Author: Justin Morrow

CYF & Discover Zone

CYF & The Discover Zone: 2012-2014 The Discover Zone was a one-stop-shop for all things French in Canada… An interactive, web-based platform whose goal was to match those who were seeking post secondary opportunities in French to those who provided post secondary opportunities in French, thereby increasing the number of people participating in post secondary Read More …

CYF – Years 1 & 2

Canadian Youth for French – Finding Its Way Thanks to the research that I outlined in the previous blog post, I knew that presentations promoting the benefits of bilingualism was what was our country needed, but as there wasn’t enough time, or money, to organize a presentation tour in the 2009-2010 fiscal year, we decided that Read More …

Learning French in University

Learning French in University Whether I want to admit it or not, French has always piqued my curiosity… Most of the time I forget about my attempts at learning French because of the same reason I dropped it like a hot potato after grade 9… It’s not cool to admit things like that 😉   Read More …

Guests – An Introduction

Guests – An Introduction To give you all a break from reading my stories, I’ll be inviting some of my friends to give their two cents about “Why French”   If you’d like to share your thoughts, or if you know someone who you think would like to share their thoughts, feel free to leave Read More …

The Future – An Introduction

The Future – An Introduction Ahhhh… The most exciting part of this blog…   What does the future have in store for bilingualism in Canada?   If the ultimate goal of our country is to have 100% of its citizens speak both official languages, what do we need to do? How are we going to Read More …

The Present – An Introduction

The Present – An Introduction Ohhhh the benefits of bilingualism!!! So many are they!!!   I’ll never forget the day that I first started to look into the benefits… I discovered that bilingual people are less at risk of Alzheimers and other degenerative brain diseases because they use so much more of their brains when Read More …

The Past – An Introduction

The Past – An Introduction In this section of my blog, I’ll be sharing my story about how I became to be so passionate about French, and so dedicated to seeing the day on which the majority of Canadians speak both official languages.   It wasn’t the traditional path to becoming bilingual, and I definitely Read More …

Why French – The Blog

An Introduction Why French??? Why not Mandarin, Punjabi or Spanish? The number of people who speak those languages is visibly on the rise in Canada, and around the world! They’ll surely be more useful on an international stage!   But if we’re going to talk about the international stage, why learn anything but English? And if Read More …