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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 [...]

Updated! French Summer Camps 2017

2017-06-19T17:55:03-04:00 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

2017-05-30T04:54:40-04:00 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

2017-05-30T04:54:40-04:00 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

2017-05-30T04:54:40-04:00 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 [...]