According to a Canadian Parents for French report, it is easier for bilingual Canadians to find employment and they average a 10% higher salary. It is safe to say that having bilingual skills literally pays off. However, just 4 years after high school, only 18% of 21-year-old Anglophone Canadians self-identify as bilingual. This begs the [...]
The Français sans frontières website, an idea of Groupe Média TFO, is designed to develop intercultural understanding of French as a second language students by introducing them to digital creation. They can find many free resources to guide them when they create podcasts and digital stories. Click here to visit the Français sans frontières website.
Canadian Parents for French (CPF) applauds the Provincial Government of Ontario for giving a green light to the French university of Ontario, l’Université de l’Ontario français (l’UOF). With this decision, the Federal Government and the Government of Ontario, notably the Minister for Francophone Affairs Caroline Mulroney, have solidified support for official language bilingualism in the province. [...]
Canadian Parents for French (Ontario) led a delegation to the Toronto District School Board (TDSB) on May 27, 2019 at the meeting with the Finance, Budget and Enrolment Committee on the proposed cuts to French Second Language Programs. Read more...
Concern expressed about the TDSB’s proposal to cut transportation to the French Immersion/Extended Programs
Canadian Parents for French (Ontario) is expressing grave concern over the Toronto District School Board’s (TDSB) proposal to cut transportation to the French Immersion/Extended programs, a decision that will directly impact 6,500 of the 28,000 students currently enrolled in the programs in this school board. Read more...
We are accepting nominations for the 2019 Mlacak Award established by CPF Ontario as a special tribute to Beth Mlacak, a long-time CPF volunteer who worked tirelessly for our organization. It is presented yearly to a volunteer who has made an outstanding contribution. The deadline for nominations is June 30.
Presented by Canadian Parents for French (Ontario) & the Maple Public Library at 2191 Major Mackenzie Dr W, Maple ON L6A 3Y8 Telephone: (905) 653-READ (7323) When: Thursday, June 14, 2018 Agenda: 7:00pm – 8:00pm – Learn how to support your child in their French Program – Access homework help tips, learn about resources and [...]
Click here to learn more about supporting your child in their French program at the South End Public Library on Tuesday, May 8, from 6:30pm to 7:30pm. Includes free French Story time and activity for school-age children. Hosted by CPF Ontario in partnership with the Greater Sudbury Public Library and Science North. Click here to register.
Le concours d’art oratoire - An Insider’s Perspective My name is Victoria Woznowski and I am a Teacher Candidate at York University (Glendon College). I am in my first year of the program and hope to teach French Immersion in the Primary/Junior Division. I would like to start by sharing my quick history with CPF [...]
CLICK HERE to access resources and links from the Symposium. Mary Cruden thanked for her effective advocacy and leadership as President of CPF Ontario. At the President's Banquet celebrating the 40th Anniversary of Canadian Parents for French, members and partners seized the moment to thank Mary Cruden for five years of outstanding leadership and effective [...]