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ESL & Newcomer Programs

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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 Jan 15
Thu Jan 22
Thu Jan 29
Thu Feb 05
Thu Feb 12
Icon of the event Citizenship Mentoring - Winter Session
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Toronto Reference Library

A 10-session mentoring program for newcomers covering all the topics in "Discovering Canada" the citizenship book. In partnership with Citizenship and Immigration Canada, CultureLink and Toronto Public Library.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jan 13
Tue Jan 20
Tue Jan 27
Tue Feb 03
Tue Feb 10
Icon of the event Meet a Settlement Worker on Thursdays
Ongoing event running from Thu Jun 05, 2014 - Thu Dec 18, 2014
Cedarbrae

Karuna T. Wimalasuriya, Agincourt Community Services Association (Ph: 416-292-6912 Ext 324)is providing settlement services to newcomers on Thursdays from 2 to 4 pm. There will be no services in July/August and first two week...

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6:00 pm - 8:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
North York Central Library

This class helps you prepare for the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) for university admission. You must be at least 18 years old and a resident of Toronto to join. Bring YMCA assessment and referral, identificat...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Nov 04
Thu Nov 06
Tue Nov 11
Thu Nov 13
Tue Nov 18
Icon of the event Assertiveness Training
Wed Feb 25, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Find out what assertiveness is and how it can help you in your personal and professional life, communicate effectively and maintain positive relationships. In partnership with Citizenship and Immigration Canada, YMCA and Toro...

Icon of the event English as a Second Language - All Levels
9:30 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
North York Central Library

Learn to speak English in these classes. You will learn English conversation, grammar and writing. You will learn about Canadian culture. You must be at least 18 years old and a resident of Toronto to join. Bring YMCA asse...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Nov 04
Wed Nov 05
Fri Nov 07
Tue Nov 11
Wed Nov 12
Icon of the event Employers' Expectations of Newcomers
Wed Nov 26, 2014 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Learn what Canadian employers want and how to bring value to your new employer. In partnership with Citizenship and Immigration Canada, YMCA and Toronto Public Library. Program takes place in the Beeton Auditorium.

Icon of the event TOEFL Preparation Class
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
North York Central Library

This class helps you prepare for the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) for university admission. You must be at least 18 years old and a resident of Toronto to join. Bring YMCA assessment and referral, identificat...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jan 06
Thu Jan 08
Tue Jan 13
Thu Jan 15
Tue Jan 20
Icon of the event Services for Newcomers Age 55 & Over on Mondays
Ongoing event running from Mon Jun 16, 2014 - Mon Jun 29, 2015
Cedarbrae

Farhana Jogiat, Catholic Crosscultural Services (Ph: 416-266-7200 Ext 201) provides one-on-one settlement services to newcomers age 55 and over on Mondays from 1 to 5pm. She can speak English, Gujarati, Urdu and Hindi and hel...

Icon of the event Be Your Own Boss: Ten Steps You Need to Know
Wed Nov 19, 2014 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Have you thought about starting your own business? Learn about creating a business plan, attracting customers, implementing your marketing plan. In partnership with Citizenship and Immigration Canada, YMCA and Toronto Public ...