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Icon of the event English Conversation Circle
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: North York Central Library

Practice your conversation skills, make new friends, and learn about the library. You must be at least 18 years of age and have landed immigrant or Convention Refugee status to join. This program is co-sponsored by North York...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Sep 07
Wed Sep 14
Wed Sep 21
Wed Sep 28
Wed Oct 05
Icon of the event Picturing the City
Sat Nov 05, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Parkdale

Photographers Dwayne Sybbliss and Yasin "Yescene" Osman, along with members of She Move Group reflect on their experiences documenting today's Toronto....

Icon of the event Canadian Citizenship Information Part One: The Citizenship Application Process
Wed Oct 05, 2016 | 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, residency requirement, proof of language ability, etc.), completing and submitting the forms, fees, application...

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 Sep 01
Tue Sep 06
Thu Sep 08
Tue Sep 13
Thu Sep 15
Icon of the event Discover Canada Citizenship Mentoring Circle
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: North York Central Library

Discover and review the "Discover Canada" study guide with trained volunteers in a group setting. Provided by CultureLink....


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Sep 12
Mon Sep 19
Mon Sep 26
Fri Sep 30
Mon Oct 03
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 Aug 29
Icon of the event Citizenship Preparation Class
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Malvern

Need help preparing and studying for the Canadian Citizenship Test? Complete the free citizenship test preparation program in 5 classes at Malvern Branch. To register call 416-396-8969 or visit the branch for more details.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Aug 30
Tue Sep 06
Tue Sep 13
Icon of the event Canadian Citizenship Information Part Two: Citizenship Test Preparation
Wed Nov 02, 2016 | 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. YOU MUST BRING YOUR PERMANENT RESIDENT CARD OR RECORD OF LANDING TO THE SESSION. ...

Icon of the event Settlement Services
9:00 am - 12:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Malvern

Settlement services, including help with immigration documents, health care, access to education and free access to Commissioner of Oaths service are available during this time period. If you are interested in English Convers...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Sep 02
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 Sep 12
Mon Sep 19
Mon Sep 26
Mon Oct 03