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ESL & Newcomer Programs

Icon of the event English Conversation Circle
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Practice your English communication skills in a relaxing environment, while making new friends...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Apr 25
Icon of the event LSP: Employers' Expectations of Newcomers
Wed May 24, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Do you know what Canadian employers are looking for? Join guest speaker, Kathleen Leon, from JobStart Employment Career Services, as she discusses important qualities employers seek. Learn what Canadian employers want, and ho...

Icon of the event LSP: Career Exploration for Women
Wed Jul 05, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Are you a newcomer woman entering the workforce for the first time or re-entering the workforce since arriving in Canada? Find out how to discover and explore your career direction in Canada. Designed especially for Newcomers...

Icon of the event LSP: Becoming an Engineer in Ontario
Wed May 10, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

This presentation by Moody Farag, PEO, will be on Professional Engineering (P.Eng) licensure in Ontario for internationally trained engineers. Topics will include the P.Eng. License Requirements, the Provisional License Requi...

Icon of the event LSP: Self-Esteem Training
Wed Jul 19, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Learn everyday ways to build your confidence and self-esteem. Designed especially for Newcomers to Canada....

Icon of the event LSP: Journey to Canada: Coping with Immigration Stress
Wed Jun 07, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

The Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) will provide useful information for newcomers about how migration to Canada can affect your stress, mental health, and wellness. Learn how to deal with culture-shock and racism, a...

Icon of the event LSP: Starting a Business in Canada
Wed Aug 09, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Join our guest speaker from ACCES Employment who will share information about the Entrepreneurship Connections program and how to successfully start and grow a business in Canada. For permanent residents and work permit holde...

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 invited to learn basic English vocabulary for daily living and working, while improving their listening and conversation skills. Please note that the Apr.20 session i...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu May 04
Thu Jun 01
Thu Jun 15
Thu Jun 22
Icon of the event Free Income Tax Clinic
3:00 pm - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Free income tax clinic for seniors, newcomers and low-income families....


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Apr 24
Thu Apr 27
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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 Apr 25
Tue May 02
Tue May 09
Tue May 16
Tue May 23