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Good news from the government of New Brunswick regarding early French immersion.

April 18th, 2017|

  Early French immersion will be offered at 67 schools in New Brunswick this September, including at six schools where immersion is not currently being offered. Follow this link to read the full press release: http://bit.ly/2oaJj5b

Canadian Parents for French-New Brunswick Recognizes the Financial Support of the Government of Canada

March 17th, 2017|

  Canadian Parents for French-NB acknowledges receipt of the financial contribution agreement in the amount of $441,195 from the Department of Canadian Heritage. Under the Enhancement of Official Languages Program, Promotion of Linguistic Duality Component, this funding will be allocated over three government fiscal years 2017-2020 to help our organization carry out core program activities [...]

FCC Expression Fund awards $50,000 to eight minority language projects

March 6th, 2017|

English / Français FCC Expression Fund awards $50,000 to eight minority language projects Regina, Saskatchewan, February 28, 2017 – For 10 years, Farm Credit Canada (FCC) has been contributing to the vitality of Canada’s official languages through the FCC Expression Fund. This year, $50,000 was awarded to eight minority language projects across Canada. The fund recipients for [...]

FAC remet 50 000 $ à huit projets dans des communautés de langue officielle en situation minoritaire au titre du fonds Expression

March 6th, 2017|

English / Français FAC remet 50 000 $ à huit projets dans des communautés de langue officielle en situation minoritaire au titre du fonds Expression Regina (Saskatchewan), le 28 février 2017 – Pour une dixième année consécutive, Financement agricole Canada (FAC) contribue au rayonnement des langues officielles au Canada grâce à son fonds Expression. Cette année, une aide financière de 50 000 $ a été accordée [...]

Immersion article and Letter to the Editor November 18 Telegraph Journal

November 21st, 2016|

Here is an article and Letter to the Editor from the November 18 Telegraph Journal. https://t.co/Q3bPz0ZSwK https://t.co/cLeROUUoPe

Program Information For French Second Language Programs

November 16th, 2016|

Do you have a Grades K, 2 or 5 student? Are you looking for information on French Second Language Programs, Registration or Parent Information nights? Check out the Province of NB Education and Early Childhood Developement link. http://www2.gnb.ca/…/p…/LearningFrenchAsASecondLanguage.html

French Immersion Research

November 15th, 2016|

French Immersion Research...Myth or Reality?  by Joseph Dicks, PHD www.unb.ca/fredericton/second-language/_resources/pdf/FrenchImmersionresearchmythorrealityJan2015EECD.pdf Click here to watch a video on French Immersion Myths.   Here is a video created by students at St. Thomas Univeristy in Fredericton, NB http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bJHKazkCiwI https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nC0tz0VM2pk

French Immersion early entry point returns to Grade 1

October 7th, 2016|

The early entry point for French immersion in the anglophone school system will return to Grade 1 in September 2017.  French Immersion Announcement

Cross-Canada official languages consultations 2016

June 21st, 2016|

The Department of Canadian Heritage, has launched its Cross-Canada official languages consultations 2016.  Minister Joly has announced that public consultations will take place in 21 cities across Canada. There is also an online questionnaire for all and anyone to complete.  It can be found at http://canada.pch.gc.ca/eng/1455565579172 (English) or http://canada.pch.gc.ca/fra/1455565579172/1455565639806 (French).

Early French Immersion reform in New Brunswick

April 8th, 2016|

Early French immersion reform in New Brunswick faces more delays. Canadian Parents for French New Brunswick is disappointed the Gallant government is still refusing to change the entry point for early French immersion.  www.cbc.ca/news/canada/new-brunswick/early-french-immersion-entry-point-1.3505345