SGC_Members

SGC currently has 38 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…

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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…

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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

  • New Website for the Lloydminster German Heritage Society Inc.

    Did you know that the Lloydminster German Heritage Society Inc. has a new website? Click here to check it out!

  • Declaration – October German Heritage Month

    In December 2016, the Canadian Parliament officially declared October “German Heritage Month” (Private Members’ Business M-73): Motion -73 was adopted unanimously by the House of Commons on December 13, 2016: That, in the opinion of the House, the government should recognize the contributions that German-Canadians have made to Canadian society, the richness of the German […]

  • Volksliederchor Harmonie invites you to sing!

    Volksliederchor Harmonie (German Harmony Chorus) in Regina invites you to come and sing with us. Anyone interested in joining our choir is more than welcome. We rehearse at the German Club, 1727 St. John Street every Tuesday from 7 to 9 p.m. Call (306) 352-5114 for more information

  • After school German Language program in Estevan

    Did you know that the Estevan German Club will host an introduction/registration night for an after school German Language program in Estevan? It will take place on Tuesday, September 12, 2017 at 6:00PM at Westview School and is open to all grade 2-4 students. Interested parents can contact Katharina Ulbrich at 306-461-8440 or Katharina-u@live.de for […]

  • Teaching Indigenous Culture in Germany

    For more than a century, the stories of one man have influenced the image of Indigenous people from North America in German culture. The author Karl May (1842 – 1912) made up the fictional characters of Winnetou, a noble and strong Apache chief, and his blood brother Old Shatterhand, a German settler in the USA. […]

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