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ESL & Newcomer Programs

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 01
Mon Sep 05
Thu Sep 08
Mon Sep 12
Thu Sep 15
Icon of the event Newcomer Settlement Services
Ongoing event running from Fri Aug 09, 2013 - Tue Jun 27, 2017
Location: Cedarbrae

Drop in or call:...

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 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 06
Tue Sep 13
Tue Sep 20
Tue Sep 27
Tue Oct 04
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 Library Settlement Partnerships (LSP)
Ongoing event running from Tue Jun 14, 2016 - Sat Dec 31, 2016
Location: Richview

New to Canada? Need information on housing, employment, schools, language learning & other topics. Talk to the Settlement Worker in this library....

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 07
Fri Sep 09
Wed Sep 14
Fri Sep 16
Wed Sep 21
Icon of the event Arabic Storytime
Wed Aug 31, 2016 | 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Location: Pape/Danforth

Come join us for a very special bilingual storytime in Arabic and English and watch our "Little Red Riding Hood" puppet show. Enjoy lots of stories and tales, and learn about newcomer programs at the library! Everyone is we...

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 Sep 08
Thu Sep 22
Thu Oct 13
Thu Oct 27
Thu Nov 10