Please browse through our collection of links relevant to local communities and to communities across Canada


             Croatian Links

             Jewish Links

             Polish Links

             Ukrainian Links




Croatian Links

Republic of Croatia State Office for Croats Abroad: “Croatian Diaspora in Canada”

Radio Vrh Vancouver:

Croatian Cultural Center in Vancouver:

Croatian Canadian Cultural Center in Calgary:

Calgary Croatian Community

Croatian National Home in Hamilton:

The Canadian Croatian Folklore Federation East

The Canadian Croatian Folklore Federation West

Community Organizations in Norval, ON through Queen of Peace Parish

Croatian Folklore Ensemble Croatoan in the National Capital Region:

Croatian Canadian Library in Mississauga, ON:

University of Toronto – Slavic Languages and Literatures Department:

University of Waterloo - Germanic and Slavic Studies:

Association of Alumni and Friends of Croatian Universities in Toronto:


Jewish Links

Jewish Cape Breton is home to Sydney's Temple Sons of Israel, as well as a resource for information on the historical Jewish sites on Cape Breton Island:

The Cape Breton Jewish Heritage Network keeps up to date records of the Jewish cemetery plots on the island, an oft-visited site for former members of the community and those who have roots in Nova Scotia:

The Canadian Jewish Heritage Network provides public access to databases and digitized archival material of the Canadian Jewish Congress Charities Committee National Archives, the Jewish Public Library Archives Historical Museum, the Congregation Shaar Hashomayim Museum and Archives and the Spanish and Portuguese Synagogue Archives:

This history, written by the Atlantic Jewish Council, provides readers with details of the diverse history of Jewish Cape Breton between 1901 and 1941 in Glace Bay, Sydney, Whitney Pier, and New Waterford:

The Jewish Language Research Website serves as a resource for those who wish to learn more about Jewish languages, both historic and contemporary. Bibliographic references from linguists and Jewish studies scholars are included for teaching:

Compiled by acclaimed Klezmer musician Ilana Cravitz, these resources and recordings demonstrate the diverse genre of Klezmer as it is performed across Europe:

KlezKanada is home to Canada's largest Klezmer music festival and summer retreat, drawing thousands of musicians from around the world to Quebec annually:


Polish Links

St. Mary's Polish Church is Atlantic Canada's only Polish church and is a provincially designated heritage site: See St. Mary's Historic Places page here:

The Clergy of the Diocese of Antigonish website provides a listing of churches and current priests in the diocese:

St. Mary's Polish Parish offers fun and recreational Basic Polish Language Sessions for adults and teen learners in Sydney, Nova Scotia:

St. Anthony of Padua Parish and St. Faustina Kowlaska Polish Mission in Halifax, Nova Scotia:

St. Michael's Polish Hall in Sydney, NS, is the oldest continuously operating Polish society in Canada:

This flickr page features The Beaton Institute's photos of the Cape Breton Polish community:

The Pomorze Polish Dance Ensemble from Halifax, Nova Scotia:

The Nova Scotia Society for Polish Artists:

The Polish Canadian Society of Nova Scotia aims to promote and celebrate Polish culture in Nova Scotia:

Polonia Halifax is a non-profit organization in Halifax which promotes Polish culture and customs:

The Canadian Polish Research Institute is a non-profit organization that collects and preserves documents concerning the life and work of Polish immigrants in Canada:

Polish Heritage in Canada provides insight into the contributions of individuals in Canada of Polish descent:

The Polish Canadian Network:

The Polish-Jewish Heritage Foundation of Canada, which has chapters in Toronto and Montreal, aims to promote understanding, preserve heritage, and encourage greater knowledge of the history and culture of Polish Jewry:


Ukrainian Links

The Ukrainian Canadian Congress’ National Arts Council supports the development of Ukrainian Arts in Canada. Their website includes a Ukrainian Canadian artists’ directory:

Songs of Truth provides information about the bandura, a traditional Ukrainian instrument, and houses a number of informative and educational resources relating to the instrument:

The Ukrainian Traditional Folklore website, developed by the University of Alberta, has a wealth of resources relating to ritual, material, spiritual, and verbal culture. The website includes an online rushnyk (traditional embroidered cloth) maker:

The Internet Encyclopedia of Ukraine, housed by the Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies, is a digitized version of Kubijovyc and Struk’s multi-volume Encyclopedia of Ukraine:

The Ukrainian Winnipeg website is a resource for local events, groups, businesses and other organizations, as well as various Ukrainian blogs:

Read Ukrainian offers interactive online materials designed to support the acquisition of reading skills in Ukrainian: is a comprehensive online database of Ukrainian songs, with lyrics, melodies, audio recordings, guitar tabs, and other instrumentation:

Mnohaya Lita! 100 Years of Ukrainian Faith in Cape Breton is an exhibit honouring the centenary of the Holy Ghost Ukrainian Catholic Parish in Sydney, Nova Scotia. Its dedicated website can be found at:

Ukrainian Recipes is a diverse and continually growing database, which is contributed to by a global network of Ukrainians and non-Ukrainians alike: