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ESL & Newcomer Programs

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6:00 pm - 7:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
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:
Mon Mar 30
Thu Apr 02
Mon Apr 06
Thu Apr 09
Mon Apr 13
Icon of the event Newcomer Programs at Steeles
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Steeles

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


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Apr 22
Wed May 27
Wed Jun 24
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. In partnership with Citizenship and Immigration Canada, CultureLink and Toronto Public Library.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jul 07
Tue Jul 14
Tue Jul 21
Icon of the event Building a Networking Strategy that Works
Wed Apr 08, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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 Citizenship Mentoring - Spring 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. In partnership with Citizenship and Immigration Canada, CultureLink and Toronto Public Library.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Apr 07
Tue Apr 14
Tue Apr 21
Tue Apr 28
Tue May 05
Icon of the event Be Your Own Boss
Wed Apr 29, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

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

Icon of the event Employers Expectation of Newcomers
Wed Jun 03, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Toronto Reference Library

Learn what Canadian employers want, how to bring value to an employer, and what 'soft skills' are. Find out how to gain Canadian work experience. In partnership with Citizenship and Immigration Canada, YMCA and Toronto Public...

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Ongoing event running from Fri Jan 02, 2015 - Thu Dec 31, 2015
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 Networking Strategy that Works
Wed Jun 17, 2015 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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...