What are visible minorities?

Some articles on visible minorities, visible:

Canada 2006 Census - Data Products - Ethnic Origin, Visible Minorities
... The seventh release of 2006 Census data was on April 2, 2008, covering ethnic origins and visible minorities and commuting to work. ...
Visible Minority - Legislative Versus Operational Definitions
... According to the Employment Equity Act of 1995, the definition of visible minority is “members of visible minorities” means persons, other than ... definition where they classify as visible minorities the following groups Blacks, Chinese, Filipinos, Japanese, Koreans, Latin Americans, Pacific Islanders, South Asians, and West Asians/Arabs ... groups, according to the explanation given by the Visible Minority Population and Population Group Reference Guide of the 2006 Census, the exception is "In contrast, in accordance with employment equity ...
Canada 1996 Census - Demographics - Visible Minorities
... Visible minority Total responses % of Population Chinese 860,150 3.02 South Asian 670,590 2.35 Black 573,860 2.01 Arab/West Asian 244,665 0.86 Filipino 234,195 0.82 Others 614,025 2.15 Not a visible ...
Wood Buffalo, Alberta - Demographics - Visible Minorities and Aboriginal Population
... As of the 2006 census, nearly 11% of residents identified themselves as visible minorities and more than 10% of residents identified as Aboriginal ... Visible minorities and Aboriginal population Canada 2006 Census Population % of Total Population Visible minority group South Asian 1,780 3.5% Chinese 540 1.1 ...
North York - Demographics
... were not born in Canada, and 52% were classified as belonging to a visible minority Chinese - 14% South Asian - 10% Black - 9% Arab/West Asian - 5% Filipino - 4% Latin ... The neighbourhood with the largest percentage of visible minorities in North York is the Grandravine-Yorkwoods area in Jane and Finch with 93% ... Although non-visible minorities are slowly declining over the years moving into the suburbs, Europeans still show a significant presence ...

Famous quotes containing the words minorities and/or visible:

    But for the national welfare, it is urgent to realize that the minorities do think, and think about something other than the race problem.
    Zora Neale Hurston (1891–1960)

    Rome, the city of visible history, where the past of a whole hemisphere seems moving in funeral procession with strange ancestral images and trophies gathered from afar.
    George Eliot [Mary Ann (or Marian)