Udo Erasmus Interview

Tell us something about your background and your connection to Europe.  Do you ever visit to get ideas or to keep in touch? My parents, of mostly German origin, left Latvia before the communists went there, and were given land in Poland by Germany. I was born in 1942 on a stolen farm. We fled […]

Join Business Association in 2015!

The German Canadian Business Association has changed in the last 52 years of its existence, yet one thing remains the same:  it is still there to allow entrepreneurs and business owners to network, to exchange ideas and give feedback and to allows its members to publicize their products and sell their services. Also it used to […]

German Castle wins Second Prize!

“Winter Castle at Christmas!” We got the results back from Grouse for the Gingerbread Village competition and the German Winter Castle at Christmas created by the Metropolitan Hotel and sponsored by the German Canadian Business Association came in second place! Here is what our contact at Grouse wrote: It was a very tight race! Based […]

Continuing Stories

I still keep a variety of German magazines at home that are no longer published in 2014. One of these is the Infokus Magazine, that is labelled “Das Magazin fuer Deutsch-sprachige in Kanada”. The publisher was Richard Weichsler, who also also offered a show called “TV Deutsch” on Shaw TV. This was labelled as “Multikultur […]

Setting up a Sitemap

Part II There is more than one way to skin a fish. So, when I needed a Sitemap according to the next item on my to-do list, I went to plugins and downloaded a “XML Sitemap Feed” to help Google know what pages to crawl. Then I realized that I had also downloaded an SEO […]

UNICHOR from Heinrich Heine University Duesseldorf

About the concert tour: As an ambassador of its university, the UNICHOR (university choir) of Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf, Germany, is undertaking a concert tour of Canada in the summer of 2014. The choir will perform in Vancouver, Victoria and several other locations with a cappella works of German-speaking composers spanning across five centuries. The […]