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ESL & Newcomer Programs

Icon of the event Tai Chi for Well-Being
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Parliament Street

The art of tai chi originated centuries ago in China and is practiced today in many of different styles. Tai chi focuses on controlled motion and breath, which puts your mind and body into a relaxed but energized state. Tai c...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Sep 15
Tue Sep 22
Tue Sep 29
Tue Oct 13
Tue Oct 20
Icon of the event Canadian Citizenship Preparation Sessions
10:30 am - 12:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Woodside Square

Topics include: Rights and Responsibilities, Canadian History, Canadian Government/Politics, Canadian Symbols, Canada's Regions and Economy, Culture, Customs and Values. The last session will be held on Tues. Oct. 6th, 6-8pm...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Sep 12
Sat Sep 19
Sat Sep 26
Sat Oct 03
Icon of the event English Conversation Circle for Seniors
4:50 pm - 5:50 pm on recurring dates listed below
Flemingdon Park

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


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Sep 02
Wed Sep 09
Wed Sep 16
Wed Sep 23
Wed Sep 30
Icon of the event Newcomer Information Fair
Fri Sep 18, 2015 | 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
Woodside Square

"Resume Writing, Interview Skills & Tips, Job Search Strategies"-English, "Understanding Employment Insurance"-Mandarin, "Understanding Landlord & Tenant Rights"-Mandarin and "Changes to the Citizenship Act"-English. Please ...

Icon of the event Settlement Services for Newcomers
10:00 am - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Burrows Hall

Settlement workers provide individual assistance for newcomers. In partnership with Catholic Cross-cultural Services.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Sep 04
Fri Sep 11
Fri Sep 18
Fri Sep 25
Fri Oct 02
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6:00 pm - 8:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Burrows Hall

Free 10 week program at Burrows Hall Library in partnership with CultureLink. For landed immigrants and convention refugees,19yrs and older with LINC level 4 and up. Small group settings with experienced and trained mentors. ...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Sep 03
Thu Sep 10
Thu Sep 17
Thu Sep 24
Icon of the event Understanding Worker's Rights & Responsibilities
Wed Dec 02, 2015 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Woodside Square

Are your rights being violated? How much do you know about your rights at work? Join us for a free information session and learn more about your labour rights and responsibilities. Registration begins Oct. 2. Register in ...

Icon of the event At Home Alone: 5 Easy Steps Independence
Tue Sep 22, 2015 | 6:15 pm - 8:15 pm
McGregor Park

This interacitve workshop for parents and their 10-14 year olds will help families 1) communicate together 2) find out if their 10-14 year olds are ready to be home alone 3) develop an At Home Alone plan together. In partners...

Icon of the event English Conversation Circle
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Flemingdon Park

Join us to practice your English communication skills in a relaxing environment and make new friends. Everyone welcome. No registration required. 6:30-8 pm


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Sep 01
Tue Sep 08
Tue Sep 15
Tue Sep 22
Tue Sep 29
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6:00 pm - 8:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Burrows Hall

Free 10 week program at Burrows Hall Library in partnership with CultureLink. For landed immigrants and convention refugees,19yrs and older with LINC level 4 and up. Small group settings with experienced and trained mentors. ...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Oct 08
Thu Oct 15
Thu Oct 22
Thu Oct 29
Thu Nov 05