Famous places, History of Scottish Canadians

Scottish Canadians: Provincial Analysis

Scottish Canadians are the fourth largest ethnic group in Canada. The total number of Scots in Canada is about 4.5 million.  This group comprises 15% of total population of the country. With a huge cultural impact, this group has been working very hard for a prosperous Canada. The exact timeline of Scots entering Canada is not available but there are many famous places in Canada which have been named after the related personalities. Some historians are of the view that the issues within Scotland back in 18th century urged the locals to migrate. There are several other factors as Canada is known as the land of opportunities. Despite large area of Canada, the population is too low. It can be said that keeping this particular factor in view the Scot immigration to Canada was encouraged by the government. Continue reading “Scottish Canadians: Provincial Analysis”