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ESL & Newcomer Programs

Icon of the event Power Interview
Wed Aug 13, 2014 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

The interview process and how to prepare yourself. Guest Speaker F. Aqila Hanseer-Rizvi, Resource and Information Coordinator, Dixon Hall.

Icon of the event Information Session for Internationally Educated Accountants
Wed Jul 23, 2014 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Are you an internationally educated accountant? What do you need to know to help you find work in Canada? Guest speaker Alastair Hobson of Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada.

Icon of the event Meet a Recruiter
Wed Jul 09, 2014 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Learn what recruiters are looking for in potential employees. Guest speaker Lorena Perry, Account Executive with People to Go.

Icon of the event Citizenship Mentoring Circle - Summer Session
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Toronto Reference Library

A 10-session mentoring program for newcomers covering all the topics in "Discovering Canada" the citizenship book. Funded by Citizenship and Immigration Canada.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jul 08
Tue Jul 15
Tue Jul 22
Tue Jul 29
Tue Aug 05
Icon of the event Preparing for Meaningful Employment in Canada
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Toronto Reference Library

Speakers from the Information & Communications Technology Council will talk about ICT sector trends & opportunities for internationally trained professionals, including success stories & strategies.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jun 25
Icon of the event Power Interviews
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Toronto Reference Library

The interview process and how to prepare yourself. Types and styles of interviews.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jun 11
Icon of the event Be Your Own Boss: the ten steps you need to know
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Toronto Reference Library

Have you thought about starting your own business? Learn about creating a business plan, attracting customers, implementing your marketing plan.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed May 28
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 May 23
Fri Jun 13
Fri Jun 27
Fri Jul 11
Icon of the event Networking for Newcomers
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Toronto Reference Library

What is networking? Why do I need it? Face-to-Face and digital networking, how to grow your network and tips for setting networking goals.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed May 07
Icon of the event Farms to Record Studios: Explore Eglinton Ave West
Sat May 03, 2014 | 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Maria A. Shchuka

Join us for a walking tour of the International Market on Eglinton Avenue West, covering the past, present and future of the neighbourhood. Starting point is Maria A. Shchuka Library (1745 Eglinton Ave W)....