The Story of the Irish in BC aims to capture the story of the Irish diaspora living in BC. The purpose of this project is to connect personal Irish histories to a larger historical narrative of the Irish in B.C and to share stories about Irish achievement in BC.
Check out the Irish in BC heritage info and Census 2016 information head over the numbers of Irish In BC page. Movement within Canada is not tracked so the statistics on people in BC on visas and/or with PR are not readily available.
Check out our map showing the 675,000 people with Irish heritage throughout British Columbia. Data was collected at the dissemination area level, or the smallest census level available. Find your neighbourhood, and see how Irish it is!