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Icon of the event Toronto: A swimmable, drinkable, fishable water city
Thu May 25, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

New to TO? Not sure where you can swim? We have what you need to know (and do!) in this new city of yours. Swim Drink Fish Canada will help you make the transition from "newcomer" to "Torontonian" by giving you the informatio...

Icon of the event LSP: Canadian Immigration: Pathways to Permanent Residence and Citizenship
Tue May 02, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Flemingdon Park

Immigration Lawyer, Cristina Guida of Green and Spiegel LLP, continues her Canadian Immigration overview with a focus on Permanent Residence and Citizenship. Topics will include Economic Permanent Resident classes; navigating...

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 one hour to discuss a variety of topics with the help of an experienced group facilitator. Participants develop con...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 02
Tue May 09
Tue May 16
Tue May 23
Tue May 30
Icon of the event LSP: Canadian Immigration Series: Temporary Residence vs Permanent Residence:
Tue Apr 18, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Flemingdon Park

Whether you are new to Canada or a citizen interested in Canada's immigration policies you are sure to be informed by Immigration Lawyer Cristina Guida's (Green and Spiegel LLP) Canadian immigration overview. Specific issues ...

Icon of the event English Conversation Circle
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Black Creek

Practice and improve your English conversation skills and learn more about the library....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Apr 11
Tue Apr 18
Tue Apr 25
Tue May 02
Tue May 09
Icon of the event LSP: Citizenship Test Preparation Workshop
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Flemingdon Park

Need help preparing and studying for the Canadian Citizenship Test? Complete the free citizenship test preparation program in 8 classes....


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Mar 25
Sat Apr 01
Sat Apr 08
Sat Apr 15
Sat Apr 22
Icon of the event Silk Flower Making Workshop
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

A craft created in Japan, popular in Taiwan and China. Attend our monthly classes and have flowers all year round....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Mar 21
Fri Apr 28
Fri May 26
Icon of the event LSP: English Conversation Circle (Intermediate and Advanced Levels)
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Flemingdon Park

Practice your conversation skills while making some new friends along the way. This group is geared towards those people with an English Literacy Level of 3 and up....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Mar 07
Tue Mar 14
Tue Mar 21
Tue Mar 28
Tue Apr 04
Icon of the event Settlement Services for Newcomers
10:00 am - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Burrows Hall

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


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Mar 03
Fri Mar 10
Fri Mar 17
Fri Mar 24
Fri Mar 31
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 in this free program! Learn idioms and expressions. For adults 18 years and older.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Mar 02
Thu Mar 09
Thu Mar 16
Thu Mar 23
Thu Mar 30