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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 Newcomer Programs at Steeles
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Steeles

An information program with The Cross-Cultural Community Services Association for newcomers in Chinese. Call branch for details.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Feb 21
Wed Mar 21
Wed Apr 18
Wed May 16
Icon of the event Singing Ourselves Home (A Ukulele Workshop)
Sat Apr 14, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Lillian H. Smith

Join Annie Sun for a Ukulele Workshop featuring songs in Mandarin. Bring your own Ukulele....

Icon of the event Changes to Citizenship Law
Tue Jan 23, 2018 | 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Cedarbrae

In partnership with Catholic Crosscultural Services and Scarborough Community Legal Services. Please contact Houri at 647-338-6300 for more information or registration. In this workshop, you can learn about: English language ...

Icon of the event Newcomer Programs at Steeles
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Steeles

An information program with The Cross-Cultural Community Services Association for newcomers in Chinese. Call branch for details.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jan 24
Wed Feb 28
Wed Mar 28
Wed Apr 25
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 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 Jan 25
Thu Feb 08
Thu Feb 22
Thu Mar 08
Thu Mar 22
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 Newcomer Settlement Services
Ongoing event running from Wed Aug 09, 2017 - Thu Sep 26, 2019
Location: Cedarbrae

Drop in or call:...

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 Feb 01
Thu Feb 15
Thu Mar 01
Thu Mar 15