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ESL & Newcomer Programs

Icon of the event LSP: Canada My New Home - Discover Canada
4:00 pm - 6:00 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:
Wed Jan 04
Wed Jan 11
Wed Jan 18
Wed Jan 25
Icon of the event LSP: Becoming an Engineer in Ontario
Wed Oct 26, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

How to get licensed as an engineer in Ontario. Topics discussed during this session will include P.Eng. Licence Requirements, Provisional Licence Requirements, and the Engineering Intern Program (EIT). Provided by Professiona...

Icon of the event LSP: New Job Search Strategies
Wed Jan 11, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Have you ever thought about starting a business in Canada? Did you operate a business in another country before coming to Canada? What's new in job searching? Review the methods and strategies of networking and building busin...

Icon of the event LSP: Journey to Canada: Mental Health and Migration
Wed Nov 09, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

A narrative-based workshop exploring experiences of moving to a new country: migration, stress, mental health, culture-shock, racism and resiliency. Provided by the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA). In partnership wi...

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6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Free 10 week program at Toronto Reference Library. For landed immigrants and convention refugees, 19 years and older with LINC Level 4 and higher. Small group settings with experienced and trained mentors. Informal discussion...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jan 17
Icon of the event LSP: Assertiveness Training
Wed Jan 18, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Find out what assertiveness is and how it can help you in your personal and professional life. In partnership with Citizenship and Immigration Canada, YMCA and Toronto Public Library. Designed especially for Newcomers to Cana...

Icon of the event LSP: Career Awareness for Women
Wed Nov 23, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

An information session for women planning to (re) enter the workforce in Canada. How to assess skills, interests, personality, needs, values, and motivation; how to discover a career direction in Canada; how to increase knowl...

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:
Tue Oct 04
Thu Oct 06
Tue Oct 11
Thu Oct 13
Tue Oct 18
Icon of the event Cosmopolis Toronto: Opening Reception
Thu Nov 03, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Meet photographer Colin Boyd Shafer and exhibition participants....

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 Oct 05
Wed Oct 12
Wed Oct 19
Wed Oct 26
Wed Nov 02