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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 [...]

French Summer Camps! June Update!

2017-06-20T19:13:47-04:00 June 20th, 2017|

As school draws to a close, parents are still exploring options for French opportunities this summer.  We have a fun and exciting summer ahead! Our camp staff from Universite Sainte-Anne is already on the road with our first two overnight camps organized by chapters in Cape Breton.  Students from CPF Port Hawkesbury are enjoying a week at the Gaelic [...]

Metro Care and Share Society scholarship to Université Sainte-Anne

2017-05-30T04:54:40-04:00 May 17th, 2017|

Canadian Parents for French, Nova Scotia and Université Sainte-Anne are collaborating with Metro Care and Share Society to offer a deserving Nova Scotian student a full scholarship to Université Sainte-Anne. Université Sainte-Anne, the only French language post-secondary institution in Nova Scotia, offers university and college-level courses as well as a French immersion program and customized training in [...]

Canadian Parents for French, Nova Scotia Recognizes the Financial Support of the Government of Canada

2017-05-15T19:09:29-04:00 May 15th, 2017|

Canadian Parents for French, Nova Scotia acknowledges receipt of the financial contribution agreement in the amount of $442,890 from the Department of Canadian Heritage. Under the Enhancement of Official Languages Program, Promotion of Linguistic Duality Component, this funding will be allocated over three government fiscal years 2017-2020 to help our organization carry out core program [...]

Concours d’art oratoire Medallists 2017

2017-05-30T04:54:40-04:00 May 8th, 2017|

FRENCH PUBLIC SPEAKING CONTEST UNDETERRED BY RAIN Concours d’art oratoire speaks to students’s love of French   Halifax: The Concours d’art oratoire is a competition hosted each spring by Canadian Parents for French (CPF). The students present first at their school level, and then may be selected to compete at the provincial, and national levels. [...]

National Canadian Film Day 150! April 19, 2017 FREE MOVIE SHOWINGS

2017-04-03T21:01:25-04:00 April 3rd, 2017|

Canadian Parents for French Nova Scotia is pleased to collaborate with REEL Canada to present Le Papillon Bleu on April 19th.  Free showings will take place at Scotiabank Cineplex Bayers Lake and Dartmouth Crossing Cineplex, 6:30 pm. Based on a true story, The Blue Butterfly tells the story of a terminally ill 10-year-old boy whose dream is to catch [...]

NEW! FrancoForum Program for University Students

2017-05-30T04:54:40-04:00 March 15th, 2017|

University students studying French or in the Education program are invited to register for this unique learning opportunity.  Immerse yourself in the unique language and culture of St. Pierre, France.   Sessions will be provided which focus on French second language teaching.  Participants will also have the opportunity to interact in a variety of activities with our youth campers (aged 14 to 18).   This is a unique summer [...]