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ESL & Newcomer Programs

Icon of the event LSP: English Conversation Circle
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Eatonville

Join our English Conversation Circle run by experienced volunteer mentors. Participants must be permanent residents, government or privately sponsored refugees, and must be 19 years of age or older. To register, please call E...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jul 26
Thu Aug 02
Thu Aug 09
Thu Aug 16
Thu Aug 23
Icon of the event LSP: Starting your business in Canada
Wed Aug 08, 2018 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Have you thought about starting your own business? Learn about evaluating your business idea, creating a business plan, business registration & regulation in Canada, costs involved in starting a business, attracting customers...

Icon of the event LSP: Employer Expectations and Mentoring
Wed Aug 22, 2018 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

By talking to a mentor who shares your professional background and knows how the local labour market works, you can get a head start on your journey to success in Canada. A mentor can help you: understand Canadian industry tr...

Icon of the event LSP: Small Business Resources
Fri Aug 24, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Agincourt

Join us to learn about small business resources and information in Toronto for newcomers.

Icon of the event English Language Class
9:30 am - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Dawes Road

Intermediate English classes will be offered three times a week Tuesday to Thursday for newcomers. There will be no daycare offered for this program. Contact branch for details. From the TDCSB.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Sep 04
Wed Sep 05
Thu Sep 06
Tue Sep 11
Wed Sep 12
Icon of the event LSP: Interview to Win
Wed Sep 12, 2018 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Learn how to ace that job interview! During this interactive session we will discuss the role and importance of the interview in the job search process and equip you with practical tools, tips, techniques and strategies that ...

Icon of the event Introduction to CELPIP - Fall Edition
Sat Sep 22, 2018 | 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Northern District

CELPIP is an English proficiency exam that the Government of Canada requires would-be permanent residents and citizens to take. This workshop will focus on two skills that are tested in the CELPIP-General and CELPIP-LS tests:...