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 [...]

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) English pamphlet: • 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! [...]

French-language film resources

2018-01-11T11:44:04-05:00 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, Louis [...]

Junior Achievement | Jeunes Entreprises French programs

2017-05-29T20:48:12-04:00 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 [...]

Jeunes Artistes – Competition Begins!

2017-05-29T20:48:12-04:00 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 [...]

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