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Welcome to all of our members, potential members and friends


We promote cultural, business & professional interests in the German-speaking Community.

The objectives of our Association are to establish, maintain and conduct a business and professional association for the accommodation, recreation and convenience of the members of the Association and to promote their cultural, business and professional interests. We also want to further good relations amongst the German-speaking population of Canada and between it and the public at large. Finally, we establish and support or aid in the establishment and support of association, institutions, funds and conveniences calculated to benefit residents of British Columbia.

We initiate or sponsor educational meetings, guest speakers, conferences, dinners, concerts and pub nights for our members & friends in the local German community and provide information on cultural events, educational resources and business networking with respect to the German language and traditions of Germany.

Become a member!  Network with other business owners.  Support the German Community.  Raise funds for charity.  Share your expertise. Donate prize draw items, to give out at pub nights, as door prizes or as a raffle prize for the Christmas Gala.

What is New?

We are always open for new members to join us. Fees are pro-rated throughout the year.

Join an Event
Most of our events are open to non-members, so let us know if you would like to join us at one of our monthly networking events! We will be going to the Blenheim Pub on May 8 and to a private residence on June 22.

Our President Beatrice Schreiber met with Mrs. Sabine Sparwasser,
Germany’s Ambassador to Canada,
during her recent visit to British Columbia

BCIT Group Photo

Members and guests of the German Canadian Business Association and the German Consulate General were invited to the British Columbia Institute of Technology School of Construction and the Environment (SoCE) for a special technical presentation event on Living Architecture, Acoustics and Building Science featuring Dr. Maureen Connelly, Marita Luk as MC and a tour with Alexandre Hebert at the High Performance Building Lab. Special thanks to BCIT VP Academic Dr. Tom Roemer, Mr. Josef Beck Consul General of Germany, GCBA President Beatrice Schreiber and BCIT SoCE Dean Wayne Hand for sharing remarks. Thank you to the BCIT Team for being such an exceptional host!