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Work and Travel 2017 – apply now!!!!

You always wanted to go to Canada?  Now is your chance! The DKG Work and Travel Program, apply HERE now! Tags: feature


In 2017, Canada celebrates its 150th birthday!

In 2017, Canada will turn 150 years old.  For the occasion, we will regularly post information concerning the celebrations.  Lets start with these two official sites, they might help you ...

Panorama of sunrise at Bow Lake, Banff National Park

The DKG Work and Travel Program, a great adventure!

Für deutsche Studierende aller Fachbereiche, die an deutschen oder ausländischen Universitäten, Hochschulen und Fachhochschulen eingeschrieben sind sowie für Schulabsolventen mit mindestens Fachabitur, führt die Deutsch-Kanadische Gesellschaft e.V. (DKG) seit 1965 ...

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Canadian culture

Because Canada is a Land of various cultures, the art scene is ...
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Canadian news

Please read the details on the German page, thank you! Tags: subfeature
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DKG pre-Xmas Dinner in Bonn

On Friday November 25th, 2016, the 16th pre-xmas Dinner of DKG Rheinland ...
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Cover Challenge 1/2017

Dear DKG members and friends, once again we are looking for a new title page.  The new edition of the Journal should be coming your way at the end of the year.  How should it look? Pick your choice.  All votes that are coming in until Thursday, November 24th 2016 at midnight will be counted. […]

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Winnipeg Skyline with Gray Buildings and Blue Sky. Vector Illustration. Business Travel and Tourism Concept with Modern Buildings. Image for Presentation Banner Placard and Web Site.

University of Winnipeg: Stipendien für Deutsch-Kanadische Studien

The Chair in German-Canadian Studies and the Spletzer Family Foundation Inc. announce the German-Canadian Studies Fellowship Competition for 2017: German-Canadian History Research Scholarship (Ph.D.): $15,000 (biennial, renewable once) for students at the University of Manitoba pursuing research on the history of German immigrants or their descendants in Canada German-Canadian History Research Scholarship (M.A.): $10,000 (annual, non-renewable) for […]

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Camprobber - the Gray Jay or whiskey jack, ( Perisoreus canadensis ), Joffre Lakes Provincial Park, British Columbia, Canada

Canada’s national bird

Last year we reported that Canada was looking for a national bird.  After much consultation and over 50 000 votes, the gray jay has been chosen.  More here. Tags: subfeature

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Canadians who made history / Aloha Wanderwell

Aloha Wanderwell, born Idris Hall on October 13th, 1906, was the first woman to travel around the world by car.  CBC reported about this forgotten piece of history on their website a couple days ago.  Wanderwell grew up partly on Vancouver Island.  She loved adventures, spoke many languages and was ahead of her time.  She […]

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USA-Kanada Podium

Die USA, Kanada und die nordatlantischen Beziehungen nach den Präsidentschaftswahlen:  Neuausrichtung oder Kontinuität? Es diskutieren: Prof. Dr. Ursula Lehmkuhl Universität Trier Felix Drossard Initiative junger Transatlantiker Dr. Stefan Rizor Deutsch-Kanadische Gesellschaft Sebastian Geßler, M.A. Universität Augsburg, Institut für Kanada-Studien Moderation: Prof. Dr. Peter A. Kraus Universität Augsburg, Institut für Kanada-Studien Dienstag 22.11. 2016 18 Uhr […]

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First “Night of Canadian Music” a success!

Unter dem Motto “Canada meets Fiffi” fand kürzlich die erste “Night of Canadian Music” in der “fiffibar” in Köln statt. Bekannte und neue Gesichter jeden Alters haben bis in die frühen Morgenstunden ausgelassen zu kanadischen Songs und Hits der Liveband TRIO FUNtastico mit uns gefeiert. Eine bessere Location und Atmosphäre hätten wir uns für diesen Auftakt nicht […]

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A cheesy affair!

Do you know Canada’s food specialties?  Did you know that Canada produces a lot of cheeses, over 1050 kinds?  Even some with pumpkin spices…and did you know that a Canadian cheese, the “Lankaaster”, was crowned the best of the world in 2013?  Why, there is even a “cheese trail” in Ontario!  Make your next trip […]

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Happy Halloween!

Happy Halloween! You are celebrating Halloween and you still need some ideas for your party? You will find many funny ideas on the website of the “Food network“.  But you will also find plenty of suggestions on the website of well known Canadian chef and entrepreneur “Ricardo” for the creepy fete of the year. Viel Spaß! […]

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CETA signed – TV appearance from our Chairman, Stefan Rizor

CETA: Freetrade agreement signed. On October 25th, 2016, our DKG chairman Stefan Rizor, gave an interview about CETA on “Deutsche Welle”.  You may see the whole interview here. Tags: subfeature

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Canada news

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