Holocaust Education Month in Ottawa

November is Holocaust Education Month in Ottawa. Jewish-German history dates back 1,700 years, beginning with a Roman decree in 321 CE. The anniversary year of 2021 commemorates Germany’s vibrant Jewish community and aims to capture the richness of German-Jewish heritage. At the intersection of these two dates, we would like…

Canadian Authors at the Frankfurt Book Fair

Canada was the Guest of Honour at this year’s Frankfurt Book Fair, which took place from October 19-23, with the motto “Singular Plurality – Singulier Pluriel”. While many Canadian authors decided not to make the trip due to Covid concerns, some did. Read their experiences here.

Practice your German by watching movies!

Goethe on Demand is a streaming service from the Goethe-Institut, where you can find a variety of online film programs, film festivals and film series. Free to watch after registration! Here is the list of current choice of movies available.

DAAD RISE Germany – Research Internships

RISE Germany offers undergraduate students from North American universities the opportunity to complete a summer research internship in the fields of Science or Engineering at top German universities and research institutions. This program is funded by the German Federal Foreign Office. More information here.

October German Heritage Month

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 Waterloo Region…

Job Posting: Postillion Editor

The Saskatchewan German Council is currently looking for an editor for the quarterly newsletter Postillion. Continue to read here for more details on the editorial tasks required and qualifications needed.

Frankfurter Buchmesse

Taking place from October 20 to 24, Canada will be the guest of honour at this year’s Frankfurt Bookfair. Events can be found here.

Online learning therapy for children at German schools abroad

Is your child attending a German school abroad and having great difficulties learning to read, write or do arithmetic? There are signs to watch out for that could indicate serious learning difficulties. Continue reading here. (Article is written in German)