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ESL & Newcomer Programs

Icon of the event English Language Class
9:30 am - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Dawes Road

Intermediate English classes will be offered three times a week Tuesday to Thursday for newcomers. There will be no daycare offered for this program. Contact branch for details. From the TDCSB.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Jun 26
Wed Jun 27
Thu Jun 28
Tue Jul 03
Wed Jul 04
Icon of the event Tax Credits for Newcomers and Emigrants
Fri Sep 28, 2018 | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: York Woods

A representative from the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) will talk about benefits, credits, filing obligations and more.

Icon of the event LSP: Small Business Resources
Fri Aug 24, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Agincourt

Join us to learn about small business resources and information in Toronto for newcomers.

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

Join us 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 welcome to attend regardless o...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jun 29
Fri Jul 06
Fri Jul 13
Fri Jul 20
Fri Jul 27
Icon of the event English Language Class
9:30 am - 3:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Dawes Road

Intermediate English classes will be offered three times a week Tuesday to Thursday for newcomers. There will be no daycare offered for this program. Contact branch for details. From the TDCSB.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue Sep 04
Wed Sep 05
Thu Sep 06
Tue Sep 11
Wed Sep 12
Icon of the event LSP: Citizenship Test Preparation One-on-One Session
Ongoing event running from Mon Nov 20, 2017 - Mon Dec 31, 2018
Location: Agincourt

- Free online test web links...

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 Citizenship Preparation
2:30 pm - 5:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: York Woods

Learn Canadian government, history and geography through conversations and activities in partnership with North York Community House. Please call 416-395-5980 to register.


Upcoming Dates:
Wed Jul 18
Wed Jul 25
Wed Aug 01
Wed Aug 08
Wed Aug 15
Icon of the event The Stories of Us
Fri Sep 21, 2018 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: York Woods

Newcomers are encouraged to participate in a unique story collecting workshop. Write about your experiences coming to Canada in your native language and help build an ESL library of journeys written by and for newcomers.