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French Summer Camps 2017

February 9th, 2017|

Canadian Parents for French – Nova Scotia has an exciting summer camp season for 2017.   There are week-long overnight camps available that cover a range of French levels and activities. All camps provide a great opportunity for kids to learn and reinforce language skills over the summer. Imagine having all the fun of summer camp [...]

Concours d’art oratoire 2017

January 25th, 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 public. [...]

French Immersion – The Benefits of Bilingualism

January 13th, 2017|

Give your child the advantages that come with being bilingual. Enrol your child in French Immersion. Why not offer your child the advantages of Canada's world-renowned French Immersion programs? The advantages go beyond learning both of Canada's official languages. Being bilingual opens doors and produces excellent students and creative thinkers. Being bilingual is a choice [...]

Starting January 31, French for Parents class in Bedford

January 9th, 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 be more comfortable using French, and have a better grasp on the basic rules of the language. Each week uses a thematic approach in order to cover a range of important [...]

New Resource for Parents of Students with Special Education Needs in French Second Language

December 7th, 2016|

This guide has been developed as a way to help reassure parents that support is available so that all children can be successful in French as a Second Language. Here you will find information to support a positive experience in FSL programs, for both parent and child.  Much thanks to the Nipissing-Parry Sound Catholic School [...]

Memorandum of Understanding signed between Université Sainte-Anne and CPF Nova Scotia

December 7th, 2016|

Canadian Parents for French will celebrate it's fortieth anniversary in 2017. CPF Nova Scotia held a gala celebrating the launch into their fortieth year at the Paul O'Regan Hall in the Halifax Central Library on October 7, 2016.  The event began with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding with Université Sainte-Anne. Allister Surette, Rector [...]

Recognizing the Achievement of the Founding Director of CPF Nova Scotia

December 7th, 2016|

Canadian Parents for French, Nova Scotia recognized the outstanding achievement of the founding Director of CPF Nova Scotia, Patricia Holland. Mrs. Holland was presented with the first Nova Scotia Champion award. Canadian Parents for French was founded in 1977 by a group of like-minded parents who were concerned about their children learning French. Patricia Holland [...]

ANNAPOLIS VALLEY TEACHER COMBINES FRENCH SECOND LANGUAGE AND SOCIAL CHANGE

October 26th, 2016|

Canadian Parents for French, Nova Scotia was delighted to honour Freda Larade at the launch of their 40th Anniversary on October 7. Mme Larade is a French Second Language teacher at Evangeline Middle School in the AVRSB. Canadian Parents for French Nouvelle-Ecossse est ravi de faire honneur à Freda Larade au lancement de leur quarentieme [...]

CPF Nova Scotia Annual General Meeting, October 8 2016

September 22nd, 2016|

Canadian Parents for French, Nova Scotia will be holding its 39th Annual General Meeting on October 8 at the Halifax Central Library, room 301. Delegates, invited guests, stakeholders and partners from across the province will take this opportunity to meet, share and learn in pursuit of our goal to promote French as a second language [...]

Launching our Fortieth Anniversary Celebration!

September 22nd, 2016|

Canadian Parents for French, Nova Scotia will be launching the celebration of our Fortieth Anniversary on October 7, 2016.At the launch the presentation of the French Second Language Educator of the Year Award will take place. Canadian Parents for French, Nova Scotia will also honour a special recipient with the 2016 Champion Award for their dedicated [...]