29 Jan 2018
January 29, 2018

Slideshows for the German Community

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Recently I discovered Slideshare and had a good time making a variety of slideshows about my business:

  1.  Das Schwarze Brett Magazine – https://www.slideshare.net/WestcoastGermanNews/das-schwarze-brett-magazine
  2. Who Should Advertise in my Magazine – https://www.slideshare.net/WestcoastGermanNews/who-should-advertise-in-my-magazine-for-the-german-community
  3. Infographic – https://www.slideshare.net/WestcoastGermanNews/infographic-das-schwarze-brett

Then, I decided to share some other information that might benefit the German Community


Finally, I made two for those who have or work with children:


23 Dec 2017
December 23, 2017

Latest Schwarze Brett Magazine

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Here is some information about the latest issue: the table of contents can be seen below. This magazine costs $7 + shipping or can be read as a .pdf online for free. It is printed every two months, so the next one will be released March 1st, 2018. Deadline for ads or stories is February 25th, 2018.

Das Schwarze Brett 5

By Elke Porter in Das Schwarze Brett

24 pages, published 12/22/2017

Das Schwarze Brett shares German, Swiss & Austrian news in English for Canadians in Vancouver, BC and the entire west coast.

Here is the table of Contents:



Page 3 – Letters from the Editor
Page 21 – Events
Page 22 – Classifieds


Page 5 – Fasching
Page 5 – Multicultural Fair
Page 6 – Bessarabian Winter Meals
Page 7 – Brand new year with with the GCBA
Page 8 – Christmas Market Highlights
Page 9 – Concordia Choir
Page 10 – Swiss Outdoors Club
Page 11 – Jeremy Shaw – Video Installation
Page 12 – Steilste Seilbahn der Welt
Page 14 – Century since WW1 Ended…
Page 15 – German Canadian Care Home
Page 16 – January/February 2018 Events
Page 18 – Saying Goodbye
Page 19 – New German Restaurants
Page 20 – Letter from SOS Kinderdorf
Page 22 – 240 Acres for Horse Lovers in California for Sale
Page 23 – 136 Waterfront Property for sale in the Sunshine Coast at Jervis Inlet

11 Oct 2016
October 11, 2016

Das Schwarze Brett now published

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Das Schwarze Brett is a German Canadian Magazine focussing on Metro Vancouver and for those with an interest in the German Community or with a German background.

This one includes stories on:
1. The 30th Anniversary of the Deutscher Platz
2. The new German Canadian Care home for 2020
3. The new venue for the 7th Annual Christmas Market
4. The Year of Jubilee for the Martin Luther Church in 2017
5. Importantly also some advertisers:
Oktoberfest Posters for Sale!BCIT Make+ Applied Research Tour

You can order the print version of the magazine on the MagCloud Platform:


Das Schwarze Brett

Das Schwarze Brett: Das Schwarze Brett

German news, events, festivals, business, arts & entertainment & culture in Metro Vancouver

Find out more on MagCloud

You will then see this page:

Order on MagCloud