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ESL & Newcomer Programs

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...

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 Silk Flower Making Workshop
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

A craft created in Japan, popular in Taiwan and China. Attend our monthly classes and have flowers all year round....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Nov 24
Fri Dec 22
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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 Nov 21
Tue Nov 28
Tue Dec 05
Tue Dec 12
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...

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: 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 Dec 07
Icon of the event LSP: Self-Employment Workshop
Fri Nov 24, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: York Woods

Are you interested in self-employment but aren't quite sure where to start? Our free Self-Employment workshop can help!...

Icon of the event Tax Prepration Assistance Program
Tue Feb 06, 2018 | All Day
Location: Flemingdon Park

Chartered Professional Accountants prepare personal tax returns for eligible individuals in their communities who need assistance....

Icon of the event ESL Reading Circle
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Albion

Join Albion's ESL Reading Circle every Monday and practice your English by reading and conversing with others. Drop in only....


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jan 08
Mon Jan 15
Mon Jan 22
Mon Jan 29
Mon Feb 05