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ESL & Newcomer Programs

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6:00 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Danforth/Coxwell

For newcomers who want to practice English and improve communication. Local volunteers sit together with newcomers for a 90 minute discussion on themes such as workplace culture, job searching and current events. You must b...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu May 05
Mon May 09
Thu May 12
Mon May 16
Thu May 19
Icon of the event Newcomer Programs at Steeles
1:30 pm - 4:00 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 Jul 20
Wed Aug 17
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Ongoing event running from Fri Jan 02, 2015 - Sat Dec 31, 2016
Location: Barbara Frum

Meet one-on-one with a Barbara Frum Branch librarian to help find job search information, create an email account, navigate the library's website, download eBooks to your mobile device, find a good book to read and more ......

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 Newcomer Programs at Steeles
1:30 pm - 4:00 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 Jul 27
Wed Aug 24
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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
Icon of the event Internationally Educated Accountants
Wed May 25, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Are you an internationally educated accountant? Find out what you need to know to find work in Canada. In partnership with Citizenship and Immigration Canada, YMCA and Toronto Public Library.

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 Starting a Business in Canada
Wed Aug 10, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Have you thought about starting your own business? Learn about creating a business plan, attracting customers, and implementing your marketing plan. In partnership with Citizenship and Immigration Canada, YMCA and Toronto Pub...

Icon of the event Assertiveness Training
Wed Jun 15, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Find out what assertiveness is and how it can help you in your personal and professional life. In partnership with Citizenship and Immigration Canada, YMCA and Toronto Public Library.