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ESL & Newcomer Programs

Icon of the event ESL Conversation Circle
11:30 am - 12:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Malvern

Do you want to practice your English, meet new people and have fun?...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Feb 24
Fri Mar 03
Fri Mar 10
Icon of the event LSP: Canadian Immigration: Pathways to Permanent Residence and Citizenship
Tue May 02, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Flemingdon Park

Immigration Lawyer, Cristina Guida of Green and Spiegel LLP, continues her Canadian Immigration overview with a focus on Permanent Residence and Citizenship. Topics will include Economic Permanent Resident classes; navigating...

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1:30 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Gerrard/Ashdale

Join us to practice your English communication skills in a relaxing environment, while making new friends....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Feb 28
Tue Mar 07
Tue Mar 14
Tue Mar 21
Tue Mar 28
Icon of the event LSP: Citizenship Test Preparation Workshop
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Flemingdon Park

Need help preparing and studying for the Canadian Citizenship Test? Complete the free citizenship test preparation program in 8 classes....


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Mar 25
Sat Apr 01
Sat Apr 08
Sat Apr 15
Sat Apr 22
Icon of the event English Conversation Circle
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Sanderson

Looking for an opportunity to improve your English language skills? Volunteers and newcomers meet weekly for one hour to discuss a variety of topics with the help of an experienced group facilitator. Participants develop con...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Feb 28
Tue Mar 07
Icon of the event LSP: English Conversation Circle (Intermediate and Advanced Levels)
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Flemingdon Park

Practice your conversation skills while making some new friends along the way. This group is geared towards those people with an English Literacy Level of 3 and up....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Mar 07
Tue Mar 14
Tue Mar 21
Tue Mar 28
Tue Apr 04
Icon of the event iPad for Seniors (MANDARIN)
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Parliament Street

A monthly drop-in for Mandarin-speaking older adults interested in learning how to use iPad tablets. Learn about how the tablet works and about library resources you can access with your iPad....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Mar 02
Thu Apr 06
Thu May 04
Thu Jun 01
Icon of the event Wellness Club for Seniors in Mandarin
9:30 am - 11:00 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Bridlewood

Make new friends, share ideas and learn how to keep fit to become a happier and healthier you....


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Mar 22
Wed Apr 26
Wed May 24
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 LSP: Canadian Immigration Series: Temporary Residence vs Permanent Residence:
Tue Apr 18, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Flemingdon Park

Whether you are new to Canada or a citizen interested in Canada's immigration policies you are sure to be informed by Immigration Lawyer Cristina Guida's (Green and Spiegel LLP) Canadian immigration overview. Specific issues ...