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February, 2021

  • 24 February

    Volkswagen Dealership in Abbotsford

    Automall in Abbotsford

    Abbotsford Volkswagen is located in Abbotsford and serves as your British Columbia Volkswagen Dealer. Abbotsford Volkswagen is focused on ensuring all customers receive a premium Volkswagen experience. If you are shopping for a New Volkswagen in our showroom you will find the Volkswagen Sales staff is courteous and professional. At …

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  • 24 February


    Designer Buenen

    February 19, 2021 Making a House a Home in partnership with EQ3, Buenen Design, and SOS Children’s Villages Canada I want to share a project with our supporters that brought hope and light into our Village in late 2020. After trying to manage the pandemic, we had a transition at …

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  • 11 February

    Alpen Love Vancouver

    Valentines at the Vancouver Alpen Club

    A message from your local Vancouver Alpen Club: Valentine’s Day Specials Just a few more days until it’s Valentine’s Day…and we have some very special offers for you this year: Let’s start with our Pick Up treat, available February 12-14: Valentine’s Pick Up – $79.95 plus tax Our delicious Feast …

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January, 2021

  • 28 January

    Influential Germans in Western Canada?

    Elke's Book

    Last summer, I finished my first book “75 German-Speaking Influential People in Western Canada, which is available on Amazon. This year, January 2021, I am now working on Book #2 and am collecting a list of German-Speaking – Austrian, German & Swiss – influential people in Western who should be …

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  • 26 January

    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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  • 22 January

    German Language Education 2021

    German Language Header GCBA

    The GCBA invites you to join them at their German Language Education in Western Canada – a virtual presentation – on Wednesday, January 27, 2021 at 7 pm.Speakers will include: Birgit Densch – Deputy Consul General in Vancouver, BC Florian Gassner – UBC Department of Central, Eastern and Northern Studies …

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  • 4 January

    New Handbook by Elke Porter

    Elke Holding Her Book

    Since the most often asked question is “Where can I find ___________?”, I have finally decided to write a short 25-page handbook that lists all the Austrian, German and Swiss organizations in Vancouver. This handbook also contains information about neighbourhoods, where to find the embassies and vacation stays. This handbook …

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November, 2020

  • 25 November

    90 Years Bach Choir Celebration

    Bach Choir

    Vancouver Bach Choir Celebrates its 90th Year with a Virtual Season Experience the Joy of Choral Music from the Comfort of Your Own Home with a VBC Subscription. Enjoy this teaser while watching the Youtube Video “Do you hear What I Hear?”: Vancouver, BC:   This year marks the 90th Anniversary Season …

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  • 13 November

    Meet Andreas Rufer: Consul General of Switzerland in Vancouver

    Andreas Rufer

    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 eingetroffen. 2.      Wie gefaellt es ihnen hier und was waren einige “Highlights”? Vancouver ist für einen Diplomaten aus der Schweiz ein fantastischer Posten. Wir Schweizer …

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  • 11 November

    Book Launch Fundraiser

    Brian Jessel BMW Sponsor

    Saturday, November 7, 2020 was a glorious day with a superb book launch thanks to three amazing gentleman who all volunteered their time and showed up even in this time of COVID to make this event memorable for the 24 guests who were able to be there. I started writing …

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