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Work and volunteer experience

2017-05-30T00:06:42-04:00 July 7th, 2016|

Enhance your personal and professional development this summer by gaining valuable work and volunteer experience. Discover work programs, volunteer and career opportunities for high school and post-secondary students on French Street (www.FrenchStreet.ca), a unique online database of experiential learning opportunities.   Explore the Post-Secondary category for work programs, universities, colleges, language courses, test preparation, volunteer, work [...]

Cross-Canada official languages consultations 2016

2017-05-30T00:06:42-04:00 June 21st, 2016|

The Department of Canadian Heritage has launched public consultations toward the development of a new multi-year action plan for official languages in Canada. Have your say! Canadian Heritage is soliciting the views of all Canadians on the issues and decisions that affect them. This is why they have invited you to participate in the online [...]

Press Release – RE: HDSB June 16 2016

2017-05-30T00:06:42-04:00 June 16th, 2016|

Halton District School Board to begin French Immersion in Grade 2 without an enrolment cap The Halton District School Board (HDSB) Trustees voted last night to phase out the current French Immersion program and replace it with a Grade 2 entry point with 100 percent French as the language of instruction, 80 percent French in [...]

New Minister of Education Mitzie Hunter

2017-05-30T00:06:44-04:00 June 15th, 2016|

Canadian Parents for French (Ontario) welcomes new Minister of Education Mitzie Hunter and we look forward to building on a fruitful relationship with the Ministry in support of French as a Second Language education, helping to achieve the Ministry goals outlined in the Framework for FSL in Ontario Schools. We wish to thank outgoing Minister [...]

“Setting the record straight”

2017-05-30T00:06:44-04:00 June 13th, 2016|

"For years, I have been listening to the arguments of ill-informed critics of French immersion. The time has come to set the record straight." Graham Fraser, Canada’s commissioner of official languages shares his opinion and reaction to criticism of the French Immersion program. Click on the work "ARTICLE"  to view the published opinion's of Graham Fraser, in the [...]

French Immersion offers great opportunities, but it’s not perfect. So what?

2017-05-30T00:06:44-04:00 June 10th, 2016|

    Jane Keith, President of Canadian Parents for French, responds to the recent article by Margaret Wente from the Globe and Mail entitled “There’s just one problem with French immersion … well, several, actually”. Read the response by clicking on this link.    

Caucus de la Francophonie 2016

2017-05-30T00:06:44-04:00 February 25th, 2016|

CPF Ontario continues to champion access to quality FSL programs! February 25, 2016 - President Mary Cruden presented to the Liberal Party Caucus de la Francophonie, chaired by MPP Marie-France Lalonde, with regrets from Minister Madeleine Meilleur who was attending a budget meeting. Mary’s scheduled 20 minute presentation, focused on the State of FSL in Ontario, stretched out [...]

Enter to WIN a $50 VISA Gift Card with FrenchStreet.ca

2017-05-30T00:06:44-04:00 January 10th, 2016|

What would you do with $50? Enter to win and never miss a learning opportunity again ! Follow and Like FrenchStreet.ca on Facebook to receive notifications of French learning opportunities available across Ontario and beyond. Suitable for teachers, students and parent, FrenchStreet.ca is a new searchable database loaded with learning opportunities for students to embrace French through [...]

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