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Four Flags

On March 12th, everything in Vancouver came to a screeching halt. Luckily we had been able to hold our final event on May 10th, 2020, a fundraiser that raised money for the German Canadian Care Home. But what is next? So many events have been postponed or even cancelled. The …

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Covid19 in Germany


There are several countries doing better than others during this Covid19 pandemic and one of them is Germany. The other countries are New Zealand, South Korea, Switzerland and Taiwan. Germany has a death rate of only 0.4%. What can we learn from them? First all, like South Korea, Germans have …

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Dresden Civilian Firebombing

Michael Greenwell Photo

“Lest we forget”. and “Those who forget their past are doomed to repeat it.” Once upon a time Europe, except neutral Switzerland, was embroiled in a bitter World War, known as World War II. Even though World War I had been called “The war to end all wars”, World War …

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Family Needs Childcare in Vancouver

Toddler Feet

There is a family that needs temporary, part-time, casual child-care. They live in Vancouver and have a two-year old. They are hoping to find either a flexible nanny or even a mother of a child that is also around two. They would even consider dropping off their child or participating …

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New Year Reception

Group of New Year's Reception

The Consul General Dr. Klaus Schmidt, Yvonne Denz, from the German Chamber of Commerce, as well as venue provider Heike Neumann, VP, Head of HR Canada for SAP invited representatives from science and business to join them in Yaletown in the offices of SAP for a New Year’s Reception. Left …

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Take your Valentine to Bach

Behind the Keys 2020

The Romance is Palpable at the Bach Choir’s Valentine’s Cabaret – Romance and charm abound at the Vancouver Bach Choir’s annual fundraising concert: Behind the Keys Vancouver, BC: Celebrate this Valentine’s Day with the ultimate in romantic music: the Vancouver Bach Choir’s presentation of Behind the Keys, an intimate cabaret …

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Fantastic Fundraiser at 50!

S-Bahn Band

This year I will be turning 50 years old and instead of having a small party at home like usual, I decided to go big and plan a Bavarian-themed fundraiser for the German Canadian Care Home! Tickets can be found here: This party will include door prizes, a delicious …

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Volunteers Needed

European Festival 2019

The Eurofest BC Society needs European volunteers, starting Monday, January 13, 2020 at the St. Mark’s Evangelical Lutheran Church at 7 pm. We will have 8 meetings before the 22nd European Festival will take place in the Vancouver Alpen Club on Sunday, May 31, 2020. January 13, 2020February 10, 2020March …

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