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ESL & Newcomer Programs

Icon of the event ESL Class (CLB 2-4 Basic English Proficiency)
1:00 pm - 1:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Cedarbrae

(Holiday Break 26 Dec 16 - 10 Jab 17) ESL class runs 2 times a week on Wednesdays and Fridays 10:30am - 1:30pm. in partnership with Toronto Catholic District School Board. Before Registration, you may have to take the languag...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Feb 22
Fri Feb 24
Wed Mar 01
Fri Mar 03
Wed Mar 08
Icon of the event Meet a Settlement Counselor on 2nd and 4th Thursday
1:00 pm - 1:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Cedarbrae

Drop in or call: Karuna T. Wimalasuriya, Agincourt Community Services Association (Ph: 416-292-6912) provides settlement services to new immigrants on 2nd and 4th Thursdays of the month from 2 pm to 4 pm.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Feb 23
Thu Mar 09
Thu Mar 23
Thu Apr 13
Thu Apr 27
Icon of the event English Conversation Circle
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Burrows Hall

Practice your conversation, reading and writing skills make new friends, and learn about the library....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Feb 23
Tue Feb 28
Thu Mar 02
Tue Mar 07
Thu Mar 09
Icon of the event Newcomer Youth Circle
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Join our Youth English conversational circle for an interesting and fun learning experience. Meet other newcomer youth, create friendships, and develop your social skills. We will meet weekly to cover a range of topics. Parti...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Feb 24
Icon of the event Settlement Services for Newcomers
10:00 am - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Burrows Hall

Settlement workers provide individual assistance for newcomers. In partnership with Catholic Cross-cultural Services.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Feb 24
Fri Mar 03
Fri Mar 10
Fri Mar 17
Fri Mar 24
Icon of the event Newcomer Job Search Skills Workshops
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Albion

Learn what Canadian employers want newcomers to know about getting a job in Canada!...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Feb 25
Sat Mar 04
Sat Mar 11
Icon of the event EMMAR (in English with Arabic interpretation)
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Cedarbrae

Do you have a background in construction industry or are you interested in pursing this area? In eight workshops starting Sunday, February 5th, you will learn the English for tools and materials and their functions; understan...


Upcoming Dates:
Sun Feb 26
Sun Mar 05
Sun Mar 12
Sun Mar 19
Sun Mar 26
Icon of the event English Conversation Circle
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Weekly 2-hour sessions for newcomers to practice listening & speaking English and improve communication skills. This program is co-sponsored by North York Community House. Call 647-296-0935 to register.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Feb 28
Tue Mar 07
Tue Mar 14
Tue Mar 21
Tue Mar 28
Icon of the event English Conversation Circle
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Weekly 2-hour sessions for newcomers to practice listening & speaking English and improve communication skills. This program is co-sponsored by North York Community House. Call 647-296-0935 to register.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Feb 28
Tue Mar 07
Tue Mar 14
Tue Mar 21
Tue Mar 28
Icon of the event Canadian Citizenship Preparation Sessions
1:00 pm - 1:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Cedarbrae

Complete the test preparation in six sessions: Tues Jan 24, 31, Feb 7, 14, 21 & 28 from 1:30 to 3 pm. Learn how to prepare the Canadian Citizenship test. Practice tests are provided to evaluate your knowledge for the test. Re...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Feb 28