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ESL & Newcomer Programs

Icon of the event English Conversation Circle
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

Practice your English conversation skills with others. Learn idioms and common expressions while making new friends and learning what the library has to offer. Light refreshments will be provided!...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Dec 14
Icon of the event LSP: Networking for Jobs
Wed Mar 07, 2018 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Attendees at this workshop will join our guest speaker Golam Ahmed from RBC to learn to set networking goals and identify the right people with whom to network. Tactics for breaking the ice, managing contacts and using Linked...

Icon of the event LSP: Internationally Educated Accountants
Wed Feb 21, 2018 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Internationally educated management and accounting professionals are invited to an information session on access to the accounting profession in Ontario. Presented by Alastair Hobson, Chartered Professional Accountants (CPA)....

Icon of the event LSP: Removing the
Wed Mar 21, 2018 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

The Human rights Code in an Ontario law that gives everyone equal rights and opportunities for jobs. Some employers ask people applying for jobs if they have ?Canadian Experience?. That can make it much harder for the people...

Icon of the event CultureLink Mentorship Program Drop-In
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Burrows Hall

Learn how the mentorship program can support you in practicing English, learning about citizenship, job search, social and professional network and outdoors activities....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jan 18
Thu Feb 01
Thu Feb 15
Thu Mar 01
Thu Mar 15
Icon of the event LSP: Let's Speak English - Spring Session
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Newcomers with beginner to intermediate level English are...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Apr 05
Thu Apr 12
Icon of the event Building Wealth in Canada
Mon Mar 05, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Eatonville

For immigrants who have been in Canada for more than 2 years. Learn how to create a realistic budget, understand Cash Flow and how to effectively manage your money. Learn to define your own financial plan. Understand the ...

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...

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...