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ESL & Newcomer Programs

Icon of the event English Conversation Circle
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bloor/Gladstone

Practice your English conversation skills at Bloor/Gladstone branch! Interact with knowledgeable mentors, share experiences, make friends, and learn to speak English with confidence. Drop-ins welcome....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Oct 11
Wed Oct 18
Wed Oct 25
Wed Nov 01
Wed Nov 08
Icon of the event LSP: Let's Speak English - Fall 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 Oct 05
Thu Oct 19
Thu Nov 02
Thu Nov 16
Thu Dec 07
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....

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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 10
Tue Oct 17
Tue Oct 24
Tue Oct 31
Tue Nov 07
Icon of the event Settlement Services for Newcomers
11:00 am - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Goldhawk Park

Settlement workers provide in person, one-on-one assistance to newcomer families with settlement-related issues. This is a co-sponsored program with Catholic Cross Cultural Services.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Sep 25
Icon of the event LSP: Understanding Canadian Job Postings
Wed Oct 18, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Every employer looks at résumés differently. Understanding how Canadian job postings work will help you highlight your resume with the information employers look for. Designed especially for Newcomers to Canada....

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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 Jan 16
Icon of the event LSP: Networking for Jobs
Wed Oct 04, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

A workshop for newcomers about how to use networking strategies to find a job. Designed especially for Newcomers to Canada....

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
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....