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ESL & Newcomer Programs

Icon of the event Newcomer Orientation (Mandarin)
Sat Jun 18, 2016 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Goldhawk Park

This program is co-sponsored with the Chinese Family Services of Ontario. Learn about the 3 levels of government, geography, culture, community resources and events and more. This program is run in Mandarin. REGISTRATION RE...

Icon of the event What Drives Your auto Insurance (Mandarin)
Thu Jun 16, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Goldhawk Park

Co-sponsored with the Chinese Family Services of Ontario. Topics include traffic tickets, what to do in the event of an accident, how the new law affects your rate and more. This program is run in Mandarin. REGISTRATION REQUI...

Icon of the event Discover Canada Citizenship Mentoring Circle
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: North York Central Library

Review and discover the "Discover Canada" study guide with trained volunteers in a group setting. Sessions are consecutive in nature. Provided by CultureLink. There will be no class on May 23rd....


Upcoming Dates:
Mon May 30
Mon Jun 06
Mon Jun 13
Mon Jun 20
Mon Jun 27
Icon of the event English Conversation Circle
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bridlewood

Weekly 2-hour sessions for newcomers to practice listening & speaking English and improve communication skills....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Aug 03
Icon of the event Canadian Citizenship Information Part One: The Citizenship Application Process
Mon Aug 15, 2016 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

Learn about the Canadian citizenship application process. Find out the latest information about eligibility (age, residency requirements, proof of language ability, etc.), completing and submitting the forms, fees, applicatio...

Icon of the event Settlement Services for Newcomers
10:00 am - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Goldhawk Park

Settlement workers provide in person, one-on-one assistance to newcomer families with settlement-related issues. This is a co-sponsored program with Catholic Cross Cultural Services.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Aug 08
Mon Aug 15
Icon of the event LSP: Discover Canada - Citizenship Classes
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bridlewood

This session is designed to help you learn through a chapter-by-chapter detailed study of Discover Canada....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jun 08
Wed Jun 15
Wed Jun 22
Wed Jun 29
Icon of the event Settlement Services for Newcomers
10:00 am - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Goldhawk Park

Settlement workers provide in person, one-on-one assistance to newcomer families with settlement-related issues. This is a co-sponsored program with Catholic Cross Cultural Services.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon May 30
Mon Jun 06
Mon Jun 13
Icon of the event Canadian Citizenship Information Part Two: Citizenship Test Preparation
Wed Aug 17, 2016 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: North York Central Library

Learn about the Canadian citizenship knowledge test. Get study tips and try some practice questions based on the "Discover Canada" study guide. Presented by a Toronto District School Board representative....

Icon of the event Settlement Services for Newcomers
10:00 am - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Goldhawk Park

Settlement workers provide in person, one-on-one assistance to newcomer families with settlement-related issues. This is a co-sponsored program with Catholic Cross Cultural Services.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Sep 12
Mon Sep 19