August – September 2016

Aug
31
Wed
Open House at K.G. Harmonie @ Regina German Club
Aug 31 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Sep
7
Wed
Dale Eisler at Trinity Lutheran Church in Regina @ Trinity Lutheran Church
Sep 7 @ 7:30 am

The American Historical Society of German from Russia has invited Mr. Dale Eisler, a German from Russia descendant as a guest speaker for their fall meeting.  He has many credentials, he was a political columnist for both the Regina Leader Post as well as the Saskatoon Star Phoenix. He also served as a former Consul General of Canada in Denver, Colorado and is currently teaching at the University of Regina.

For more information contact Alvin Knoll at abknoll@sasktel.net

Sep
12
Mon
September Cooking Class @ German Cultural Centre
Sep 12 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Sep
21
Wed
Kinderchor Saskatoon – A German Children’s Choir @ Augstana & St. Timothy's Church
Sep 21 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Poster (final)

Registration form available here.

Brochure available here.

Sep
23
Fri
5th Annual Fall Supper @ German Cultural Centre
Sep 23 all-day

Check back later for more information!

SGC_Members

SGC currently has 37 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

  • Kinderchor Saskatoon – A German Children’s Choir

    SGC is starting Kinderchor Saskatoon – A German Children’s Choir, kick-off and information night on September 21! For more information, click here.

  • Culture in the Kitchen – A Multicultural Cooking Series

    The Saskatchewan German Council presents A Multicultural Cooking Series Germany meets China – sharing German & Chinese food and culture. For more information, click here.

  • The Kleine Pakete in Regina

    The Kleine Pakete is the Regina German Club’s first junior folk dance group. It is open for both boys and girls ages 4 to 12 years. Germany consists of many different regions, and each has their own unique form of folk dancing. Our dance instructor tries to incorporate the many forms and makes it fun […]

  • Spots open at Hansel and Gretel Preschool in Saskatoon

    The Hansel and Gretel Preschool has spots open for the 2016-2017 school year. For more information, please read the poster!

  • Do you know if you need an eTA?

    “Starting March 15, 2016, visa-exempt foreign nationals who fly to or transit through Canada will need an Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA). Exceptions include U.S. citizens and foreign nationals with a valid visa. Canadian citizens, including dual citizens, are not eligible to apply for an eTA and are strongly encouraged to travel with a valid Canadian […]