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…

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

  • 2014 Autumn Postillion

    Read the new Autumn Postillion online now! Interesting articles on the German community in Saskatchewan. Printed copies will be available towards the end of October. http://www.saskgermancouncil.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/10/Postillion-Fall-2014-online.pdf  

  • 25th Anniversary of the Fall of the Berlin Wall

    November  9, 2014 will mark the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. This historical date is not only significant for Germans in Germany, but also for the many Germans living abroad and people with German background. To commemorate this event the Saskatchewan German Council is working on a presentation with statements from […]

  • Round Table

    This year’s Round Table (formerly SGC Presidents’ Meeting) will take place on October 18, 2014 in Davidson. We still haven’t finalized who the guest speaker will be at this year’s meeting and we are still taking suggestions from member groups on which topics should be addressed. Please contact the office if you have any suggestions. […]

  • Funding Applications due!

    The Council is now accepting member funding applications for programs taking place between October 1, 2014 and March 31, 2015. The deadline for applications is September 15, 2014. Every program/project application should be handed in on a separate form. Please remember that each group can apply for four (4) projects per year. Language schools will […]

  • Cooking Classes are starting again!

    Interested in learning about traditional Austrian, German and Swiss cuisine? Why not join Kochloeffel and Nudelholz in their monthly cooking classes! The first class after a summer break is September 8th and it’s all about meat dishes. See the poster for details!