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ESL & Newcomer Programs

Icon of the event Canada: My New Home-Steps to English Fluency
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Centennial

This Library Settlement program run by the YMCA Newcomer Information Center invites all newcomers to share, in the form of discussions, different topics about Canadian life, culture and traditions. Come and join our conversat...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jan 06
Thu Jan 08
Tue Jan 13
Thu Jan 15
Tue Jan 20
Icon of the event Canada: My New Home
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Centennial

This Library Settlement program run by the YMCA Newcomer Information Center invites all newcomers to share in the discovery of their new country and culture. Come and participate in discussions about Canada. PLease note this...


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Jan 05
Wed Jan 07
Mon Jan 12
Wed Jan 14
Mon Jan 19
Icon of the event Library Settlement Partnerships (LSP)
Ongoing event running from Tue Sep 02, 2014 - Wed Dec 31, 2014
Centennial

New to Canada? Need Information on employment, housing, language learning, schools and other topics. Speak to the LSP worker in this Branch....

Icon of the event After School Newcomer Hub - Volunteer Opportunity
Ongoing event running from Mon Jan 05, 2015 - Tue Mar 31, 2015
Centennial

The After School Newcomer Hub at Centennial Library offers free homework help for students in grades 7-10. We are looking for volunteers who enjoy working with youth and have subject expertise in math, science, English, Frenc...

Icon of the event Canadian Citizenship Preparation Classes
10:30 am - 12:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Woodside Square

Permanent Residents will learn how to prepare for the Citizenship Test by learning about: Canadian history, geography and the government system, rights and responsibilities of Citizens, Canadian symbols and language ability r...


Upcoming Dates:
Sat Apr 11
Icon of the event Chinese New Year
Sat Feb 21, 2015 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Lillian H. Smith

Come to the Lillian H. Smith Library to celebrate the Year of the Sheep! Enjoy a Lion Dance, Kung Fu demonstration, Chinese instrumental music, dance performances and face painting for kids at 1pm (registration required). F...

Icon of the event Library Settlement Partnerships (LSP)
Ongoing event running from Mon Jan 05, 2015 - Tue Mar 31, 2015
Centennial

New to Canada? Need Information on employment, housing, language learning, schools and other topics. Speak to the LSP worker in this Branch....

Icon of the event Settlement Services for Newcomers
9:00 am - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Woodside Square

Settlement workers provide in person, one-on-one assistance to newcomer families with settlement-related issues. This is a co-sponsored program with Catholic Cross-Cultural Services.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jan 08
Thu Jan 15
Thu Jan 22
Thu Jan 29
Thu Feb 05
Icon of the event Newcomer Settlement Services
Ongoing event running from Fri Aug 09, 2013 - Tue Jun 30, 2015
Cedarbrae

(No services on Dec 2 and Dec 30 - Sorry for the inconvenience)...

Icon of the event Discover Canada - Citizenship Education Mentoring Circle
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Lillian H. Smith

This free 12 week program is for landed immigrants (permanent residents) and convention refugees, 19 year and older with LINC level 4 and up. Improve spoken English in small group settings with experienced and trained mentor...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jan 27
Tue Feb 03
Tue Feb 10
Tue Feb 17
Tue Feb 24