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ESL & Newcomer Programs

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Ongoing event running from Fri Jan 02, 2015 - Sat Dec 31, 2016
Location: Barbara Frum

Meet one-on-one with a Barbara Frum Branch librarian to help find job search information, create an email account, navigate the library's website, download eBooks to your mobile device, find a good book to read and more ......

Icon of the event Building a Network Strategy
Wed Jul 27, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: 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...

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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 May 10
Tue May 17
Tue May 24
Tue May 31
Tue Jun 07
Icon of the event Internationally Educated Accountants
Wed May 25, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Are you an internationally educated accountant? Find out what you need to know to find work in Canada. In partnership with Citizenship and Immigration Canada, YMCA and Toronto Public Library.

Icon of the event Your Rights and Freedoms in Canada
Wed Aug 24, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Learn what your rights and freedoms in Canada are! Explore Canada's Charter of Rights and Freedoms, Ontario Human Rights Code and more. In partnership with Citizenship and Immigration Canada, YMCA and Toronto Public Library.

Icon of the event Starting a Business in Canada
Wed Aug 10, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Have you thought about starting your own business? Learn about creating a business plan, attracting customers, and implementing your marketing plan. In partnership with Citizenship and Immigration Canada, YMCA and Toronto Pub...

Icon of the event Canadian Citizenship Test
Sat May 21, 2016 | 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Let us help you find online resources to study for the Canadian Citizenship exam in this 1-hour drop-in session.

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12:30 pm - 8:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Eatonville

New to Canada? Need information on employment, housing, language learning, schools & other topics? Speak to the LSP Worker in this library branch....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu May 05
Thu May 12
Thu May 19
Thu May 26
Thu Jun 02
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6:00 pm - 8:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Burrows Hall

Free 10 week program at Burrows Hall Library in partnership with CultureLink. For landed immigrants and convention refugees,19yrs and older with LINC level 4 and up. Small group settings with experienced and trained mentors. ...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu May 05
Thu May 12
Thu May 19
Thu May 26
Thu Jun 02
Icon of the event Assertiveness Training
Wed Jun 15, 2016 | 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.