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ESL & Newcomer Programs

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Tue Aug 11, 2015 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Burrows Hall

Learn how to volunteer, create work experience, improve your resume and help others while you help yourself. Register at the Branch or call, 416-396-8740.

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6:00 pm - 8:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
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 Jul 23
Thu Jul 30
Thu Aug 06
Thu Aug 13
Thu Aug 20
Icon of the event Understanding Your Credit Report & Credit Score
Sat Jul 04, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Lillian H. Smith

Anyone who has ever applied for a credit card, borrowed money to buy a car or a house or any other personal loan will have a credit report on file with a credit bureau. Attend this workshop and learn more about how this 3-dig...

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10:00 am - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Burrows Hall

Settlement workers provide individual assistance for newcomers. In partnership with Catholic Cross-cultural Services.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jul 03
Fri Jul 10
Fri Jul 17
Fri Jul 24
Fri Jul 31
Icon of the event Learning Opportunities for Newcomers
12:30 pm - 5:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Burrows Hall

Meet with a Mentorship Program Worker to find out about practicing English or gaining hand-on "Canadian" experience while volunteering. The program is offered in partnership with CultureLink Settlement Services. For more info...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jul 02
Thu Jul 09
Thu Jul 16
Thu Jul 23
Thu Jul 30
Icon of the event Power Of Attorney - Mandarin Workshop
Wed Jun 17, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Lillian H. Smith

By making powers of attorney, people can plan ahead and be confident that their plans will be carried out. In this workshop, newcomers and community members can learn more about:...

Icon of the event Ontario Student Assistance Program (O.S.A.P) Information Session
Thu May 28, 2015 | 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Lillian H. Smith

Learn about eligibility and application process, loan amount, repayment and other financial assistance and student awards....

Icon of the event Old Age Security - Mandarin Workshop
Wed May 27, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Lillian H. Smith

Newcomers and community members can learn more about the Old Age Security & Guaranteed Income Supplement. They will also learn more about the application process, eligibility as well as allowances amount....

Icon of the event Canadian Citizenship Preparation Classes
10:30 am - 12:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Woodside Square

Permanent Residents will learn how to prepare for the Citizenship Test by learning about: Canadian history, geography and the government system, rights and responsibilities of Citizens, Canadian symbols and language ability r...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat May 09
Icon of the event Settlement Services for Newcomers
10:00 am - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Burrows Hall

Settlement workers provide individual assistance for newcomers. In partnership with Catholic Cross-cultural Services.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri May 08
Fri May 15
Fri May 22
Fri May 29
Fri Jun 05