The SGC offices will be closed on Friday, April 19 and Monday, April 22 for Easter.

Our offices will be open again on Tuesday, April 23!

Board Nominations!

SGC is seeking committed individuals for the Board of Directors!

The AGM will take place on Sunday, June 16, 2019 at the Hampton Inn South in Saskatoon.

 

Click below links for more information:

2019 SGC Nominee Information

Board Nomination Form

In March 2019, SLA invites everyone in the province to read Just Pretending by Cree- Métis author Lisa Bird-Wilson. In the center of the short stories are the topics of identity and belonging.

As project partner, the Saskatchewan German Council will participate in One Book, One Province 2019 with the presentation “Genealogy & Identity: Rediscovering my German Roots” by Merv Weiss. Please see attached poster for more information.

To learn more about the Saskatchewan Library Association’s One Book, One Province 2019, follow this link: https://saskla.ca/programs/one-book-one-province-2019

Most immigrants will experience their children learning English faster than they do. They may also experience children replying in English while they speak their mother tongue to them. Why?
Because children want to fit in with their peers – desperately – and because they hear English so much more.

This very brief guide “Raising Children Bilingually” should answer the most important questions about raising children with two languages. The information sheet “Raising children with more than one language: Friends say we should!” along with a section of important Questions & Answers is a more detailed guide for parents about what to do!

Links to PDF’s:

1) Raising Children Bilingually: A Very Brief Guide (3-fold brochure), click here.
2) Raising Children With More Than One Language: Friends Say We Should! A Guide for Parents What To Do (with Q & A), click here.

For more information on how to make a Schultüte, click here.

The Saskatchewan German Council in partnership with the University of Saskatchewan is conducting research related to First and Second World War Internment Camps in Canada. We are looking for camp survivors, descendants, relatives, neighbors or friends who are interested in sharing their story related to the internment. Letters or diary entries are also of interest.

This research project aims to better understand the reasons for the imprisonment, the circumstances of the arrest, treatment in the camps, experiences of families left behind, and more.

For more information, contact the office at 306-975-0845 or email us at office@saskgermancouncil.org

The Treffpunkt Weekend is coming up soon!

In case you need a digital version of the registration forms, here they are:

Registration for Delegates

Registration for Award Nominees

Registration for Individual Members

 

And REMEMBER to book your hotel rooms! If you have any questions, please contact the office.

Looking for a German speaking lawyer in Saskatchewan? Click here to look at the list.

To view the notice for the 2018 SGC Annual General Meeting, click here.

Dr. Keith Carlson from the University of Saskatchewan gave a presentation entitled “Germans in Saskatchewan: A Diverse Community on a Contested Landscape” on January 24, 2018. The event was a partnership between the Saskatchewan German Council and Saskatchewan History & Folklore Society.

To view the video, click here.


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5:00 pm Mahlzeit at the Regina German Club
Mahlzeit at the Regina German Club
Apr 24 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
The Regina German Club is hosting their monthly dinner. Join them at the club for a delicious German supper. “This meal is $18 for adults [...]
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all-day Brahms & Rossini
Brahms & Rossini
Apr 27 – Apr 28 all-day
A concert of striking emotional contrasts with Rossini’s playful Sonata a Quattro balancing the heft of Brahms’ Serenade. Rossini: Sonata a Quattro No. 5 Luciano Berio: [...]

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