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ESL & Newcomer Programs

Icon of the event LSP: Journey to Canada: Mental Health and Migration
Wed Nov 09, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

A narrative-based workshop exploring experiences of moving to a new country: migration, stress, mental health, culture-shock, racism and resiliency. Provided by the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA). In partnership wi...

Icon of the event LSP: Career Awareness for Women
Wed Nov 23, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

An information session for women planning to (re) enter the workforce in Canada. How to assess skills, interests, personality, needs, values, and motivation; how to discover a career direction in Canada; how to increase knowl...

Icon of the event English Conversation Circle
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 Sep 07
Wed Sep 14
Wed Sep 21
Wed Sep 28
Wed Oct 05
Icon of the event Volunteering Workshop
Tue Aug 16, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Burrows Hall

Learn how to volunteer, create work experience, improve your resume and help others while you help yourself....

Icon of the event English Conversation Circle
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 Aug 03
Wed Aug 10
Wed Aug 17
Icon of the event Cosmopolis Toronto: Opening Reception
Thu Nov 03, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Meet photographer Colin Boyd Shafer and exhibition participants....

Icon of the event Settlement Services for Newcomers
Mon Aug 29, 2016 | 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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.

Icon of the event Improve Your English & Discover Canada
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Burrows Hall

Enjoy activities, quizzes, group conversation and more....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Aug 04
Thu Aug 11
Thu Aug 18
Thu Aug 25
Thu Sep 01
Icon of the event LSP: Your Rights and Freedoms in Canada
Wed Aug 24, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Learn what your rights and freedoms in Canada are! Explore Canada's Charter of Rights and Freedoms, Ontario Human Rights Code and more. In partnership with Citizenship and Immigration Canada, YMCA and Toronto Public Library. ...

Icon of the event LSP: Alternative Careers in Healthcare
Wed Oct 12, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

The information session is designed for newcomers and Internationally Educated Health Professionals who are looking to explore alternative careers in health care. The session includes a guided exploration of the steps, consid...