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ESL & Newcomer Programs

Icon of the event ESL Reading Circle
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Toronto Reference Library

Practice your English by reading with others from great books and sharing your ideas about them. No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Oct 31
Fri Nov 14
Icon of the event Employers' Expectations of Newcomers
Wed Nov 26, 2014 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Learn what Canadian employers want and how to bring value to your new employer. Program takes place in the Beeton Auditorium.

Icon of the event Employers' Expectations of Newcomers
Wed Oct 29, 2014 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Learn what Canadian employers want and how to bring value to your new employer. Program takes place in the Beeton Auditorium.

Icon of the event Citizenship  Mentoring Circle - Summer/Fall Session
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
North York Central Library

Citizenship Education Circle (funded through Citizenship and Immigration Canada) is a 10-session mentoring program for newcomers which covers all topics of the book "Discovering Canada"....


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Aug 11
Mon Aug 18
Mon Aug 25
Mon Sep 08
Mon Sep 15
Icon of the event Self Esteem
Wed Nov 05, 2014 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

What is self-esteem and where does it come from? Look at what causes high and low self-esteem, and learn to recognize your strengths. Program takes place in the Beeton Auditorium.

Icon of the event TOEFL Preparation Class
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
North York Central Library

This class helps you prepare for the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) for university admission. You must be at least 18 years old and a resident of Toronto to join. Bring YMCA assessment and referral, identificat...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Nov 04
Thu Nov 06
Tue Nov 11
Thu Nov 13
Tue Nov 18
Icon of the event Adult English Classes: ESL CLB 1
11:30 am - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
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. Mon., Wed. &...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Oct 20
Mon Oct 27
Mon Nov 03
Mon Nov 10
Mon Nov 17
Icon of the event Writing a Winning Resume
Wed Aug 27, 2014 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Learn about different types of resumes, and how to write one that will get you that job! Guest speaker F. Aqila Hanseer-Rizvi, Resource and Information Coordinator, Dixon Hall.

Icon of the event Settlement Services for Newcomers
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
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 08
Mon Sep 15
Mon Sep 22
Mon Sep 29
Mon Oct 06
Icon of the event Information for Newcomers: COSTI
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
North York Central Library

Are you a newcomer to Canada? COSTI provides assistance in settling into your new community; including information on employment, education, health resources and housing....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Aug 29
Fri Sep 26
Fri Oct 31