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  • Haiku Poetry Day

    National Haiku Poetry Day

    TIAC Logo Use Policy Observed annually on April 17, National Haiku Poetry Day encourages all to try their hand in creativity.  Haiku poetry is a form of Japanese poetry that is non-rhyming and normally consists of 3 lines with a syllable pattern of 5-7-5.  Haiku poems are usually inspired by…

  • What an adventure! A dream becomes a reality.

      March 1988. It all began at an OMLTA conference in Toronto with a simple little business card in hand but in my heart the desire and will to share a dream: give students an opportunity to enjoy an authentic French immersion experience in the beautiful village of Saint-Donat. Since…

  • Welcome to Winterlude in Ottawa!

    Welcome to Winterlude in Ottawa! Bienvenue au Bal de Neige à Ottawa! By Danielle Zehr Perspectives – Sales Associate A few weeks ago, Ottawa Tourism welcomed Travel Trade workers for 4 days (plus a weekend, in the case of this Perspectives Rep!) to come and see the attractions that Ottawa…

  • Upper Grand District School Board students and staff enjoyed Saint Donat

    Students enrolled in Core French and French Immersion classes spent four days immersing themselves in French culture and language this winter. From February 10-13, students and staff enjoyed Upper Grand District School Board’s (UGDSB) annual trip to the small town of St Donat, Quebec. This year, 37 students from Centennial…

  • Perspectives Team Profile- Meet Bryan Edgeley

    Bryan Edgeley is a Sales Associate with Perspectives, he shares his experiences and memories being part of our team Meet Bryan Edgeley Perspectives truly treats its employees and clients like family.  When I visited Saint-Donat last winter, the president of the company, Clare Linton, and educational consultant, Mel Shea, found…

  • Students learn French skills in Quebec

    Students put their French skills to the test in Quebec

    McCaskill’s Mills Public School students have tried their French skills against native speakers and learned a lot. In January, 18 Grade 7 students headed to St. Donat, Que., to test their French speaking skills, ski and immerse themselves in Canadian French culture. “In the village they offer a trip for…

  • Niagara Falls

    TSAA Conference in Niagara Falls

    In November, Bryan and Dani attended the TSAA Conference in Niagara Falls and had a great time meeting administrators. At the Conference Delegates came by the bright red booth to collect stamps for their “passports” – This was a fun activity that encouraged everyone to visit every booth at the…

  • Wye Marsh Boardwalk

    Exploring Midland, Ontario!

    A Couple months ago, Penny, Bryan and Dani went to Midland, Ontario to check out some of the activities available there for our student tours. S.S. Keewatin First thing they got to see was the SS Keewatin, the Titanic’s five-years-older sister, built for carrying passengers and goods around the Great…

  • Canadian Government Encourages Bilingualism with New Initiative

    Initiative: Bilingual Advantage Bilingual Advantage is an initiative by the Government of Canada that aims to encourage bilingualism in schools and communities. The government will fund projects (up to $1000) that engage students from Core French, French as second language and French immersion programs in activities outside the classroom. This…

  • The Museum of Illusions in Toronto

    Dani and I recently visited the Museum of Illusions in Toronto. It just opened in November 2018. It has a pretty good range of different illusions. There are the simple posters, handheld and also large puzzles, as well as full room illusions like you see here. All illusions have an information plaque…

  • Let's go and learn French!

    Importance of learning French in Canada

    I am privileged to be a Canadian. Everybody says Canada is a great place to live. I want to be proud to be a Canadian. Canada is a mosaic of cultures. People come from all over the world to live here. While each person becomes a Canadian, they are still…

  • St Donat Ski Trip

    Annual Trip to St Donat a Great Success

    French Trip to St Donat, Quebec – February 12-15, 2017 The seventh annual trip to St Donat, Quebec took place this week from February 12-15. Forty-eight high school students took part in this unique immersion experience. The students represented 6 different schools: Centennial CVI, Erin DHS, Guelph CVI, Orangeville DSS,…

  • Sudbury

    More Fun Coming Your Way!

    Stay tuned as we share some great articles about who we are, our travel experiences and some helpful travel tips for students and parents!

  • Tadoussac - GREMM

    Welcome to our Blog

    Here at perspectives we are constantly working hard and planning our next adventures with you! In the meantime we will be writing some posts for you to enjoy.