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ESL & Newcomer Programs

Icon of the event Discover Canada - Citizenship Education Mentoring Circle
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Lillian H. Smith

Free 12 week program in small group settings with experienced and trained mentors. Informal discussion on material from "Discover Canada" Booklet....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Sep 08
Tue Sep 15
Tue Sep 22
Icon of the event Self Esteem
Wed Oct 28, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

What is self-esteem and where does it come from? Look at what causes high and low self-esteem, and learn to recognize your strengths. In partnership with Citizenship and Immigration Canada, YMCA and Toronto Public Library.

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6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Toronto Reference Library

Free 10 week program at Toronto Reference Library. For landed immigrants and convention refugees, 19 years and older with LINC Level 4 and higher. Small group settings with experienced and trained mentors. Informal discussion...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Sep 08
Icon of the event Let's Talk - English Conversation Circle
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Lillian H. Smith

Practice your English, learn more about Toronto & Canada, make new friends in a relaxing environment and have fun! This is a drop-in session - no registration is required. All are welcome!


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Nov 05
Thu Nov 12
Thu Nov 19
Thu Nov 26
Thu Dec 03
Icon of the event New Job Search Strategies
Wed Nov 04, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Learn new strategies to maximize your job search potential and uncover the hidden job market. In partnership with Citizenship and Immigration Canada, YMCA, and Toronto Public Library.

Icon of the event LSP Celebration 2015
Thu Oct 22, 2015 | 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Join us to celebrate the Library Settlement Partnership (LSP) program. Learn about newcomer services and programs. Enjoy a special presentation and performance by Portuguese-Canadian musician Nuno Cristo. Refreshments will be...

Icon of the event Understanding Your Credit Report & Credit Score
Sat Nov 14, 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...

Icon of the event Library Settlement Partnerships (LSP)
Ongoing event running from Thu Sep 18, 2014 - Wed Sep 30, 2015
Lillian H. Smith

New to Canada? Need information on employment, housing, language learning, schools & other topics? Talk to the Settlement Worker in this library....

Icon of the event Assertiveness Training
Wed Sep 30, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

What is assertiveness and how can it help you in your personal and professional life? Learn how to communicate effectively and maintain positive relationships. In partnership with Citizenship and Immigration Canada, YMCA and ...

Icon of the event How to Ace Job Interviews
Wed Oct 07, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Are you preparing for your next job interview? Do you want to know how to ask and answer those tough interview questions? Join a fun, interactive workshop with role-playing and practice, to help you with your interview skills...