July – September 2015

Jul
10
Fri
German Russian Cultural Festival
Jul 10 @ 6:30 pm – Jul 12 @ 12:00 pm

Plan to attend the German Russian Cultural Festival to be held in Leader on July 10, 11, 12, 2015 at the Leader Community Center, 402 – 1st Avenue West.

The cost of registration is $75.00 per person

– this includes all sessions and presentations

– includes Saturday breakfast, lunch, banquet and Sunday breakfast

– includes area bus tours

 

Click here for more details!

Aug
14
Fri
Folkfest
Aug 14 – Aug 16 all-day

For more information click here.

 

Sep
12
Sat
60th Anniversary for the Regina German Club @ Regina German Club
Sep 12 @ 6:00 pm

SGC_Members

SGC currently has 39 member groups throughout the province. Among the member groups are clubs, language schools, dance groups and choirs as well as various other arts, culture and recreation groups. All member groups are entitled to apply for SGC member funding and representatives are invited to attend the annual President’s Meeting and Treffpunkt Weekend. More…

SGC_Settlement

We offer immigrant settlement services to newcomers in Saskatoon and area. Our Immigrant Settlement Advisor helps with all aspects of settlement. The service is free of charge and available in German and English as well as in all other languages with the help of an over-the-phone interpretation service. More…

SGC_Postillion

The Postillion is the Council’s quarterly newsletter. It contains a variety of information on our community of people of German-speaking backgrounds. Furthermore, the newsletter has a member section, containing reports and articles from many SGC member groups. More…

About Saskatchewan German Council

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Founded in 1984, the Saskatchewan German Council is a registered volunteer-based, non-profit organization dedicated to promoting the heritage, culture and interests of Saskatchewan people of German-speaking backgrounds.

The Council plays an active role in building provincial multiculturalism and the Canadian mosaic. The Council is guided in all its activities by its by-laws as well as by a comprehensive set of policies.

A Board of Directors consisting of 11 elected members meets at least twice a year to set the tone and direction for all the Council’s activities. A number of committees are in place to investigate and manage matters of special interest.

Recent News

  • Job Posting for Immigrant Settlement Advisor

    The Saskatchewan German Council Inc. is currently accepting applications to fill the position of Immigrant Settlement Advisor at the organization. Interested individuals with matching qualifications can apply by e-mail to sabine@saskgermancouncil.org until Wednesday, June 24, 2015. The start date for the position is July 13, 2015. Full Position Announcement can be found under the following […]

  • Celebrating 60 years!

    As some of you might know, the Volksliederchor Harmonie celebrated their 60th anniversary this past weekend. From pictures and videos, it looks like the event was well attended and greatly enjoyed. To view the videos, click here.  

  • SGC attended YXE Connects

    Yesterday, May 5th, the SGC attended YXE Connects – “a one stop shop for our community to access services and resources”. This was the first time such an event was organized for Saskatoon. The event was held at the White Buffalo Lodge and at the City Centre Church with bouncy castles and a BBQ outside. […]

  • Board Nominations

    Nominations for the SGC Board of Directors – Deadline: May 29th, 2015 To our member groups: If your group has identified a person who is willing and able to represent the values and objectives of the SGC, please submit the application to the SGC office.   To view the SGC Nomination information, click here. To […]

  • Cultural Development Assistant Position

    The SGC is looking for the 2015 Cultural Development Assistant! The Cultural Development Assistant contributes to the development of cultural material. As part of the office team the Cultural Development Assistant also works together with the Executive Director and the Office & Program Assistant to ensure smooth day-to-day operations of the Saskatchewan German Council Inc. […]