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Bilingual Post-Secondary Students – Come Work For CPF BC & YK This Summer!

March 27th, 2014|

Canadian Parents for French BC & Yukon is looking to hire two bilingual post-secondary students this summer! If you, or someone you know, meets the criteria please apply by Thursday, April 17th, 2014. Our office culture is youthful, positive, and hard working. The successful applicants will work out of our Vancouver office located within La [...]

Concours FINAL Competition Schedule Posted

March 19th, 2014|

The 2014 Provincial Concours d'art oratoire FINAL comeptition schedule is now posted To be directed to our Concours page click here for the schedule and information. Don't forget to read our FAQ document. Concours contact: Heather Bartlett: projects@cpf.bc.ca Thank you!

B.C. celebrates Journee de la francophonie with new online mapping tool

March 17th, 2014|

VICTORIA - Today, Parliamentary Secretary to the Premier Norm Letnick and Minister of Jobs, Tourism and Skills Training Shirley Bond celebrated the 12th annual B.C. Francophonie Day with francophone and francophile representatives at the B.C. Parliament Buildings. In honour of this special occasion, the provincial government has launched a new online mapping tool that will [...]

O Canada Tour

November 27th, 2013|

CLICK HERE for the O Canada! page.

Encounters with Canada Program 2013 -14

October 17th, 2013|

This annual one-week program of Canadian studies is held at the Terry Fox Canadian Youth Centre, in Ottawa. The period of the program extends from early Autumn to late Spring and is intended for youth, aged 14-17. The program is divided into two parts: The first part of the week focuses on Canadian institutions and [...]

French Second Language Programs in British Columbia & Yukon: Trends, Challenges, and Best Practices

August 8th, 2013|

Canadian Parents for French BC & Yukon has collected information about French second language programs in school districts across the province to better support its advocacy efforts. Through an analysis of enrolment and attrition trends, supplemented by a survey of district language coordinators, CPF BC & Yukon is able to offer some insight into the [...]

La Joie de Lire (the joy of reading)

July 31st, 2013|

La Joie de Lire (the joy of reading) is both the title and the purpose of the programs in French at the Vancouver Writers Fest. Three authors—David Baudemont, Rhéa Dufresne, André Jacob, and one actor--Géronimo Stllton—will present themselves and their work and speak with students about their books and about writing, in five different events. [...]

April 9th, 2013|

2013 State of French Second Language Education In BC & A Roadmap Moving Forward French second language (FSL) education has been a phenomenal success story here in Canada's most western province and territory. French immersion enrolment, for example, has been increasing for 14 consecutive years. Moreover, according to the most recent Federal census 290,000 British [...]

Crêpes Breakfast for French Immersion in Tofino a Success!

January 24th, 2013|

TOFINO, BC: December 2, 2012 – Parents and their children pose for a group photo during the Crêpes Breakfast for French Immersion hosted by CPF Pacific Rim at the Tofino Community Hall on Sunday. Approximately 100 people attended the fun event! (Photo by Sean White) Thank you to everyone who participated in our CPF Pacific [...]

Advocacy Tool-kit

January 24th, 2013|

We are getting lots of inquiries from all across BC about how to advocate for new programming, advocate to protect or strengthen existing programming and how to create community awareness. Check out the advocacy toolkit online to read articles about how to address your areas specific needs. Don't see your community's challenges listed in the [...]