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Transatlantic highway between Canada and Germany

In order to encourage and facilitate interactions with “things” (and people!) German, SoGerman.ca presents details on the wide variety of German-related activities taking place across Canada. From information on opportunities for academic study, research stays or learning the German language, to events on all aspects of Germany’s cultural, economic and political life, the website aims to show that Germany truly offers something for everyone.

UN Special Rapporteur Housing Leilani Farha with German Embassy members Jörn Rosenberg (Deputy Head of Mission) and Lydia Sasnovskis (Second Secretary, Political and Commercial Affairs)

German Embassy supports UN project on adequate housing

During a formal signing ceremony at the German Embassy in Ottawa on May 26, 2016, the Ottawa-based United Nations Special Rapporteur on adequate housing Leilani Farha was awarded a grant in the amount of €60,000 from the human rights fund of Germany's Federal Foreign Office. The money will go toward the project "Advancing the right to adequate housing”.

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Renewables in a post COP21 world: are they really competitive?

The Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany in partnership with Sustainable Prosperity invited the public on May 2, 2016 to the Ottawa City Hall to a talk on the topic “Renewables in a post COP21 world: are they really competitive?”

German Canadian Relations

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kultur360: Analysis of contemporary German-speaking society and culture

Edited by Canadian university professors and independent scholars, kultur360 produces original essays, reviews, and interviews. Among the topics being explored are Berlin the Metropolis, Film Culture, and The German Language Today.

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The Stories behind the Youth Mobility Visa

The Youth Mobility Agreement between Canada and Germany offers a unique opportunity for young Canadians to complement their post-secondary education but most of all to experience Germany, its culture, language and people. Many young Canadians take the opportunity to live in Germany for a year; here, we are portraying some of them and their experiences as a YMA student in Germany. 

I am German

Dramaturg Birgit Schreyer Duarte at the Canadian Stage rehearsal hall

Talk with dramaturg and translator Birgit Schreyer Duarte about German and Canadian Stage Culture

We are always thrilled to see German artists reach an international audience. German dramaturg and translator Birgit Schreyer Duarte is regularly involved in bringing German playwrights to Canadian stages – most recently by translating “Das Ding” by Philipp Löhle for the Canadian Stage. We spoke to Birgit about her work on the edge between Canadian and German stage culture.

Apps and more

App Auswärtiges AMt

“Auswärtiges Amt – Auslandsvertretungen weltweit”: the app for finding German missions abroad on all standard mobile devices

Its interactive and informative app provides quick, easy access to the latest information from the FFO.  

Impressions of the ILA Berlin

ILA Berlin Air Show 2016

The aerospace industry will be descending on Berlin at the heart of Europe from 1 to 4 June 2016.

Ambassador's Corner

Ambassador of Germany to Canada Werner Wnendt

Werner Wnendt is Germany's ambassador to Canada.

Newsletters of Germany's foreign missions in Canada

Newsletter

You would like to receive news about Germany, about German-Canadian relations, and about German cultural events in Canada? Please subscribe to one of our monthly newsletters!

Facts about Germany

Facts about Germany

... is a handbook for anyone seeking reliable, up-to-date information. It provides many facts and figures, covering topics such as population and geography, the political system, the economy, social life, education, culture, the media, and history.