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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 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 Canadian Citizenship Preparation Sessions
10:30 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Woodside Square

This program is for Permanent Residents. Topics will include: Who can apply for citizenship and how? Canadian history, geography and the government system, rights and responsibilities of citizens and more.* Thursday May 18t...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat May 13
Sat May 27
Sat Jun 03
Sat Jun 10
Icon of the event LSP: Canada My New Home - Discover Canada
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Centennial

This Library Settlement program run by the YMCA Newcomer Information Center invites all newcomers to share in the discovery of their new country and culture. Come and participate in discussions about Canada. In partnership wi...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jul 03
Mon Jul 10
Mon Jul 17
Mon Jul 24
Icon of the event English Conversation Circle
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Parkdale

Join us to practice your English communication skills in a relaxing environment and make new friends. Everyone welcome. No registration required.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Mar 29
Wed Apr 05
Wed Apr 12
Wed Apr 19
Wed Apr 26
Icon of the event English Conversation Circle (ECC) - Beginner/Intermediate/Advanced
9:30 am - 12:00 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:
Fri Mar 31
Fri Apr 07
Fri Apr 14
Fri Apr 21
Fri Apr 28
Icon of the event Newcomer Programs at Steeles
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Steeles

An information program with The Cross-Cultural Community Services Association for newcomers in Chinese. Call branch for details.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Apr 19
Wed May 17
Wed Jun 21
Wed Jul 19
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 LSP: Citizenship Test Preparation Workshop
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Flemingdon Park

Need help preparing and studying for the Canadian Citizenship Test? Complete the free citizenship test preparation program in 8 classes....


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Apr 01
Sat Apr 08
Sat Apr 15
Sat Apr 22
Sat Apr 29
Icon of the event LSP: Canada My New Home- Steps To English Fluency
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Centennial

This Library Settlement program run by the YMCA Newcomer Information Center invites all newcomers to share, in the form of discussions, different topics about Canadian life, culture and traditions. Come and join our conversat...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jul 04
Thu Jul 06
Tue Jul 11
Thu Jul 13
Tue Jul 18