What’s New?

/What's New?

Registration open for CPF Nova Scotia’s French for Parents Courses Fall 2014

September 22nd, 2014|

Intro to French – Monday nights in Dartmouth; Thursday nights in Halifax Welcome, bienvenue! This French course is designed for adults who are new to learning French, and those who feel they have become rusty in the language. Starting with the basics, each week students will study fundamental vocabulary and grammar. We will look at [...]

Upcoming CPF Nova Scotia Provincial Conference and AGM 2014 – “CREATING CHANGE!”

August 7th, 2014|

The Canadian Parents for French, Nova Scotia Branch Annual General Meeting will take place at 9 am on Sunday, September 28, 2014 at the Hampton Inn and Suites, Dartmouth Crossing. The meeting is open to all CPF members and the general public. Only members in good standing are eligible to vote at the AGM. To [...]


July 21st, 2014|

Quentin, Erin and Danielle. My name is Quentin Semenol. I’m 17. I come from France. I came to Canada to do an internship of one mouth at CPF (Canadian Parents for French). My hobbies are sport, music and to travel. Mon nom est Quentin Semenol. J'ai 17 ans, je viens de France. Je suis venu [...]


June 9th, 2014|

Canadian Parents for French- Nova Scotia (CPF-NS) held their 31st provincial Concours d’art oratoire (French public speaking contest) on Sunday, April 27 at Mount Saint Vincent University. Students from every school board in the province, including the Conseil scolaire Acadien provincial (CSAP) and the Canadian Association of Independent Schools (CAIS), participated in the event. Students [...]

Nominations for CPF Nova Scotia Volunteer of the Year 2014 open!

May 14th, 2014|

The Canadian Parents for French - Nova Scotia Volunteer of the Year Award acknowledges excellence in those who contribute their time and efforts to our organization. CPF Nova Scotia seeks to recognize those who motivate others and promote the goals of our organization. Nominees should be Canadian Parents for French members or volunteers who have [...]

Les gagnant(e)s/And the winners are…..

April 29th, 2014|

2014 CONCOURS D’ART ORATOIRE MEDALLISTS   Felicitations! Congratulations!     5/6 Core French/Français de base Gold Anisha Rafaselvam of Halifax, Sacred Heart School of Halifax, CAIS Je veux aider le Tiers Monde Silver Chloe Riply of Amherst, Spring Street Academy, CCRSB Le gymnastique   Gr. 6 Intensive French/Français intensif Gold Rebecca El-Chater of Mount Uniacke, [...]

Official Languages in Nova Scota Receives Multi-Year Federal Funding

April 29th, 2014|

Peter MacKay, Regional Minister for Nova Scotia, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, today announced funding totalling $442,890 over three fiscal years from 2014–2015 to 2016–2017 for Canadian Parents for French, Nova Scotia Branch. He made this announcement on behalf of Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages Shelly Glover. The Government of [...]


March 26th, 2014|

Nominations are open to find this year's FSL Educator of the Year. Students, parents, educators and administrators are encouraged to nominate an outstanding Core French, Immersion or IB teacher. Do you know a teacher who gives a 110%? Someone who has inspired a love of language and an understanding of Francophone culture? We are looking [...]

French for Adults courses beginning February!

January 8th, 2014|

Looking to learn French this Winter? If you are a beginner, or if you have some general knowledge of French, CPF-NS has a fun-filled course this winter. During our 8-week course adult students will have an opportunity to learn, or brush up on, the most essential aspects of the French language. Each week will touch [...]


December 20th, 2013|

Michelle Talbot is following in her big sister, Terri Lynn’s footsteps. Both sisters have been awarded the same bursary and both sisters have been education students at Université Sainte-Anne. Terri Lynn graduated in 2013 and Michelle will graduate in the spring of 2014. Joan Dobbie, President of Canadian Parents for French – Halifax Peninsula and [...]