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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 After School Newcomer Hub - Volunteer Opportunity
Ongoing event running from Wed Jul 02, 2014 - Wed Aug 27, 2014
Centennial

The After School Newcomer Hub at Centennial Library offers free homework help for students in grades 7-10. We are looking for volunteers who enjoy working with youth and have subject expertise in math, science, English, Frenc...

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 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 Meet and Speak
10:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Centennial

Practice and improve your English Conversation skills by meeting weekly to discuss relative topics. Special guest speakers will be invited from time to time.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Sep 08
Mon Sep 15
Mon Sep 22
Mon Sep 29
Mon Oct 06
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 Canada: My New Home-Steps to English Fluency
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
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:
Tue Sep 02
Thu Sep 04
Tue Sep 09
Thu Sep 11
Tue Sep 16
Icon of the event Library Settlement Partnerships (LSP)
Ongoing event running from Tue Sep 02, 2014 - Wed Dec 31, 2014
Centennial

New to Canada? Need Information on employment, housing, language learning, schools and other topics. Speak to the LSP worker in this Branch....

Icon of the event Citizenship Mentoring Circle - Summer Session
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Toronto Reference Library

A 10-session mentoring program for newcomers covering all the topics in "Discovering Canada" the citizenship book. Funded by Citizenship and Immigration Canada.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jul 29
Tue Aug 05
Tue Aug 12
Tue Aug 19
Tue Aug 26
Icon of the event English Classes for Mandarin-Speaking Seniors
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Hillcrest

Carefirst Wellness Club offers basic conversation classes in everyday English and information on Canadian culture for Mandarin-speaking seniors. Call 416-502-2323, Ext. 6224, to register.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Sep 10
Wed Sep 17
Wed Sep 24
Wed Oct 01
Wed Oct 08