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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

61. Goniec / Polish Messenger

AMICUS No.

29635126 Serial

Published:

Weekly in Mississauga, Ontario, Dec. 5, 2003 - (Feb. 5, 2005)

Publisher:

Goniec Inc.

Editor:

Dec. 5, 2003 - (Feb. 5, 2005) Andrzej Kumor

Text:

In Polish

Notes:

www.goniec.net
Email: redakcja@goniec.net
2404 Haines Rd. Unit 11
Mississauga, ON  L4Y 1Y6
Telephone: 905-629-9738
Fax: 905-629-9764
Contact information as of March 4, 2005.

Information included:

  • News from Poland, Canada and the world
  • Social and political articles, interviews
  • Community news
  • Sports, entertainment
  • Ads

62. Czas, Zwiazkowiec / The Polish Word

AMICUS No.

30708105 Serial

Published:

Weekly in Toronto, July 8, 2004 -

Publisher:

Fakty Inc.

Editor:

Stanislaw Stolarczyk

Text:

In Polish
Merger of: Czas, AMICUS No. 7503606, 7505574, and Zwiazkowiec AMICUS No. 9962176

Information included:

  • News from Poland, Canada and the world
  • Polish community news and announcements
  • Ads

BULLETINS AND OTHER PRESS

63. Polish Engineering Review / Technik Polski

AMICUS No.

2231779 Serial

Published:

Bimonthly/quarterly (irregularly) in Montreal, Jan. 1944 - (Dec. 1945)
Bimonthly Jan. 1944 - Dec. 1944
Quarterly March 1945 - Dec. 1945

Publisher:

Association of Polish Engineers in Canada

Editor:

Jan. 1944 - Dec. 1944 J.W. Meier
March 1945 - (Dec. 1945) B.J. Zaburzycki

Text:

In English; some Polish and French

Notes:

Official organ of the Association of Polish Engineers in Canada and the Association's first publication. Seven issues were published before the publication ceased and was replaced by the Biuletyn Stowarzyszenia Techników Polskich w Kanadzie, AMICUS No. 4675584

64. Biuletyn Stowarzyszenia Techników Polskich w Kanadzie Bulletin of the Association of Polish Engineers in Canada

AMICUS No.

4675584 Serial

Published:

Monthly/bimonthly/quaterly in Montreal, April 1946 - 1965
Monthly April 1946 - Jan. 1958
Bimonthly Feb. 1958 - Nov. 1958
Monthly Dec. 1958 - March 1959
Bimonthly April 1959 - April 1962
Quarterly May 1962 - Dec. 1962
Bimonthly Jan 1963 - April 1963

Publisher:

Association of Polish Engineers in Canada

Editor:

April 1946 - March 1947 M. Itelson-Ralski
April 1947 - Aug. 1961 J. Pawlikowski
Sept. 1961 - April 1962 J. Markiewicz
May 1962 - March 1963 W. Fangor, J. Nyke
May 1963 - Aug. 1964 J. Sliwinski, J. Nyke
Sept. 1964 - April 1965 Editorial Committee

Text:

In Polish; some English and French

Continued by:

Bulletin (Association of Polish Engineers in Canada)/ Association of Polish Engineers in Canada, 1965-1983, AMICUS No. 4675579

Notes:

The Association's first publication was the The Polish Engineering Review / Technik Polski, AMICUS No. 2231779. Seven issues were published before the publication ceased and was replaced by was replaced by Biuletyn Stowarzyszenia Techników Polskich w Kanadzie

Information included:

  • Organization news, announcements and reports
  • Technology news and articles
  • News about members
  • Members' names and addresses
  • Wedding and birth announcements, obituaries
  • Ads

65. Kalendarzyk Informator Polaka w Kanadzie

AMICUS No.

979625 Serial

Published:

Annually in Toronto, 1953

Publisher:

1953-1960 Roman Babczynski

Editor:

1953-1960 Roman Babczynski

Text:

In Polish; some English

Information included:

  • Names and addresses of Polish businesses, organizations, doctors, lawyers, etc., in Montreal, Toronto and area
  • Ads

66. Illustrowany Kalendarz Czasu

AMICUS No.

2837940 Serial

Published:

Annually in Winnipeg, 1954 - 1960

Publisher:

Polish Press Ltd.

Editor:

Not listed

Text:

In Polish

Continued by:

Kalendarz Czas, AMICUS No. 1386989

Information included:

  • General interest articles
  • Poetry
  • Prayers
  • Ads

67. Kacetowiec Zwiazek Bylych Wiezniow Politycznych i Wywiezionych Przymosowo na Roboty Zwiazek Bylych Wiezniow Politycznych Obozów Koncentracyjnych Niemieckich i Sowieckich

AMICUS No.

1538812 Serial/Microfilm

Published:

Annually in Toronto, 1955? - 1960?

Publisher:

Issues for 1956-1960 published by the Association under variant names: Zwiazek Bylych Wiezniów Politycznych Obozów Niemieckich i Rosyjskich; Zwiazek Bylych Wiezniów Politycznych Niemieckich i Sowieckich Obozów Koncentracyjnych.

Editor:

Not listed

Text:

In Polish

Information included:

  • Organization news and announcements
  • Lists of names of those who contributed to the publication of Kacetowiec
  • Historical articles
  • Ads

68. Informator Federacji Kobiet Polskich w Kanadzie

AMICUS No.

3171763 Serial

Published:

Monthly/bimonthly (irregularly) in Toronto, Nov. 1956 - June 1959
Monthly Nov. 1956 - April 1959
Bimonthly May/June 1959

Publisher:

Branch no.1 (Toronto) of the Federacja Kobiet Polskich w Kanadzie

Editor:

Some of the first editors were Halina Pulido and M. Malachowska

Text:

In Polish

Continued by:

Informator, AMICUS No. 8157769

Information included:

  • Organization news and announcements

69. Biuletyn, Organizacji Polskich w Edmontonie / The Bulletin of Polish Associations

AMICUS No.

7803297 Serial

Published:

Annually in Edmonton, May 3, 1956

Publisher:

Prepared by a number of Polish organizations in Edmonton, including the Alberta Branch of the Canadian Polish Congress

Editor:

Edward Henzel

Text:

In Polish

Continued by:

Biuletyn - Kongres Polonii Kanadyjskiej, Okreg AlbertaAMICUS No. 7803332

Information included:

  • Organization news and announcements
  • Community news and announcements
  • Ads

70. Biuletyn - Kongres Polonii Kanadyjskiej, Okreg Alberta /Canadian Polish Congress, Alberta Branch

AMICUS No.

7803332 Serial

Published:

Annually/semi-annually (irregularly) in Edmonton, May 3, 1957
Annually May 3, 1957
Semi-annually May 3, 1958 - (Each year on May 3 and Nov. 11)

Publisher:

Canadian Polish Congress, Alberta Branch

Editor:

May 3, 1957 - Nov. 11, 1969 Edward Henzel
May 3, 1970 - (Nov. 11, 1970) Waclaw Grocholski

Text:

In Polish

Continues:

Biuletyn, Organizacji Polskich w Edmontonie AMICUS No. 7803297

Information included:

  • Community news and announcements
  • Organization news, announcements
  • Names of donors for the publication of the Biuletyn and other causes
  • Community members' profiles
  • Names and addresses of Polish priests in Alberta
  • Obituaries
  • Ads

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.