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ESL & Newcomer Programs

Icon of the event LSP: Housing: Your Rights and Responsibilities
Wed Mar 22, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Willowdale Community Legal Services will present a general overview of tenancy law, as well as provide information on specific issues such as rent arrears, repairs, etc. Everything from subsidized housing to apartment buildin...

Icon of the event LSP: Job Search or Networking?
Wed Feb 08, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Find out how to use networking to find a job, as well as tips and advice for networking when you're job hunting. Presented by Golam Ahmed from Royal Bank of Canada. In partnership with Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship ...

Icon of the event LSP: Let's Speak English
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 grammar and conversation skills. In partnership with Immigration, Refug...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jan 19
Thu Jan 26
Thu Feb 02
Thu Feb 16
Thu Feb 23
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. Presented by Cynthia Pichette, COSTI. In partnership with Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada, YMCA and Toronto Public ...

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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? ACCES Employment will review the methods and strategies of network...

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 Dec 08
Thu Dec 22
Thu Jan 12
Thu Jan 26
Thu Feb 09
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

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 language assessment test at YMCA Language Ass...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Dec 07
Fri Dec 09
Wed Dec 14
Fri Dec 16
Wed Dec 21
Icon of the event LSP: Removing the Canadian Experience Barrier
Wed Dec 07, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

An information session for those planning to enter the workforce in Canada, led by staff from the YMCA Newcomer Information Centre. In partnership with Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada, YMCA and Toronto Public L...

Icon of the event Mandarin Support Group for Seniors
10:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Join our Mandarin Support Group for Seniors, every Wednesday from 10:00am-11:30am. Call the branch for more details, 416-395-5980. Hosted by the North York Community House.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Dec 07
Wed Dec 14