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ESL & Newcomer Programs

Icon of the event Citizenship Mentoring Circle - Summer Session
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Toronto Reference Library

A 10-session mentoring program for newcomers covering all the topics in "Discovering Canada" the citizenship book. In partnership with Citizenship and Immigration Canada, CultureLink and Toronto Public Library.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jul 07
Tue Jul 14
Tue Jul 21
Icon of the event Understanding Your Credit Report & Credit Score
Sat Jul 04, 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 Building a Networking Strategy that Works
Wed Jun 17, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Learn to set networking goals and identify the right people with whom to network. Tactics for breaking the ice, managing contacts and using LinkedIn effectively will be discussed. In partnership with Citizenship and Immigrati...

Icon of the event Adult English Classes: ESL CLB 1
11:30 am - 4:00 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. Mon., Wed. &...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jun 10
Fri Jun 12
Mon Jun 15
Wed Jun 17
Fri Jun 19
Icon of the event Employers Expectation of Newcomers
Wed Jun 03, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Learn what Canadian employers want, how to bring value to an employer, and what 'soft skills' are. Find out how to gain Canadian work experience. In partnership with Citizenship and Immigration Canada, YMCA and Toronto Public...

Icon of the event Ontario Student Assistance Program (O.S.A.P) Information Session
Thu May 28, 2015 | 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Lillian H. Smith

Learn about eligibility and application process, loan amount, repayment and other financial assistance and student awards....

Icon of the event Old Age Security Workshop in Mandarin
Wed May 27, 2015 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Agincourt

This workshop will help you find out what Old Age Security (OAS) is, who is qualified to apply for these senior benefits, how to apply, how to calculate them and related questions and answers. To register please call Wen at 6...

Icon of the event Settlement Services for Newcomers
11:00 am - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
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 May 25
Mon Jun 01
Mon Jun 08
Mon Jun 15
Mon Jun 22
Icon of the event Pronounce with Power
Mon May 25, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Agincourt

This accent reduction workshop is designed for newcomers, ESL students and anyone who wants to improve their English enunciation and pronunciation. The workshop will cover topics such as:...

Icon of the event English Conversation Circle
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Sanderson

Looking for an opportunity to improve your English language skills? Volunteers and newcomers meet weekly for two hours to discuss a variety of topics with the help of an experienced group facilitator. Participants develop co...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 05
Tue May 12
Tue May 19
Tue May 26
Tue Jun 02