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ESL & Newcomer Programs

Icon of the event Settlement Services for Newcomers
11:00 am - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Goldhawk Park

Settlement workers provide in person, one-on-one assistance to newcomer families with settlement-related issues. This is a co-sponsored program with Catholic Cross Cultural Services.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Aug 28
Mon Sep 11
Mon Sep 18
Mon Sep 25
Icon of the event LSP: Why You Need a Mentor
Wed Nov 15, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Understand the values of a professional mentor and how to find one. Designed especially for Newcomers to Canada....

Icon of the event LSP: Let's Speak English - Fall 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....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Sep 21
Thu Oct 05
Thu Oct 19
Thu Nov 02
Thu Nov 16
Icon of the event English Conversation Circle
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Join us to practice your English communication skills in a relaxing environment, while making new friends....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Sep 12
Tue Sep 19
Tue Sep 26
Tue Oct 03
Tue Oct 10
Icon of the event LSP: Government Benefits for My Kids
Wed Sep 20, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Learn about the government benefits to help your family with the costs of raising children, including benefits for raising a child with a disability and Employment Insurance (EI) benefits such as maternity and parental leave....

Icon of the event LSP: New Job Search Strategies
Wed Dec 13, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Discover new job search strategies to make your job-hunting more diverse and effective. Designed especially for Newcomers to Canada....

Icon of the event LSP: Internationally Educated Accountants
Wed Nov 01, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

A workshop on how to access the accounting profession in Ontario. Designed especially for Newcomers to Canada....

Icon of the event LSP: Resumes and Cover Letters
Wed Aug 23, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Learn the art of writing the perfect Canadian resume and cover letter. Designed especially for Newcomers to Canada....

Icon of the event LSP: Understanding Canadian Job Postings
Wed Oct 18, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Every employer looks at résumés differently. Understanding how Canadian job postings work will help you highlight your resume with the information employers look for. Designed especially for Newcomers to Canada....

Icon of the event LSP: Let's Speak English - Summer 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....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Aug 24
Thu Sep 07