Canadian Parents for French (CPF) is the national network of volunteers which values French as an integral part of Canada and which is dedicated to the promotion and creation of French second language learning opportunities for young Canadians.
A Canada where French and English speakers live together in mutual respect with the understanding and appreciation of each other's language and culture and where linguistic duality forms an integral part of society.
In Canadian Parents for French we value commitment to our mandate, the acquisition and dissemination of knowledge, and the taking of initiative and responsibility so that we achieve credibility and effectiveness.
What we do
· takes a leading role in organizing and promoting youth activities that provide opportunities for French second language development and that foster positive attitudes towards bilingualism
· works with schools to help optimize their delivery of French second language instruction
· provides information on French second language learning to students, parents, and teachers
· works with community groups to help them deliver programs that strengthen the French language skills of English speaking Quebecers
· supports parent-run local CPF chapters as they strive to increase French learning opportunities for their children
· publicly promotes the advantages of bilingualism
· advocates to municipal, provincial and federal governments for improving French second language education
· is part of the national CPF network, totalling some 25,000 members across Canada
Board of Directors
Marie Rolland (President)
Nicole le Bihan
Rafat Noor Khan