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May, 2020

  • 8 May

    German Vancouver Updates

    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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April, 2020

  • 14 April

    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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March, 2020

  • 7 March

    Introducing Alex Schuster, Sporting Director of the Whitecaps

    Alex Schuster

    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. We met up in the Whitecaps FC National Soccer Development Centre (NSDC) this week at UBC. As is custom in Vancouver in February, it was …

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February, 2020

  • 13 February

    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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January, 2020

  • 29 January

    Story-Powered German Learning Method

    Lost & Found Book

    Introducing a groundbreaking new series to introduce German to children, and foster a love of languages The Fabulous Lost and Found and the little German mouse Available at the end of February at this link: The owners, Mr and Mrs Frog, keep everything safe, hoping that some day every …

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  • 28 January

    Au Pair Looking for Summer Position in Vancouver

    Nanny image

    If you are working all summer and would like a live-in nanny, please consider Julia from Brodenbach, Germany. She is coming to Vancouver for six-months to help out with an elder care position. But then she would like to spend the summer looking after your little ones as a live-in …

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  • 28 January

    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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  • 23 January

    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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  • 21 January

    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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  • 18 January

    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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