The Sweden House Society (SHS) is the hub of the Swedish community in the Lower Mainland. To the many Swedes living in and around Vancouver, the SHS and the many different organizations that belong to the Sweden House Society is their connection to maintaining Swedish traditions, making lifelong Swedish friends and keeping up with their roots. Celebrating many events and traditions throughout the year, the SHS is the place for you to get your Swede on!
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To take part in the Swedish community in British Columbia all you have to do is become a member of any one of the Swedish member organisations that belong to SHS.
POSTED: Saturday, June 6th, 2015
The Sweden House Society (SHS) is pleased to announce the recipients of the SHS scholarships of 2015!.
The 2015 recipient of the Karl Ståhl Scholarship is Ms. Lauren Dobishok, who is graduating grade 12 of Maple Ridge Secondary today. Ms, Dobishok was chosen as the most distinguished applicant due to her very strong application and grades. She also impressed with …
POSTED: Tuesday, March 24th, 2015
The international organisation “Swedes Worldwide” (SVIV) is the official representative of expat Swedes. It conducts advocacy and lobbying through contacts with parliamentary parties, authorities, organizations, media and other influencers. SVIV monitors your interests and issues, such as the passport processing, citizenship, taxation, voting, etc.
Currently, SVIV is undertaking a large survey of the ca 550,000 expat Swedes around the world. …
POSTED: Wednesday, March 18th, 2015
The Sweden House Society of the Scandinavian Community Centre (SCCS) in Burnarby had its annual general meeting on March 17th, 2015. As usual, the AGM included nominating and voting in a new board. The acting chair Lena Normén-Younger and vice chair Anna-Carin Törnqvist stepped down. Carina Spencer was voted in as the new SHS chair, with Yvonne Spence as the …
POSTED: Tuesday, March 17th, 2015
SHS is proud to announce two new scholarships:
The SHS Trade Award. The purpose of this scholarship is to assist a British Columbia apprentice with the cost of his/her apprenticeship in of the following industries: construction, transportation, mechanical or electrical. Value: $1,000 CDN. Deadline April 30, 2015.
The SHS Culinary Award. The purpose of this scholarship is to assist a…
POSTED: Wednesday, December 18th, 2013
Date: Friday, September 26, 2014
Time: 7pm to 1am
Location: Scandinavian Community Centre
Cost: $50.00, presale $45 by sending in cheque to SWEA, c/o Lena Normen-Younger, 105‑2025 West Broadway, Vancouver BC V6J 1Z6 or sendind an electronic transfer with interac to firstname.lastname@example.org. Last date to get the lower price of $45 is September 20, 2014 (cheque must have been posted …
POSTED: Tuesday, December 17th, 2013
Vancouver, BC – May 28, 2014
The Sweden House Society (SHS) is pleased to announce the 2014 recipients of the Karl Ståhl Scholarship, Mr. Sebastian Gitt & Ms. Hanna McFarlane.
Mr. Gitt is currently finishing his high school studies at Seycove Secondary School in North Vancouver. In 2013, he was awarded an Outstanding Scholar Award at his school by having …