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Pathways to Bilingual Success / Chemins de la réussite bilingue 2018-08-16T09:30:51-04:00


CPF Ontario is pleased to offer the 7th edition of the Conférence sur les chemins de la réussite bilingue / Pathways to Bilingual Success Conference to over 300 French Second Language students in grades 7 to 9 on October 3-4, 2018 at the Radisson Hotel Sudbury.

With retention as an identified priority in many of the Ministry Action Plans, the theme of our event will focus on “staying in French to Grade 12”, highlighting experiential learning opportunities and the benefits of official language bilingualism.

Students will listen to our panel of speakers, participate in an engaging plenary session, experience an interactive workshop session, and network with exhibitors specializing in exchanges, work programs, post-secondary opportunities, and more. The conference on October 3rd is for Core French Students, with French Immersion students participating on October 4th. To view images of our past conference, click here.

Exhibitors (the links are in green below): 

National Organizations                

Canadian Parents for French

French for the Future


Educational & Cultural Exchange Programs                                                                        

Canadian Education Exchange Foundation 


French Street®

Science North


Employment & Student Work Programs              

Air Canada



Francophone Organizations

Carrefour francophone du Sudbury

Groupe Média TFO


Post-Secondary Institutions

La Cité collégiale

Laurentian University

University of Sudbury

York University, Glendon Campus


To order posters on the “Stay in French The Bilingual Experience” and “Poursuis en Français l’avantage bilingue“, click here.







Hear stories from Olympians, journalists, business executives, teachers, and many others for whom bilingualism has enriched their lives. Click on the link below to see interviews with French program graduates and to learn more about what they have done thanks to French!

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Bring the conference to your school community:

We encourage your school/ school board to host your own student conference on bilingual success! Below is a guide on how to organize this type of event, along with educational resources related to the conference. Feel free to print copies and distribute them to your students.


Timeline of Past Conferences

2009: Greater Toronto Area – Direct Energy Centre

2010: Greater Sudbury – Radisson Sudbury

2012: Windsor – Caesars Windsor

2013: Kingston – Ambassador Conference Centre

2014: Greater Toronto Area – International Centre

2016: Hamilton – Hamilton Convention Centre


To view our conference highlight video from Windsor in 2012, click HERE.

This event was made possible with the financial support of the Government of Ontario through the Ministry of Education.

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