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Germans in Vancouver

Hi, this is Elke Porter with Westcoast German News! My blog has focused on Austrian, German and Swiss people, places and products since 2007.

My mission is to keep the German-Speaking Community in Vancouver alive and well.

Some of the Services I offer:

  • Promote your business or service in the Business Directory
  • Find employment opportunities or staff
  • Sell the book “75 German-Speaking Influential People in Western Canada”
  • Sell German products and services on my “shop” page
  • Provide Website-wide advertising opportunities for you!

Contact me at:

Elke:  604 828 8788

Let me know if there is any way I can help you with marketing, sales, PR and communication for your business, your event, your product or service.

Elke Standing

Elke Porter is the founder and chief blogger of Westcoast German News. Her educational background is quite diverse. She holds a diploma in Early Childhood Education, a diploma in print & web design, as well as a certificate in public relations. Elke has been working from home for the past 20 years, while raising two daughters. Her goal is to inform, educate & entertain the German-speaking Community in Western Canada.

In 2007 Elke started the Westcoast German News blog. in 2009 she became the editor of the Swiss Herald Newsletter. In 2014 she spearheaded the “Germany as a Featured Nation” at the European Festival and she also became the secretary for the German Canadian Business Association. Over the years, Elke published a digital magazine under three different names: Westcoast German News, Das Schwarze Brett and finally, European News. Elke has a Youtube Channel and hopes to begin a series of interviews with influential speakers in the German, Swiss and Austrian Community.

If you need help with something, Elke specializes in research, genealogy and connecting people with each other. She looks forward to your call!

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