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

March 22nd, 2017|

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 nationally aired French language segment. [...]

Celebrating 40 years of milestones

November 25th, 2016|

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. To get the ball rolling, [...]

2016 CPF Ontario Annual General Meeting (AGM) Highlights

November 25th, 2016|

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 Languages' Award presented by the [...]

CPF Ontario’s 2015-16 Annual Report

November 25th, 2016|

    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)    

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

November 21st, 2016|

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 well-being, insights from the Truth [...]

Support Parent Engagement & FSL Learning

October 19th, 2016|

Support Parent Engagement & FSL Learning, Become A Member Today!  Encourage your school to join or renew their CPF Associate Member Organization (AMO) membership and you could win 1 of 3 prizes including a FREE French performance, FREE parent educational webinar, and a French resource and game kit for your school community. Become a member [...]

CPF Discusses French Immersion on CTV’s Your Morning

October 19th, 2016|

September 6, 2016 - Ben Mulroney chats with CPF Ontario's President Mary Cruden, Matthew Hayday from University of Guelph, and Aaron Hutchins with Maclean’s Magazine about the concerns facing the French immersion program, and whether it's really as beneficial as it seems. Click HERE for additional details and the nationally aired segment.

Enrolment in French Immersion leaps forward for 10th consecutive year in Ontario

September 14th, 2016|

Click here to read CPF Ontario's press release: Enrolment in French Immersion leaps forward for 10th consecutive year in Ontario

Supporting Students With Special Education Needs in French As A Second Language

September 13th, 2016|

Brought to you by the Nipissing-Parry Sound Catholic School  Board, Ontario. This guide has been developed as a way to help reassure parents that support is available so that all children can be successful in French as a Second Language. In the guide you will find information to support a positive experience in Ontario FSL programs, [...]

Welcoming English Language Learners into French as a Second Language Programs

September 12th, 2016|

The Ontario Ministry of Education has released the document titled, "Welcoming English Language Learners into French as a Second Language Programs".  This document supports the inclusion and participation of English language learners in Core French, Extended French and French Immersion programs. It builds on "A Framework for French as a Second Language in Ontario Schools, Kindergarten to [...]

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