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What does CPF North Vancouver do?

Our parent volunteers organize all kinds of fun and exciting events and activities in French for our students, including French public-speaking competitions, film festivals and sociocultural events, as well as resources, workshops and social gatherings for parents.

  • We organize all kinds of fun events and activities – including film festivals, public speaking competitions, parent workshops, winter carnivals and performances by French-speaking artists
  • We work in partnership with teachers, administrators and District staff to help create unique learning experiences both in and outside of the classroom
  • We deliver information through a CPF presence at several District events focused on educating parents and students about FI programs in our schools.
  • We recognize student success with awards and certificates at Concours d’art oratoire competitions and graduation events
  • We coordinate applications for CPF BC & Yukon’s Sociocultural Grant program which supports bringing French-language events to schools
  • We maintain an online presence (website, Facebook, Twitter & Instagram) to share resources and information
  • We are part of a network of more than 8,500 members in BC and the Yukon who are continually advocating for high quality French programs for students from Kindergarten to Grade 12

Note that you will be directed to CPF National’s membership page *
Cost is only $25 per year with 80% of your membership fee coming straight back to our community, which means more funds to support North Vancouver students in their French-language journey!

Interested in getting involved with CPF North Van? Send us an email at cpfnorthvan@gmail.com, we would love to hear from you!

Félicitations to NVSD’s 2023 Provincial Concours d’art oratoire winners!


Félicitations to all of the North Vancouver School District students who competed at the Provincial Concours d’art oratoire competition hosted May 6, 2023 by Canadian Parents for French – BC & Yukon at SFU Surrey. Bravo!!!

Check out the full list of 2023 Provincial Concours d’art oratoire winners here.

“We are so proud of all our Concours participants. It is a big win to compete and be able to speak in front of people. We strongly encourage all eligible students to keep up the great work and consider being with us again during the next Concours. We are so excited to see all that you achieve!” — CPF BC & Yukon

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Top 10 Reasons for joining Canadian Parents for French

You’ve already made important decisions about your children’s education by enrolling them in French. But you may not be sure of ways you can continue to help. Experts say that French immersion works best when kids and their parents can take part in French extra-curricular activities, and when school programs are high quality, well-funded, and well-promoted. That’s what Canadian Parents for French is all about!

Check out all the great reasons below! To become a CPF member, click here. Merci beaucoup!