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ESL & Newcomer Programs

Icon of the event Russian Music and Poetry Nights
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

Join us in the beautiful Barbara Frum Library for our monthly Russian Poetry and Music Salons, hosted by local poets and musicians....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Dec 20
Icon of the event LSP: Self-Employment Workshop
Fri Nov 24, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: York Woods

Are you interested in self-employment but aren't quite sure where to start? Our free Self-Employment workshop can help!...

Icon of the event LSP: Let's Speak English - Fall 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 Dec 07
Icon of the event LSP: Financial Literacy Workshop
Tue Nov 28, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: York Woods

New to Canada? There are many choices available for saving, spending, borrowing and investing. Developing financial literacy skills can help you make those decisions with confidence....

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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 Nov 21
Tue Nov 28
Tue Dec 05
Tue Dec 12
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...

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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: 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: 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...

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