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ESL & Newcomer Programs

Icon of the event Mortgage 101
Sat May 14, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

An info session for those who are looking for a mortgage …or already have one!...

Icon of the event Understanding Your Credit Score & Report
Sat Jun 04, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: 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...

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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 May 03
Tue May 10
Tue May 17
Tue May 24
Tue May 31
Icon of the event Your Rights and Freedoms in Canada
Wed Aug 24, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Learn what your rights and freedoms in Canada are! Explore Canada's Charter of Rights and Freedoms, Ontario Human Rights Code and more. In partnership with Citizenship and Immigration Canada, YMCA and Toronto Public Library.

Icon of the event Powers Of Attorney (in Mandarin)
Tue Jun 14, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

By making powers of attorney, people can plan ahead and be confident that their plans will be carried out. In this workshop newcomers and community members can learn more about:...

Icon of the event Let's Draw
10:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

The skill of drawing is not unlike the skill of speaking. You are trying to make a point. Help your language along visually, draw, talk and network here at the Library!


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Aug 29
Icon of the event Starting a Business in Canada
Wed Aug 10, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

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

Icon of the event Safe Cycling 101
Sat Jun 04, 2016 | 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Tired of commuting with others on the TTC? Fed up off getting stuck in traffic? Looking to save some money on the costs of parking and insurance? Get on a bicycle and beat the GRIDLOCK! But first attend Cycle Toronto's intera...

Icon of the event Library Settlement Partnership (LSP) with CultureLink
Ongoing event running from Thu Mar 10, 2016 - Thu Mar 09, 2017
Location: Lillian H. Smith

New to Canada? If you need assistance with employment information, language learning, or government forms, we have a LSP worker on site here to assist you....

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12:30 pm - 8:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Eatonville

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


Upcoming Dates:
Thu May 05
Thu May 12
Thu May 19
Thu May 26
Thu Jun 02