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2015 AGM & Conference

December 4th, 2015|

November 13-15, 2015, Richmond, BC With delegates coming in from all across the BC & Yukon region, a great roster of workshops and speakers, as well as amazing special guests and legacy members present, our Annual Conference and AGM was impactful and an all ‘round success. Choosing between workshops such as Governance, Risk [...]

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 [...]