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Icon of the event Citizenship Preparation Classes
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Downsview

Need help preparing and studying for the Canadian Citizenship Test? Complete the free citizenship test preparation program in 9 classes at the Downsview Branch presented by the North York Community House. Call Maria at 416-4...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Oct 17
Mon Oct 24
Mon Oct 31
Mon Nov 07
Mon Nov 14
Icon of the event Welcoming the World, Transforming a City
Mon Nov 14, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

Join Graeme Stewart from Tower Renewal Project and ERA Architects and Senator Ratna Omidvar, as they discuss Toronto's role in welcoming newcomers to Canada.

Icon of the event Newcomer Settlement Services
Ongoing event running from Fri Aug 09, 2013 - Tue Jun 27, 2017
Location: Cedarbrae

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Icon of the event ESL Class (CLB 2-4 Basic English Proficiency)
1:00 pm - 1:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Cedarbrae

Summer Break: July 23 - September 6, 2016....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Sep 28
Fri Sep 30
Wed Oct 05
Fri Oct 07
Wed Oct 12
Icon of the event Let's Talk Time
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Richview

Gain confidence in practicing your English speaking skills; expand your networking list and connect with new friends; enhance your knowledge of Canadian life and culture; learn about resources that will ease your settlement p...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Sep 29
Mon Oct 03
Mon Oct 24
Mon Oct 31
Mon Nov 07
Icon of the event Meet a Settlement Counselor on 2nd and 4th Thursday
1:00 pm - 1:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Cedarbrae

Drop in or call: Karuna T. Wimalasuriya, Agincourt Community Services Association (Ph: 416-292-6912) provides settlement services to new immigrants on 2nd and 4th Thursdays of the month from 2 pm to 4 pm.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Oct 13
Thu Oct 27
Thu Nov 10
Thu Nov 24
Thu Dec 08
Icon of the event Canadian Citizenship Preparation Sessions
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Cedarbrae

Complete in 6 sessions. Include: who can apply and how? Canadian history, geography and government system; rights and responsibilities as a citizen; Canadian justice system, Canadian symbol; language ability requirement; prac...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Sep 27
Tue Oct 04
Tue Oct 11
Icon of the event English Conversation Circle
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

For newcomers who want to practice English and improve communication. Local volunteers sit together with newcomers for a 90 minute discussion on themes such as workplace culture, job searching and current events. You must b...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Sep 29
Mon Oct 03
Thu Oct 06
Mon Oct 10
Thu Oct 13