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Keeping in Touch with CPF Friends

CPF Friends Newsletter/ "Our Story" The CPF Friends Newsletter was initiated several years ago by former CPF President Pat Brehaut (1990-93). It is a contact list of national Board members and a few others who were involved at the national level from 1977 to about 2000. Each year through this e-newsletter, they are given the [...]

2017-05-30T01:48:32-04:00September 29th, 2015|

C’mon Macleans, Forty years later – Time to let go of out-dated notions!

On March 22, 2015 Maclean’s magazine published an article entitled “Just say ‘non’: The problem with French immersion” calling into question the effectiveness of the program in schools across the country. While some of what was addressed in the article incorporated several pockets of truth – like lack of access – we do not feel [...]

2017-05-30T01:48:32-04:00April 13th, 2015|

Call for Nominations to the CPF National Board Now Open

Are you committed to strengthening French second language opportunities for youth in Canada? Canadian Parents for French is announcing a call for nominations to its National Board and we want you to join in on the action! The National Board of Canadian Parents for French is responsible for the governance and strategic direction of a [...]

2017-05-30T01:48:32-04:00April 2nd, 2015|

Nicole Thibault Selected as Canadian Parents for French’s New National Executive Director

OTTAWA - Canadian Parents for French (CPF) is pleased to announce the selection of a new National Executive Director. CPF congratulates Nicole Thibault on her appointment. Effective December 1, 2014, Ms. Thibault will be leading the Ottawa-based National staff under the stewardship of the CPF National Board of Directors. Ms. Thibault brings over 20 years [...]

2017-05-30T01:48:32-04:00October 31st, 2014|

CPF National Concours in the “Birthplace of Confederation”

For Immediate Release Ottawa, May 14, 2014 – On Saturday May 24, Canadian Parents for French (CPF) is hosting its annual public speaking competition, CPF National Concours d’art oratoire 2014, in the “Birthplace of Confederation” Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island. The grand prize for the first place winners will have the opportunity to receive scholarships from [...]

2017-05-30T01:48:32-04:00May 14th, 2014|


The Concours d’art oratoire is a public speaking contest organized by Canadian Parents for French for secondary students in French programs across Canada. Every spring, an estimated 80,000 students take part in this annual competition. The provincial finals took place on May 3 at the Best Western Laval in Laval, Québec. CPF was pleased to [...]

2014-05-08T20:17:31-04:00May 8th, 2014|


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