Trinidadian and Tobagonian Canadians
Regions with significant populations
Ontario, Alberta, Quebec, Manitoba

Hindu, Muslim, Christianity, Rastafari

Related ethnic groups

Black Canadians, Indo-Canadians, African Trinidadians, Indo-Trinidadians, Chinese Trinidadians, Trinidadian Americans, Trinidadian British, Trinidadian Australian

Trinidadian and Tobagonian Canadians are Canadian citizens who are fully or partially of Trinidadian and Tobagonian descent or a person having those origins and hold the Canadian citizenship. There were over 68,000 Trinidadian and Tobagonian Canadians in 2011, with majority of them live in Toronto, specifically in the Thistletown and Eglinton West neighbourhoods as well as throughout Scarborough.

Notable Trinidadian and Tobagonian Canadians[]

Authors and journalists[]

  • Andre Alexis - author
  • Neil Bissoondath - novelist, former Vision TV host
  • Ramabai Espinet - author
  • Ian Hanomansing - CBC journalist
  • Rabindranath Maharaj - novelist
  • Shani Mootoo - author

Civil servants[]

  • Joe Fortes - lifeguard


  • Bas Balkissoon - Member of Ontario Provincial Parliament
  • Lennox Farrell - political activist
  • Hedy Fry - Liberal Member of Parliament
  • Ceta Ramkhalawansingh - Toronto city councillor


  • Keisha Chanté - R&B and pop singer
  • Director X - music video director
  • Farley Flex - television personality
  • Richard Fung - filmmaker, creator
  • k-os - hip hop musician
  • Glenn Lewis - R&B and neo soul singer
  • Amanda Marshall - pop singer
  • PartyNextDoor-rapper/producer/songwriter
  • Claire Prieto - filmmaker and producer
  • RT! - music video director
  • Frances-Anne Solomon - filmmaker and producer for Leda Serene Films and CaribbeanTales


  • Stephen Ames - professional golfer, currently part of the PGA Tour
  • Andre De Grasse - sprinter
  • Sam Gellard - former hockey player in the World Hockey Association (WHA)
  • Glenroy Gilbert - sprinter
  • Gary Goodridge - kickboxer and mixed martial artist
  • Jamaal Magloire - former professional basketball player in the NBA
  • Darnell Nurse - professional hockey player, currently playing in the NHL for the Edmonton Oilers
  • Jillian Richardson - former athlete
  • Randy Samuel - soccer player who represented Canada at the 1986 FIFA World Cup
  • Ryan Hogan - Public speaker and hockey player


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