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NOVA SCOTIAN STUDENTS LOVE TO “PARLE EN FRANCAIS”

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 [...]

NOMINATIONS NOW OPEN FOR FSL EDUCATOR OF THE YEAR 2014

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 [...]

BURSARY AWARDED TO SAINTE-ANNE EDUCATION STUDENT 2013

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 [...]

VOLUNTEER RECOGNITION NIGHT HONOURS LONG-SERVING VOLUNTEERS

December 20th, 2013|

It was a very special night for some exceptional volunteers at the Holiday Inn Halifax Harbourview. CPF Nova Scotia held its first ever volunteer recognition night to celebrate some of its exceptional and long serving volunteers. Volunteer of the Year 2013 CPF Nova Scotia President Dave Wentworth was Master of Ceremonies for an [...]

FROM CAMP COUNSELLOR TO MOTIVATING FRENCH TEACHER

December 20th, 2013|

As Canadian Parents for French gets ready to celebrate its 40th anniversary of promoting French second language opportunities for young Canadians, the Nova Scotia branch office is pleased to honour one of its first Teachers of the Year who has worked extensively in CPF Nova Scotia’s French summer camp program.   Gilles Boudreau is an [...]

Past President of CPF Nova Scotia awarded Diamond Jubilee Medal

February 26th, 2013|

We are delighted to announce that Trudy Comeau recently received a Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal, created to mark the 60th anniversary of Her Majesty’s accession to the Throne. This prestigious medal was awarded to Trudy Comeau on November 13, 2012 by Megan Leslie, MP Halifax to recognize her outstanding dedication to the promotion [...]