Message from the OSA

News for all young Swiss abroad From Monday 10 to Sunday 16 August 2015, the youth service of the OSA is organising a seminar to accompany the congress in Geneva. The topic of the seminar is “Educating citizens: the guarantee of a living democracy”. We will discuss the issue and actively examine the question: “How…

2015 AGM of the SSV

Dear Members of the Swiss Society of Vancouver In the name of the Board of Director’s, we would like to extend this invitation to all members for the Society’s 2015 Annual General Meeting (AGM). When: Monday, March 16 at 7 pm Where: Edmonds Community Centre, 7433 Edmonds Street, Burnaby Some refreshments will be served. Please…

2015 AGM of the Outdoors Club

January 28, 2015 at 7 pm Location: Edmonds Community Center 7433, Edmonds Street, BURNABY, BC. Underground parking entrance is off of Fulton Ave or Humphries Ave, take elevator to 2nd floor. See map: Map Edmonds Community Center Burnaby   We will review the year 2014 and propose activities for 2015/16. Refreshments: Coffee, tea and Nussgipfels…

Waldweihnacht 2014 coming up

The “Waldweihnacht” is a fun and popular family event close to the year end to celebrate the Christmas season. The event is happening on14 December 2014 this year, for a detailed program and photos from last year’s events, follow this link here.

VSS Mailing Address Change

Please note that the mailing address of the Vancouver Swiss Society has changed. The new address to submit membership forms or other mail correspondence is the following:   Swiss Society of Vancouver PO Box 32021 Walnut Grove Langley, BC V1M 2M3

Swiss Herald – November/December issue now online

Thank you very much to editor Christina Lips for the great work! If you would like to contribute to the next Herald with a story, announcement or article, please send an email to Christina at Please visit to download your copy, or click here.

Jass Tournament

Jassen aus Freude am Spielen Sunday, 2 November 2014 The Swiss Canadian Mountain Range Association and the Swiss Outdoors Club invite everyone to a Jass-Tournament  Sunday, 2 November at the SCMRA Chalet in Coquitlam. Sign-in is at 12:00pm and the games begin at 1:00pm sharp. Donations for prices are welcome.  Costs are first round Handjass $5 and second round…