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ESL & Newcomer Programs

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: 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: Job Search Strategies
Wed Jul 25, 2018 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Find out how to access jobs on the hidden job market. Review the methods and job search strategies of networking and building business relationships which will help you get employed this year.

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6:00 pm - 8:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Free 10 week program at Toronto Reference Library. For landed immigrants and convention refugees, 19 years and older with LINC Level 4 and higher. Small group settings with experienced and trained mentors. Informal discussion...


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jul 17
Tue Jul 24
Tue Jul 31
Tue Aug 07
Tue Aug 14
Icon of the event LSP: Employment Insurance Information Session
Fri Jul 13, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Agincourt

This session will focus on E.I. benefits for those who are unemployed as well as temporary benefits for workers, illness, fishing and family-related benefits and how to apply online and submit a report.

Icon of the event LSP: Let's Speak English - Summer Session
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 listening and conversation skills. ...


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jul 12
Thu Jul 26
Thu Aug 09
Icon of the event LSP: How to (re)launch your Career
Wed Jul 11, 2018 | 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

In the How to (re)launch your Career workshop participants will learn how to tailor their job application to what an employer is looking for and explore how to leverage social media so that recruiters can see their full poten...

Icon of the event LSP: Internationally Educated Accountants
Wed Jul 11, 2018 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Whether you are new to Canada, or interested in advancing your career, there is a path to becoming a successful CPA. Come out and join CPA Ontario Student Recruiter Alastair Hobson for an information session that will provide...

Icon of the event LSP: Health Care Fair
Thu Jun 28, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Agincourt

Join us to learn about health care in your community! All are welcome. Drop in, no registration required.

Icon of the event LSP: Why You Need a Mentor
Wed Jun 20, 2018 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

The Why You Need a Mentor session will talk about the process of mentorship along with the eligibility criteria to become a mentee and a mentor. It will highlight such benefits of a mentorship program as gathering knowledge a...