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40 Years of CPF Milestones 1977-2017. Click here for details as we celebrate the many people who have come together in promoting French opportunities for Canadian youth over the last  four decades.

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A Video to Dispel Myths About French Immersion

Its report card season!  Are you wondering what you can do if your child seems to be struggling in the French Immersion program?

Don’t panic …..listen to this informative and reassuring video with Nancy Wise, PhD .

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This is your web destination for parental support and information on French Second Language (FSL) education (Core, Extended and French Immersion programs) in the English school boards in Ontario.

Research shows that French Immersion is right for every child! Learn about the benefits of becoming bilingual and speaking with confidence in both of Canada’s Official Languages.

Renseignez-vous auprès des conseils scolaires francophones de l’Ontario au sujet de l’école française.

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2511, 2016

Celebrating 40 years of milestones

In 1977, Keith Spicer was serving as Canada’s first-ever Commissioner of Official Languages. Interested in the bilingualism of Canada’s youth, he met with groups of parents across Canada who wanted their children to learn French as a second language (FSL) but who ran into roadblocks at the local school board. [...]

2511, 2016

2016 CPF Ontario Annual General Meeting (AGM) Highlights

Canadian Parents for French held their Volunteer Leaders - Past, Present & Future Conference and 40th AGM in Ottawa on October 14-16, 2016. Attendees enjoyed informative discussions, presentations and workshops discussing French Second Language education in Canada. Events also included CPF's receipt of the Office of the Commissioner of Official [...]

2511, 2016

CPF Ontario’s 2015-16 Annual Report

    Download the document today for information on what the CPF Ontario branch has been doing over the last year! Our annual report is available in English and French. Click the links in green to access the document. Annual Report 2015-2015 (Eng) Annual Report 2015-2016 (French)    

2111, 2016

Minister joins our table at the provincial education “Partners in Dialogue” Congress

Minister of Education, Mitzie Hunter, joined our round-table discussion on student well-being at the November 9-10, 2016 Congress entitled "Partners in Dialogue". This provincial event focused on ensuring equity, promoting well being, and developing public confidence in publicly-funded education in Ontario.  The highlights included a youth panel on equity and [...]

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