Access the article here 21 March 2016 The advantages of bilingualism have been demonstrated in countless studies, several of them indicating that exposure to more than one language can have positive social and cognitive effects on children. In Ontario and throughout Canada, enrolment in French immersion classes keeps growing in popularity. In 2016, the French […]

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Access the article here University of New Brunswick’s Joseph Dicks says restore Grade 1 entry point for French immersion By Daniel McHardie, CBC News Posted: Sep 05, 2014 9:12 AM AT Last Updated: Sep 05, 2014 9:12 AM AT Students returned to school earlier this week and the future of the province’s education system has been […]

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Access the article here 21 March 2016 The advantages of bilingualism have been demonstrated in countless studies, several of them indicating that exposure to more than one language can have positive social and cognitive effects on children. In Ontario and throughout Canada, enrolment in French immersion classes keeps growing in popularity. In 2016, the French […]

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Access the article here Of the 57 Grade 1 kids at Tom Thomson Public School in Burlington, Ontario, 53 are in French immersion. The remaining four are in Ms. Amanda Heilesen’s split Grade 1 and 2 class. KEVIN VAN PAASSEN/FOR THE GLOBE AND MAIL French immersion enrolment is booming to the point of leaving English-stream classrooms with […]

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Access the article here       March is nutrition month. This Government of Canada website offers parents a myriad of resources for healthy eating. Learn about nutrition, food safety, healthy meal plans and eating habits, and Canada’s food guides. This website also offers families information on programs that help Canadians stay healthy and that give […]

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Access the article here        Ottawa, Ontario 20 March 2016 The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the International Day of La Francophonie: “Today, we join Francophones around the world to celebrate the richness and diversity of the French language and culture. “For centuries, Francophone communities have added to […]

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Access the article here MARCH 11, 2016 Gray Matter By KATHERINE KINZLER BEING bilingual has some obvious advantages. Learning more than one language enables new conversations and new experiences. But in recent years, psychology researchers have demonstrated some less obvious advantages of bilingualism, too. For instance, bilingual children may enjoy certain cognitive benefits, such as […]

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The Huffington Post Canada  |  By Véronique Herry-Saint-Onge Posted: 07/04/2012 7:25 am EDT Updated: 12/02/2015 10:59 am EST This feature was produced by Véronique Herry-Saint-Onge, a student in Ryerson University’s School of Journalism, in partnership with The Huffington Post Canada. There’s no doubt Canadians are facing an extremely competitive job market. In January, Statistics Canada […]

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By Michael Mui, 24 Hours Vancouver Thursday, January 7, 2016 4:36:39 PST PM New Westminster is among several B.C. school districts signing on to an online French learning platform that allows students to use their computers to explore a virtual campus — with live tutors helping with homework. It’s called Voila Learning, and according to company […]

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