Explore the History of the German Society

Submitted by Nico Ahn on Mon, 19/09/2016 - 18:20

Invitation to the book launch HISTOIRE DE LA SOCIÉTÉ ALLEMANDE DE MONTREALThe members and friends of the German Society of Montreal are cordially invited to the reception that will take place at the University of Montreal on Thursday, October 13, 2016 at 5h30 pm.

Université de Montréal
Salle Michel Fortmann (530-1-1) 
3744 Jean-Brillant, 5e étage

Next metro station : Côtes-des-Neiges


Flüchtlingsprojekt / Steering Committee Meeting, 30. Juni 2016

Submitted by Corinne Vetter on Thu, 14/07/2016 - 16:41

Am 30. Juni 2016 fand in der St. Angsgar-Kirche in Notre-Dame-de-Grace das 2. Steering Committee Meeting für das Flüchtlingsprojekt statt.

Das Committee setzt sich durch die Mitgliederorganisationen St. Ansgar, St. John’s Lutheran, St. Michael’s and All Angels, Christ the Redeemer, dem Johanniter Orden sowie der German Society zusammen. Die German Society wurde bei diesem Treffen von Frau Gisela Steinle und Frau Sabine Kerner vertreten.

Annual Members' Meeting and publication of the Annual Report

Submitted by Nico Ahn on Sun, 29/05/2016 - 06:03

On Sunday, May 29, 2016, at 2pm, the German Society will hold its Annual Members' Meeting in Dorval. At the meeting the Board of Directors will present its Annual Report (including President's Report, Governance Report and its financial results for the financial year 2016) as well as the financial results of the Relief and Welfare Fund of the Society.

Gisela Steinle, Sabine Kerner, Michael Cocolakis-Wormstall and Nico Ahn have been elected by acclamation for another two year term on the Board of Directors.

Election for the Board of Directors

Submitted by Nico Ahn on Wed, 27/04/2016 - 14:17

On May 29, 2016, the German Society will hold its Annual Members’ Meeting. An election for four of the nine positions on the Board of Directors will take place at the meeting. We are still looking for candidates. If you are interested in supporting the German Society by becoming active on the Board of Directors and contributing to shaping the future of the Society, please contact Nico Ahn by April 29, 2016 (

Invoices for Membership Fees

Submitted by Nico Ahn on Sat, 12/03/2016 - 09:15

We would like to inform our members that invoices for membership dues ($ 40 for regular members) will be sent out on April 1, mostly by e-mail, to save postage. You may pay your membership dues online (see link to payment page on the invoice), or continue to write cheques and send them to the address listed on the invoice. Members who joined during the fiscal year will receive a "first-year credit", i.e. their membership dues for this year will be reduced according to the starting date of their membership.

Changes to the Board of Directors of the Society

Submitted by Gisela Steinle on Fri, 01/01/2016 - 00:00

Effective January 1, 2016, Nico Ahn has stepped down as Member of the Board and Secretary of the German Society of Montreal.

Nico Ahn has decided to retire from the board due to his relocation to Munich past September. In his resignation letter he thanked the Board for the trust they placed in him over the past years. He will remain available to support the Society in an advisory capacity.

Terrorattentat in Paris

Submitted by Nico Ahn on Sat, 14/11/2015 - 18:34

Nach den schweren Attentaten am Freitagabend in Paris, findet am Sonntag, den 14. November 2015 um 10.00 Uhr am Quartier des spectacles eine Solidaritätskundgebung der Bürger der Stadt Montreal statt.

An der Kundgebung nehmen auch Herr Denis Coderre, Bürgermeister von Montreal und Frau Catherine Feuillet, Generalkonsulin Frankreichs teil. Der Marsch fängt am Quartier des spectacles an und endet am französischen Generalkonsulat (1501, avenue du McGill College).

Unsere Gedanken und unser Mitgefühl sind bei den Opfern und Angehörigen der Anschläge.

Kondolenzbuch für Altbundeskanzler Helmut Schmidt

Submitted by Nico Ahn on Thu, 12/11/2015 - 15:44

Eine Nachricht von Herrn Generalkonsul Walter Leuchs.
Un message de Monsieur Walter Leuchs, Consul général de la République fédérale de l'Allemagne à Montréal.
A message from Mr. Walter Leuchs, Consul-General of the Federal Republic of German in Montreal.

Liebe Freunde des deutschen Generalkonsulates,

Altbundeskanzler Helmut Schmidt ist heute (10.11.) nachmittag in Hamburg verstorben. Er war der deutsche Bundeskanzler von 1974 bis 1982; zuvor war er bereits Bundesverteidigungs- und -finanzminister.