Tuesday, June 25, 2013

L.I.F.E. in Manitoba

CPF-MB has a brand new resource available online at http://mb.cpf.ca/resources/for-parents/!

L.I.F.E. (Linking Immigrants to French and English) in Manitoba provides information regarding Canada’s Official Languages and is available in both French and English. Primarily, it assists immigrants and newcomers to Manitoba, to make fully informed decisions when they choose language-based educational programs for their children.

Additionally, it serves to enhance understanding and appreciation of:

  • the history and relevance of Canada’s Official Languages;
  • French and English as modern day languages that have endured the passage of time throughout Canada’s history;
  • the social, cultural, educational and career benefits and advantages that bilingual Canadians have;
  • the rights of Canadians with regards to requesting the use of both French and English in community and business.

L.I.F.E. in Manitoba will also be available on www.frenchforlife.ca in the coming week!

LIFE in MB EN posterLIFE in MB FR


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Wednesday, June 19, 2013

Découvertes manitobaines en chanson 2013

On Saturday, June 22, 2013 you're invited to watch Les Découvertes manitobaines en chanson 2013! Tickets are $10, doors open at 7:30pm with the event getting underway at 8pm at the Centre Culturel Franco-Manitobaine. To purchase tickets, please contact 233-ALLO or visit www.100nons.com for more information.


Decouvertes Poster

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Thursday, May 30, 2013

MLA Sharon Blady gives Private Member's Statement on Concours d'art oratoire

On May 29th, Sharon Blady, MLA for Kirkfield Park, delivered a Private Member’s Statement which acknowledged the value of the CPF French speaking competition Concours d’art oratoire. Ms. Blady congratulated all 2013 Concours participants and thanked CPF-MB for its hard work in ensuring that young people in Manitoba have every opportunity to develop their French language skills. CPF-MB staff attended the Question Period of the Legislative Assembly and were then presented with a framed copy of the statement.

Sharon Blady and CPF-MB Staff

L to R: Raïssa Bado, Sharon Blady - MLA Kirkfield Park, Catherine Davies, Executive Director, CPF-MB, Janet Steinthorson, Stephanie Verbong and Camille Pabalan

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Friday, May 24, 2013

Swan River celebrates 30 years of French Immersion

Canadian Parents for French - Manitoba would like to extend its congratulations to the community of Swan River on their recent milestone celebration of 30 years of French Immersion! Félicitations!! A celebration was held on May 16, 2013 at École Swan River South School and included student performances, speeches from teachers and administrators both past and present, as well as messages from Canadian Parents for French. To read a full recap of the evening's events, please visit



If your community is celebrating a milestone anniversary of French Immersion, Canadian Parents for French - Manitoba wants to hear about it! We would be happy to have someone attend your event and/or provide door prizes to give away. Please contact cpfmb@cpfmb.com, frenchforlife@cpfmb.com or contact the CPF-MB office at 204-222-6537.


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Monday, March 25, 2013

Festival jeune artiste du Manitoba

Just a reminder that this is the last week to submit your registration form or video audition for Festival jeune artiste du Manitoba! If you need a registration form, please contact frenchforlife@cpfmb.com.

Festival JAM has it all: auditions, judges, a live band to back participants up at the finals, glitz, glam AND cash prizes! The participant named Jeune artiste du Manitoba will receive $1000 and the opportunity to professionally record the song they've competed with, 2nd place will receive $500 and 3rd place will receive $250! You are also invited to come take in the live finals on Sunday, April 7, 2013 at l'Université de Saint-Boniface and cheer on all of our finalists.

Don't miss this exciting opportunity to take YOUR French outside of the classroom and into the spotlight!

Festival jeune artiste du Manitoba Logo

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Friday, September 28, 2012

Fête de la culture 2012! Culture Days 2012!

Culture Days 2012 kicks off today (Fri, Sept 28) and runs until Sunday Sept 30! There are events taking place all over Winnipeg, and all across Manitoba. For example, tonight La LIM will be performing improv matches for FREE! Activities are taking place in both English and French all weekend long. If you'd like more information, or to see a list of all of the events and activities taking place, please visit:

http://www.fetedelaculture.ca or http://mb.culturedays.ca//en


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