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Announcing/Lancement du Concours virtuel – Ensemble à distance

2020-03-27T18:48:41-04:00March 25th, 2020|

Unfortunately, due to the COVID-19 outbreak, we have had to cancel the 2020 Provincial Concours d’art oratoire. Suite à la situation actuelle avec le COVID-19, nous avons été dans l’obligation d’annuler le Concours d’art oratoire provincial 2020. In-lieu of the traditional Concours, today with a number of partners we’re launching Concours virtuel — Ensemble à distance Ton expérience [...]

CPF Nova Scotia office closing on Monday, March 23

2020-03-18T16:15:30-04:00March 18th, 2020|

Our office will be closed March 23 - April 6 as our staff will be working from home to ensure their health and safety, and to prevent the spread of COVID-19 coronavirus. We will re-evaluate the situation by April 6th to decide whether or not it is prudent for us to return to the office [...]

Cancellation of the provincial Concours d’art oratoire 2020

2020-03-18T14:53:19-04:00March 18th, 2020|

The provincial Concours d’art oratoire scheduled for April 25 at Mount Saint Vincent University has been cancelled as a precaution to help limit the spread of COVID-19.  At this time, the NS Education and Early Childhood Development has suspended all extra-curricular activities in the public school system until the end of April.  Our partner, Mount [...]

March Movie Madness for Schools! Un Monstre à Paris

2020-02-14T19:48:25-05:00February 14th, 2020|

Paris, 1910. Emile, a shy movie projectionist, and Raoul, a colorful inventor, find themselves embarked on the hunt for a monster terrorizing citizens. They join forces with Lucille, the big-hearted star of the Rare Bird cabaret, an eccentric scientist and his irascible monkey to save the monster, who turns out to be an over-sized but [...]

French Second Language Educator of the Year Applications Open

2020-01-27T17:17:43-05:00January 27th, 2020|

  Do you know of a deserving educator, an outstanding teacher or fellow colleague?  The Canadian Parents for French, Nova Scotia  Educator of the Year Award acknowledges excellence in French Second Language (FSL) teaching and rewards teachers’ initiative and innovation. CPF Nova Scotia seeks to recognize those who motivate students to achieve their best and [...]

French for Parents/Adults Classes – Winter Session

2020-01-14T16:38:17-05:00January 8th, 2020|

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. Each week the instructor uses a thematic approach in order to cover a range [...]

Family Skate at Halifax Forum, December 21

2019-12-09T18:29:43-05:00December 9th, 2019|

Family Skate at the Halifax Forum sponsored by CPF Nova Scotia, Alliance Francaise, Centre Communautaire du Grand Havre, Immigration Francophone Nouvelle-Ecosse, and the Centre de ressources des familles militaires (CRFM) d'Halifax et régions. The event will take place on Saturday, December 21 from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm. Lace up your skates and join us [...]

CPF Nova Scotia Annual Performance Report 2018-2019

2019-12-09T17:12:53-05:00December 9th, 2019|

  Canadian Parents for French Nova Scotia will continue to build stronger ties with its Chapter executives, CPF members, university Faculties of Education, public at large, School Advisory Councils (SACs) as well as the FSL coordinators at new regional education centres. Building a strong Canadian Parents for French Network in the Atlantic region is also [...]

CPF NS President’s Report 2018-2019

2019-12-09T17:03:47-05:00December 9th, 2019|

  Canadian Parents for French-Nova Scotia has had an excellent year! In keeping with our mandate to create and promote opportunities for youth to learn and to use French as an official language, the core activities that we provide for students have continued to be our most well-recognized events. Our camps, of course, are a [...]

Why Learn French? Bilingual Career Exploration Day at Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre

2019-11-22T19:41:28-05:00November 22nd, 2019|

Local high school students enjoyed a successful Bilingual Career Exploration Day at the Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre on November 20, 2019. The Bilingual Career Exploration Day gave high school students the opportunity to explore career paths where French is an asset. CPF Nova Scotia’s first Bilingual Career Exploration Day was in 2006. Since then participation [...]

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