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ESL & Newcomer Programs

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

Complete the Canadian Citizenship test preparation in 6 sessions Tuesdays March 20, 27, April 3, 10, 17 & 24 from 1:30 to 3 pm. Learn who can apply for citizenship and how? language ability requirement and go through Discover...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Mar 20
Tue Mar 27
Tue Apr 03
Tue Apr 10
Tue Apr 17
Icon of the event LSP: Info Session :Newcomer and Refugee Artist Mentorship program
Wed Feb 28, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: York Woods

Interested in applying to Toronto Arts Council?s Newcomer and Refugee Artist Mentorship program? Attend our information session at York Woods Library on February 28th!...

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 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 Feb 22
Thu Mar 08
Thu Mar 22
Thu Apr 12
Thu Apr 26
Icon of the event ESL Class (CLB 2-4 Basic English Proficiency)
10:30 am - 1:30 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 Feb 21
Fri Feb 23
Wed Feb 28
Fri Mar 02
Wed Mar 07
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...

Icon of the event ESL CLB Level 3-4: English for Work and Daily Life
10:00 am - 1:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Goldhawk Park

In this course, you will improve your English for daily activities such as shopping, taking transit, banking, interacting with health care providers, having social conversations, getting government and community services, com...


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Feb 21
Mon Feb 26
Wed Feb 28
Mon Mar 05
Wed Mar 07