The challenge? Getting these increasingly assimiliated, hyphenated Canadians interested in news about their ancestral homeland. If it does well, Polonium could provide a model for ethnic media in Canada. But, can it succeed? Zobaczymy (We shall see).

Find out in Elaine Zlotkowski’s profile of the new portal in the Winter 2011 issue of the Ryerson Review of Journalism, which launches on December 14 at the Cadillac Lounge in Toronto.

Until then, listen to Zlotkowski’s interview with Ula Wojnarowicz, host of Polish-language Hamilton Radio Bis.