Our Mission 

Canadian Polish Congress' mission is to help promote initiatives of all existing Polonia organizations and associations in British Columbia. KPK - Canadian Polish Congress is here to cement Polish-Canadian community together and to help each other to leave our legacy in Canada. There were amazing and dedicated members of Polish-Canadian Community engaged in starting and expanding Polish clubs and organizations in the past, we have exceptional people in our Polonia today, we want to have strong and proud community in the future for our kids and grandkids.

    Executive Board  

Iwona Swiatczak   
Media and Internet Director 
Andrzej Dobrowolski
Vice President
Millenium Fund Coordinator/ Secretary
Beata Grotkowska
Past President / Award Committee Director
Joanna Mazur
Andrzej Kopczynski
Fund Raising Committee Director / Treasurer

Committee    Members 

Grazyna Kapuscinska
Event Committee 
Antoni Kostka
Audit Committee 
Janina Freyman 
Award Committee 
Elzbieta Skrzymowska
Heritage Committee 
Wiwa Wierzbicka
Committee of Propagation of Good Names of Poland, Polish, CPC and Polish Organizations 
Stanislaw Jaworski 
Flagship Marshal I
Ryszard Slawski
Flagship Marshal II / Event Committee  
Allan Rudzki 
Flagship Marshal III / Canadian-Polish Students and Young Professionals Network 
Izabela Sobieski
Heritage Committee / Committee of Propagation of Good Names of Poland, Polish, CPC and Polish Organizations 
Elzbieta Kuc-Schneider 
Canadian-Polish Students and Young Professionals Network Coordinator /Secretary 
Andrzej Gajos 
Event Committee / Fund Rasing Committee 
Urszula Sulinska
Heritage Committee 


Iwona Swiatczak   
Media and Internet Committee Director 
Jun 2016 - last session KPK BC before the Summer break


Beata Grotkowska
President KPK BC 2013-2015

Sprawozdanie z pracy Kongresu Polonii Kanadyjskiej BC Kadencja 2013-2015

Below from the left: J. Kopplinger, G. Kapuscinska, I. Swiatczak, A Dobrowolski, B. Grotkowska, M. Karulis, A. Kostka, S. Jaworski, K. Brusilo, A. Kopczynski

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Blessings for the CPC BC Flag, 1994