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ESL & Newcomer Programs

Icon of the event LSP: Housing: Your Rights and Responsibilities
Wed Mar 22, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Willowdale Community Legal Services will present a general overview of tenancy law, as well as provide information on specific issues such as rent arrears, repairs, etc. Everything from subsidized housing to apartment buildin...

Icon of the event LSP: Let's Speak English - Spring Session
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Newcomers with beginner to intermediate level English are invited to learn basic English vocabulary for daily living and working, while improving their listening and conversation skills. Please note that the Apr.20 & Apr.27 ...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Apr 20
Thu Apr 27
Thu May 04
Thu Jun 01
Thu Jun 15
Icon of the event LSP: Canadian Immigration: Pathways to Permanent Residence and Citizenship
Tue May 02, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Flemingdon Park

Immigration Lawyer, Cristina Guida of Green and Spiegel LLP, continues her Canadian Immigration overview with a focus on Permanent Residence and Citizenship. Topics will include Economic Permanent Resident classes; navigating...

Icon of the event Finding Your Profession
Tue Feb 28, 2017 | 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Thinking about choosing a profession or making a career change? This session will help you explore and find the direction your career could go and provide information about available career opportunities. Register in person o...

Icon of the event LSP: Employers' Expectations of Newcomers
Wed May 24, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Do you know what Canadian employers are looking for? Join guest speaker, Kathleen Leon, from JobStart Employment Career Services, as she discusses important qualities employers seek. Learn what Canadian employers want, and ho...

Icon of the event English Conversation Circle
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: North York Central Library

Practice your conversation skills, make new friends, and learn about the library. You must be at least 18 years of age and have landed immigrant or Convention Refugee status to join. This program is co-sponsored by North York...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Apr 05
Wed Apr 12
Wed Apr 19
Wed Apr 26
Wed May 03
Icon of the event TOEFL & IELTS - Saturday Series
9:30 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

These series of classes will help you prepare for the 4 components of the test and teach you skills how to master your required score....


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Mar 11
Sat Mar 18
Sat Mar 25
Icon of the event LSP: Journey to Canada: Coping with Immigration Stress
Wed Jun 07, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

The Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) will provide useful information for newcomers about how migration to Canada can affect your stress, mental health, and wellness. Learn how to deal with culture-shock and racism, a...

Icon of the event English Conversation Circle (ECC) - Beginner/Intermediate/Advanced
9:30 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Practice your conversation skills, make new friends and learn about the library. Classes are intermediate level focusing on English conversation. You must be 18 years of age and have landed immigrant or refugee status to join...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Mar 03
Fri Mar 10
Fri Mar 17
Fri Mar 24
Fri Mar 31
Icon of the event English Conversation Circle (ECC) - Beginner/Intermediate/Advanced
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Practice your conversation skills, make new friends and learn about the library. Classes are intermediate level focusing on English conversation. You must be 18 years of age and have landed immigrant or refugee status to join...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Apr 05
Wed Apr 12
Wed Apr 19
Wed Apr 26
Wed May 03