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ESL & Newcomer Programs

Icon of the event Canadian Citizenship Preparation Sessions
10:30 am - 12:30 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.* Tuesday October ...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Sep 10
Sat Sep 17
Icon of the event Newcomer Orientation (Mandarin)
Sat Jun 18, 2016 | 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Goldhawk Park

This program is co-sponsored with the Chinese Family Services of Ontario. Learn about the 3 levels of government, geography, culture, community resources and events and more. This program is run in Mandarin. REGISTRATION RE...

Icon of the event Settlement Services
9:00 am - 12:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Malvern

Settlement services, including help with immigration documents, health care, access to education and free access to Commissioner of Oaths service are available during this time period. If you are interested in English Convers...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jul 08
Fri Jul 15
Fri Jul 22
Fri Jul 29
Fri Aug 05
Icon of the event ESL Classes
9:30 am - 12:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Malvern

Adult English classes, CLB levels 1-2, co-sponsored with Toronto Catholic District School Board. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Please see instructor during class hours to register.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu May 26
Tue May 31
Wed Jun 01
Thu Jun 02
Tue Jun 07
Icon of the event What Drives Your auto Insurance (Mandarin)
Thu Jun 16, 2016 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Goldhawk Park

Co-sponsored with the Chinese Family Services of Ontario. Topics include traffic tickets, what to do in the event of an accident, how the new law affects your rate and more. This program is run in Mandarin. REGISTRATION REQUI...

Icon of the event ESL Classes
9:30 am - 12:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Malvern

Adult English classes, CLB levels 1-2, co-sponsored with Toronto Catholic District School Board. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Please see instructor during class hours to register.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jun 14
Wed Jun 15
Thu Jun 16
Tue Jun 21
Wed Jun 22
Icon of the event English Conversation Circle
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bridlewood

Weekly 2-hour sessions for newcomers to practice listening & speaking English and improve communication skills....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Aug 03
Icon of the event Settlement Services for Newcomers
10:00 am - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
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.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Aug 08
Mon Aug 15
Icon of the event LSP: Discover Canada - Citizenship Classes
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bridlewood

This session is designed to help you learn through a chapter-by-chapter detailed study of Discover Canada....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jun 08
Wed Jun 15
Wed Jun 22
Wed Jun 29
Icon of the event Settlement Services for Newcomers
10:00 am - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
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.


Upcoming Dates:
Mon May 30
Mon Jun 06
Mon Jun 13