This page will share some of the great stories and milestones of our Austrian, German and Swiss friends in Vancouver and western Canada.
If you have a story to share, please contact me and we can set up a phone or video meeting to discuss how best to go about it.
Most of the time it is as easy as sending in a story, a picture or two, such as a logo and then a call to action.
Westcoast German News is a tribute to former Kanada Kourier and the Pazifische Rundschau. Our goal is to inform, entertain and to build community.
Vancouver, October 21, 2022 – Friday night at 6 pm on the dot, the doors opened to the second last Oktoberfest celebration in the current
(Vancouver, BC) – October 4, 2022: The Vancouver Christmas Market returns to its seaside home, Jack Poole Plaza (downtown at the Olympic Cauldron) this holiday
Tickets for Canada’s only gourmet cabaret sensation, Cabaret Bijou, are now available for an unrivaled evening of world-class entertainment, fine dining all inside the majestic
Saturday, September 24, 2022, Vancouver, BC – Several members of the German Canadian Business Association, as well as myself with Westcoast German News and other
Richmond, August 23, 2022 – The Austria Vancouver Club, located in Richmond, is celebrating Oktoberfest for the first time since the pandemic on three different
August 19, Vancouver, BC – Watch the games with your friends and family at the “BC Kitchen Sports Bar” found at 39 Smithe Street, Vancouver
German cellist Benedict Klöckner will perform at the new Architecture of Music festival in Vancouver. https://architectureofmusic.ca/ on the 18th of September. Tickets can be purchased
Vancouver, July 31, 2022 – Today, in spite of record-breaking heat, around 40 people showed up at the Lennox Pub at 8:30 am on Sunday
One Sunday in June, I decided to pay a visit to the Martin Luther German Church in Vancouver. To my surprise, I recognized a few
Vancouver, June 14, 2022 – This event is for Metro Vancouver-based startups, emerging innovators, venture capital investors, policy makers, and mobility leaders. Motivate VANCOUVER powered
May 5th to 8th, 2022 – Vancouver, BC – Lisa Wolfin, the Director of Art Vancouver states “Uniting Nations through the power of art, one
Vancouver, May 5, 2022 – Leicht Kitchens in the Germanhaus in the heart of Kitsilano was the scene of a touching farewell for The Consul
Surrey Hazelmere Golf Course – April 23, 2022 – The Surrey German Language School held an amazing party on Saturday, April 23 to celebrate their
Calgary – March 29, 2022 – Hubertus Liebrecht, the Honorary Consul for Alberta and Northwest Territories, has enjoyed a long career as Founder/Owner of the
Tickets are still available until April 6th, 2022 The link to order these is here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSe_ImtDR6jhBovQaycZBRK7ojl65EwhfILjv2dcpTAWa15_wA/viewform Background Information 50 years ago, Mrs. Ruth Berndt and
Available in German and English GERMAN LANGUAGE PRESS RELEASE (english below) Vancouver, BC; Wiesbaden in Hessen ist 4990 Meilen von Vancouver entfernt. Beatrice Schreiber ließ
The City of Vancouver is hosting a Virtual Open House from January 10th – 30th, 2022 to gather feedback on the Society’s rezoning application. Have
The Surrey German Language School, a Corporate Members of the German Canadian Business Association, is celebrating its 50th anniversary in April 23, 2022. To commemorate
1. Wie lange sind sie schon in Kanada? Ich bin vor etwas mehr als einem Jahr, im September 2019, von Hong Kong kommend in Vancouver
Alex Schuster was the answer to an extensive global search to hire a sporting director for the Vancouver Whitecaps FC that started in August 2019.
In Berlin, they celebrated with a 7-day City-Wide Festival from November 4th to November 10th, 2019. But in Vancouver, the celebration is just getting started.
From the Consulate General of Germany in Vancouver Why should we protect the environment?Is a sustainable lifestyle even possible?How can we preserve our biodiversity?What role
I, Elke Porter, now have a patreon page, where patrons of the media arts can support my efforts to set up German Canadian Media Channels