Advocacy is an involved process that, for CPF, includes organizing around a specific issue, building community support to influence decision makers, and advocating for FSL programs and for our children’s education.

Our research-based advocacy gives a voice to the thousands of Canadians nationwide who want greater linguistic opportunities for their children with every passing generation; and as successful advocates, we have informed and influenced decision-makers at every jurisdictional level, from the school board to the Canadian Cabinet.

  • Advocacy Documents

    Continually updated in order to provide you with the most current resources possible.

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  • Federal Election 2015

    As the 2015 Canadian Federal Election gears up, Canadian Parents for French is working to provide our members with resources to help them speak with their respective candidates. Canadian Parents for French encourages its members to meet electoral candidates and ask about their party's position…

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  • Parliamentary Committee Appearances

    Transcripts and briefs from CPF's appearances before Parliamentary committees

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  • CPF Advocacy Toolkit for Parent Advocates

    The Toolkit will be an evolving resource - coming soon!

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  • Key Principles of Advocacy

    These 10 key guidelines form the foundation for successful advocacy, and are the building blocks of a successful national advocacy body.

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  • Stakeholder Reports

    Canadian Parents for French (CPF) held a national forum for French-second-langue (FSL) stakeholders on Wednesday, April 21st, 2004 in Ottawa. This forum provided an opportunity for national FSL stakeholders to review recommendations from a series of provincial and territorial FSL consultations that were made possible by the Department of Intergovernmental Affairs, in co-operation with Canadian Parents for French (CPF). Two panels of experts discussed the provincial and territorial recommendations…

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See also:

Research-Based Advocacy Resources (2007)