Monday, August 26, 2013

Odyssey Program Celebrates its 40th Anniversary

Odyssey Program, formerly the Official-Language Monitor Program, is celebrating its 40 year anniversary this year. This program provides young Canadians the opportunity to travel to different parts of the country where they serve as language assistants in English or French as a second language (or French as a First Language) classes. To read the article, please visit http://www.digitaljournal.com/pr/1429969.

To learn more about the Odyssey Program, visit http://www.myodyssey.ca/ or Frenchforlife.ca > Students > Employment Exchanges.

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Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Local Teen Receives Scholarship to Study in France

A 17 year old Winnipeg teenager, Katelynn, has received a scholarship from the Rotary Club of St. Boniface St. Vital to study the equivalent of her grade 12 year in the beautiful Pays de la Loire countryside in France. To read Katelynn's entire story, please visit ow.ly/o8smc.

 

Félicitations Katelynn!

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Monday, August 19, 2013

Camp Soleil Wraps Up for 2013

Camp Soleil is over for another summer! A big thank you to all our volunteers (parents and Chapter executives alike), camp coordinators Michael and Camille, and all of our campers this year! We will be posting a write up on Camp Soleil 2013 in the coming days.
 
Le Camp Soleil est terminé pour un autre été! Merci à tous nos bénévoles (parents et les membres des chapitres), nos coordinateurs Michael et Camille et tous les participants! On va écrire un article au sujet du Camp dans les prochains jours.

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Thursday, August 08, 2013

Why It Makes Sense to Know A Second Language

An interesting read from The Huffington Post (June 13, 2013 by Dan Roitman) on why it makes more sense than you think to learn a second language. To read the article in full, please visit http://goo.gl/OEHqb6.

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Tuesday, August 06, 2013

CPF Member in The Globe and Mail

In January 2013, the CPF-Manitoba office received a phone call from a reporter with The Globe and Mail looking to speak with a parent who was an Immersion grad and who had put their children in Immersion. The article is in response to the growing rate of enrolment in the French Immersion program. To read the article in its entirety and read Andrea's story, please visit http://goo.gl/mHSf6M.

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Thursday, August 01, 2013

Folklorama

Just a reminder that Folklorama starts this Sunday, August 4. The Franco-Canadian Pavillion will be at the CCFM (340 Provencher Blvd) starting August 11 for Week 2! For more information, please visit: http://www.folklorama.ca/index.php?option=com_pavilion&view=pavilion&Itemid=54&id=35.

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