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Das Schwarze Brett - Issue 5

Das Schwarze Brett is a German Canadian Magazine for German-speakers on the west coast of Canada and the US. It shares what is going on in the Austrian, German & Swiss communities of new, first, second and third generation Germans.

16 BUSINESS January &

16 BUSINESS January & February Events GLOBE FORUM 2018 - March 14 to 16 - Leadership Summit for Sustainable Business Business, Government and civil society leaders find inspiration, connections, and new opportunities in the clean economy. More than 2,000 decision makers will come together to share insights, find inspiration, make connections and identify and advance clean-growth opportunities. The theme for 2018 will be a”Disrupting Business as Usual.” More than 2,000 leaders from over 50 countries will come together to advance global business and sustainability agendas with a mix of armchair dialogues, roundtables, salon-style gatherings, lively debates, SPARK talks and opportunities for active participation. You will find visionaries, entrepreneurs, policy makers, Fortune 500 leaders and others who are hoping to solve big challenges and create new opportunities. https://www.globeseries.com/forum/theme-tracks/ ARTS 2018 Upcoming Art Exhibitions - March 3 to May 21, 2018 Living, Building, Thinking: art & expressionism Living, Building, Thinking is comprised of more than 90 works in all mediums, including examples of European art from the 16th to early 20th centuries by William Blake, Paul Gauguin and Edvard Munch. Also highlighted are striking works from the German Expressionist and Weimar period, as well as mid-to-late 20th century European paintings by artists like Jörg Immendorf, Anslem Kiefer and Sigmar Polke. Canadian contemporary works by artists such as Barbara Astman, Betty Goodwin, Natalka Husar, Nancy Johnson, Gary Pearson, Leopold Plotek and Tony Scherman demonstrate the lasting legacies of Expressionism. https://www.vanartgallery.bc.ca/the_exhibitions/exhibit_livingbuildingthinking.html SPORTS FIFA World Cup 2018 - June 14 to July 15, 2018 Group F of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia contains Germany and Mexico, SWeden and the Korean Republic. The Germans, who are four-time world champions and current FIFA Confederations Cup holders are expected to top this group. Germany and Mexico met in the semi-final of the FIFA Conferations Cup Russia in June 2017. The Germans won 4 to 1. The 2018 Games will be June 17 Germany vs. Mexico in Moscow, June 23 Germany vs. Sweden in Sochi and finally June 27 with South Korea vs. Germany in Kazan. Germans World Cup History is winning 4 Championships, having 9 final appearances, 13 Semifinals and 18 first Stage appearances. The Coach, Joachim Low, has been serving since 2006, and before that worked as an assistant to Jurgen Klinsmann. The German star is midfileder Toni Kroos and the best goalie is Manuel Neuer http://www.fifa.com/worldcup/teams/team=43948/topstories.html ©Westcoast German News publishes Das Schwarze Brett 6 times a year

17 Classifieds Need an Auto Tech Continental Repairs M-F 8:30 am to 5:00 pm Pine & 4th. They work mostly on import cars and specialize in German makes. Send Resume to 1706 West 4th Avenue Vancouver, BC V6J 1M1 Call 604 732-6112 http://continentalrepairs.com/?page_id=42 La Brasserie is a small casual restaurant serving French and German Classics. We are seeking a Full/Part- Time Server with 2 years experience working in similar establishments. This position will require you to possess some knowledge of Beer and Wine and to make your own drinks. You must be available evenings and weekends, also availability for day brunch shifts would be an asset. Anybody interested please email a copy of your resume. 1091 Davie STreet Vancouver, BC V6E 1M5 Seeking RV Rental Agent Preferably have at least 1 year prior frontline customer service experience in food service, retail or tourism. Excellent working conditions and daytime working hours. Applicants must be energetic, enthusiastic, self-motivated, reliable, physically fit, team oriented, computer literate and possess a valid driver’s license. German language or Mandarin language are an asset. Location: Delta www.cruisecanada.com Porsche Centre Langley seeks Technician Seeking a full-time Licensed Technician to join us at Porsche Centre Langley. General maintenance and repairs primarily on Porsche, VW and Audi vehicles, Performing work as outlined on repair order with efficiency and accuracy, ensure all work performed is in accordance with dealership and factory standards. 6016 Collection Drive Langley, British Columbia V3A 0G2 Phone: 604.530.8911 ©Westcoast German News publishes Das Schwarze Brett 6 times a year