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Our 33rd annual Concours et festival d’art oratoire will be held this year on Saturday, May 6, 2017, at York University’s Glendon Campus in Toronto. The Concours et festival d’art oratoire is our annual French public-speaking event for students from grades 4 through 12 studying French as a Second Language in Ontario schools. This year, we are pleased to introduce a new Impromptu category. This category promotes fluency and the ability to speak on the spot.

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2203, 2017

The Importance of French Immersion in Canada: ICI Radio-Canada Discussion

March 22, 2017 -  CPF Ontario's Executive Director Betty Gormley & Youth Representative Wadeed Irfan, discussed "L'immersion française plus importante que jamais au Canada (French immersion more important than ever in Canada)" with Isabelle Craig on ICI Radio-Canada Télé panel discussion. Click HERE for additional details and to listen to the [...]

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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 [...]

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