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ESL & Newcomer Programs

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6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
North York Central Library

Practice your conversation skills, make new friends, and learn about the library. You must be at least 18 years of age and have landed immigrant or Convention Refugee status to join. This program is co-sponsored by North York...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jul 08
Wed Jul 15
Wed Jul 22
Wed Jul 29
Wed Aug 05
Icon of the event ESL Beginner Class
9:00 am - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
North York Central Library

Learn to speak English in these classes. You will learn English conversation, grammar and writing. You will learn about Canadian culture. You must be at least 18 years old and a resident of Toronto to join. Bring YMCA asse...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jul 06
Tue Jul 07
Wed Jul 08
Thu Jul 09
Fri Jul 10
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...

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9:00 am - 12:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Malvern

Settlement services, including help with immigration documents, health care, access to education and free access to Commissioner of Oaths service are available during this time period. If you are interested in English Convers...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jul 03
Fri Jul 10
Fri Jul 17
Fri Jul 24
Fri Jul 31
Icon of the event Power Of Attorney - Mandarin Workshop
Wed Jun 17, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Lillian H. Smith

By making powers of attorney, people can plan ahead and be confident that their plans will be carried out. In this workshop, newcomers and community members can learn more about:...

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....

Icon of the event Job Search Techniques Workshop
Wed May 27, 2015 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Malvern

You know you possess the skills to be an excellent employee, but there seem to be roadblocks in getting a job. Why?...

Icon of the event Old Age Security - Mandarin Workshop
Wed May 27, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Lillian H. Smith

Newcomers and community members can learn more about the Old Age Security & Guaranteed Income Supplement. They will also learn more about the application process, eligibility as well as allowances amount....

Icon of the event Canadian Citizenship Test Preparation
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
North York Central Library

A representative from Toronto District School Board discusses what it means to be a citizen, what to expect from the test, and how to prepare using the Discover Canada study guide. You must bring your Permanent Resident card....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 26
Icon of the event Looking for
Tue May 26, 2015 | 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Cedarbrae

Celebrating Immigrant Employment Week, an employment specialist from East Scarborough Storefront will talk about: general resume guidelines, including do's and don't's; common errors; job search strategies and different style...