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Icon of the event LSP: Removing the
Wed Mar 21, 2018 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

The Human rights Code in an Ontario law that gives everyone equal rights and opportunities for jobs. Some employers ask people applying for jobs if they have ?Canadian Experience?. That can make it much harder for the people...

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9:30 am - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Dawes Road

Intermediate English classes will be offered three times a week Tuesday to Thursday for newcomers. There will be no daycare offered for this program. Contact branch for details. From the TDCSB.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Mar 20
Wed Mar 21
Thu Mar 22
Icon of the event LSP: Networking for Jobs
Wed Mar 07, 2018 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Attendees at this workshop will join our guest speaker Golam Ahmed from RBC to learn to set networking goals and identify the right people with whom to network. Tactics for breaking the ice, managing contacts and using Linked...

Icon of the event LSP: Internationally Educated Accountants
Wed Feb 21, 2018 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Internationally educated management and accounting professionals are invited to an information session on access to the accounting profession in Ontario. Presented by Alastair Hobson, Chartered Professional Accountants (CPA)....

Icon of the event LSP: Starting a Business in Canada
Wed Feb 07, 2018 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Join our guest speaker Sonja Johnson from ACCES Employment who will share information about researching and evaluating your business idea, creating a business plan, business registration & regulation in Canada, costs involved...

Icon of the event What is the Special Investigations Unit? A Course for Newcomers to Ontario
Wed Jan 24, 2018 | 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Downsview

Did you know that there is a special group that investigates police officers when someone is seriously injured or dies?...

Icon of the event LSP: Assertiveness Training -- life skills for newcomers to Canada
Wed Jan 24, 2018 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Find out what assertiveness is and how it can help you in your personal and professional life. Learn to understand the differences between assertiveness, aggressiveness and passive behaviors and explore ways to communicate ef...

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6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Free 10 week program at Toronto Reference Library. For landed immigrants and convention refugees, 19 years and older with LINC Level 4 and higher. Small group settings with experienced and trained mentors. Informal discussion...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jan 16
Tue Jan 23
Tue Jan 30
Tue Feb 06
Tue Feb 13
Icon of the event LSP: Let's Speak English - Winter 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 Jan 11
Thu Jan 18
Thu Jan 25
Thu Feb 01
Thu Feb 08
Icon of the event LSP: Tips for Public Speaking Success
Wed Jan 10, 2018 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Tips for Public Speaking Success Workshop will focus on overcoming the fear of speaking in front of a group, organizing and delivering a talk that engages the audience and techniques to boost self-confidence. The Workshop wil...