Who We Are: YEG’s German Community


This week on my CBC Radio Active column, I talk with Arnim Joop about the history of the German community in Edmonton – and what it’s like today. We had a great chat at the new Mill Woods Edmonton Public Library location, where there was a lineup out the door at opening time! Luckily we snagged one of the quiet rooms for our short chat. Arnim even gave me a couple of copies of the newspapers he publishes, which you can grab at various points around the city for free as well.

You can hear our conversation tomorrow, Wednesday, July 28 at approximately 4:40pm MST. Then it’ll be uploaded to their SoundCloud channel!

Here are a few links you might find interesting on the topic:


2 thoughts on “Who We Are: YEG’s German Community

  1. During a visit to the island, Joni discovered there was no feasible option for youth who wanted a high school education. Committed to making education more accessible, she started the school in partnership with the community and for the preservation of the natural environment. The school aims to foster the academic, physical and spiritual growth of students and is changing the way education is perceived in Belize.

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