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ESL & Newcomer Programs

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 Employers' Expectations of Newcomers
Wed Oct 29, 2014 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Learn what Canadian employers want and how to bring value to your new employer. Program takes place in the Beeton Auditorium.

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 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. Mon., Wed. &...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Oct 20
Mon Oct 27
Mon Nov 03
Mon Nov 10
Mon Nov 17
Icon of the event Citizenship Test Preparation Workshops
10:30 am - 12:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
McGregor Park

Need help with the Citizenship Test? We can help. These five workshops will cover all topics of the Discover Canada Guide. Free handouts and practice test packages are also provided. In partnership with Newcomers' Centre, Agi...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Sep 06
Sat Sep 13
Sat Sep 20
Sat Sep 27
Sat Oct 04
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 Building a Networking Strategy that Works
Wed Oct 08, 2014 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Learn how to set networking goals and identify the right people with whom to network. Tactics for breaking the ice, managing contacts, and using LinkedIn effectively will be discussed. Program takes place in the Beeton Audito...

Icon of the event Be Your Own Boss: Ten Steps You Need to Know
Wed Nov 19, 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 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
Fri Nov 28
Fri Dec 12
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 Sep 08
Mon Sep 15
Mon Sep 22
Mon Sep 29
Mon Oct 06