What is CPF?

Four decades of advocacy and counting!

CPF was founded in 1977 by parents who wanted to ensure that children would have the opportunity to become bilingual in the Canadian school system. CPF BC & Yukon will be celebrating its 40th anniversary (2017), and French Immersion recently celebrated its 50 years in 2016!

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French Teacher Education and Language Development Opportunities

Resources for Educators

A comprehensive list of resources, programs, and opportunities for educators, or people wishing to become more bilingual while working in an educational context.

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Concours d’art oratoire 2017

Preparations for Concours 2017 are underway!

Teachers and parents have been organizing Concours d’art for over 30 years, and for many students, it’s now part of the curriculum – a fun and effective way to get students excited about using French inside and outside the classroom!

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Letter to Canadian Heritage Minister Mélanie Joly re French Teacher Shortage

  March 28, 2017 The Honourable Mélanie Joly, P.C., M.P. Minister of Canadian Heritage House of Commons Ottawa, Ontario Open Letter re: French Teacher Shortage Dear Minister, On behalf of Canadian Parents for French BC & YK, I would like to take this opportunity to share with you an update [...]

French Teacher Education and Language Development Opportunities

Although CPF is a parent organization, teachers and educators are essential to CPF. Whether it is teachers and principals hosting CPF events in a school setting or parents and teachers uniting to promote and advocate for FSL issues, teachers are undeniably an important demographic in providing accessible quality FSL education for [...]

French Immersion Celebration Week 2017

French Immersion Celebration Week 2017 Once again in 2017, to celebrate our volunteers and the successes of French Immersion in BC & Yukon, Canadian Parents for French BC & Yukon is pleased to announce that the week of January 30 - February 5, 2017, will officially be recognized as French [...]

C’est l’Halloween!

Here are some fun French Halloween links for young fantômes et lutins! And we hope you enjoy the photos la ville de Québec beautifully (and scarily!) dressed up for Halloween!   […]


CPF BC-YK on Twitter

Graduating #FSL teachers in BC/Yukon: apply for CPF BC & Yukon Teacher Award 2017 before May 15! createsend.com/t/j-A9E3BB9580…

About 5 days ago from CPF BC & Yukon's Twitter via Twitter Web Client