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Polish-Canadian Periodicals at LAC, 1908-2005: Annotated Bibliography

March 2005

See also: The Polish-Canadian Press: Historical Overview


Introduction

The following is an annotated bibliography of Polish-Canadian periodicals (1908-2005) available at Library and Archives Canada (LAC). Included here are descriptions of periodical content and coverage, target audience and unique publication elements. This resource is designed to assist LAC clients with an interest in genealogical, historical and sociological research.


Bibliography

31. Pielgrzym Czasopismo Katolików Polskich / Polish Catholic Magazine

AMICUS No.

9044607 Serial

Published:

Monthly in Toronto, June 1984

Publisher:

Polish-Canadian Catholic Group

Editor:

(June 1996) - Jan./Feb. 1997 Editorial committee
March 1997 - Nov. 1999 Maria Wojtczak
Dec. 1999 - (July/Aug. 2001) Editorial committee

Text:

In Polish

Notes:

Sponsored by the Canadian Conference of Polish Priests

Information included:

  • Catholic news and religious articles

32. Polscy Windsorczycy

AMICUS No.

7334641 Serial

Published:

Annually in Windsor, Ontario, 1986

Publisher:

Frank Kmietowicz, 1986-?

Editor:

Frank Kmietowicz, 1986 - (1987)

Text:

In Polish; some in English

Notes:

Only two issues are available: 1985 and 1986.

Information included:

  • Polscy Windsorczycy ia a collection of photocopied newspaper clippings, letters, and other printed items. It chronicles the Polish community in Windsor

33. Variety / Rozmaitosci

AMICUS No.

7432104 Serial

Published:

Semimonthly/monthly (irregularly) in Toronto, Dec. 1986

Publisher:

Jolanta Siedlecka

Editor:

Jolanta Siedlecka, Dec. 1986 - (May 1997)

Text:

In Polish, some English

Information included:

  • Some community announcements and news
  • Mostly general interest articles originally published in other publications
  • Advice columns
  • Ads

34. Echo - Tygodnik Polski

AMICUS No.

10137801 Serial/Microfilm

AMICUS No.

7625547 Serial

Published:

Weekly in Toronto, Oct. 22, 1987 -

Publisher:

Oct. 22, 1987 - (Jan. 6, 1988) Grazyna Farmus, Zbigniew Farmus

Editor:

Oct. 22, 1987 - (Jan. 6, 1988) Grazyna Farmus

Text:

In Polish

Continues:

Echo Tygodnia AMICUS No. 10136829 and 7969044

Information included:

  • Community news
  • News from Poland, Canada and the world
  • Sports, entertainment
  • Ads

35. Kulisy Polonii Niezalezny Dwutygodnik Dla Kazdego/ Independent Bi-weekly Magazine Serving Polish Community in Canada

AMICUS No.

10418003 Serial

Published:

Bi-weekly/monthly in Edmonton, December 1987

Publisher:

Kulisy Polonii Inc. (Oct. 1, 1993)
(June 5, 1999) - (January 2000) Multilingual on Whyte

Editor:

(Oct. 1, 1993) Editorial Committee
Oct. 12, 1993 - Nov. 26, 1993 Ksenia Kopystynska
Dec. 17, 1993 - Feb. 17, 1995 Maria Carlton and/or Józef Lenik
March 3, 1995 - (March 4, 1999) Maria Carlton
(June 5, 1999) - January 2000 Editorial Committee with Józef Lenik
February 2000 - Maria Carlton

Text:

In Polish

Information included:

  • News from Poland, Canada and the world
  • Community news and announcements
  • General interest articles, commentaries, interviews
  • Arts, entertainment and sports
  • Names of flood victims in Poland in 1997
  • Obituaries
  • Ads

36. Kulisy Sportu Polski Miesiecznik Sportowy

AMICUS No.

9607619 Serial

Published:

Monthly in Mississauga, December 1987

Publisher:

Adam Polanski

Editor:

December 1987 - (March 1990) Adam Polanski

Text:

In Polish

Information included:

  • Sports news, articles, profiles, interviews

37. Nowy Kurier Polsko-Kanadyjski /Polish-Canadian Independent Courier

AMICUS No.

10239806 Serial/Microfilm

AMICUS No.

7975946 Serial

Published:

Biweekly in Toronto, April 9, 1987

Publisher:

Jolanta Cabaj April 9, 1987 - July 9, 1987
July 24, 1987 - (Dec. 22, 1987) Jolanta Cabaj, Stanislaw Cabaj

Editor:

April 9, 1987 - June 25, 1987 Stanislaw Cabaj, Marek Popowicz- Warta
July 9, 1987 Stanislaw Cabaj
July 24, 1987 - (Dec. 22, 1987) Jolanta Cabaj, Stanislaw Cabaj

Text:

In Polish

Continues:

Kurier Polsko-Kanadyjski, AMICUS No. 10239505 and 7975881

Continued by:

Nowy Kurier, AMICUS No. 8844394

Information included:

  • News from Poland, Canada and the world
  • Community news and announcements
  • Variety, sports
  • Mostly articles previously published elsewhere; little original content
  • Obituaries
  • Ads

38. Polish Canadian Review / Przeglad Polsko-Kanadyjski

AMICUS No.

7005626 Serial

Published:

Monthly in Don Mills, Ont., January 1987

Publisher:

Leon Regan, Irene H. Regan

Editor:

Jan. 1987 - (May 87) Leon Regan, Irene H. Regan, Roza Wojtkowska

Text:

In English and Polish

Information included:

  • General interest articles; no ads

39. Gazeta

AMICUS No.

8376472 Serial

Published:

Three times a week in Toronto, (Feb. 26, 1992)

Publisher:

(Feb. 26, 1992) - (Sept. 20, 1993) Zbigniew Belz

Editor:

(Sept. 16, 1988) - (Oct. 27, 1989) Editorial Committee
(Jan. 3, 1992) - (Dec. 5, 1993) Zbigniew Belz

Text:

In Polish Supplement: List Oceaniczny, AMICUS No. 20554931

Information included:

  • News from Poland, Canada and the world
  • Articles and commentaries on social and political issues
  • Entertainment
  • Ads

40. Magazyn Polonii MP

AMICUS No.

9298869 Serial

Published:

Biweekly (irregularly) in Edmonton, 1989

Publisher:

Magazyn Polonii

Text:

In Polish


About the Author:

Violette Stepaniuk is a freelance writer and editor. She began compiling the Polish-Canadian Periodicals at LAC, 1908-2005: Annotated Bibliography as a Journalism Intern at Library and Archives Canada. She lives in Ottawa.