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CPF Nova Scotia is seeking a Summer Student!

2019-05-17T18:53:14-04:00May 9th, 2019|

CPF Nova Scotia has received funding through Canada Summer Jobs for a Projects Coordinator.  The Projects Coordinator will contribute to the planning and operations of the summer projects program of Canadian Parents for French, Nova Scotia (CPF Nova Scotia). The position requires working as administrative and program support for the summer projects of the organization.  [...]

Les élèves de la province se sont réunis pour concurrencer au Concours d’art oratoire 2019

2019-04-29T19:19:37-04:00April 29th, 2019|

Canadian Parents for French, Nouvelle-Écosse ont eu leur Concours provincial d'art oratoire samedi le 27 avril à l'Université Mount Saint Vincent. Chaque centre régional d’éducation de la province, le Conseil scolaire acadien provincial (CSAP) et l'Association canadienne des écoles indépendantes (CAIS) a encouragé leurs élèves participant à l'événement. Les élèves avaient déjà gagné à leurs écoles et [...]

Students love of speaking French shines at Concours d’art oratoire 2019

2019-04-29T19:20:28-04:00April 29th, 2019|

The Concours d’art oratoire is a national French public speaking competition that takes place each spring across the country. Students present first at their school level, and then move up to compete at the provincial and national levels. Canadian Parents for French, Nova Scotia has been organizing and hosting the provincial competition for thirty-six years. [...]

Invitation to Annual General Meeting, Thursday, May 9 at 7 pm – Canadian Parents for French, Halifax Peninsula and Mainland South

2019-04-18T14:58:24-04:00April 18th, 2019|

Dear Parents, Guardians and Graduates,   We cordially invite you to attend our upcoming Annual General Meeting on Thursday, May 9, 2019 at 7 pm – 8 pm in the Board room (near  the main office) at Citadel High School.  Refreshments will be served.   There will be a guest speaker, our Camp Director, who [...]


2019-03-11T18:45:09-04:00March 11th, 2019|

CPF Nova Scotia  enjoyed another successful Bilingual Career Exploration Day on February 22, 2019. The Bilingual Career Exploration Day gave 250 high school students the opportunity to explore career paths where French is an asset.  The Bilingual Career Exploration Day took place at Saint Mary’s University. CPF Nova Scotia’s first Bilingual Career Exploration Day was [...]

Upcoming Spring Events for Schools

2019-03-07T16:31:37-05:00February 19th, 2019|

French Movie Spring Madness! CPF Nova Scotia in collaboration with Cineplex Cinemas will be presenting "Tout en haut du monde"!  Produced in 2015, it is the story of a young 19th century Russian girl  embarking on an adventure-filled quest to find her grandfather at the North Pole.  This French-Danish animated film was the winner of a [...]

CPF Halifax Peninsula & Mainland South Celebrates Reading Week by Donating Books

2019-02-14T18:41:17-05:00February 1st, 2019|

Ms. Emily Quigley, Principal (left) with CPF Halifax Peninsula & Mainland South Chapter President, Joan Dobbie (right) CPF Halifax Peninsula & Mainland South celebrated "Reading Week"/"Semaine de Lire" by visiting a pair of schools on Thursday, January 31st, 2019. Our chapter first visited École JW McLeod School and met with their principal, Emily [...]

CPF Nova Scotia’s Annual Report 2017-2018

2019-02-01T14:17:11-05:00January 17th, 2019|

How do we engage with educators in schools of Education? How do we reach teachers? How can we bring in the wider community and convince them of the need for a second language? How do we diversify our funding within the private sector? These are some of the questions for which we are trying to [...]

CPF Nova Scotia Announces New President

2018-10-31T18:20:34-04:00October 31st, 2018|

Canadian Parents for French, Nova Scotia held its Annual General Meeting on October 20, 2018. At the meeting, Tony Orlando stepped down from his role as President and stepped up into the role of Treasurer.  Janet Claes moved up to President and Kate Ashley is the new Vice President. Janet Claes has been involved in [...]

Bluenose Academy Teacher Makes French Fun For Students

2018-10-31T17:09:57-04:00October 31st, 2018|

Canadian Parents for French, Nova Scotia was delighted to honour Jason Belliveau Wood at their 41st Annual General Meeting on October 20. Jason Belliveau Wood is in his tenth year as a French second language teacher.  He is presently teaching at Bluenose Academy in the South Shore Regional Centre for Education (SSRCE). The CPF Nova [...]

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