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ESL & Newcomer Programs

Icon of the event LSP: Let's Speak English - Fall Session
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Newcomers with beginner to intermediate level English are invited to learn basic English vocabulary for daily living and working, while improving their listening and conversation skills. In partnership with Immigration, Ref...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Sep 21
Thu Oct 05
Thu Oct 19
Icon of the event Settlement Services for Newcomers
10:00 am - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Burrows Hall

Settlement workers provide individual assistance for newcomers. In partnership with Catholic Cross-cultural Services.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jun 30
Icon of the event Financial Literacy Workshop for Arabic Speakers
Thu Jul 06, 2017 | 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Sanderson

Are you a newly settled Arabic speaking family looking to learn about budgeting, saving, credit, investing, fraud prevention and financial planning? This free financial literacy workshop will help you to acquire the knowledge...

Icon of the event English Conversation Circle-CANCELLED
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: 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 Jun 28
Icon of the event At Home Alone
Tue Jul 11, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Burrows Hall

Is your child ready to be left home alone safely? In this essential workshop, parents and children will find out together, and prepare....

Icon of the event English Conversation Circle
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Burrows Hall

Practice your conversation, reading and writing skills make new friends, and learn about the library....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jun 29
Icon of the event LSP: Networking for Jobs
Wed Oct 04, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

A workshop for newcomers about how to use networking strategies to find a job. Designed especially for Newcomers to Canada....

Icon of the event Adult English Classes: ESL CLB 3-4
10:00 am - 1:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Goldhawk Park

English as a Second Language classes help you improve your English language skills and learn about Canadian culture. Programs are co-sponsored by the Toronto Catholic District School Board. Registration required. Mondays and ...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jun 28
Icon of the event LSP: Starting a Business in Canada
Wed Aug 09, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Join our guest speaker from ACCES Employment who will share information about the Entrepreneurship Connections program and how to successfully start and grow a business in Canada. For permanent residents and work permit holde...

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6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Free 10 week program at Toronto Reference Library. For landed immigrants and convention refugees, 19 years and older with LINC Level 4 and higher. Small group settings with experienced and trained mentors. Informal discussion...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jul 18
Tue Jul 25
Tue Aug 01
Tue Aug 08
Tue Aug 15