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British Columbia

Nearly 300,000 people can speak French, and French is the mother tongue of 1.4% of the population.

The town of Maillardville is historically one of the first French-speaking communities in the province.

The Conseil scolaire francophone de la Colombie-Britannique has 47 schools and more than 6,200 students from kindergarten to grade 12. No other school board in the province offers the French as a first language program. French-language teaching is offered in over 100 communities throughout the province. Services offered by the French-language school board include:

  • Early childhood services
  • Childcare services at most of its schools
  • a cultural integration service and a francization program,
  • Cultural Education program
  • International Baccalaureate program
  • Laptops for every student and access to iPads for younger students
  • Free school bus transportation.
Conseil scolaire francophone de la Colombie-Britannique

Conseil scolaire francophone de la Colombie-Britannique

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