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 [...]

October 2015 Chapter Update: Recent Chapter Happenings

October 5th, 2015|

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

Individual Chapter Website is currently down.

March 17th, 2014|

The individual chapter websites (in the format of[chapter_name]) are currently available. We are looking into the problems and will update with the latest. As of 5:10pm, the websites are now back up. Sorry for the inconvenience.

Bouquet de Merci Winner Pauline Mahoney

November 13th, 2013|

Pauline has been an outstanding member of CPF. She has served on the executive for the past 5 years, including 4 years of service as Treasurer and one year as President. Pauline has been elected as the President of our chapter for the next school year as well. When Pauline takes on a project, she [...]

Bouquet de Merci Winner Heidi Clarkson

November 13th, 2013|

EFI began in NW in 2003 with K and grade 1 classes at two schools. Heidi’s work truly began though in 2000-2001 when her daughter was still in preschool and CPF started lobbying SD40 for an EFI program (Adrian Dix was the director of CPF at that time). The hope was for EFI to begin [...]