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ESL & Newcomer Programs

Icon of the event LSP: Canada My New Home- Steps To English Fluency
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Centennial

This Library Settlement program run by the YMCA Newcomer Information Center invites all newcomers to share, in the form of discussions, different topics about Canadian life, culture and traditions. Come and join our conversat...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jan 19
Tue Jan 24
Thu Jan 26
Tue Jan 31
Thu Feb 02
Icon of the event LSP: Canada My New Home - Discover Canada
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Centennial

This Library Settlement program run by the YMCA Newcomer Information Center invites all newcomers to share in the discovery of their new country and culture. Come and participate in discussions about Canada. In partnership wi...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jan 23
Mon Jan 30
Mon Feb 06
Mon Feb 13
Mon Feb 20
Icon of the event Canadian Citizenship Test Preparation Part One: Citizenship Application Process
Tue Apr 04, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

Learn about the Canadian citizenship application process. Find out the latest information about eligibility (age, residence requirements, proof of language ability etc.), completing and submitting the forms, fees, application...

Icon of the event English Conversation Circle (ECC) - Beginner/Intermediate/Advanced
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Practice your conversation skills, make new friends and learn about the library. Classes are intermediate level focusing on English conversation. You must be 18 years of age and have landed immigrant or refugee status to join...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Apr 05
Wed Apr 12
Wed Apr 19
Wed Apr 26
Wed May 03
Icon of the event Canadian Citizenship Information Part Two: Citizenship Test Preparation
Tue Apr 18, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

Learn about the Canadian citizenship knowledge test. Get study tips and try some practice questions based on the "Discover Canada" study guide. Presented by a Toronto District School Board representative. YOU MUST BRING YOUR ...

Icon of the event Pathways to Immigration and Citizenship: Recent Legal Changes
Tue May 09, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Fairview

Pantea Jafari, founder and lead counsel at Jafari Law and an expert on Citizenship & Immigration law brings a workshop on the recent changes to Citizenship and Immigration laws promised and forthcoming by the Liberal governme...

Icon of the event Energy Saving
Wed Jan 18, 2017 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Fairview

This workshop will provide you with information on cutting energy usage and cost; emergency preparedness and energy saving coupons....

Icon of the event English Conversation Circle
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Parkdale

Join us to practice your English communication skills in a relaxing environment and make new friends. Everyone welcome. No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jan 25
Wed Feb 01
Wed Feb 08
Wed Feb 15
Wed Feb 22
Icon of the event English Conversation Circle (ECC) - Beginner/Intermediate/Advanced
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Practice your conversation skills, make new friends and learn about the library. Classes are intermediate level focusing on English conversation. You must be 18 years of age and have landed immigrant or refugee status to join...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jan 25
Wed Feb 01
Wed Feb 08
Wed Feb 15
Wed Feb 22
Icon of the event Settlement Services for Newcomers
10:00 am - 6:00 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 Jan 23
Mon Jan 30
Mon Feb 06
Mon Feb 13
Mon Feb 20