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ESL & Newcomer Programs

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 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...

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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
Icon of the event LSP: New Job Search Strategies
Wed Dec 13, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Discover new job search strategies to make your job-hunting more diverse and effective. Designed especially for Newcomers to Canada....

Icon of the event Canada Learning Bond Information Session
Mon Nov 20, 2017 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Did you know that the Government of Canada provides support for families to save for their child's education after high school? If you have a child who was born in 2004 or later, and your net family income is below $45,900, y...

Icon of the event LSP: Why You Need a Mentor
Wed Nov 15, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Understand the values of a professional mentor and how to find one. Designed especially for Newcomers to Canada....

Icon of the event LSP: Internationally Educated Accountants
Wed Nov 01, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

A workshop on how to access the accounting profession in Ontario. Designed especially for Newcomers to Canada....