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Canadian Parents for French (Ontario) Honours Three Outstanding Women

2020-10-04T13:13:00-04:00October 4th, 2020|

 At its first virtual conference, Canadian Parents for French (Ontario) honoured three individuals for their resilience and work in support of official language bilingualism. “It is our pleasure to recognize excellence annually from among our CPF volunteer leaders and among educators and administrators who have had a positive impact on French Second Language learning in [...]

Canadian Parents for French Concours virtuel Contest Winners Announced

2020-07-23T19:09:20-04:00July 23rd, 2020|

  More than 950 youth across Canada shared their experience in a COVID-19 world for the Canadian Parents for French Concours virtuel : Ensemble à distance - 'ton expérience face au virus' (your experience with the virus) contest. Students submitted short videos, from one to three minutes, describing how their lives have changed with the new public health protocols. From [...]

Open Letter to Minister Stephen Lecce

2020-07-16T14:58:14-04:00July 16th, 2020|

CPF Ontario sends an open letter to Education Minister Stephen Lecce in response to his announcement on Friday, June 20, 2020, on Ontario’s back-to-school plans for September. _______________________________________________________ July 3, 2020 Open Letter To: Minister Stephen Lecce [email protected] [email protected] From: Canadian Parents for French (Ontario) Re: Ontario’s Plan to Reopen Schools We listened to your [...]

The Brain Boosting Power of Bilingualism Delays Dementia

2020-07-02T10:26:22-04:00June 30th, 2020|

Bilingualism delays the symptoms of dementia. In a study believed to be the first to investigate conversion times from mild cognitive impairment to full blown Alzheimer’s in monolingual and bilingual patients, York University researchers have added to the growing body of evidence that bilinguals are more resilient in dealing with neurodegeneration than monolinguals. After five [...]

Resources for Parents & Students📚

2020-06-29T14:34:12-04:00April 22nd, 2020|

With summer☀️ right around the corner, you may want things for your children to do that's educational. Below is a list of resources available to parents, teachers and students across the province. The list covers the following headings: Camps, Online Learning Classes, At-Home Learning Tools and Reading. For a list of Canada-wide resources click here.   [...]

French Second Language Resources📚

2020-04-13T14:57:40-04:00April 13th, 2020|

CPF Ontario collaborates with wonderful partners throughout the year. This bulletin showcases the great initiatives they have launched to help keep students and parents busy and learning during these uncertain times. Camp Tournesol🌻 & Brouillet Academy  While Camp Tournesol is well known around the Greater Toronto Area for its fun-filled French Summer Camps, their team [...]

Upcoming Parent Webinars

2020-04-09T16:01:48-04:00April 9th, 2020|

WE ARE OFFERING FREE WEBINARS ON APRIL 14TH & 16TH!  CPF Ontario, joint with IDÉLLO, offers online learning session where we will show you how to navigate the free IDELLO-TFO resources, that assist your children in furthering their French proficiency, while learning at home. Please register at the time and date of your choosing by clicking [...]

French Fun At Home

2020-04-22T10:07:23-04:00March 27th, 2020|

With school closures across the province, parents and guardians are feeling a little uneasy with the amount of school their kids are missing. CPF Ontario has put together a list of resources for you and your child to access to keep up French language learning. View the resources on this page and click here for [...]

4 Ways to Continue Learning French After High School

2020-02-26T08:49:58-05:00February 26th, 2020|

According to a Canadian Parents for French report, it is easier for bilingual Canadians to find employment and they average 10% higher take home pay. It is safe to say that having bilingual skills literally pays off. However, just 4 years after high school prom, only 18% of 21-year-old anglophone Canadians self-identify as bilingual.  This [...]

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