As of Tuesday, May 19, 2020, limited and safe public access to the office of the Honorary Consul will be available by APPOINTMENT ONLY. All appropriate safety protocols will be in place and any visitor has to wear a mask and to follow all signage and on-site instructions. To book an appointment send an email to the below address A date for the full re-opening has yet to be determined.

For Saskatchewan:

Honorary Consul of the Federal Republic of Germany for Saskatchewan (in Saskatoon)

Dr. Michael Oelck

Phone: 306.491.4912

Email: saskatoonathk-diplo.de

Find detailed information about the German Consular Services in Canada during the corona virus situation, click here.

Until further notice we will answer questions and provide support by phone and email only during regular business hours, Monday through Friday from 9am – 3:30pm.

Contact details:

Office: 306-974-1087, Cell: 306-370-7288, Email: immigration@saskgermancouncil.org

For your convenience we are happy to offer additional communication via zoom and skype!

The Spring Postillion 2020 is now available online!

Click here to read the edition!

17 Mar / 2020

COVID-19 Announcement

In response to the COVID-19 virus, the Administration Centre building along with the SGC office will be closed to public access effective today, March 17, 2020.

Staff will continue to work in the office as we have our own office space and therefore can stay isolated while at work. Services are limited at the moment and no further public programs planned for the near future. Please contact us if you have any questions and regularly check on social media for updates on the situation.

06 Mar / 2020

SGC Board Nominations

The deadline to submit a nomination form and supporting documents for SGC’s Board of Directors is May 29, 2020.

To view detailed information on becoming a board member, click here.

To view the nominations form, click here.

Dear Friends of the German-Canadian Community:

On Saturday, February 8 at 1PM, Remai Modern is offering a special public tour hosted in German.

This drop-in tour, led by German artist and program guide Heike Fink, explores current exhibitions. The tour offers viewing strategies, answers questions and helps visitors of all ages make personal connections to art.

No registration required. Free with membership or museum admission. Meet on Level 2 at the Cameco Play Area.

For more information, click here.

fPlease share this wonderful information with your community!

This exhibit curated by the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany honors the German-Canadian friendship, from a rich history of immigration to cultural collaborations and innovations.

The exhibit will be on display from February 8 to July 26, 2020 at the Western Development Museum in Saskatoon.

More information regarding the exhibit, can be found on the Western Development Museum website.

To view the press release from the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany in Ottawa, please click here.

A special partnership with the Saskatchewan German Council. Toured through OSAC’s Arts on the Move program.

Scherenschnitte (scissor cuts) is an art form where silhouettes are cut from one piece of special black paper with scissors or knives with no ‘hangers’- unattached pieces. Scissor cutting has a long history in German folk art; immigrants brought Scherenschnitte to North America in the 17th Century. Reflecting the Canadian artists in Scissor Cuts/ Scherenschnitte, this collection of works ranges from traditional German Scherenschnitte represented by Waltraude Stehwien, a German immigrant, to papercut evolved into sculpture by Jess Richter- second generation born in Canada.

For more information on where the exhibit will be next, please visit the Organization of Saskatchewan’s Arts Council’s website.

24 Dec / 2019

Office Holiday Hours

Please be aware that our office will be closed starting on December 25, 2019 all the way through to January 5, 2020. Regular office hours will resume on January 6, 2020.


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