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ESL & Newcomer Programs

Icon of the event English Conversation Circle
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Practice your English communication skills in a relaxing environment, while making new friends...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 02
Tue May 09
Tue May 16
Tue May 23
Tue May 30
Icon of the event Citizenship Test Preparation Workshop
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Malvern

Need help preparing and studying for the Canadian Citizenship Test?...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon May 01
Mon May 08
Mon May 15
Mon May 29
Mon Jun 05
Icon of the event Adult English Classes: ESL CLB 3-4
10:00 am - 1:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Goldhawk Park

English as a Second Language classes help you improve your English language skills and learn about Canadian culture. Programs are co-sponsored by the Toronto Catholic District School Board. Registration required, 416-222-8282...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon May 01
Wed May 03
Mon May 08
Wed May 10
Mon May 15
Icon of the event ESL Reading Circle
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Looking to improve your English? We will be reading advanced picture books and practicing our listening, reading and conversation skills. The group will meet on the last Wednesday of every month in the Periodical Lounge. Call...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed May 31
Wed Jun 28
Icon of the event Toronto: A swimmable, drinkable, fishable water city
Thu May 25, 2017 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

New to TO? Not sure where you can swim? We have what you need to know (and do!) in this new city of yours. Swim Drink Fish Canada will help you make the transition from "newcomer" to "Torontonian" by giving you the informatio...

Icon of the event Settlement Services for Newcomers
10:00 am - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Burrows Hall

Settlement workers provide individual assistance for newcomers. In partnership with Catholic Cross-cultural Services.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri May 05
Fri May 12
Fri May 19
Fri May 26
Fri Jun 02
Icon of the event Settlement Services for Newcomers
9:00 am - 12:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Malvern

Settlement workers provide in person, one-on-one assistance to newcomers with immigration documents, health care, access to education, and free access to Commission of Oath Services. Please contact the branch for further info...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri May 05
Fri May 12
Fri May 19
Fri May 26
Fri Jun 02
Icon of the event Improve Your English & Discover Canada
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Burrows Hall

Enjoy activities, quizzes, group conversation and more....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu May 04
Thu May 11
Thu May 18
Thu May 25
Thu Jun 01
Icon of the event English Conversation Circle
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Burrows Hall

Practice your conversation, reading and writing skills make new friends, and learn about the library....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 02
Thu May 04
Tue May 09
Thu May 11
Icon of the event Buying Your First Home
Sat Apr 29, 2017 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Learn the ins and outs as a first time homebuyer and the legal documents you will be required to sign. Please register by calling 416-393-7746.