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Icon of the event Pathways to Immigration and Citizenship: Recent Legal Changes
Tue May 09, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Fairview

Pantea Jafari, founder and lead counsel at Jafari Law and an expert on Citizenship & Immigration law brings a workshop on the recent changes to Citizenship and Immigration laws promised and forthcoming by the Liberal governme...

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: 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 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 ...

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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 Ontario Human Rights Code and Canadian Human Rights Act
Wed Apr 05, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Fairview

Willowdale Community Legal Services hosts this free public workshop on the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Canadian Human Rights Act. Join us to learn about:...

Icon of the event English Conversation Circle (ECC) - Beginner/Intermediate/Advanced
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Practice your conversation skills, make new friends and learn about the library. Classes are intermediate level focusing on English conversation. You must be 18 years of age and have landed immigrant or refugee status to join...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Apr 05
Wed Apr 12
Wed Apr 19
Wed Apr 26
Wed May 03
Icon of the event Citizenship Act and Proposed Changes
Wed Mar 29, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Fairview

The presentation discusses the current process leading to a grant of Canadian citizenship. During the presentation, we will also discuss anticipated changes to the Citizenship Act and how they would affect citizenship applica...

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 Personal Taxation in Canada
Sat Mar 11, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Fairview

This presentation is designed to help you learn about filing tax returns, claiming tax credits, deductions, reporting overseas property & assets and much more....