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French Teacher Education and Language Development Opportunities

2017-05-29T20:48:06-04:00 March 21st, 2017|

Although CPF is a parent organization, teachers and educators are essential to CPF. Whether it is teachers and principals hosting CPF events in a school setting or parents and teachers uniting to promote and advocate for FSL issues, teachers are undeniably an important demographic in providing accessible quality FSL education for students across Canada. We have put [...]

French Immersion Celebration Week 2017

2017-05-29T20:48:06-04:00 January 28th, 2017|

French Immersion Celebration Week 2017 Once again in 2017, to celebrate our volunteers and the successes of French Immersion in BC & Yukon, Canadian Parents for French BC & Yukon is pleased to announce that the week of January 30 - February 5, 2017, will officially be recognized as French Immersion Celebration Week by both [...]

Volunteer Memories

2017-05-29T20:48:06-04:00 September 20th, 2016|

Seeing as CPF BC & Yukon will soon be celebrating our 40th anniversary (2017), and French Immersion recently celebrated its 50 years this year, we wanted to catch up with some volunteers who have seen this organization, and the programs for which we advocate, grow despite obstacles and opposition. Learn about some of their stories here!

Bilingual summer job opportunities

2017-05-29T20:48:06-04:00 April 27th, 2016|

Obtaining a bilingual summer job is a great way for FSL students to use their French in practical situations, gain valuable work experience for their CVs, and earn money at the same time! If you are an employer seeking to hire French-speaking students this summer please send your job posting to digital@cpf.bc.ca and we will [...]

Chantons en français! Let’s sing in French!

2017-07-05T13:13:44-04:00 March 19th, 2016|

Researchers have shown that singing songs in a second language makes language learning easier, plus it's a lot of fun! With that in mind, we've put together a collection of musical resources...including two of our Where Are They Now project participants! Maryse Bernard Before the finalists of CPF BC&YK's Jeunes Artistes’ 2016 bilingual performing arts [...]

Spring Break Activities & Camps

2017-05-29T20:48:06-04:00 March 4th, 2016|

Looking for things for fun things for your kids to do in French during la relâche scolaire? At home | Chez vous : DIGITAL MEDIA Interactive ways to have fun learning and practicing French online! IDÉLLO La Francomobile Francolab Ça bouge au Canada Les légendes de chez nous Zone Jeunesse BrainPop Les Jeux de Lulu [...]

Student Contests – Spring 2016

2017-05-29T20:48:06-04:00 March 4th, 2016|

Fun ways to practice your French this Spring and learn about new things! Great prizes, too! Écris-moi sans fautes ! Affiche Ta Franco! Arts & récits autochtones Prix d’histoire du gouvernement du Canada Défi de la fête du Canada Défi de la citoyenneté Concours Oniva : Mon coin d’pays Concours d’histoire illustrée pour les enfants [...]

Jeunes Artistes to perform at Festival du Bois!

2017-05-29T20:48:11-04:00 February 10th, 2016|

The top 10 finalists selected in our Jeunes Artistes competition will be invited to Vancouver to compete in the finals. They will receive a 2-day experience in Vancouver which will included workshops, activities and more. The top winners will be awarded select prizes. The Jeunes Artistes finals will be held in the Youth Zone at [...]