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ESL & Newcomer Programs

Icon of the event ESL Reading Circle
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Albion

Do you want to practice your English conversation, reading skills and make new friends? Join us on Mondays where we practise our reading and conversation skills. No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Mar 27
Mon Apr 03
Mon Apr 10
Icon of the event LSP: Internationally Educated Accountants
Wed Apr 05, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Internationally educated management and accounting professionals are invited to an information session on access to the accounting profession in Ontario. Presented by Alastair Hobson, Chartered Professional Accountants (CPA)....

Icon of the event LSP: Resumes and Cover Letters
Wed Apr 19, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Learn techniques for creating resumes and cover letters that grab employers' attention. Presented by Wendolyne Carballo-Vazquez, CET....

Icon of the event Let's Draw
Thu Jun 01, 2017 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Drawing with oil sticks. A program for newcomer Seniors to have an opportunity to do something creative and practice English. Space is limited, please register by calling 416-393-7746.

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: Internationally Educated Accountants
Wed Jun 21, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Internationally Educated Management and Accounting Professionals are invited to an information session on access to the accounting profession in Ontario. Presented by Alastair Hobson, Chartered Professional Accountants (CPA)....

Icon of the event Settlment Services for Newcomers
9:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Malvern

Settlement workers provide in person, one-on-one assistance to newcomers with immigration documents, health care, access to education, and free access to Commission of Oath Services. Please contact the branch for further info...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Mar 24
Fri Mar 31
Fri Apr 07
Fri Apr 14
Fri Apr 21
Icon of the event LSP: Let's Speak English - Summer 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....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jul 06
Thu Jul 20
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: 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...