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Icon of the event Toronto: A swimmable, drinkable, fishable water city
Thu May 25, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

New to TO? Not sure where you can swim? We have what you need to know (and do!) in this new city of yours. Swim Drink Fish Canada will help you make the transition from "newcomer" to "Torontonian" by giving you the informatio...

Icon of the event Pathways to Immigration and Citizenship: Recent Legal Changes
Tue May 09, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Fairview

Pantea Jafari, founder and lead counsel at Jafari Law and an expert on Citizenship & Immigration law brings a workshop on the recent changes to Citizenship and Immigration laws promised and forthcoming by the Liberal governme...

Icon of the event Ontario Human Rights Code and Canadian Human Rights Act
Wed Apr 05, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Fairview

Willowdale Community Legal Services hosts this free public workshop on the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Canadian Human Rights Act. Join us to learn about:...

Icon of the event English Conversation Circle (ECC) - Beginner/Intermediate/Advanced
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

Practice your conversation skills, make new friends and learn about the library. Classes are intermediate level focusing on English conversation. You must be 18 years of age and have landed immigrant or refugee status to join...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Apr 05
Wed Apr 12
Wed Apr 19
Wed Apr 26
Wed May 03
Icon of the event Citizenship Act and Proposed Changes
Wed Mar 29, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Fairview

The presentation discusses the current process leading to a grant of Canadian citizenship. During the presentation, we will also discuss anticipated changes to the Citizenship Act and how they would affect citizenship applica...

Icon of the event TOEFL & IELTS - Saturday Series
9:30 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Fairview

These series of classes will help you prepare for the 4 components of the test and teach you skills how to master your required score....


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Mar 11
Sat Mar 18
Sat Mar 25
Icon of the event Personal Taxation in Canada
Sat Mar 11, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Fairview

This presentation is designed to help you learn about filing tax returns, claiming tax credits, deductions, reporting overseas property & assets and much more....

Icon of the event Personal Taxation Basics
Wed Mar 08, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Fairview

Learn about Canada's personal income tax system, how to file a tax return and get basic tax tips....

Icon of the event English Conversation Circle
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Pape/Danforth

Practice your English communication skills in a relaxing environment, while making new friends....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Feb 28
Tue Mar 07
Icon of the event English Conversation Circle
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Pape/Danforth

Practice your English communication skills in a relaxing environment, while making new friends....


Upcoming Dates:
Sun Feb 26