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Group Where Number
of
Adherents
% of
total
pop.
Number
of
congreg./
churches/
units
Number
of
countries
Year Source Quote/
Notes
Christian Catholic Church Canada - - 1
unit
- 1990 Mead, Frank S. (revised by Samuel S. Hill), Handbook of Denominations in the United States (9th Ed.), Abingdon Press: Nashville, Tenn. (1990), pg. 71-72. "Branches of the church have been established in Michigan City, Indiana; Phoenix, AZ, Russell and Lindenhurst, Illinois [also Zion City, Ill.]... and Toronto, Canada... With six places of worship in the U.S., there is a membership of 2,500. "
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Canada 4,251 - 36
units
- 1990 Bedell, Kenneth (ed.). Yearbook of American & Canadian Churches 1993. Abingdon Press: Nashville, Tenn (1993). Pg. 244-247. Table 1: Canadian Current Statistics. (# of adherents is from table's "inclusive membership " column, not the sometimes smaller "full communicant or confirmed members " col.) Listed in table as "Christian Churches (Disciples of Christ) in Canada. "
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Canada 4,209 - 37
units
- 1990 Mead, Frank S. (revised by Samuel S. Hill), Handbook of Denominations in the United States (9th Ed.), Abingdon Press: Nashville, Tenn. (1990), pg. 72,74. "Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)... four pioneers--Barton Ston, Thomas & Alexander Campbell, and Walter Scott... Membership continues to be largest in the lower Midwest and Southwest. There are now 1,086,668 members in 4,195 churches in the U.S.; 37 congregations with 4,209 members in Canada. "
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Canada 4,209 - 37
units
- 1993 Mead, Frank S. (revised by Samuel S. Hill), Handbook of Denominations in the United States (10th Ed.), Abingdon Press: Nashville, Tenn. (1995). Part of "The Christian Church (Stone-Campbell Movement) "
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Canada 7,500 - 140
units
- 1989 Bedell, Kenneth (ed.). Yearbook of American & Canadian Churches 1993. Abingdon Press: Nashville, Tenn (1993). Pg. 244-247. Table 1: Canadian Current Statistics. (# of adherents is from table's "inclusive membership " column, not the sometimes smaller "full communicant or confirmed members " col.) Listed in table as "Christian Churches and Churches of Christ in Canada. "
Christian Churches and Churches of Christ Canada 7,500 - 140
units
- 1996 World Almanac and Book of Facts 1998; K-III Reference Corp.: Macwah, NJ (1997), pg. 653. [Original sources: 1997 Yearbook of American & Canadian Churches; World Almanac research] Table: "Membership of Religious Groups in Canada "; Membership figs. based on reports from group officials. Figs. are inclusive: refer to all "members, " not simply full communicants.
Christian Community and Brotherhood of Reformed Doukhobors Canada 1,000 - - 1
country
1932 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.). The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991), pg. 326. Chapter: European Free-Church Family; section: Other European Free Traditions. "Christian Community and Brotherhood of Reformed Doukhobors (Sons of Freedom)... Cresent Valley, BC, Canada... better known as the Sons of Freedom, emerged within the larger Doukhobor community in Canada in the early twentieth century. They were the ardent supporters of Peter Verigin (d. 1924)... During his tenure in office the number of the Sons of Freedom greatly expanded, and by the early 1930s, there were more than 1,000. The actual break with the larger community came in 1933... " [Note: This group is listed as a separate entry from "Sons of Freedom (Doukhobors) ", who have their headquarters listed as Krestova, BC, Canada.]
Christian Community and Brotherhood of Reformed Doukhobors Canada 2,108 - 1
unit
- 1986 Bedell, Kenneth (ed.). Yearbook of American & Canadian Churches 1993. Abingdon Press: Nashville, Tenn (1993). Pg. 244-247. Table 1: Canadian Current Statistics. (# of adherents is from table's "inclusive membership " column, not the sometimes smaller "full communicant or confirmed members " col.) Listed in table as "Christian Community and Brotherhood of Reformed Doukhobors. "
Christian Reformed Church in North America Canada 86,281 - 240
units
- 1992 Bedell, Kenneth (ed.). Yearbook of American & Canadian Churches 1993. Abingdon Press: Nashville, Tenn (1993). Pg. 244-247. Table 1: Canadian Current Statistics. (# of adherents is from table's "inclusive membership " column, not the sometimes smaller "full communicant or confirmed members " col.) Listed in table as "Christian Reformed Church in North America. "
Christian Reformed Church in North America Canada 83,054 - 226
units
- 1996 World Almanac and Book of Facts 1998; K-III Reference Corp.: Macwah, NJ (1997), pg. 653. [Original sources: 1997 Yearbook of American & Canadian Churches; World Almanac research] Table: "Membership of Religious Groups in Canada "; Membership figs. based on reports from group officials. Figs. are inclusive: refer to all "members, " not simply full communicants.
Christian Reformed Church in North America Canada 81,023 - 246
units
- 1998 World Almanac and Book of Facts 2000. Mahwah, NJ: PRIMEDIA Reference Inc. (1999), pg. 694. [Original sources: 1999 Yearbook of American & Canadian Churches; World Almanac research] Table: "Membership of Religious Groups in U.S. "; Based on reports from officials by each group. Figs. inclusive; refer to all "members ". Listed as Christian Reformed Church in North America
Christian Science Canada - - 60
units
- 1998 *LINK* web site: Ontario Consultants on Religious Tolerance
Christianity Canada - 90.00% - - 1981 Robertson, Ian. Sociology (2nd ed.); New York, NY: Worth Publishers (1981) [2nd edition is updated since 1977 1st edition], pg. 419. "In Canada, for example, 90% of the population is Christian; half of them are Catholic and half are Protestant, and three-quarters of the Protestants belong to two denominations, the Anglican Church and the United Church of Canada. "
Christianity Canada 24,570,000 90.00% - - 1991 Gall, Timothy L. (ed). Worldmark Encyclopedia of Culture & Daily Life: Vol. 2 - Americas. Cleveland, OH: Eastword Publications Development (1998), pg. 97, 99. "Location: Canada; Population: 27.3 million (1991) "; "Approximately 90% of Canadians are Christians, divided about equally between Catholics and Protestant groups... "
Christianity Canada - 84.00% - - 1998 *LINK* web site: Ontario Consultants on Religious Tolerance (viewed circa Nov. 1998) "In Canada: 84% of adults identify themselves as Christians. 12% are Atheists, Agnostics, persons who claim no religion, etc. 4% follow non-Christian religions "
Church of God (Anderson, Indiana) Canada 3,151 - 50
units
- 1990 Bedell, Kenneth (ed.). Yearbook of American & Canadian Churches 1993. Abingdon Press: Nashville, Tenn (1993). Pg. 244-247. Table 1: Canadian Current Statistics. (# of adherents is from table's "inclusive membership " column, not the sometimes smaller "full communicant or confirmed members " col.) Listed in table as "Church of God (Anderson, Ind.). "
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Canada 5,958 - 98
units
- 1991 Bedell, Kenneth (ed.). Yearbook of American & Canadian Churches 1993. Abingdon Press: Nashville, Tenn (1993). Pg. 244-247. Table 1: Canadian Current Statistics. (# of adherents is from table's "inclusive membership " column, not the sometimes smaller "full communicant or confirmed members " col.) Listed in table as "Church of God (Cleveland, Tenn.). "
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Canada 8,908 - 115
units
- 1996 World Almanac and Book of Facts 1998; K-III Reference Corp.: Macwah, NJ (1997), pg. 653. [Original sources: 1997 Yearbook of American & Canadian Churches; World Almanac research] Table: "Membership of Religious Groups in Canada "; Membership figs. based on reports from group officials. Figs. are inclusive: refer to all "members, " not simply full communicants.
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Canada 8,908 - 115
units
- 1998 World Almanac and Book of Facts 2000. Mahwah, NJ: PRIMEDIA Reference Inc. (1999), pg. 694. [Original sources: 1999 Yearbook of American & Canadian Churches; World Almanac research] Table: "Membership of Religious Groups in U.S. "; Based on reports from officials by each group. Figs. inclusive; refer to all "members ". Listed as Church of God (Cleveland, TN)
Church of God in Christ Canada - - 21
units
- 1987 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.). The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991), pg. 272. "In 1987 the church reported... 21 congregations and 33 ministers in Canada "
Church of God in Christ, Mennonite Canada 3,120 - - - 1987 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.). The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991), pg. 304. "In 1987 the church reported... 3,120 [members] in Canada. "
Church of God in Christ, Mennonite Canada 3,768 - 42
units
- 1998 *LINK* Mennonite World Conference web site. Directory 1998. Web page: "USA/Canada: Mennonite & Brethren in Christ Churches " Church of God in Christ, Mennonite; Members: Canada - 3,768; USA - 11,037; Total - 14,805; Congregations: Canada - 42; USA - 95 Total - 137
Church of God of Prophecy Canada 2,091 - 38
units
- 1985 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.). The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991), pg. 234. Chapter: Pentecostal Family; section: White Trinitarian Holiness Pentecostals. Church reporting.
Church of God of Prophecy Canada 2,915 - 50
units
- 1991 Bedell, Kenneth (ed.). Yearbook of American & Canadian Churches 1993. Abingdon Press: Nashville, Tenn (1993). Pg. 244-247. Table 1: Canadian Current Statistics. (# of adherents is from table's "inclusive membership " column, not the sometimes smaller "full communicant or confirmed members " col.) Listed in table as "Church of God of Prophecy in Canada. "
Church of God, the House of Prayer Canada - - 2
units
- 1967 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.). The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991), pg. 236. Chapter: Pentecostal Family; section: White Trinitarian Holiness Pentecostals. "Church of God, the House of Prayer... In 1967 the church reported 24 churches in the northeast and 2 in Canada, with a total membership of 1,200. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Canada 81,244 - - - 1980 Stark, Rodney. "The Rise of a New World Faith " in Latter-day Saint Social Life: Social Research on the LDS Church and its Members, edited by James T. Duke. Religious Studies Center, BYU: Provo, UT (1998), pg. 17. "Table: 1.3: Two Years of Mormon Growth, 1978-80 "; Two columns: "Percentage rate of membership growth 1978-80 " and "Number of members in 1980 "; Growth 1978-80: 13%
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Canada 126,000 - 380
units
- 1990 Bedell, Kenneth (ed.). Yearbook of American & Canadian Churches 1993. Abingdon Press: Nashville, Tenn (1993). Pg. 244-247. Table 1: Canadian Current Statistics. (# of adherents is from table's "inclusive membership " column, not the sometimes smaller "full communicant or confirmed members " col.) Listed in table as "Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Canada. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Canada 143,000 0.50% 422
units
- 1995 Deseret News 1997-98 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (1996), pg. 525-529. Table: "Membership and units by lands "; latest figures from year-end 1995
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Canada 130,000 - 391
units
- 1996 World Almanac and Book of Facts 1998; K-III Reference Corp.: Macwah, NJ (1997), pg. 653. [Original sources: 1997 Yearbook of American & Canadian Churches; World Almanac research] Table: "Membership of Religious Groups in Canada "; Membership figs. based on reports from group officials. Figs. are inclusive: refer to all "members, " not simply full communicants.
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Canada 150,000 - - - 1997 Deseret News 1999-2000 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (1998), pg. 114. Graphic: "Church membership worldwide "; "Total: 10 million; Estimate Nov. 2, 1997. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Canada 151,000 0.50% 433
units
- 1997 Deseret News 1999-2000 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (1998), pg. 267-410. Information from a variety of sources. Figures for year-end 1997.
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Canada 151,000 - - - 1997 *LINK* official organization web site; web page: "Membership Distribution " in "Global Media Guide " section, (viewed 22 March 1999). Map, with membership figures shown for following areas: Canada, USA, Mexico, South America, Caribbean, Europe, Africa, Asia, Central America, South Pacific; "Membership Worldwide, Dec. 31, 1997 "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Canada 130,000 - 391
units
- 1998 World Almanac and Book of Facts 2000. Mahwah, NJ: PRIMEDIA Reference Inc. (1999), pg. 694. [Original sources: 1999 Yearbook of American & Canadian Churches; World Almanac research] Table: "Membership of Religious Groups in U.S. "; Based on reports from officials by each group. Figs. inclusive; refer to all "members ". Listed as Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Canada 150,000 - - - 1998 *LINK* Moore, Christopher. "Mormons to Build Temple " in The Leader-Post (Regina newspaper), Nov. 16, 1998; pg. D10. "There are approximately 4,000 members of the Church in Saskatchewan. In Canada, 150,000 people belong to the Church. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Canada - 1.00% - - 1998 *LINK* Nazarene web site: Nazarene World Mission Society; (major source: Johnstone's Operation World) Table "Religions "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - temples Canada - - 1
unit
- 1970 Cavendish, Richard (ed.). Man, Myth & Magic: An Illustrated Encyclopedia of the Supernatural (vol. 14). New York: Marshall Cavendish Corp. (1970), pg. 1890. "Apart from those built in other American states, temples have been constructed in Hawaii, New Zealand, Canada... "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - temples Canada - - 2
units
- 1996 Deseret News 1997-98 Church Almanac. Deseret News: Salt Lake City, UT (1996), pg. 435-436. Table: "Temples of the Church "; Cardston, Alberta & Toronto Ontario temples
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - temples Canada - - 2
units
- 1998 *LINK* web site: "LDSWorld "; web page: "Gems Temple Status Page " (viewed 17 July 1999); compiled by Dave Kenison. Updated regularly. Original sources: Deseret News Church Almanac, & announcements thru Church News & other media.; Table: "LOCATIONS & DEDICATIONS OF TEMPLES " (incl. dedication dates); Cardston, Alberta and Toronto
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - temples Canada - - 5
units
- 1999 "Temples Dedicated in Alberta and North Carolina " in Ensign (March 2000), pg. 74. "Canada's 5th and the Church's 67th operating temple was dedicated by President Gordon B. Hinckley in seven sessions held 11-12 December... About 27,000 people attended the new temple's public open house. With two ordinance rooms and two sealing rooms, the Edmonton Alberta Temple serves about 14,800 members living in five stakes in Red Deer, Grande Prairie, and Edmonton. "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - temples Canada - - 2
units
- 1999 *LINK* web site: "Kim Siever's Temple Site "; web page: "Canada " (viewed 18 April 1999). Table with columns: Name [of temple], Year: Operating temples: "Cardston Alberta 1923; Toronto Ontario 1990 "
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - temples - small Canada - - 3
units
- 1999 Gaunt, LaRene Porter. "Taking Temples to the People " in Ensign (March 2000), pg. 15. Table: "Smaller Temples (as of 31 Dec. 1999) "; Edmonton; Halifax; Regina
Church of the Living Word Canada - - 1
unit
- 1975 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.). The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991), pg. 283. "mid-1970s there were... 14 congregations in Brazil, Canada, Germany, Ghana, Guam, Japan, Mexico, the Netherlands, the Philippine Islands, and South Africa. "
Church of the Lutheran Brethren Canada 918 - 7
units
- 1992 Bedell, Kenneth (ed.). Yearbook of American & Canadian Churches 1993. Abingdon Press: Nashville, Tenn (1993). Pg. 244-247. Table 1: Canadian Current Statistics. (# of adherents is from table's "inclusive membership " column, not the sometimes smaller "full communicant or confirmed members " col.) Listed in table as "Church of the Lutheran Brethren. "
Church of the Nazarene Canada 10,260 - - - 1987 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.). The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991), pg. 208-209. Chapter: Holiness Family; section: 19th Century Holiness. "Membership: In 1987 the church reported 5,232 churches in North America with 543,762 members in the U.S. and 10,260 members in Canada. There were 838,136 members worldwide. "
Church of the Nazarene Canada 10,915 - 161
units
- 1991 Bedell, Kenneth (ed.). Yearbook of American & Canadian Churches 1993. Abingdon Press: Nashville, Tenn (1993). Pg. 244-247. Table 1: Canadian Current Statistics. (# of adherents is from table's "inclusive membership " column, not the sometimes smaller "full communicant or confirmed members " col.) Listed in table as "Church of the Nazarene. "
Church of the Nazarene Canada 11,725 - 166
units
- 1996 World Almanac and Book of Facts 1998; K-III Reference Corp.: Macwah, NJ (1997), pg. 653. [Original sources: 1997 Yearbook of American & Canadian Churches; World Almanac research] Table: "Membership of Religious Groups in Canada "; Membership figs. based on reports from group officials. Figs. are inclusive: refer to all "members, " not simply full communicants.
Church of the Nazarene Canada 11,963 - 165
units
- 1998 World Almanac and Book of Facts 2000. Mahwah, NJ: PRIMEDIA Reference Inc. (1999), pg. 694. [Original sources: 1999 Yearbook of American & Canadian Churches; World Almanac research] Table: "Membership of Religious Groups in U.S. "; Based on reports from officials by each group. Figs. inclusive; refer to all "members ". Listed as Church of the Nazarene Canada
Church of the Nazarene Canada 619,576 0.04% 5,118
units
- 1998 *LINK* official organization web site: Nazarene World Mission Society Church Statistics: Churches; 12 Jan 1998; total population: 27,567,000
Church of the United Brethren in Christ Canada - - 10
units
- 1988 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.). The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991), pg. 197. Section: Pietist-Methodist Family: German Methodism. "Membership: In 1988 the church reported 25,983 members in 255 churches in the U.S. There were 10 churches in Canada. "
Church of the White Eagle Lodge Canada - - 1
unit
- 1998 *LINK* official organization web site (1 Jan. 1999): directory White Eagle centers in directory: Canada, P.O.Box 66685, Stoney Creek Postal Outlet, Ontario, Canada L8G 5E6
Churches of Christ Canada 7,181 - 147
units
- 1991 Bedell, Kenneth (ed.). Yearbook of American & Canadian Churches 1993. Abingdon Press: Nashville, Tenn (1993). Pg. 244-247, 152. Table 1: CCS. (# of adherents is from table's "inclusive membership " column, not the sometimes smaller "full communicant " col.) Listed as "Churches of Christ in Canada. " Broke from Christian Churches/Chuches of Christ & Disciples of Christ
Churches of Christ Canada 8,000 - 140
units
- 1998 World Almanac and Book of Facts 2000. Mahwah, NJ: PRIMEDIA Reference Inc. (1999), pg. 694. [Original sources: 1999 Yearbook of American & Canadian Churches; World Almanac research] Table: "Membership of Religious Groups in U.S. "; Based on reports from officials by each group. Figs. inclusive; refer to all "members ". Listed as Churches of Christ in Canada
Community of Christ (RLDS) Canada 12,258 - 83
units
- 1990 Bedell, Kenneth (ed.). Yearbook of American & Canadian Churches 1993. Abingdon Press: Nashville, Tenn (1993). Pg. 244-247. Table 1: Canadian Current Statistics. (# of adherents is from table's "inclusive membership " column, not the sometimes smaller "full communicant or confirmed members " col.) Listed in table as "Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. "
Community of Christ (RLDS) Canada 11,264 - 75
units
- 1996 World Almanac and Book of Facts 1998; K-III Reference Corp.: Macwah, NJ (1997), pg. 653. [Original sources: 1997 Yearbook of American & Canadian Churches; World Almanac research] Table: "Membership of Religious Groups in Canada "; Membership figs. based on reports from group officials. Figs. are inclusive: refer to all "members, " not simply full communicants.
Community of Christ (RLDS) Canada 11,264 - 75
units
- 1998 World Almanac and Book of Facts 2000. Mahwah, NJ: PRIMEDIA Reference Inc. (1999), pg. 694. [Original sources: 1999 Yearbook of American & Canadian Churches; World Almanac research] Table: "Membership of Religious Groups in U.S. "; Based on reports from officials by each group. Figs. inclusive; refer to all "members ". Listed as Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latterday [sic] Saints
Conference of Mennonites in Canada Canada 28,648 - 150
units
- 1991 Bedell, Kenneth (ed.). Yearbook of American & Canadian Churches 1993. Abingdon Press: Nashville, Tenn (1993). Pg. 244-247, 152. Table 1: CCS. (# of adherents is from table's "inclusive membership " column, not the sometimes smaller "full communicant " col.) Listed as "Conference of Mennonites in Canada. " Affiliated with General Conference Mennonite CHurch (H.Q.: Newton, Kan.)
Conference of Mennonites in Canada Canada 35,995 - 223
units
- 1996 World Almanac and Book of Facts 1998; K-III Reference Corp.: Macwah, NJ (1997), pg. 653. [Original sources: 1997 Yearbook of American & Canadian Churches; World Almanac research] Table: "Membership of Religious Groups in Canada "; Membership figs. based on reports from group officials. Figs. are inclusive: refer to all "members, " not simply full communicants.
Conference of Mennonites in Canada Canada 36,800 - 228
units
- 1998 *LINK* Mennonite World Conference web site. Directory 1998. Web page: "USA/Canada: Mennonite & Brethren in Christ Churches " "CANADA... Conference of Mennonites in Canada; Members: 36,800+/-; Congregations: 228; **Includes 24,966 members in 130 congregations who are also members of the General Conference Mennonite Church and 13,630 members in 97 congregations who are also members of the Mennonite Church General Assembly. 4,992 of these people in 19 congregations are members of both the General Conference and the Mennonite Church. "
Congregational Christian Churches in Canada Canada 762 - 6
units
- 1991 Bedell, Kenneth (ed.). Yearbook of American & Canadian Churches 1993. Abingdon Press: Nashville, Tenn (1993). Pg. 244-247, 153. Table 1: CCS. (# of adherents is from table's "inclusive membership " column, not the sometimes smaller "full communicant " col.) Listed as "Congregational Christian Churches in Canada. " Autonomous body. Member of World Evangelical Congregational Fellowship
Conservative Congregational Christian Conference Canada 289 - 5
units
- 1987 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.). The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991), pg. 173. "Membership: In 1987, the conference reported 29,429 members, 176 congregations... in the U.S., and 289 members, 5 congregations.. in Canada. "
Conservative Judaism Canada - - 43
units
- 1993 Bedell, Kenneth (ed.). Yearbook of American & Canadian Churches 1993. Abingdon Press: Nashville, Tenn (1993). Pg. 156. "A census by the Religious Dept. of the Canadian Jewish Congress indicates 53 of the synagogues are Orthodox, 43 are Conservative, 14 are Reform and two are Reconstructionist. "
Conservative Mennonite Church of Ontario Canada 300 - 8
units
1
country
1975 Melton, J. Gordon (ed.). The Encyclopedia of American Religions: Vol. 1. Tarrytown, NY: Triumph Books (1991), pg. 308. Chapter: European Free-Church Family; section: Russian Mennonites. "Conservative Mennonite Church of Ontario... Bishops Moses H. Roth and Curtis C. Cressman became the spokespersons of the traditionalist position. They and the ministers and congregatoins which followed them were expelled in 1959, whereupon they formed the Conservative Mennonite Church of Ontario... Membership: In the 1970s there were 8 congregations with less than 300 members. "
Coptic Orthodox Canada - - 12
units
- 1992 Bedell, Kenneth (ed.). Yearbook of American & Canadian Churches 1993. Abingdon Press: Nashville, Tenn (1993). Pg. 244-247. Table 1: Canadian Current Statistics. (# of adherents is from table's "inclusive membership " column, not the sometimes smaller "full communicant or confirmed members " col.) Listed in table as "Coptic Church in Canada. "
Dakota Canada 2,500 - - - 1970 Legay, Gilbert. Atlas of Indians of North America. Hauppauge, NY: Barron's (1995), pg. 39. "Dakota Sioux... In 1970, they numbered 2,500 in Canada and 52,000 in the United States. "
Divine Life Society Canada - - 8
units
- 1972 Harper, Marvin Henry. Gurus, Swamis, and Avatars: Spiritual Masters and their American Disciples; Philadelphia: Westminster Press (1972), pg. 229. "...the message of Swami Sivananda is being widely disseminated. Branches of the [Divine Life] Society in Chicago, Washington, D.C., New Haven, Detroit, Fort Lauderdale, Orlando, Daytona Beach, Los Angeles, and Albuquerque, and in 3 Canadian cities... "
Doukhobors Canada 7,400 - - - 1899 Crim, Keith (ed.). The Perennial Dictionary of World Religions. San Francisco: Harper Collins (1989). Reprint; originally pub. as Abingdon Dictionary of Living Religions, 1981; pg. 231. "Dukhobors... One militant group of 7,400 were helped by Leo Tolstoy to emigrate to Canada in 1898-99. "
Doukhobors Canada - - - - 1900 Cavendish, Richard (ed.). Man, Myth & Magic: An Illustrated Encyclopedia of the Supernatural (vol. 4). New York: Marshall Cavendish Corp. (1970), pg. 502. Chapter: "Communistic Religious Movements "; author: Bryan Wilson. "A number of other communistic religious sects have flourished, some of the, such as the Russian Doukhobors, who settled in Canada at the turn of this century, espoused communism in part and for a period, but without particular success. "
Doukhobors Canada 20,000 - - - 1968 Woodcock, George & Ivan Avakumovic. The Doukhobors, Oxford University Press: New York, NY (1968), pg. 17. "In Canada a cautious guess would place the number of people of Doukhobor descent at approximately twenty thousand, thought many of these have already lost such distinguishing characteristics as religious practice, Russian language, etc. "
Doukhobors Canada 20,000 - - - 1981 Crim, Keith (ed.). The Perennial Dictionary of World Religions. San Francisco: Harper Collins (1989). Reprint; originally pub. as Abingdon Dictionary of Living Religions, 1981; pg. 231. "Dukhobors... It is estimated that there are about 50,000 members throughout the world, of which 20,000 are in Canada and 11,000 in the Soviet Union. "
Doukhobors Canada - - - - 1994 *LINK* Hexham, Irving. Concise Dictionary of Religion. Carol Stream, USA: InterVarsity Press (1994). (v. online 6 Oct. 1999) "DOUKHOBORS... A Russian religious SECT founded in the eighteenth century... Persecuted during the nineteenth century, they emigrated to Canada where small communities still exist. "
Eastern non-Christian Canada 747,500 2.77% - - 1991 *LINK* web site: "Statistics Canada "; web page: "Population, by religion, 1991 Census " (viewed 9 Jan. 1999); Source: Statistics Canada, Catalogue no. 93-319-XPB. table: "Population, by religion, 1991 Census "
Eastern non-Christian - other Canada 26,400 0.10% - - 1991 *LINK* Government statistics web site (viewed circa Nov. 1998): "Population by religion, 1991 Census " table Total population = 26,994,000. "Other Eastern non-Christian includes non-Christian Eastern religion NOT included in Islam, Buddhist, Hindu & Sikh. "
Eastern non-Christian - other Canada 26,400 0.10% - - 1991 *LINK* web site: "Statistics Canada "; web page: "Population, by religion, 1991 Census " (viewed 9 Jan. 1999); Source: Statistics Canada, Catalogue no. 93-319-XPB. table: "Population, by religion, 1991 Census "; Listed in table as "Other Eastern non-Christian ", i.e. those groups NOT part of Islam, Buddhism, Hinduism or Sikhism
Eastern Orthodox Canada 361,565 1.50% - - 1981 *LINK* Government statistics web site (viewed circa Nov. 1998): "Population, by religion, 1981 and 1991 Censuses " table Total population = 24,083,495.
Eastern Orthodox Canada 387,400 1.44% - - 1991 *LINK* Government statistics web site (viewed circa Nov. 1998): "Population by religion, 1991 Census " table Total population = 26,994,000.


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