About Elke

Elke is a connector, a promoter, a writer and a blogger who loves to build community, attend events and network with other entrepreneurs. Whether you need help with advertising, public relations, social media or communications, she is there for her clients.

The local SWISS FAN CLUB needs all the Swiss Fans it can find!

Members of the Swiss Women National Softball Team 2016 with Team-Manager Sabina Sokolowski will arrive on Wednesday, July 13th, at about 7pm in the International Arrival Hall of the Vancouver Airport before heading to the Hotel Sheraton Guildford in Surrey by bus. Dress up in your Tracht oder Choteli and bring your Swiss and Kantons flags, Cowbells & […]

Job Seekers Can Post at no charge

Free Resume Listings for Job Seekers Westcoast German News, based in Vancouver, BC (Canada) is now encouraging German-speakers who are seeking employment to post their resumes, cover letters and optionally an updated photo on the new page created for Job Seekers that can be found here: http://www.westcoastgermannews.com/employment/job-seekers/ With CETA, Brexit, the US election and other […]

Need a Job? Need to hire the right Person? Send Your Details!

Immigrate to Canada for CETA! CETA, the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement between the EU and Canada will hopefully be raffled in 2017.  Currently, a temporary resident is a foreign national who is legally authorized to enter Canada for temporary purposes. Right now, they fall under the four categories:  Visitors, Students, temporary workers and temporary resident […]

Austrian Concert in North Vancouver St. Andrews United Church

Two connected choirs from Graz, Austria will be performing in North Vancouver following their participation in the International Choral Kathaumixw in Powell River. St. Andrew’s United Church is sponsoring the choirs. They will be with us only July 10th, performing at 7pm, then being billeted at community members’ homes until they leave the next morning. Here […]

Fernsehen wie du es willst

Liebe Leser, aus Kanada und USA, Vor kurzem habe ich ein Brief von jemanden in der USA der mir “YOUTV” vorgestellt hat.  YouTV bietet als einziges legales Angebot alle TV-Sendungen von allen Sendern rund um die Uhr mit einem persönlichen Online Videorekorder aufzuzeichnen und deine Aufnahmen jederzeit via Jan, PC, Tablet, Smartphone oder Smart-TV weltweit […]

Introducing the CETA Trade Agreement

CETA Conference On Monday, June 20th, 2016, I attended the “Business Forum and Conference on the Canada – European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA)“. It took place at the Pan Pacific Hotel in downtown Vancouver, BC between 9 am and 5 pm. Sponsors of this event were “EU Chamber of Commerce (Canada-West), The […]

Gorgeous Investment Home Near Revelstoke

Gorgeous Investment Home 2 Hours from Revelstoke in the Undiscovered Slocan Valley 8 hour drive from Calgary or Vancouver on paved roads 2 hours south of Revelstoke 10 mins from the historic villages of Silverton and New Denver Spectacular view of the Valhalla Mountains 5 minute drive to pristine Slocan Lake which is 39 km […]

Introducing the Manchester Public Eatery

Frequently Asked Questions  How does the Manchester Public Eatery describe itself? Serving everybody from the office staff of Kitsilano to the sports fans of Vancouver – The Manchester Public House offers comfort, good food and 360-degree screen views for sports and other televised events. The venue has a historical connection with its local community and […]

Paul Buten Bavarian Artist

Would you like to acquire some Authentic West Coast Art? Deep Cove, BC – June, 2016 – Landscape artist Paul Buten still has a few pieces of his West Coast Art Collection left. Paintings from Deep Cove, Whistler and other parts of Beautiful British Columbia are still available at amazing prices. Frames are extra and shipping can […]

Wir sind ein Volk Song

Words by Elke Porter Song by the Seekers (“We are Australian”) The story behind the song is that I moved to Australia in 1995 and fell in love with this song while I was there.  When the time came to choose a song for the Year-End Concert at the Vancouver Westside German School, I offered […]