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ESL & Newcomer Programs

Icon of the event ESL Reading Circle
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Toronto Reference Library

Practice your English by reading with others from great books and sharing your ideas about them. No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Oct 31
Fri Nov 14
Icon of the event Adult English Classes: ESL CLB 1
11:30 am - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Goldhawk Park

English as a Second Language classes help you improve your English language skills and learn about Canadian culture. Programs are co-sponsored by the Toronto Catholic District School Board. Registration required, 416-222-8282...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Oct 20
Mon Oct 27
Mon Nov 03
Mon Nov 10
Mon Nov 17
Icon of the event Be Your Own Boss: Ten Steps You Need to Know
Wed Sep 10, 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. Program takes place in the Beeton Auditorium.

Icon of the event Settlement Services for Newcomers
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
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 Jul 28
Icon of the event Assertiveness Training
Wed Sep 24, 2014 | 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. Program takes place in the Beeton Auditorium.

Icon of the event Personal Finance
Wed Oct 22, 2014 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Learn how to create a personal budget, understand credit, protect yourself from fraud and manage your personal finances.Program takes place in the Beeton Auditorium.

Icon of the event Settlement Services for Newcomers
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
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 Aug 11
Mon Aug 18
Mon Aug 25
Icon of the event Writing a Winning Resume
Wed Aug 27, 2014 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Learn about different types of resumes, and how to write one that will get you that job! Guest speaker F. Aqila Hanseer-Rizvi, Resource and Information Coordinator, Dixon Hall.

Icon of the event Self Esteem
Wed Nov 05, 2014 | 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. Program takes place in the Beeton Auditorium.

Icon of the event Settlement Services for Newcomers
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
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 Oct 20
Mon Oct 27
Mon Nov 03
Mon Nov 10
Mon Nov 17