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ESL & Newcomer Programs

Icon of the event LSP Week 2017
Fri Oct 20, 2017 | 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: Parliament Street

Find out more about Canada's history as a part of this year's LSP Week!...

Icon of the event LSP: English Conversation Circle
10:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Agincourt

Want to improve your conversational English? Want to expand your network? Want to make new friends? Please join our group!...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Oct 27
Fri Nov 03
Fri Nov 10
Fri Nov 17
Fri Nov 24
Icon of the event Immigration - Citizenship:  When Can I Apply?
Wed Nov 22, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Barbara Leiterman, Immigration Lawyer at SCLC, provides the following information: who is eligible for citizenship, how long do you need to be in Canada before you apply, how difficult are citizenship tests and are they requi...

Icon of the event Silk Flower Making Workshop
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

A craft created in Japan, popular in Taiwan and China. Attend our monthly classes and have flowers all year round....


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Oct 27
Fri Nov 24
Fri Dec 22
Icon of the event LSP: Citizenship Preparation Workshop
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Agincourt

Attend this workshop and learn Canadian history, government policies, Canadian symbols, geography, Canadian culture, values and rights. Presentation is in English. Practice questions and tests will be provided....


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Oct 26
Thu Nov 02
Thu Nov 09
Icon of the event ESL Conversation Circles for Parents & Caregivers
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Parliament Street

Practice your English conversation skills with other parents and caregivers in a relaxed environment and build a social network. Each session to focus on different topics and personal stories....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Oct 24
Tue Nov 07
Tue Nov 21
Tue Dec 05
Tue Dec 19
Icon of the event LSP: Youth Choices Workshop
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Agincourt

This culturally responsive program encourages youth to make informed and relevant decisions, and to promote positive choices in their lives. We provide language support in English, Cantonese, and Mandarin....


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Oct 23
Mon Oct 30
Mon Nov 06
Mon Nov 13
Mon Nov 20
Icon of the event Immigration:  Who Can I Sponsor
Wed Dec 06, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Barbara Leiterman, Immigration Lawyer at SCLS, discusses sponsorship. Topics include: Can I sponsor a family member, a child who is not related to me or a partner if we're not married? Register in person or by phone, 416-3...

Icon of the event iPad for Seniors (MANDARIN)
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Parliament Street

A monthly program 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 Nov 02
Thu Dec 07
Icon of the event Immigration:  Wheel of Fortune!
Wed Nov 29, 2017 | 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Woodside Square

Barbara Leiterman, Immigration Lawyer at SCLS, provides information on Permanent Residency. Test your immigration knowledge and learn how to protect your legal status in Canada. Topics include "What happens if I am out of Can...