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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 [...]

Christmas celebrations with a French flair!

2017-05-29T20:48:11-04:00 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

2017-05-29T20:48:11-04:00 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

2017-05-29T20:48:11-04:00 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! [...]