Language Quality Assurance Reviewer Wanted

Sent into “Germans in Vancouver” (I am NOT the employer myself) DESCRIPTION Currently, we are looking for Language Quality Assurance Reviewers for various languages (Thai, Hindi, Japanese, Spanish (Spain and Latin America), Traditional Chinese, French (France), Italian, Thai, Czech, Portuguese Brazilian and more…) At Globalme, the Language Quality Assurance Reviewer is the guard of quality […]

BILINGUAL STORYTIME FOR KIDS (GERMAN AND FRENCH)

Saturday, January 20 – 10am Alliance Française de Vancouver FREE ENTRANCE Register by email: library@alliancefrancaise.ca For all kids around the ages of 3 and 6 years Kids are the best! is a sentiment very much backed by science, at least when it comes to language learning. At our new bilingual storytime, we capitalize on this fact […]

Vancouver German Christmas Market 2017

Cherish the Charm, Taste the Tradition at the 8th Annual Vancouver Christmas Market Treasured Holiday Event Returns to Expansive Seaside Site with More Than 55,000 Square Feet of German Jubilation Vancouver, BC – The city’s signature yuletide celebration returns to its expansive seaside home, November 22 – December 24, 2017 at Jack Poole Plaza (at […]

Das Schwarze Brett #4 Advertisers

I would just like to say a big “Thank You” and “Danke Schön” to all my advertisers for the latest issue of “Das Schwarze Brett – Christmas Edition”.  It can be found here: http://www.magcloud.com/browse/issue/1365967?__r=317124 I promised them all a mention in a blog post and here they are. First of all, I would like to […]

5-Step Guide to Being German by PACO Erhard

9TH – 17TH SEPTEMBER 2017 at VANCOUVER FRINGE 2017 STAND-UP COMEDY – vancouverfringe.com Sold out at festivals worldwide since 2011, 5-Step Guide to Being German is award-winning German comedian Paco Erhard’s comical mission to set the record straight about his “charming, crazy mishap of a country”. In 2017, 5-Step Guide to Being German finally comes […]

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           […]

How to order the Latest Magazine

Ordering “Das Schwarze Brett” for Christmas Step 1 Visit the www.magcloud.com page Step 2 Sign up.  Yes, I am sorry, but you are going to have to sign up with them in order to download or order magazines.  They have many to choose from. Step 3 Find “Das Schwarze Brett” under the name PorterPR.  PorterPR […]

Das Schwarze Brett Will Arrive in October!

Das Schwarze Brett Magazine will be Published in October! “Das Schwarze Brett” will be rising from the ashes, back from 2002, when I moved back to Vancouver from Sydney, Australia.  We lived in downtown Vancouver in a small apartment and I had just taken my first desktop publishing & website course in a private college […]

Funeral Announcement

Message from the German Canadian Business Association: Dear Members and Friends of the GCBA, We are sad to inform you of the passing of our Honorary Member Arthur Dussa.  “King Arthur” as he was affectionately known, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family just before Christmas.  Predeceased in February 2014 by his loving wife, Erica, Art will be […]

Germans at the EuroFest 2015

This year, Germany was one of 28 countries involved in the EuroFest 2015, held May 30th and 31st.  On our right, we were next to Portugal and on our left, Switzerland.  Our table featured “The Little Black Book of Beer”, an antique globe for children to find Germany on and occasionally the Porsche, Tim, Tam & […]