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31 August 2015
"Establishment of trade unions in Gdansk 35 years ago that were independent of the communist authorities largely contributed to the collapse of communism in Poland and in many other countries across Central and Eastern Europe,” Piotr Długołęcki, a historian with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, writes on the eve of the anniversary of Solidarity’s establishment.
16 August 2015
Six Polish-Canadian veterans: Kazimierz DUCHOWSKI, Andrzej MIEDZIANOWSKI, Bogusław NIZIO, Jerzy PIROS, Zenon PRZYBYLAK and Jerzy STEINMETZ were honoured on Sunday August 16th at Victory Square in Vancouver for their bravery and dedication in the fight for a free Poland during the 1944 Warsaw Uprising in World War II. Read more ...
25 June 2015
An enormous bronze statue of Polish Pope John Paul II was positioned on 23rd of June 2015 in the residential quartier of Vancouver. This impressive monument was unveiled by Archbishop J. Michael Miller in the presence of Polish Consul General, Krzysztof Olendzki. "This is a wonderful testimony to a very great and very holy man who has probably had, in some way, an influence in all of us," said Archbishop Miller. More...
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