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French for Parents classes – Winter session 2018

2018-01-02T16:10:04-05:00 January 2nd, 2018|

French for Parents is an opportunity to improve your French with other adults. This course is suited to beginner and intermediate students who want to become more comfortable using French, and have a better grasp on the basic rules of the language. Each week the instructor uses a thematic approach in order to cover a [...]


2017-12-14T23:36:25-05:00 December 14th, 2017|

Concours d’art oratoire is Canada’s largest annual French-language public speaking competition involving over a 100,000 students across Canada every year, and thousands of dollars worth of prizes. The aims of this public speaking contest are to stimulate the interest of students learning French, to improve their oral skills, and to give them experience speaking in [...]

December is French Movies Month!

2017-11-27T19:25:01-05:00 November 27th, 2017|

Each year, CPF Nova Scotia offers French movies for schools groups in December and March.  This year, CPF Nova Scotia will present La guerre des tuques in Halifax, Darmouth, New Minas and Yarmouth.  For dates and locations, check out our events calendar! For information on booking your school or class, contact us at the branch [...]

CPF Nova Scotia’s 40th Anniversary!

2017-10-18T16:37:21-04:00 October 18th, 2017|

View our 40th Anniversary booklet, pamphlet and congratulatory messages from our supporters. Geoff Regan, MP Halifax West As we mark 150 years since Confederation, we can celebrate our nation’s spirit of respect and cooperation. English and French are enshrined in law as Canada’s two official languages. However, Canadian Parents for French has recognized that linguistic [...]

Canadian Parents for French, Nova Scotia Celebrates its 40th Anniversary!

2017-10-04T18:17:17-04:00 October 4th, 2017|

  On September 30, CPF Nova Scotia celebrated its 40th Anniversary with a “French Toast”.  CPF Nova Scotia recognized the outstanding achievement of Greta Murtagh with the 2017 Nova Scotia Champion award. In 2017, Canadian Parents for French celebrates its Fortieth Anniversary. CPF Nova Scotia held a French second language awareness breakfast to celebrate their [...]

French Immersion Teacher Combines Languages and Technology for a Winning Combination

2017-10-04T15:44:46-04:00 October 4th, 2017|

STRAIT REGIONAL SCHOOL BOARD TEACHER WINS FRENCH SECOND LANGUAGE EDUCATOR OF THE YEAR AWARD 2017 Canadian Parents for French, Nova Scotia was delighted to honour Catharine MacDonald at their 40th Anniversary celebration on September 30. Mme MacDonald is a French immersion teacher at Saint Andrew Junior School in the SRSB. The CPF Nova Scotia French [...]

CPF Nova Scotia is hiring a Chapter Outreach Officer!

2017-09-12T18:25:38-04:00 September 12th, 2017|

Are you, or someone you know, passionate about grassroots engagement, French language education, and creating positive social change? Canadian Parents for Nova Scotia Branch is hiring a Chapter Outreach Officer. Canadian Parents for French Nova Scotia Branch is a non-profit organization promoting French-language educational and cultural opportunities for youth. CPF believes in a bilingual Canada [...]

CPF Nova Scotia Annual General Meeting – September 30, 2017

2017-08-14T16:01:15-04:00 August 14th, 2017|

Our 2017 Annual General Meeting will take place 12 pm at the Westin Hotel, Halifax on September 30.   The AGM is open to the general public.  Only CPF members in good standing are eligible to vote.  At the Annual General Meeting our new 2017 Branch bylaws will be voted upon.  Please take the time to [...]

Nova Scotia Students Participate in National French Public Speaking Contest

2017-08-14T14:47:24-04:00 August 14th, 2017|

Grade 11 Student at Halifax West High School Wins Scholarship to University of Ottawa Canadian Parents for French, Nova Scotia would like to congratulate the Nova Scotian students at the 15th edition of the Canadian Parents for French National Concours d’art oratoire, which was held in Gatineau on June 3, 2017. Anna Gaudet won second [...]

French for Parents/Adult classes Fall 2017

2017-08-22T16:00:26-04:00 July 18th, 2017|

Join us for an opportunity to improve your French with other adults. This course is suited to beginner and intermediate students who want to become more comfortable using French, and have a better grasp on the basic rules of the language.  French classes are a great way to refresh your French to help your child [...]