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Icon of the event Canadian Citizenship Information Part One: The Citizenship Application Process
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: North York Central Library

Learn about the Canadian citizenship application process. Find out the latest information about eligibility (age, residency requirements, proof of language ability, etc.), completing and submitting the forms, fees, applicatio...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Aug 15
Icon of the event Immigrant Success Story: Social Work
Wed Jul 06, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Mahbub Hasan, from Project Manager and PhD in Bangladesh to Faculty Member in Toronto, speaks about his immigrant success story in Canada. In partnership with Citizenship and Immigration Canada, YMCA and Toronto Public Librar...

Icon of the event Youth Hub Program Series: DJ Workshop
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Learn fundamental skills to become a DJ. This hands-on workshop will teach you how to scratch, mix, and create your own music using turntables, mixers, and controllers. For more information, please contact the York Woods bran...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon May 09
Mon May 16
Mon May 30
Mon Jun 06
Mon Jun 13
Icon of the event Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP) Information Session
Thu May 19, 2016 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Planning to go to University or College? Find out more about applying for financial assistance!...

Icon of the event Building a Network Strategy
Wed Jul 27, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Learn to set networking goals and identify the right people with whom to network. Tactics for breaking the ice, managing contacts and using LinkedIn effectively will be discussed. In partnership with Citizenship and Immigrati...

Icon of the event Canadian Citizenship Information Part Two: Citizenship Test Preparation
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: North York Central Library

Learn about the Canadian citizenship knowledge test. Get study tips and try some practice questions based on the "Discover Canada" study guide. Presented by a Toronto District School Board representative....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Aug 17
Icon of the event 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 Library Settlement Partnerships (LSP)
Ongoing event running from Mon Jul 04, 2016 - Wed Aug 31, 2016
Location: Centennial

New to Canada? Need Information on employment, housing, language learning, schools and other topics. Speak to the LSP worker in this Branch....

Icon of the event Mortgage 101
Sat May 14, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

An info session for those who are looking for a mortgage …or already have one!...

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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 May 10
Tue May 17
Tue May 24
Tue May 31
Tue Jun 07