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Book Launch – Elke Porter

February 9 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Book Launch Invite

Vancouver, BC (dated Monday, January 29, 2024) – On Friday, January 26th, 2024, a significant achievement unfolded with the release of the highly awaited Book #2 in the “75 German-Speaking Influential People in Western Canada” series on Amazon. This release is particularly noteworthy as it coincides with Australia Day and carries a special significance, aligning with the birthday of the creator’s father.

A virtual book launch is scheduled for Friday, February 29, 2024, at 7 pm on Zoom. RSVP at admin@westcoastgermannews.com if you plan to attend. Attendees will have the opportunity to introduce themselves and share their connection with the author or the book.


Following the successful launch of Book #1 in 2020, the eagerly anticipated sequel delves deeper into the stories and contributions of influential individuals with German-speaking backgrounds who have left a lasting impact on Western Canada. The series illuminates their remarkable journeys, accomplishments, and the cultural richness they have brought to the region.

The release of Book #2 signifies a continued dedication to preserving and celebrating the diverse cultural landscape of Western Canada. Each profile in the book provides a glimpse into the lives of individuals who have not only excelled in their respective fields but have also significantly contributed to the vibrant and multicultural tapestry of the region.

The author expresses gratitude to the readership for their ongoing support and enthusiasm for the series. Elke Porter commented, “This project has been a labor of love, and I am thrilled to share the inspiring stories of these influential individuals with the world. Their journeys are a testament to the rich cultural mosaic that shapes Western Canada.”

Book #2 is now available on Amazon. Readers are invited to explore the lives of these remarkable individuals, gaining insights into the diverse and dynamic history of German-speaking communities in Western Canada.

For media inquiries, interviews, or review copies, please contact:

Elke Porter

Westcoast German News: admin@westcoastgermannews.com or 604 828 8788

About the Author:

Elke Porter, a dedicated blogger and researcher based in Vancouver, is fervently committed to preserving and disseminating the often-overlooked narratives of influential figures in Western Canada. Her passion for storytelling is evident in the “75 German-Speaking Influential People in Western Canada” series, which serves as a heartfelt tribute to the region’s diverse and vibrant cultural heritage.


February 9
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Elke Porter
604 828 8788
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