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Jeunes Artistes to perform at Festival du Bois!

2017-05-29T20:48:11-04:00 February 10th, 2016|

The top 10 finalists selected in our Jeunes Artistes competition will be invited to Vancouver to compete in the finals. They will receive a 2-day experience in Vancouver which will included workshops, activities and more. The top winners will be awarded select prizes. The Jeunes Artistes finals will be held in the Youth Zone at [...]

Where Are They Now? Où en sont-ils?

2017-05-29T20:48:11-04:00 February 3rd, 2016|

Have you ever wondered what happens to students who graduate from French language programs? How did learning French enrich their lives and Where Are They Now? To help answer these questions, we spent months searching, contacting, and interviewing over 400 graduates of French immersion, Core French and native Francophone programs in Western Canada. We're now [...]

Jeunes Artistes 2016 – Contest closes February 9th!

2017-05-29T20:48:11-04:00 January 19th, 2016|

The top 10 students selected for the provincial competition are invited for an all-expenses paid weekend in Vancouver where they will showcase their work and the compete for the top 3 People's Choice Awards! TEACHERS: You could WIN A TABLET for your classroom, simply by organizing Jeunes Artistes in your classroom! >> Register your class [...]

2015 Membership Drive winners

2017-05-29T20:48:11-04:00 January 6th, 2016|

CPF BC & Yukon’s Membership Drive ran from September 1st – October 31st, 2015. Names were drawn in December 2015, see below for the list of winners! Félicitations to the lucky winners and thank you to everyone who joined or renewed their memberships – remember 80% of each membership fee goes right back to local [...]

Victoria Day Family French Camp at Canoe Island

2017-05-29T20:48:11-04:00 January 6th, 2016|

Now that we are at the start of a new year, many families are starting to make plans for summer French camps. We will be updating our Camps page as soon as we receive 2016 details from the various French camps throughout the region. In the meanwhile, here is a pre-summer French camp offered in [...]

The polls are in! French language appreciation is growing in BC

2017-05-29T20:48:11-04:00 December 14th, 2015|

According to a Insights West poll commissioned by CPF BC & YK in association with La Fédération des francophones de la Colombie-Britannique, 70% of British Columbians support Canada's two official languages and 66% believe French is an integral part of Canadian identity -- up 10% over the past decade!   Read CBC Radio article Watch [...]

Joyeux Nöel from CPF BC & YK!

2017-05-29T20:48:11-04:00 December 11th, 2015|

We are working on a list of fun things to do, hear, watch and read in French over the holidays! Some great ideas for gifts too! Starting with this festive “coin-coin” (fortune teller) from French for the Future! Download here Video instructions Find more downloadable French resources in For French Immersion’s fantastic Christmas post. Christmas [...]

La Dictée P.G.L.

2017-05-29T20:48:11-04:00 December 4th, 2015|

WHAT IS LA DICTÉE P.G.L.? La Dictée P.G.L. is a unique and exciting educational project. It is also a fun competition that schools can participate in as well as an international spelling contest. La Grande finale internationale de La Dictée P.G.L. takes place in Montreal in May 2016, following regional events in the months beforehand. [...]

December 2015 Chapter Update: Chapter Happenings

2017-05-29T20:48:11-04:00 December 3rd, 2015|

Cranbrook/Fernie Chapter Each year, the Cranbrook/ Fernie Chapter of CPF enters a French Immersion float in the Cranbrook Christmas parade. This year’s event took place on November 30 and was a great success, the kids loved waving from the float with Bonhomme walking and waving alongside! The French Immersion float helps to keep [...]