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ESL & Newcomer Programs

Icon of the event Library Settlement Partnerships (LSP)
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? Talk to the Settlement Worker in this library....

Icon of the event Building a Networking Strategy that Works
Wed Apr 08, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Learn to set networking goals and identify the right people with whom to network. Tactics for breaking the ice, managing contacts and using LinkedIn effectively will be discussed. In partnership with Citizenship and Immigrati...

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. In partnership with Citizenship and Immigration Canada, CultureLink and Toronto Public Library.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jul 07
Tue Jul 14
Tue Jul 21
Tue Jul 28
Icon of the event Understanding Your Credit Report & Credit Score
Sat Jul 04, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Lillian H. Smith

Anyone who has ever applied for a credit card, borrowed money to buy a car or a house or any other personal loan will have a credit report on file with a credit bureau. Attend this workshop and learn more about how this 3-dig...

Icon of the event Employers Expectation of Newcomers
Wed Jun 03, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Learn what Canadian employers want, how to bring value to an employer, and what 'soft skills' are. Find out how to gain Canadian work experience. In partnership with Citizenship and Immigration Canada, YMCA and Toronto Public...

Icon of the event Be Your Own Boss
Wed Apr 29, 2015 | 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. In partnership with Citizanship and Immigration Canada, YMCA and Toronto Public ...

Icon of the event Citizenship Mentoring - Spring 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 Apr 07
Tue Apr 14
Tue Apr 21
Tue Apr 28
Tue May 05
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 Mar 31
Tue Apr 07
Tue Apr 14
Icon of the event Building a Networking Strategy that Works
Wed Jun 17, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Learn to set networking goals and identify the right people with whom to network. Tactics for breaking the ice, managing contacts and using LinkedIn effectively will be discussed. In partnership with Citizenship and Immigrati...

Icon of the event Ontario Student Assistance Program (O.S.A.P) Information Session
Thu May 28, 2015 | 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Lillian H. Smith

Learn about eligibility and application process, loan amount, repayment and other financial assistance and student awards....