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ESL & Newcomer Programs

Icon of the event Canadian Citizenship Preparation Sessions
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Cedarbrae

Complete in 6 sessions. Include: who can apply and how? Canadian history, geography and government system; rights and responsibilities as a citizen; Canadian justice system, Canadian symbol; language ability requirement; prac...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Dec 06
Icon of the event Meet a Settlement Counselor on 2nd and 4th Thursday
1:00 pm - 1:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Cedarbrae

Drop in or call: Karuna T. Wimalasuriya, Agincourt Community Services Association (Ph: 416-292-6912) provides settlement services to new immigrants on 2nd and 4th Thursdays of the month from 2 pm to 4 pm.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Dec 08
Thu Dec 22
Thu Jan 12
Thu Jan 26
Thu Feb 09
Icon of the event LSP: Removing the Canadian Experience Barrier
Wed Dec 07, 2016 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

An information session for those planning to enter the workforce in Canada, led by staff from the YMCA Newcomer Information Centre. In partnership with Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada, YMCA and Toronto Public L...

Icon of the event ESL Class (CLB 2-4 Basic English Proficiency)
1:00 pm - 1:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Cedarbrae

ESL class runs 2 times a week on Wednesdays and Fridays 10:30am - 1:30pm. in partnership with Toronto Catholic District School Board. Before Registration, you may have to take the language assessment test at YMCA Language Ass...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Dec 07
Fri Dec 09
Wed Dec 14
Fri Dec 16
Wed Dec 21
Icon of the event English Conversation Circle
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

This English conversation group is friendly, supportive and stimulating! What better way to improve your English speaking skills? Tuesdays from 6-8p.m. Presented in partnership with North York Community House. For more inform...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Dec 06
Tue Dec 13
Icon of the event LSP: Let's Speak English
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 grammar and conversation skills. In partnership with Immigration, Refug...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jan 19
Thu Jan 26
Thu Feb 02
Thu Feb 16
Thu Feb 23
Icon of the event LSP: Job Search or Networking?
Wed Feb 08, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Find out how to use networking to find a job, as well as tips and advice for networking when you're job hunting. Presented by Golam Ahmed from Royal Bank of Canada. In partnership with Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship ...

Icon of the event LSP: Housing: Your Rights and Responsibilities
Wed Mar 22, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Willowdale Community Legal Services will present a general overview of tenancy law, as well as provide information on specific issues such as rent arrears, repairs, etc. Everything from subsidized housing to apartment buildin...

Icon of the event Mandarin Support Group for Seniors
10:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Join our Mandarin Support Group for Seniors, every Wednesday from 10:00am-11:30am. Call the branch for more details, 416-395-5980. Hosted by the North York Community House.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Dec 07
Wed Dec 14
Icon of the event LSP: English Conversation Circle
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Thorncliffe

Improve your English Listening and Speaking skills....


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Dec 05
Thu Dec 08
Mon Dec 12
Thu Dec 15
Mon Dec 19