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ESL & Newcomer Programs

Icon of the event LSP: Let's Speak English - Spring Session
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Newcomers with beginner to intermediate level English are invited to learn basic English vocabulary for daily living and working, while improving their listening and conversation skills. Please note that the Apr.20 session i...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu May 04
Thu Jun 01
Thu Jun 15
Thu Jun 22
Icon of the event LSP: Journey to Canada: Coping with Immigration Stress
Wed Jun 07, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

The Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) will provide useful information for newcomers about how migration to Canada can affect your stress, mental health, and wellness. Learn how to deal with culture-shock and racism, a...

Icon of the event English Conversation Circle
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Barbara Frum

Practice your English conversation skills in this free program! Learn idioms and expressions. For adults 18 years and older. This program is co-sponsored by North York Community House. For more information, please call Ariel ...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 02
Tue May 09
Tue May 16
Tue May 23
Tue May 30
Icon of the event Newcomer Programs at Steeles
1:30 pm - 3:30 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 May 24
Wed Jun 28
Wed Jul 26
Wed Aug 23
Icon of the event English Conversation Circle
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:
Mon May 01
Thu May 04
Mon May 08
Thu May 11
Icon of the event Newcomer Programs at Steeles
1:30 pm - 3:30 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 May 17
Wed Jun 21
Wed Jul 19
Wed Aug 16
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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 02
Tue May 09
Tue May 16
Tue May 23
Tue May 30
Icon of the event LSP: Becoming an Engineer in Ontario
Wed May 10, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

This presentation by Moody Farag, PEO, will be on Professional Engineering (P.Eng) licensure in Ontario for internationally trained engineers. Topics will include the P.Eng. License Requirements, the Provisional License Requi...

Icon of the event LSP: Resumes and Cover Letters
Wed Aug 23, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Learn the art of writing the perfect Canadian resume and cover letter. Designed especially for Newcomers to Canada....

Icon of the event LSP: Internationally Educated Accountants
Wed Jun 21, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Internationally Educated Management and Accounting Professionals are invited to an information session on access to the accounting profession in Ontario. Presented by Alastair Hobson, Chartered Professional Accountants (CPA)....