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Icon of the event Introduction to CELPIP - Spring Edition
Sat Mar 24, 2018 | 12:00 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:...

Icon of the event What is the Special Investigations Unit? A Course for Newcomers to Ontario
Mon Jun 04, 2018 | 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Location: Albion

Did you know that there is a special group that investigates police officers when someone is seriously injured or dies?...

Icon of the event LSP: Free Income Tax clinics at York Woods Library
Ongoing event running from Mon Feb 26, 2018 - Thu Apr 26, 2018
Location: York Woods

Make an appointment for FREE one-on-one help with your tax return....

Icon of the event Friday Afternoon English Conversation Circle
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Join us in our Periodical Lounge to practice and improve your English conversation skills in a relaxing environment, while making new friends and learning what the library has to offer. No registration required. All are welco...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Feb 23
Fri Mar 02
Fri Mar 09
Fri Mar 16
Fri Mar 23
Icon of the event Family Storytelling Festival
12:30 pm - 4:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Join us for a weekend of afternoon stories for the whole family. Storytellers will share captivating stories from around the world, celebrating our diversity. This festival is funded by the Ministry of Citizenship and Immigra...


Upcoming Dates:
Sun Feb 18
Icon of the event LSP: English Conversation Circle
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Join our Library Settlement Worker for an evening of English Conversation Circle. Please contact Abinaya at 647-296-7137 to register today....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Feb 20
Tue Feb 27
Tue Mar 06
Tue Mar 13
Tue Mar 20
Icon of the event ESL Reading Circle
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Albion

Join Albion's ESL Reading Circle every Monday and practice your English by reading and conversing with others. Drop in only....


Upcoming Dates:
Mon Feb 19
Mon Feb 26
Mon Mar 05
Mon Mar 12
Mon Mar 19
Icon of the event Introduction to CELPIP - Summer Edition
Sat Jun 16, 2018 | 12:00 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:...

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 two hours to discuss a variety of topics with the help of an experienced group facilitator. Participants develop co...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Mar 20
Tue Mar 27
Tue Apr 03
Tue Apr 10
Tue Apr 17
Icon of the event LSP: Overview of Service Canada with a focus on Newcomers.
Wed Feb 21, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: York Woods

Service Canada Newcomer presentation: provides information on your Social Insurance Number, Financial Support Programs such as Canada Child Benefit, Employment insurance, Canada Pension Plan and Old Age Security along with Jo...