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What is CPF?

Four decades of advocacy and counting!

Canadian Parents for French was founded in 1977 in Ottawa by parents who wanted to ensure that children would have the opportunity to become bilingual in the Canadian school system. CPF is celebrating its 40th anniversary in 2017, and French Immersion celebrated its 50 years in 2016!

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French Teacher Education and Language Development Opportunities

Resources for Educators

Interested in becoming an in-demand French-language teacher? Here’s a comprehensive list of resources, programs, and opportunities for educators, or people wishing to become more bilingual while working in an educational context.

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The State of French Second Language Education in Canada

CPF National unveils the 2017 Edition!

Back by popular demand, this edition of the report provides an opportunity to update readers by conducting an extensive review of current French as a Second Language (FSL) education literature with a focus on FSL students.

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Help support FSL students across Canada and in your community.

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Joyeux Nöel from CPF BC & YK!

Here are some fun things to do, hear, watch and read in French over the holidays with your kids! Crafts, films, books, games and more!

Announcing the 2017 Membership Drive prize winners!

Membership Drive Prize Draw Drum roll please... Roulement de tambour s.v.p.! Executive Director Glyn Lewis and Outreach Coordinator Rowan Burdge have drawn the names for our 2017 Membership Drive prizes, see video below! Félicitations to all of the lucky winners... click on button to see full [...]

C’est l’Halloween!

Here are some fun French Halloween links for fantômes et lutins of all ages! And we hope you enjoy the photos of a frightfully beautiful Ville de Québec all dressed up for Halloween! […]

French courses for parents

Here are some resources to help you find French courses of all levels offered throughout BC & Yukon! Looking to learn French along with your children or build on existing language proficiencies? Organizations all over British Columbia and the Yukon offer courses of all levels — have a look at [...]


CPF BC-YK on Twitter

Registration for the popular @BCFrenchCamp opens this Sunday Jan 21st! Make sure to have your @CPFNational membership in place, it is mandatory to attend this one-of-a-kind family camp that is held in 3 beautiful locations throughout BC: bcffc.com/cpfmembership/ pic.twitter.com/Os1O4XcHKY

About 3 hours ago from CPF BC & Yukon's Twitter via Twitter Web Client

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