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German General Consulate Vancouver

German Consul General Office

Wir brauchen Verstärkung Das Generalkonsulat der Bundesrepublik Deutschland in Vancouver sucht zum 15. Mai 2021 (ggfls. auch später) einen/eine Mitarbeiter/in (m/w/d) für Tätigkeiten in verschiedenen Arbeitseinheiten des Generalkonsulat (Wissenschaft, Wirtschaft, Rechts- und Konsularangelegenheiten, Verwaltung) Es handelt sich um eine zunächst auf die Dauer eines Jahres befristete Vollzeitstelle (Verlängerung nach Bewährung …

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Senior Caregiver/Companion Needed

Senior Couple

North Vancouver, March 16, 2021: Need an In-home Caregiver/Companion for our elderly parents who have Alzheimers and Dementia. There are two cats in the home as well. Job Description: ensuring medications are taken, companionship, going for walks, cooking and preparing meals, grocery shopping, errands, attending medical appointments, housekeeping/cleaning, being mindful …

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Canadian & German Musician Win Prize!

Gunnar and Lorraine

A short backgrounder – Since her 2006 Prime Minister’s Award for Teaching Excellence, Lorraine Baron’s life trajectory has been eventful! After working full-time with high-school students, her career was moved steadily towards teaching teachers how to teach mathematics. She obtained her Doctorate’s Degree in Education from the University of Calgary …

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CETA Updates

Cookies & Stollen

The information found in this blog post come from this website: CETA offers new opportunities for EU businesses of all sizes to export to Canada. The agreement eliminated tariffs on 98% of products that the EU trades with Canada. This amounts to approximately €590 million in saved duties per …

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Austria at the European Union Film Festival

European Union Film Festival

I am excited to let you know about The Cinematheque’s 22nd Annual European Union Film Festival which runs from November 22 – December 2. This annual finger-on-the-pulse showcase of acclaimed new films includes 25 titles from 25 countries, and Austria’s film The Tobacconist (Der Trafikant) will screen November 22 (Friday) 8:30 pm. …

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Panel Discussion on Climate Change and Biodiversity


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 can and should activism play?What can I contribute as an individual?What are the differences between Canada’s and Germany’s climate policies, what are the similarities and …

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Ask Elke

Ask Elke

Ask Elke Here are just some requests I have received lately.  If you would like to respond, or ask your own question, please contact me at Hey, Mein Name ist Maximilian, Ich studiere in Berlin und mach jetzt mein Auslandssemester in Vancouver. Bin auf der Suche nach WG-Zimmer und …

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German-speaking Clinical Counsellor

Nina Hopmeier Logo

Nina Hopmeier completed her Bachelor’s Degree at the University of British Columbia (UBC) and graduated with a Master’s Degree in Counselling Psychology from the Athabasca University of Alberta. Her training was largely focussed on mindfulness and cognitive behaviorial approaches. Growing up in Vienna, Austria, in a multicultural environment has largely …

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Seeking Qualified German Instructor in Abbotsford!

   About UFV  The University of the Fraser Valley (UFV) is nationally recognized for its emphasis on teaching excellence, experiential and applied education, community engagement, and Indigenization. UFV is the school of choice for over 15,000 students. With six campuses and centres, UFV offers undergraduate and graduate programs in the …

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Seeking German Tutor!

Wir suchen eine/n Deutschlehrer/in fuer unsere 10-jaehrige Tochter, deren Deutsch ungefaehr das Niveau einer deutschen Viertklaesslerin hat. Sie sollten paedagische Erfahrung mit Kindern mitbringen sowie Deutsch als Zweitsprache unterrichten koennen. Wir moechten gerne das Deutsch unserer Tochter einmal pro Woche (1 Stunde) vertiefen, sowie schriftlich als auch muendlich. This was …

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