with significant populations
Ontario, Quebec, British Columbia, Alberta
Languages
Bosnian, Croatian, Serbian and English
Religion
Sunni Islam, Orthodox Christianity, Roman Catholicism
Related ethnic groups
Other South Slavic peoples

A Bosnian Canadian is a [1] While official census reports from the 2001 Census indicate that there are 25,665 Bosnian-Canadians in Canada, it is estimated that today there are some 60,000 Canadians of full or partial Bosnian descent living in the country.

History

The Bosnian Community in Canada has a long and distinguished history dating back more than a century.[1] After the [2]

Religion

The Bosnian Islamic Association Gazi Husrev-Beg (BIAGH) was founded in November 1977 under the name 'Association of Islamic Community Gazi Husrev-Beg'. It's been operating under its current name (BIAGH) ever since 1995. Primary reason of its foundation was to respond to the religious needs of its members. That was made possible through a full-time Imam, who has been serving this community uninterruptedly since June 1982. The BIAGH caters to the needs of Bosniaks that pertain to Bosniak tradition, folklore, sport and different creative workshops.

Notable Bosnian Canadians

See also

References

  1. ^ a b c d e Bosnian immigration - North American Immigration
  2. ^ Congress of North American Bosniaks
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