Liechtenstein and Switzerland mark 100 years of customs union

Read about the celebrations that took place on Saturday along the Rhine River on the invisible border between Switzerland and Liechtenstein to mark the creation of a single economic area after signing the Customs Treaty on March 29, 1923. Read the article here.

Volkswagen’s New Electric Vehicle Battery Plant

Ontario and Canada secured a historic investment from Volkswagen, Europe’s largest automaker. Volkswagen is investing $7 billion to establish its first overseas electric vehicle battery manufacturing plant in St. Thomas, Ontario. Read the article from Newsroom here.

Top Ten Wines of the DACH regions

Did you know that some of the best wines come from Germany, Austria and Switzerland, the DACH regions? Read the article from Discover Germany here.

April E-Update

Check out our latest E-Update. To read the Update click here.


In a time when more and more tourists are traveling the globe, making destinations more prominent and ultimately busier, having a sustainable tourism strategy has become increasingly important for cities. Read the full article on Discover Germany here.

Film Screening: The Ascent of Chimborazo

We know the film will not be shown in Saskatchewan however it is a story about Alexander von Humboldt. The Goethe Institute will screen the movie in Ottawa. Here the link. In case you would like to read more about Alexander von Humboldt here the article from Wikipedia.

Bernhard Bettermann, an Interview

Discover Germany, Austria & Switzerland met up with actor Bernhard Bettermann to talk about his role in the popular TV series ‘In Aller Freundschaft‘, his love for Switzerland, his future goals and much more. Read the full article here.

Oscar Winning Film ‘All Quiet on the Western Front’

The anti-war drama won four Oscars, including for the haunting music composed by Volker Bertelmann, aka Hauschka. The German composer told DW how hard it was to capture the horror of war in music. Read the full article on ‘Deutsche Welle’ here.