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Fun French summer resources

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

Every summer, students look forward to taking a break from schoolwork...but there are many ways for your child to keep up their French over the summer in fun, less structured ways, here are some ideas! FRENCH CAMPS French summer camps offer opportunities for children to practice their French while engaging in all kinds of exciting [...]

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!

2017-05-29T20:48:06-04:00 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’ bilingual performing arts competition [...]

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 [...]

Where Are They Now? Où en sont-ils?

2017-05-29T20:48:11-04:00 February 3rd, 2016|

Have you ever wondered what happens to students who graduate from French language programs? How did learning French enrich their lives and Where Are They Now? To help answer these questions, we spent months searching, contacting, and interviewing over 400 graduates of French immersion, Core French and native Francophone programs in Western Canada. We're now [...]

Jeunes Artistes 2016 – Contest closes February 9th!

2017-05-29T20:48:11-04:00 January 19th, 2016|

The top 10 students selected for the provincial competition are invited for an all-expenses paid weekend in Vancouver where they will showcase their work and the compete for the top 3 People's Choice Awards! TEACHERS: You could WIN A TABLET for your classroom, simply by organizing Jeunes Artistes in your classroom! >> Register your class [...]

2015 Membership Drive winners

2017-05-29T20:48:11-04:00 January 6th, 2016|

CPF BC & Yukon’s Membership Drive ran from September 1st – October 31st, 2015. Names were drawn in December 2015, see below for the list of winners! Félicitations to the lucky winners and thank you to everyone who joined or renewed their memberships – remember 80% of each membership fee goes right back to local [...]

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 [...]