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Canadian Parents for French Recognizes the Financial Support of the Government of Canada

OTTAWA, ON - Canadian Parents for French, National would like to acknowledge the Department of Canadian Heritage for its supplementary contribution in the amount of $332,000 to help our organization carry out its core program activities. The funding will be allocated over two government fiscal years 2018-2020. These new investments were announced as part of [...]

2018-10-03T13:40:14-04:00 October 3rd, 2018|

On September 28, 2017, the Canadian Association of Second Language Teachers announced the recipients of the Robert Roy Award and the Honorary Lifetime Member Award.

On September 28, 2017, the Canadian Association of Second Language Teachers announced the recipients of the Robert Roy Award and the Honorary Lifetime Member Award. The Robert Roy Award was received by Dr. Wendy Carr, Vice President of the National Board of Directors at Canadian Parents for French. The Robert Roy Award, named in memory [...]

2018-10-02T10:28:29-04:00 October 2nd, 2018|

Canadian Parents for French welcomes the Action Plan for Official Languages: Investing in Our Future.

OTTAWA – Today the federal government revealed Investing in Our Future 2018-23 Action Plan for Official Languages.  Canadian Parents for French is ecstatic with the investment of $499 million ($2.7 billion over 5 years) into Canada’s Official Languages, the largest investment in official languages in our country’s history. During the launch, the government representative expressed an openness [...]

2018-09-24T09:00:41-04:00 March 28th, 2018|

Canadian Parents for French welcomes the Federal Government’s support to Official Languages in Canada.

OTTAWA, ON – Canadian Parents for French welcomes the Federal Government’s support to Official Languages in Canada. On February 27, 2018, the Federal Budget outlined plans to provide $400 million in new funding over the next five years starting in 2018-19, with an additional $88.4 million per year ongoing, in support of the Action Plan [...]

2018-09-24T08:59:39-04:00 March 1st, 2018|

French immersion a success that should be celebrated

The real equity problem with French immersion is the reluctance of too many school boards to make it available to ALL students, especially in under-serviced neighbourhoods. By MARY CRUDEN Wed., Nov. 15, 2017 via The Toronto Star  In his opinion piece in The Star last week, Sachin Maharaj derides what he calls “the spell of French immersion.” He’s [...]

2017-11-16T17:29:03-05:00 November 16th, 2017|

CPF Celebrates Culmination of its 40 Year Anniversary

On October 15, 2017 Canadian Parents for French celebrated the culmination of CPF's 40th Anniversary in Gatineau, Quebec following the successful close of its 41st AGM. CPF Branches commemorated the occasion throughout the year by putting together their own festivities – a slideshow presentation with pictures from across the country was shared with those in [...]

2017-10-19T13:37:33-04:00 October 19th, 2017|

Canadian Parents for French Introduces 2017 State of FSL Education in Canada Report

Ottawa, ON – On Friday, October 13th Canadian Parents for French introduced the 2017 issue of its widely popular research series The State of French Second Language Education in Canada report in Gatineau, QC. The recently-revived report, which examines current French as a second language (FSL) research findings, focuses on FSL students’ experience, proficiency and [...]

2017-10-19T11:07:52-04:00 October 19th, 2017|

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