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ESL & Newcomer Programs

Icon of the event Information Session for Internationally Educated Accountants
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Toronto Reference Library

Are you an internationally educated accountant? What do you need to know to help you find work in Canada? Learn about the free evaluation process, qualification and experience requirements, and advanced standing options. In p...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jan 28
Wed Mar 18
Icon of the event Let's Talk!
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Lillian H. Smith

Want to practice your English? Join us for a Let's Talk Session! Thursdays listed below, from 6 - 8 pm....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Feb 05
Thu Feb 12
Thu Feb 19
Thu Feb 26
Thu Mar 12
Icon of the event Citizenship Mentoring - Winter 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. In partnership with Citizenship and Immigration Canada, CultureLink and Toronto Public Library.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jan 13
Tue Jan 20
Tue Jan 27
Tue Feb 03
Tue Feb 10
Icon of the event Assertiveness Training
Wed Feb 25, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Find out what assertiveness is and how it can help you in your personal and professional life, communicate effectively and maintain positive relationships. In partnership with Citizenship and Immigration Canada, YMCA and Toro...

Icon of the event Writing a Winning Resume
Wed Feb 11, 2015 | 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! In partnership with Citizenship and Immigration Canada, YMCA and Toronto Public Library.

Icon of the event Healthy Eating: Eat Right Ontario
Wed Jan 14, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

What is Eat Right Ontario? Find out how Eat Right Ontario can help you make healthy eating choices, and learn how to access information and services about healthy eating. In partnership with Citizenship and Immigration Canada...

Icon of the event Discover Canada - Citizenship Education Mentoring Circle
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Lillian H. Smith

This free 12 week program is for landed immigrants (permanent residents) and convention refugees, 19 year and older with LINC level 4 and up. Improve spoken English in small group settings with experienced and trained mentor...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jan 27
Tue Feb 03
Tue Feb 10
Tue Feb 17
Tue Feb 24
Icon of the event LSP Worker
Ongoing event running from Thu Sep 18, 2014 - Wed Sep 30, 2015
Lillian H. Smith

New to Canada? Need information on employment, housing, language learning, schools & other topics? Speak to the LSP Worker in this library branch! All are welcome!...

Icon of the event Power Interviews
Wed Mar 04, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

The interview process and how to prepare yourself. Types and styles of interviews. In partnership with Citizenship and Immigration Canada, YMCA and Toronto Public Library.

Icon of the event Chinese New Year
Sat Feb 21, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Lillian H. Smith

Come to the Lillian H. Smith Library to celebrate the Year of the Sheep! Enjoy a Lion Dance, Kung Fu demonstration, Chinese instrumental music, dance performances and face painting for kids at 1pm (registration required). F...