South Korean Profile
Main Languages: Korean, English
Primary Religions: Korea's traditional religions: Buddhism, Confucianism, Chondogyoism, Taoism, Shamanism; Chrisitianity arrived in Korea in the early 17th century
Number of South Korean:
- In Canada: 146,550
In the GTA: 57,235
- In the City of Toronto: 30,235
Primary Areas of Settlement in the GTA (Social Atlas): Vaughan, Richmond Hill, Markham, Mississauga, City of Toronto (North York & Etobicoke-Lakeshore)
This information is sponsored by Citizenship and Immigration Canada.
The Encyclopedia of Canada's Peoples: Koreans
Social and Settlement Services in the GTA
27 Madison Ave., Toronto, Ontario, M5R 2S2, Canada; Tel. 416-340-1234
캐나다한인여성회는 1985 년에 이민자 여성들과 그들의 가족이 정착하는 과정에서 생기는 어려움이나 문제에 관심을 가진 여성들에 의해 발족된 비영리 봉사단체입니다. 캐나다한인여성회의 목표는 문화와 언어적 특성을 고려한 서비스를 통해 이민자와 지역사회 전반의 소외된 사람들이 폭력, 빈곤, 불평등에서 벗어나 성공적으로 캐나다 사회에 통합, 정착할 수 있는 능력을 갖도록 하는 것입니다
The Korean-Canadian Scholarship Foundation’s Student Development Committee (KCSF-SDC) was formed in 2001 to serve the growing need for leadership development in our community. We are comprised of dedicated young professionals committed to helping younger generations of Korean-Canadians reach their full potential and achieve their ambitions.
Since our inception, we have held numerous events that promote the growth of young leaders including career conferences, mentorship programs, internship opportunities and networking receptions. We also provide funding for student run initiatives that aim to serve the needs within the Korean-Canadian community.
1133 Leslie St. North York. ON. Canada.M3C 2J6; Tel: (416) 383-0777
The Korean Canadian Cultural Association ("KCCA") organizes and facilitates festivals, events, and programs, to encourage the importance of heritage, cultural tolerance, and understanding of culture. Through cultural understanding and tailored programming, KCCA offers elderly people within the Korean Canadian community a place of respite and a culturally sensitive environment. We have Korean traditional dance, traditional drumming, singing, line dance, and ball room dance. The programs listed above are all for seniors and we have continued to operate them for the past 15 years.
A registered non-profit and non-partisan organization that promotes the national network of Korean young professionals in North America. The organization strives to become the hub between other fellow Korean organizations in North America and further in South Korea. Currently, we are officially sponsored by Overseas Koreans Foundation, an affiliation of Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Republic of Korea.
6965 Professional Court Mississauga, ON, Canada L4V 1Y3; Tel:905.677.7729
Toronto Korean United Church
300 Bloor St W, Toronto ON, M5S 1W3; Tel: 416-925-6261
Onnuri Korean United Church
63 Dunblaine Ave, North York, ON M5M2S2; Tel: (416) 440-4106
2850 John St. Markham, ON, L3R 2W4; Tel: 905.415.9115
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