Become a Member of the SGC

Saskatchewan German Council – creating and sharing experiences of German culture in Saskatchewan for everyone. Join or renew the membership today for only $25.00! We welcome people of all ages and backgrounds. Poster.

Immigration Stories

During World War II, 45 million Europeans were displaced, which means that they were residing in a different location by the end of the war in 1945 compared to where they were living when the war started. Numerous families, including the Alksne family from Riga, Latvia, were compelled to relocate…

Immigration Stories

The immigration story of Gregor & Ilona Beck, originating from German families, deeply connected to agricultural-related enterprises, is now online. They relocated to Saskatchewan, bringing knowledge and skills, which made them a perfect match for Saskatchewan. Their journey is now documented online, shedding light on their transition and the contributions…

Online Advent Calendar

Our Advent Calendar, featuring 24 Christmas markets in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Luxembourg, and Canada (including Saskatchewan), is now available online. Each day, a new market will be revealed, accompanied by its history, German traditions, Christmas recipes, and crafts. Additionally, interactive games and quizzes for both kids and adults will be…

Newcomers and mental health: The toll of living in two worlds

When Theresa Kliem immigrated to Canada from she was keenly aware of her homesickness. It made her curious about the mental health of other immigrants – especially ones in smaller communities. Her documentary on the subject “The Newcomers” introduces us to people making a new life in small town Saskatchewan.…

German Heritage Month

Dear Friends! In December 2016, the Canadian Parliament officially declared October “German Heritage Month” in order to “recognize the contributions that German-Canadians have made to Canadian society, the richness of the German language and culture, and the importance of educating and reflecting upon German heritage for future generations, and that the…

German Mini Lesson Teachers needed

German language speakers needed! The Mini Language Lesson Program matches language instructors with schools for  8 hours of language & cultural instruction. Language instructors are paid an honorarium of $300.00 plus expenses (travel, meals, etc). You don’t have to be a licensed teacher to participate, just have fun! Poster


The Walk for Reconciliation gathers Indigenous, non-Indigenous and newcomer peoples in Saskatoon to demonstrate their commitment to truth and reconciliation. Participants are invited to “Rock Your Roots” by wearing cultural regalia or carrying signs that celebrate their heritage. Information for Newcomers Poster

Enrich Your Portfolio – Learn German!

Learning a new language is essential in today’s evolving world. German, spoken by over 90 million people globally, offers a rich history, vibrant culture, and practical benefits. It opens doors in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, and beyond. Read the full article from the Consulate General in Vancouver.

The State of Cultural Clubs in Saskatchewan

Our communities continue to become more and more diverse right across the province and each year — in the two biggest cities, festivals are held to collectively showcase that. In many cases, it’s the cultural clubs that keep people together and help put on those pavilions one weekend each year.…