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Icon of the event LSP: Assertiveness Training
Wed Jan 18, 2017 | 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. In partnership with Citizenship and Immigration Canada, YMCA and Toronto Public Library. Designed especially for Newcomers to Cana...

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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 17
Icon of the event LSP: New Job Search Strategies
Wed Jan 11, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Have you ever thought about starting a business in Canada? Did you operate a business in another country before coming to Canada? What's new in job searching? Review the methods and strategies of networking and building busin...

Icon of the event Migrahack: TO
Sat Nov 26, 2016 | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Use data storytelling tools to illuminate migration issues in Toronto. You don't need tech skills; just ideas and enthusiasm....

Icon of the event LSP: Career Awareness for Women
Wed Nov 23, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

An information session for women planning to (re) enter the workforce in Canada. How to assess skills, interests, personality, needs, values, and motivation; how to discover a career direction in Canada; how to increase knowl...

Icon of the event Migration - A Women's Perspective
Wed Nov 16, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
Location: Maria A. Shchuka

Sabina Ali, from Thorncliffe Park's Women Association and Cosmopolis Toronto participants from Vietnam, the UAE and Macedonia discuss their complex and inspiring journeys to Toronto.

Icon of the event Welcoming the World, Transforming a City
Mon Nov 14, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Join Graeme Stewart from Tower Renewal Project and ERA Architects and Senator Ratna Omidvar, as they discuss Toronto's role in welcoming newcomers to Canada.

Icon of the event LSP: Journey to Canada: Mental Health and Migration
Wed Nov 09, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

A narrative-based workshop exploring experiences of moving to a new country: migration, stress, mental health, culture-shock, racism and resiliency. Provided by the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA). In partnership wi...

Icon of the event Cosmopolis Toronto: Opening Reception
Thu Nov 03, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Meet photographer Colin Boyd Shafer and exhibition participants....

Icon of the event LSP: Becoming an Engineer in Ontario
Wed Oct 26, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

How to get licensed as an engineer in Ontario. Topics discussed during this session will include P.Eng. Licence Requirements, Provisional Licence Requirements, and the Engineering Intern Program (EIT). Provided by Professiona...