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ESL & Newcomer Programs

Icon of the event Peer Nutrition Program
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Thorncliffe

Learn new ways to prepare healthy snacks for kids aged 0-6 years. How to read food labels. Network with your neighbours and learn from their experience. Receive certificate of participation in the program. In partnership ...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Oct 30
Mon Nov 06
Mon Nov 13
Mon Nov 20
Mon Nov 27
Icon of the event LSP: Why You Need a Mentor
Wed Nov 15, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Understand the values of a professional mentor and how to find one. Designed especially for Newcomers to Canada....

Icon of the event LSP: Tips for Public Speaking Success
Wed Jan 10, 2018 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Tips for Public Speaking Success Workshop will focus on overcoming the fear of speaking in front of a group, organizing and delivering a talk that engages the audience and techniques to boost self-confidence. The Workshop wil...

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6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: 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 Oct 24
Tue Oct 31
Tue Nov 07
Tue Nov 14
Tue Nov 21
Icon of the event English Conversation Circle
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Downsview

Come join this free program! Practice and improve your English conversation skills in a relaxing environment, while making new friends! This program is co-sponsored by North York Community House. Please register at the Branch...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Oct 24
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:
Fri Oct 27
Fri Nov 24
Fri Dec 22
Icon of the event LSP: New Job Search Strategies
Wed Dec 13, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Discover new job search strategies to make your job-hunting more diverse and effective. Designed especially for Newcomers to Canada....

Icon of the event LSP: Starting a Business in Canada
Wed Feb 07, 2018 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Join our guest speaker Sonja Johnson from ACCES Employment who will share information about researching and evaluating your business idea, creating a business plan, business registration & regulation in Canada, costs involved...

Icon of the event LSP: Let's Speak English - Winter 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 Jan 11
Thu Jan 18
Thu Jan 25
Thu Feb 01
Thu Feb 08
Icon of the event LSP: Internationally Educated Accountants
Wed Nov 01, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

A workshop on how to access the accounting profession in Ontario. Designed especially for Newcomers to Canada....