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ESL & Newcomer Programs

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:
Sat Feb 17
Sun Feb 18
Icon of the event LSP: Internationally Educated Accountants
Wed Feb 21, 2018 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Internationally educated management and accounting professionals are invited to an information session on access to the accounting profession in Ontario. Presented by Alastair Hobson, Chartered Professional Accountants (CPA)....

Icon of the event LSP: IELTS -- International English Language Testing System
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Thorncliffe

This series of classes will help you prepare for the 4 components of the test and teach you skills how to master your required score....


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jan 23
Tue Jan 30
Tue Feb 06
Tue Feb 13
Tue Feb 20
Icon of the event LSP: Assertiveness Training -- life skills for newcomers to Canada
Wed Jan 24, 2018 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Find out what assertiveness is and how it can help you in your personal and professional life. Learn to understand the differences between assertiveness, aggressiveness and passive behaviors and explore ways to communicate ef...

Icon of the event LSP: Networking for Jobs
Wed Mar 07, 2018 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Attendees at this workshop will join our guest speaker Golam Ahmed from RBC to learn to set networking goals and identify the right people with whom to network. Tactics for breaking the ice, managing contacts and using Linked...

Icon of the event Service Canada Newcomer Presentation
Tue Feb 27, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Eatonville

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 Job Bank and Education Supports....

Icon of the event LSP: Removing the
Wed Mar 21, 2018 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

The Human rights Code in an Ontario law that gives everyone equal rights and opportunities for jobs. Some employers ask people applying for jobs if they have Canadian experience. That can make it much harder for the people n...

Icon of the event LSP: Let's Speak English - Winter 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 Jan 18
Thu Feb 01
Thu Feb 15
Thu Mar 01
Thu Mar 15
Icon of the event LSP: Starting a Business in Canada
Wed Feb 07, 2018 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Toronto Reference Library

Join our guest speaker Sonja Johnson from ACCES Employment who will share information about researching and evaluating your business idea, creating a business plan, business registration & regulation in Canada, costs involved...

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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 Apr 10
Tue Apr 17
Tue Apr 24
Tue May 01
Tue May 08