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Polish Research Cafe

Delighted with the Polish research cafe at the Polish Village Hall on September 27! It was another event for NS Polish Heritage Month. The hall hosted CBU students, students of Whitney Pier Memorial Middle School, and members of the community. Among other things, CBU students who participated in the recent pilot field school in Walbrzych,

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Dedicating the Copernicus Sundial for Nova Scotia Polish Heritage Month

Unveiling Copernicus’ 550th Birthday Sundial

On Saturday, we unveiled the Copernicus 550th birthday Sundial at beautiful Lighthouse Point in Gabarus in honour of the great Polish astronomer! Thank you to all who were present. Thank you to the village of Gabarus for your hospitality and your friendship with Cape Breton’s Polish community. Thank you as well to the CBU Tompkins

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In the footsteps of Polish Settlers book cover

Guest author lecture at Cape Breton University

Authors Grazyna Galezowski and Lech Galezowski gave a Nova Scotia Polish Heritage Month lecture on September 20 at Cape Breton University. Their books are on the hundreds of rural Polish settlements in Canada, some of them now abandoned. They are preserving and profiling a precious history. This photo shows some of the students and community

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flag raising ceremony

CBRM Flag Raising – September 12

On September 12, a delegation of representatives from our Polish community joined Cape Breton Regional Municipality Mayor Amanda McDougall-Merrill, Councillor Lorne Green, Councillor Glenn Paruch, and Councillor Eldon MacDonald for the raising of the Polish flag in front of City Hall in honour of Nova Scotia Polish Heritage Month. The Mayor read a special proclamation,

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