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Canadian Film Day

January 16th, 2017|

To be presented by REEL CANADA on April 19 2017, this is a one-day celebration of Canadian cinema in honour of Canada’s upcoming sesquicentennial. Canadian Parents for French Alberta is helping promote Canadian cinema in an unprecedented spotlight. It promises to be the largest film festival in the world—ever! If chapters want more information about having [...]

French for the Future Community Forums

January 16th, 2017|

There will once again be three (3) community forums in Alberta this year.  Please let your grades 10-12 students, teachers and schools know about the dates of the forums in the communities closest to you: February 24, 2017 - Edmonton Local Forum @ Faculté Saint-Jean, University of Alberta March 16, 2017 - Grande Prairie Local [...]

CPF Alberta Casino

January 16th, 2017|

It’s getting to be Casino time again! Every two years we rely on our truly amazing membership base to man our fundraising casino.  This year our casino will be held on Saturday-Sunday April 1-2 2017 at Cowboys Casino in Calgary.  The funds raised through this casino help with our activities towards promoting French second-language learning. We [...]

The 2017 Annual General Meeting

September 27th, 2016|

What: The 2017 Annual General Meeting When: Saturday, October 22, 2016 at 9:00 AM Where: Canmore at the Coast Canmore Hotel and Conference Centre Watch here for additional information and event registration. If you have any questions or would like more information, please contact CPF Alberta’s Executive Director, Michael Tryon

Falling into French Family Weekend

September 27th, 2016|

Falling into French Family Weekend is coming up on September 30 to October 2, 2016 in Canmore, Alberta.  This fun-filled family weekend is once again an opportunity for your French-Second-Language, French Immersion or Francophone students to participate in fun activities outside of school where they can practice their French in a real-world environment.  For additional information, [...]

RaJe 2016

September 27th, 2016|

CPF Alberta is excited to announce that we will be sponsoring 100 French Immersion students to attend RaJe this upcoming fall. RaJe will take place on September 30th, and is the largest Francophone/Francophile youth gathering of its kind in the province. Welcoming students in grades 9 – 12 from all across the province, RaJe is a [...]

2016 Alberta Concours d’art oratoire is now over!

September 27th, 2016|

Congratulations and good luck to Jane Arciszewski of Sherwood Park in the category of Early Immersion, Selina Leveugle, Edmonton, Francophone category, and Dennis Rutar of Edmonton in Core French. They will all be competing in the National Concours d’art oratoire on May 28 in Gatineau, QC.  The Alberta competition took place on May 7 at Académie [...]

Academically Challenged Students and French Second Language Programs

January 2nd, 2013|

The Executive Summary of CPF's 2012 report on The State of French Second Language Learning in Canada features six very accessible summaries of presentations by researchers and experienced educators: Access to Special Education for Exceptional Pupils in French Immersion Programs: An Equity Issue The Suitability of Immersion for All Learners: What Does the Research Say? [...]

A little fun with French

January 2nd, 2013|

See a fun class project by students at Holy Trinity Catholic High School in Ontario.

CPF appears before the the House of Commons Official Languages Committee

January 2nd, 2013|

On November 29, CPF President Lisa-Marie Perkins and national Executive Director Robert Rothon presented a brief on behalf of CPF members to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Official Languages. Among the recommendations: the right for all Canadian children to opt to learn French as a second language in the program of their choice [...]