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Icon of the event LSP: Internationally Educated Accountants
Wed Oct 19, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Are you an international professional looking to get accreditation in Canada? Come out and learn everything you need to know about the new CPA PREP! Provided by Chartered Professional Accountants (CPA). In partnership with Ci...

Icon of the event LSP: Alternative Careers in Healthcare
Wed Oct 12, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

The information session is designed for newcomers and Internationally Educated Health Professionals who are looking to explore alternative careers in health care. The session includes a guided exploration of the steps, consid...

Icon of the event LSP: Becoming an Engineer in Ontario
Wed Oct 26, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

How to get licensed as an engineer in Ontario. Topics discussed during this session will include P.Eng. Licence Requirements, Provisional Licence Requirements, and the Engineering Intern Program (EIT). Provided by Professiona...

Icon of the event LSP: Journey to Canada: Mental Health and Migration
Wed Nov 09, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

A narrative-based workshop exploring experiences of moving to a new country: migration, stress, mental health, culture-shock, racism and resiliency. Provided by the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA). In partnership wi...

Icon of the event Migrahack: TO
Sat Nov 26, 2016 | 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Use data storytelling tools to illuminate migration issues in Toronto. You don't need tech skills; just ideas and enthusiasm....

Icon of the event LSP: Career Awareness for Women
Wed Nov 23, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

An information session for women planning to (re) enter the workforce in Canada. How to assess skills, interests, personality, needs, values, and motivation; how to discover a career direction in Canada; how to increase knowl...

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. In partnership with Citizenship and Immigration Canada, YMCA and Toronto Public Library. Designed especially for Newcomers to Cana...

Icon of the event Snap a Portrait!
Sat Nov 19, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Eatonville

Photography teacher Diana Nazareth will lead a fun, hands on workshop inspired by Cosmopolis Toronto....

Icon of the event English Conversation Circle
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Sanderson

Looking for an opportunity to improve your English language skills? Volunteers and newcomers meet weekly for two hours to discuss a variety of topics with the help of an experienced group facilitator. Participants develop co...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Nov 08
Tue Nov 15
Tue Nov 22
Tue Nov 29
Tue Dec 06
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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