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    Canadian Parents for French - Victoria

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    Canadian Parents for French is a parent-led, non-profit organization that has worked for more than 30 years to provide French-language education, social, cultural and sporting activities for children, youth and parents.

    CPF Victoria is your local voice in support of quality French language instruction for our children. In addition to representing the views and concerns of Victoria parents on the School District 61 French Advisory Committee, CPF Victoria hosts and sponsors events and activities throughout the year such as the Cinefete film festival, the Concours d’Art Oratoire French public speaking competition, French camps and more.

    Through local chapters like Victoria, CPF provides support, information and resources for parents with children studying French, whether through an immersion, intensive or basic French program. CPF works with school boards, teachers, parent advisory councils and the federal and provincial governments to advocate for and monitor policies and programs that affect the access to and quality of our children’s French language education.

    Upcoming Events

    French Book Fair and Annual General Meeting
    Location: Doncaster Elementary 1525 Rowan Street (@Cedar Hill)

    Monday May 31st

    5-7PM French Book Fair

    Everyone is welcome to attend the French Book Fair before the AGM.  Oui for Kids, a local children’s online French bookstore, will be there with a large selection of French books for all ages and abilities. Receive 10% off your purchase and an additional 5% of sales will be used for French books to send to Haiti.

    Enjoy the book fair and complimentary coffee, tea and healthy snacks.  Meet other parents who are also interested in French second language learning.  Enter the draw for door prizes.

    7PM Annual General Meeting

    Stay for the AGM to learn more about Canadian Parents for French and local activities, hear about the state of French instruction in BC and in SD61, and elect a new CPF Victoria Board of Directors. Nominations will be accepted for President, Vice President, Treasurer, Secretary, Communications Coordinator and School Rep Coordinator. School reps for SD61 schools are also needed.  The meeting will be held in English. Free child minding will be available from 6:30p.m. (please email to reserve a spot [email protected])

    See our May newsletter for more information
    * as well as info on French summer camps *

    Fall 2010

    Cinefete French Film Festival

    For more detailed information visit our website at:

    Your support, and your membership, helps to keep CPF a strong voice for quality French language in Victoria, throughout B.C. and across Canada through our national Canadian Parents for French association.

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