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December 2015 Chapter Update: Chapter Happenings

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 [...]

Christmas celebrations with a French flair!

December 2nd, 2015|

This month Francophone organizations throughout BC are hosting wonderful Christmas events with a joyous French flair, here are a few to check out! If your organization is hosting a similar festive event you would like to have added to these listings, we would love to hear about it! Please send details to digital@cpf.bc.ca. Merci! Le [...]

Resources for children following Paris attacks

November 30th, 2015|

Several resources were developed to help children in France and around the world understand and cope with the tragic events of November 13th in Paris. Here are links to a few of them:   • Bayard Jeunesse (links to materials for youth aged 5 to university level) http://www.bayard-jeunesse.com/Actualites/Attentats-de-Paris-des-documents-pour-aider-les-enfants-et-les-adolescents-a-comprendre English pamphlet: http://www.bayard-jeunesse.com/content/download/985087/28960217/version/1/file/The-terrorist-attacks-in-Paris-Astrapi.pdf • Le P'tit Libé [...]

French and bilingual contests and competitions

November 23rd, 2015|

Entering contests and competitions in French are great ways for students to express themselves en français, learn something new and have a chance at winning fantastic prizes! Here are a few recent contests that are being offered to students in BC & Yukon and across Canada, including our very own JEUNES ARTISTES creative arts competition! [...]

French-language film resources

November 18th, 2015|

Watching French movies at home is a fun way to enrich French studies in a relaxed environment! Here are some resources to help you find French films to watch with your kids on DVD or online: Check your library for selections from past chapter-hosted film festivals such as Le Coq de St Victor, [...]

BC – Quebec Exchange Program

November 10th, 2015|

Offered by British Columbia's Ministry of Education, the BC – Quebec Exchange Program enables BC students in grade 10 and 11 to spend 3 months living in Quebec. Students must apply in grade 9 or 10 to go on exchange the following year. In the fall of the exchange year, B.C. students and their families [...]

Junior Achievement | Jeunes Entreprises French programs

November 9th, 2015|

Did you know that the Junior Achievement organization offers free programs in French to students in Grades 5-12 in BC? Find out more below. Junior Achievement (JA) is the world’s largest not-for-profit organization dedicated to educating young people about business. We partner with educators, donors and volunteers to bring a real world experience [...]

November 2015 Chapter Update: Recent Chapter Happenings

November 4th, 2015|

Here are few exciting events that recently took place in CPF chapters in BC/Yukon, and were featured in November 2015’s Chapter Update. […]

Jeunes Artistes – Competition Begins!

November 4th, 2015|

Canadian Parents for French BC & Yukon is inviting you to join JEUNES ARTISTES Jeunes Artistes is an Open Format Bilingual Creative Arts Competition where students from grade 10 to 12* will create a short video – up to 5 minutes – to showcase our official languages. SHOW ME YOUR PASSION | 2015 - 2016 [...]

Fall 2015 Membership Drive ends October 31st

October 26th, 2015|

Join or renew soon for a chance to win wonderful prizes! And do it before October 31st because during our membership drive you can win wonderful prizes! Remember 80% of your membership fee goes right back to your local chapter. That means more fun events in schools, more resources for parents, teachers and students, and [...]