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The CIF is an organization that welcomes French speaking newcomers and helps them get settled in Prince Edward Island. We also organize activities to raise awareness about cultural diversity. CIF is in charge of  the francophone population growth dossier for the Acadian and Francophone Community of PEI.
SUMMERSIDE (PEI) October 3, 2013 –The Coopérative d'intégration francophone de l'Île-du-Prince-Édouard (CIF) recently confirmed two new partnership. It signed a memorandum of understanding with the RDÉE Prince Edward Island (the francophone economic development council of PEI) and became partners with the Collège Acadie Î.-P.-É. to offer its new French language assessment services.

Summerside (PEI) September 20, 2013 - The Coopérative d'intégration francophone de l'Île-du-Prince-Édouard (CIF) is pleased to announce a free French language assessment service for immigrants living in Prince Edward Island who have received permanent resident status. The location will be determined according to the resident's means of transportation and the region in which he or she lives.

This project has been developed in collaboration with the Collège Acadie Î.-P.-É. Hélène Duranleau-Reid, an experienced teacher of French as an additional language, followed a training course at the Centre for Canadian Language Benchmarks (CCLB) and is the only CCLB certified assessor for French language in Prince Edward Island.

On July 14— Bastille Day, the French national celebration—the Coopérative d'intégration francophone de l'Île-du-Prince-Édouard (CIFÎPE) organized a French-themed family barbecue for the Francophone community in Greater Charlottetown and Prince Edward Island. The event, which took place at the Carrefour de l'Isle-Saint-Jean in Charlottetown, was the first of its kind in Prince Edward Island. Eighty people took part in the fun, making it a genuine success!

A range of traditional French foods were served to the sounds of Mario Robichaud's music, brining French song to the event as well. The younger crowd enjoyed fair games and other activities for little ones organized by Cap Enfant.

The Coopérative d'intégration francophone de l'Île-du-Prince-Édouard (CIF) is proud to announce that its funding from Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) has been confirmed for the next three years, for a total of $620,827. The Office of Immigration, Settlement and Population (OISP) also confirmed its funding of $85,000 for 2013-2014.

(This press release is available in French only)

Un nouveau conseil exécutif est aussi élu

C'est le 28 mai dernier que La Coopérative d'intégration francophone de l'Île-du-Prince-Édouard (CIF) tenait une assemblée générale spéciale (AGS), suivie de son assemblée générale annuelle (AGA) au Centre Belle-Alliance à Summerside.

C'est lors de l'AGS que les membres ont apporté quelques changements mineurs aux statuts et règlements de la CIF. Le changement le plus important était l'élimination des frais d'adhésion à la coopérative.

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