Exchange Placement for Vancouver

Hi! My name is Keri Guelke and I did a short presentation to Vancouver West Side German School at Prince of Wales Wednesday, November 15, 2017 on the benefits of the German Exchange. I did the exchange in 1985 and my exchange partner’s daughter, Lina, who turned 16 last week is hoping to find an […]

Wanted: Christmas Craft Vendors for the GCCH

We are currently looking for craft vendors for our Annual Christmas Bazaar, which is on Saturday, November 18, 2017. This Christmas Bazaar is a fundraiser for the German-Canadian Benevolent Society, which is a non profit organization that supports senior living in residential care. The event is well supported by many members of our community’ approx […]

Events for the German Canadian Care Home

Am 8. April     14:00Uhr   Außerordentliche Mitgliederversammlung und Informationen über den Neubau des Altersheimes Please see Redevelopment Proposal here. Vorstellung und Abstimmung zur Änderung der neuen Statuten (BC Societies Acts) des Hilfswerks, geleitet von Rechtsanwalt Michael  Blatchford Begrüssung der Gäste   Oliver Grüter-Andrew   Ansprachen:    MLA Suzanne Anton           […]

30 Year Anniversary VIP Letters

German Canadian Heritage Celebration will be held October 2nd, 2016 One of the VIP Guests, the Honourable Grace McCarthy and the other VIP Guest General Consul Josef Beck have both written a statement to honour this event.  I will be posting them here, so you can see them. And here is the one from General […]

What happened with SOS Kinderdorf?

Thank you so much to the team of people who volunteered at the Christmas Market on behalf of the SOS Kinderdorf this year! If you volunteered and have taken some pictures, please send them to myself or the Executive Director, Douglas Dunn. (who is also a member of the German Canadian Business Association!). Also a […]

Volunteer German Translator Needed!

I have already translated this letter sent out by SOS Kinderdorf.  Since I am not a “Native German Speaker”, I would like someone who speaks good German to have a look to ensure that the grammar is correct and that everything makes sense. Are you willing to help out?  Good cause for charity! Here is […]

SOS Children’s Village Gala

GET YOUR TICKETS NOW! This year, for the first time, they are pleased to introduce tabled seating and a buffet dinner for their 21st Annual Holiday Gala We invite you to join us at Vancouver’s preeminent spectacle of holiday magic – now celebrating over two decades of success! It’s your exclusive opportunity to view the […]