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ESL & Newcomer Programs

Icon of the event Library Settlement Partnerships (LSP)
Ongoing event running from Mon Jan 04, 2016 - Thu Mar 31, 2016

New to Canada? Need Information on employment, housing, language learning, schools and other topics. Speak to the LSP worker in this Branch....

Icon of the event Centennial Youth Hub
Ongoing event running from Mon Jan 04, 2016 - Wed Mar 30, 2016

Free program for youth ages 13-19. This includes youth who are new to Canada. Need help with homework? Trained volunteer tutors are available to help with Math, Science, English and French. Laptops are available for research...

Icon of the event Understanding Your Credit Report & Credit Score
Sat Nov 14, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Lillian H. Smith

Anyone who has ever applied for a credit card, borrowed money to buy a car or a house or any other personal loan will have a credit report on file with a credit bureau. Attend this workshop and learn more about how this 3-dig...

Icon of the event English Conversation on Tuesdays for Immigrants and Newcomers to Canada
Ongoing event running from Tue Apr 28, 2015 - Tue Dec 15, 2015

Do you want to improve your English speaking skills in a lively and meaningful way? Come to English Conversation sessions at Brentwood Library! Interact with our knowledgeable teachers and with adult learners at all levels. Y...

Icon of the event Be Your Own Boss
Wed Nov 18, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Have you thought about starting your own business? Learn about creating a business plan, attracting customers, and implementing your marketing plan. In partnership with Citizenship and Immigration Canada, YMCA and Toronto Pub...

Icon of the event Let's Talk - English Conversation Circle
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Lillian H. Smith

Practice your English, learn more about Toronto & Canada, make new friends in a relaxing environment and have fun! This is a drop-in session - no registration is required. All are welcome!

Upcoming Dates:
Thu Nov 05
Thu Nov 12
Thu Nov 19
Thu Nov 26
Thu Dec 03
Icon of the event Navigating the Changes to Canada's Citizenship Laws
Tue Oct 06, 2015 | 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Barbara Frum

Over the course of the past 5 years, Canadian Citizenship Act has changed in many ways. Individuals who were not previously entitled to Canadian citizenship now have a right to citizenship and the requirements for acquiring c...

Icon of the event Canadian Citizenship Test Preparation Class
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below

Need help preparing and studying for the Canadian Citizenship Test? Complete the free citizenship test preparation program in 5 classes at Malvern Branch. To register call 416-396-8969 or visit the branch for more details....

Upcoming Dates:
Tue Nov 03
Tue Nov 10
Tue Nov 17
Tue Nov 24
Tue Dec 01
Icon of the event Adult English Classes: ESL CLB 3-4
10:00 am - 1:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Goldhawk Park

English as a Second Language classes help you improve your English language skills and learn about Canadian culture. Programs are co-sponsored by the Toronto Catholic District School Board. Registration required. Mondays and ...

Upcoming Dates:
Wed Nov 04
Mon Nov 09
Wed Nov 11
Mon Nov 16
Wed Nov 18
Icon of the event TOEFL Preparation Class
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
North York Central Library

This class helps you prepare for the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) for university admission. You must be at least 18 years old and a resident of Toronto to join. Bring YMCA assessment and referral, identificat...

Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jan 05
Thu Jan 07
Tue Jan 12
Thu Jan 14
Tue Jan 19