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Jeunes Artistes to perform at Festival du Bois!

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?

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!

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

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

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!

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.

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. [...]

2015 AGM & Conference

December 4th, 2015|

November 13-15, 2015, Richmond, BC With delegates coming in from all across the BC & Yukon region, a great roster of workshops and speakers, as well as amazing special guests and legacy members present, our Annual Conference and AGM was impactful and an all ‘round success. Choosing between workshops such as Governance, Risk [...]

Christmas celebrations with a French flair!

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 [email protected] Merci! Le [...]

Resources for children following Paris attacks

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 [...]