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ESL & Newcomer Programs

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 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.

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: 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 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 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 Settlement Services for Newcomers
10:00 am - 6:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Burrows Hall

Settlement workers provide individual assistance for newcomers. In partnership with Catholic Cross-cultural Services.


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jul 06
Fri Jul 13
Fri Jul 20
Fri Jul 27
Fri Aug 03
Icon of the event Improve Your English & Discover Canada
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: Burrows Hall

Enjoy activities, quizzes, group conversation and more about Canada and becoming a Canadian citizen.


Upcoming Dates:
Thu Jul 05
Thu Jul 12
Thu Jul 19
Thu Jul 26
Thu Aug 02
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: English Conversation Circle
10:00 am - 11:30 am on recurring dates listed below
Location: Agincourt

Want to improve your conversational English? Want to expand your network? Want to make new friends? Please join our group!...


Upcoming Dates:
Fri Jun 22