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  • LSP: Canada My New Home – Steps for Fluency

    LSP: Canada My New Home – Steps for Fluency

    18:00 -19:30
    October 5, 2020

    Do you feel that you are forgetting English?
    Are you worried that you don’t have chance to practice English during COVID-19?
    Do you miss socializing with your friends in conversation groups in the Library?

    The YMCA Newcomer Information Centre invites you to this fun, friendly and welcoming online session: Steps for Fluency

    It will provide you with the opportunity to:

    • Interact with other immigrants & get new friends
    • Improve your spoken English
    • Broaden the knowledge of Canadian culture

    When: Every Monday until September 28

    6:00-7:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

    • Oct 5, 2020 06:00 PM
    • Oct 19, 2020 06:00 PM
    • Oct 26, 2020 06:00 PM

    You are invited to a Zoom meeting.

    Register in advance for this meeting:

    https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJcpduGsrDIrHdPbsLSPtrcjySQ2ZJzGRAEJ

    The link is valid until September 28, 2020. You will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meetings after your registration.

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  • Workplace Culture 101

    Workplace Culture 101

    10:00 -11:00
    October 6, 2020

    As you arrive in Canada – the land of opportunities, your priority is getting a job as soon as possible. Before you start your new job why not familiarize yourself with Canadian workplace culture?

    This webinar will help you succeed in the Canadian workplace, understand the work environment, prepare you to work in a multicultural workplace, and learn about effective communication skills. By adopting and practicing the information from this webinar, you will be on your way to your dream job!

    Topics:

    • Keys to Success in Canadian Workplace
    • Work Environment
    • Cultural Diversity in Workplace
    • Effective Communication Skills

    To attend the webinar, please first register with  YMCA Newcomer Information Centre.

    If you already our client, please login in our community, and register under “Upcoming Webinar“.

  • LSP: Canada My New Home – Discover Canada

    LSP: Canada My New Home – Discover Canada

    16:00 -17:30
    October 6, 2020

    Do you feel that you are forgetting English?
    Are you worried that you don’t have chance to practice English during COVID-19?
    Do you miss socializing with your friends in conversation groups in the Library?

    The YMCA Newcomer Information Centre invites you to this fun, friendly and welcoming online session: Canada My New Home

    It will provide you with the opportunity to:

    • Interact with other immigrants & get new friends
    • Improve your spoken English
    • Broaden the knowledge of Canadian culture

    When: Every Tuesday and Thursday

    4:00-5:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

    • Oct 6, 2020 04:00 PM
    • Oct 8, 2020 04:00 PM
    • Oct 13, 2020 04:00 PM
    • Oct 15, 2020 04:00 PM
    • Oct 20, 2020 04:00 PM
    • Oct 22, 2020 04:00 PM
    • Oct 27, 2020 04:00 PM
    • Oct 29, 2020 04:00 PM

    You are invited to a Zoom meeting.

    Tuesday & Thursday (Discover Canada) 4:00-5:30 PM

    You will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meetings after your registration.

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  • Personal Finance: I’m in Charge- Module 1: Budgeting

    Personal Finance: I’m in Charge- Module 1: Budgeting

    10:00 -11:00
    October 7, 2020

    Personal Finance: I’m in Charge

    Module 1: Budgeting: Numbers that Speak for themselves

    Free workshops for youth (16-30 years old) to learn how to budget, where and how best to spend your money, ways to save and more!

    Please email Dorsa Romasi at dorsa.romasi@ymcagta.org to register for the webinar. You will receive the link to join the webinar after that.

     

  • LSP: Let’s Speak English

    LSP: Let’s Speak English

    15:00 -16:00
    October 7, 2020

    English Conversation Group: Let’s Speak English!

     Are you looking forward to practicing your English while connecting with new friends? Do you wish to practice your speaking skills from the comfort of your home? Join us for a fun and interactive group hangout where you can discuss current topics with other newcomers, meet new members, and build confidence in your skills!  An experienced facilitator will guide you through the discussion, as you and other members engage in conversation about topics on life in Canada and current situations.

    Time:

    Oct 7, 2020 03:00 PM

    Oct 21, 2020 03:00 PM

    Nov 4, 2020 03:00 PM

    Nov 18, 2020 03:00 PM

    Please download and import the following iCalendar (.ics) files to your calendar system.

    Weekly: https://zoom.us/meeting/tJIlc-ysrzMqHNERh2wniX_vAk_tRp8K95nf/ics?icsToken=98tyKuCupj8vHtWdsB-CRowAGo-gZ-jzmFxfgo14rhe3FC5aWjzgF-l9JoBvSPOJ

     

    Join Zoom Meeting

    https://zoom.us/j/96845418065

     

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    Passcode: CYNIC2020.

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    Meeting ID: 968 4541 8065

    Passcode: 5664701245

    Find your local number: https://zoom.us/u/adBlnE54IO

     

     

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  • Healthy Mind Matters

    Healthy Mind Matters

    13:00 -14:00
    October 8, 2020

    You might be hearing a lot about mental health lately. That is because mental health issues are at an increase. Want to raise your self-awareness about this topic? Join us in this webinar to learn how you can maintain good mental health and improve your overall well-being. Join us in this webinar to learn about:

    • Difference between mental health and mental illness
    • Stigma related to mental health
    • Effect of immigration on mental health
    • Mental Health during a crisis
    • Strategies, service and resources to support mental health

    To attend the webinar, please first register with  YMCA Newcomer Information Centre.

    If you already our client, please login in our community, and register under “Upcoming Webinar“.

  • LSP: Canada My New Home – Discover Canada

    LSP: Canada My New Home – Discover Canada

    16:00 -17:30
    October 8, 2020

    Do you feel that you are forgetting English?
    Are you worried that you don’t have chance to practice English during COVID-19?
    Do you miss socializing with your friends in conversation groups in the Library?

    The YMCA Newcomer Information Centre invites you to this fun, friendly and welcoming online session: Canada My New Home

    It will provide you with the opportunity to:

    • Interact with other immigrants & get new friends
    • Improve your spoken English
    • Broaden the knowledge of Canadian culture

    When: Every Tuesday and Thursday

    4:00-5:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

    • Oct 8, 2020 04:00 PM
    • Oct 13, 2020 04:00 PM
    • Oct 15, 2020 04:00 PM
    • Oct 20, 2020 04:00 PM
    • Oct 22, 2020 04:00 PM
    • Oct 27, 2020 04:00 PM
    • Oct 29, 2020 04:00 PM

    You are invited to a Zoom meeting.

    Tuesday & Thursday (Discover Canada) 4:00-5:30 PM

    You will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meetings after your registration.

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  • Thanksgiving Day

    Thanksgiving Day

    All day
    October 12, 2020

    No additional detail for this event.

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  • LSP: Canada My New Home – Discover Canada

    LSP: Canada My New Home – Discover Canada

    16:00 -17:30
    October 13, 2020

    Do you feel that you are forgetting English?
    Are you worried that you don’t have chance to practice English during COVID-19?
    Do you miss socializing with your friends in conversation groups in the Library?

    The YMCA Newcomer Information Centre invites you to this fun, friendly and welcoming online session: Canada My New Home

    It will provide you with the opportunity to:

    • Interact with other immigrants & get new friends
    • Improve your spoken English
    • Broaden the knowledge of Canadian culture

    When: Every Tuesday and Thursday

    4:00-5:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

    • Oct 13, 2020 04:00 PM
    • Oct 15, 2020 04:00 PM
    • Oct 20, 2020 04:00 PM
    • Oct 22, 2020 04:00 PM
    • Oct 27, 2020 04:00 PM
    • Oct 29, 2020 04:00 PM

    You are invited to a Zoom meeting.

    Tuesday & Thursday (Discover Canada) 4:00-5:30 PM

    You will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meetings after your registration.

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  • Your First Steps in Ontario

    Your First Steps in Ontario

    14:00 -15:00
    October 14, 2020

    Have you recently arrived in Ontario? Do you need help creating a “To Do” checklist regarding your settlement process? Join us to learn about essential programs and services you can access as a new resident of Ontario. Our orientation session will help you understand how you can better tackle your settlement needs in your first few weeks in Ontario!

    To attend the webinar, please first register with  YMCA Newcomer Information Centre.

    If you already our client, please login in to our community and register under “Upcoming Webinar“.

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  • Job Search Techniques

    Job Search Techniques

    10:00 -11:00
    October 15, 2020

    This workshop will examine the different techniques to use to effectively job search & learn about the hidden job market to expand the personal network in an organized way.

    To attend the webinar, please first register with  YMCA Newcomer Information Centre.

    If you already our client, please login in our community, and register under “Upcoming Webinar“.

     

  • LSP: Canada My New Home – Discover Canada

    LSP: Canada My New Home – Discover Canada

    16:00 -17:30
    October 15, 2020

    Do you feel that you are forgetting English?
    Are you worried that you don’t have chance to practice English during COVID-19?
    Do you miss socializing with your friends in conversation groups in the Library?

    The YMCA Newcomer Information Centre invites you to this fun, friendly and welcoming online session: Canada My New Home

    It will provide you with the opportunity to:

    • Interact with other immigrants & get new friends
    • Improve your spoken English
    • Broaden the knowledge of Canadian culture

    When: Every Tuesday and Thursday

    4:00-5:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

    • Oct 15, 2020 04:00 PM
    • Oct 20, 2020 04:00 PM
    • Oct 22, 2020 04:00 PM
    • Oct 27, 2020 04:00 PM
    • Oct 29, 2020 04:00 PM

    You are invited to a Zoom meeting.

    Tuesday & Thursday (Discover Canada) 4:00-5:30 PM

    You will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meetings after your registration.

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  • ABCs of Volunteering in Canada

    ABCs of Volunteering in Canada

    11:00 -12:00
    October 16, 2020

    Are you a newcomer and looking to start your volunteering journey in Canada?
    Are you seeking Canadian experience and do not know where to start?
    Do you want to learn a new skill or simply give back to the community?

    Join our interactive webinar to learn about the Canadian volunteer etiquette, identify and discover the type of volunteer opportunities and resources available to support you on this new journey.  In addition, you receive information about volunteering with YMCA, police reference checks, interviews, and training process.

    To attend the webinar, please first register with  YMCA Newcomer Information Centre.

    If you already our client, please login in our community, and register under “Upcoming Webinar“.

     

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  • Housing: Rights & Responsibilities and Helpful Resources

    Housing: Rights & Responsibilities and Helpful Resources

    13:00 -14:00
    October 19, 2020

    The webinar will be covering the following:
    • Types Of Housing
    • Search For A Home
    • Helpful Facts And Considerations When Looking For Housing
    • Landlord’s Rights And Responsibilities
    • Renter’s Rights And Responsibilities
    • Helpful Housing Services
    • Legal Considerations

    To attend the webinar, please first register with  YMCA Newcomer Information Centre.

    If you already our client, please login in our community, and register under “Upcoming Webinar“.

     

  • LSP: Canada My New Home – Steps for Fluency

    LSP: Canada My New Home – Steps for Fluency

    18:00 -19:30
    October 19, 2020

    Do you feel that you are forgetting English?
    Are you worried that you don’t have chance to practice English during COVID-19?
    Do you miss socializing with your friends in conversation groups in the Library?

    The YMCA Newcomer Information Centre invites you to this fun, friendly and welcoming online session: Steps for Fluency

    It will provide you with the opportunity to:

    • Interact with other immigrants & get new friends
    • Improve your spoken English
    • Broaden the knowledge of Canadian culture

    When: Every Monday until September 28

    6:00-7:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

    • Oct 19, 2020 06:00 PM
    • Oct 26, 2020 06:00 PM

    You are invited to a Zoom meeting.

    Register in advance for this meeting:

    https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJcpduGsrDIrHdPbsLSPtrcjySQ2ZJzGRAEJ

    The link is valid until September 28, 2020. You will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meetings after your registration.

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  • OSAP/Financial Aid

    OSAP/Financial Aid

    10:00 -11:00
    October 20, 2020

    In this session, you’ll learn:

    • OSAP eligibility, timelines, documents, course load, full time and part time OSAP
    • Scholarships, bursaries, awards
    • Work-study program

    To attend the webinar, please first register with  YMCA Newcomer Information Centre.

    If you already our client, please login in our community, and register under “Upcoming Webinar“.

     

  • LSP: Canada My New Home – Discover Canada

    LSP: Canada My New Home – Discover Canada

    16:00 -17:30
    October 20, 2020

    Do you feel that you are forgetting English?
    Are you worried that you don’t have chance to practice English during COVID-19?
    Do you miss socializing with your friends in conversation groups in the Library?

    The YMCA Newcomer Information Centre invites you to this fun, friendly and welcoming online session: Canada My New Home

    It will provide you with the opportunity to:

    • Interact with other immigrants & get new friends
    • Improve your spoken English
    • Broaden the knowledge of Canadian culture

    When: Every Tuesday and Thursday

    4:00-5:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

    • Oct 20, 2020 04:00 PM
    • Oct 22, 2020 04:00 PM
    • Oct 27, 2020 04:00 PM
    • Oct 29, 2020 04:00 PM

    You are invited to a Zoom meeting.

    Tuesday & Thursday (Discover Canada) 4:00-5:30 PM

    You will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meetings after your registration.

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  • Personal Finance: I’m in Charge- Module 2: Credit

    Personal Finance: I’m in Charge- Module 2: Credit

    10:00 -11:00
    October 21, 2020

    Personal Finance: I’m in Charge

    Module 2: Credit: It’s worth a look (Credit Cost and Financial Reputation)

    Free workshops for youth (16-30 years old) to learn how to budget, where and how best to spend your money, ways to save and more!

    Please email Amalya Grigoryan at amalya.grigoryan@ymcagta.org to register for the webinar. You will receive the link to join the webinar after that.

     

  • LSP: Let’s Speak English

    LSP: Let’s Speak English

    15:00 -16:00
    October 21, 2020

    English Conversation Group: Let’s Speak English!

     Are you looking forward to practicing your English while connecting with new friends? Do you wish to practice your speaking skills from the comfort of your home? Join us for a fun and interactive group hangout where you can discuss current topics with other newcomers, meet new members, and build confidence in your skills!  An experienced facilitator will guide you through the discussion, as you and other members engage in conversation about topics on life in Canada and current situations.

    Time:

    Oct 21, 2020 03:00 PM

    Nov 4, 2020 03:00 PM

    Nov 18, 2020 03:00 PM

    Please download and import the following iCalendar (.ics) files to your calendar system.

    Weekly: https://zoom.us/meeting/tJIlc-ysrzMqHNERh2wniX_vAk_tRp8K95nf/ics?icsToken=98tyKuCupj8vHtWdsB-CRowAGo-gZ-jzmFxfgo14rhe3FC5aWjzgF-l9JoBvSPOJ

     

    Join Zoom Meeting

    https://zoom.us/j/96845418065

     

    Meeting ID: 968 4541 8065

    Passcode: CYNIC2020.

    One tap mobile

    +16132093054,,96845418065#,,,,,,0#,,5664701245# Canada

    +16473744685,,96845418065#,,,,,,0#,,5664701245# Canada

     

    Dial by your location

    +1 613 209 3054 Canada

    +1 647 374 4685 Canada

    +1 647 558 0588 Canada

    +1 778 907 2071 Canada

    +1 204 272 7920 Canada

    +1 438 809 7799 Canada

    +1 587 328 1099 Canada

    Meeting ID: 968 4541 8065

    Passcode: 5664701245

    Find your local number: https://zoom.us/u/adBlnE54IO

     

     

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  • Employers’ Expectations and Mentoring

    Employers’ Expectations and Mentoring

    10:00 -11:00
    October 22, 2020

    You’ve immigrated to Canada. You have skills, education, and some work experience – and you’re keen to get started and find a job where you can use those skills and talents. But how do you find that job? Where are the positions advertised? How do you build your professional network?

    A mentor can help you answer these questions – and more. 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 trends, develop more effective job search strategies, build your local professional network and find ways of leveraging your experience and skills.

    Our guest speaker Kathleen Leon from JobStart will talk about the TRIEC mentoring program and how it would help you with job search.

    To attend the webinar, please first register with  YMCA Newcomer Information Centre.

    If you already our client, please login in our community, and register under “Upcoming Webinar“.

     

  • LSP: Canada My New Home – Discover Canada

    LSP: Canada My New Home – Discover Canada

    16:00 -17:30
    October 22, 2020

    Do you feel that you are forgetting English?
    Are you worried that you don’t have chance to practice English during COVID-19?
    Do you miss socializing with your friends in conversation groups in the Library?

    The YMCA Newcomer Information Centre invites you to this fun, friendly and welcoming online session: Canada My New Home

    It will provide you with the opportunity to:

    • Interact with other immigrants & get new friends
    • Improve your spoken English
    • Broaden the knowledge of Canadian culture

    When: Every Tuesday and Thursday

    4:00-5:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

    • Oct 22, 2020 04:00 PM
    • Oct 27, 2020 04:00 PM
    • Oct 29, 2020 04:00 PM

    You are invited to a Zoom meeting.

    Tuesday & Thursday (Discover Canada) 4:00-5:30 PM

    You will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meetings after your registration.

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  • LSP: Canada My New Home – Steps for Fluency

    LSP: Canada My New Home – Steps for Fluency

    18:00 -19:30
    October 26, 2020

    Do you feel that you are forgetting English?
    Are you worried that you don’t have chance to practice English during COVID-19?
    Do you miss socializing with your friends in conversation groups in the Library?

    The YMCA Newcomer Information Centre invites you to this fun, friendly and welcoming online session: Steps for Fluency

    It will provide you with the opportunity to:

    • Interact with other immigrants & get new friends
    • Improve your spoken English
    • Broaden the knowledge of Canadian culture

    When: Every Monday until September 28

    6:00-7:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

    • Oct 26, 2020 06:00 PM

    You are invited to a Zoom meeting.

    Register in advance for this meeting:

    https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJcpduGsrDIrHdPbsLSPtrcjySQ2ZJzGRAEJ

    The link is valid until September 28, 2020. You will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meetings after your registration.

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  • 10 Questions for Parents in Ontario

    10 Questions for Parents in Ontario

    10:00 -11:00
    October 27, 2020

    Canada offers some of the best education in the world, and now your child(ren) can benefit.

    As parents, you play an important role to their success. Do you want to explore more about their education in Ontario? Please come and join our webinar, you will find the answers to the questions most parents have.

    10 questions are:

    1. What are Childcare Services?
    2. How to apply for Child Care Fee Subsidy?
    3. How to register for School?
    4. What is Elementary School?
    5. What is ESL?
    6. What is French Immersion?
    7. What is Special Education?
    8. What is EQAO?
    9. What is Secondary School?
    10. How to help my child during COVID-19?

    To attend the webinar, please first register with  YMCA Newcomer Information Centre.

    If you already our client, please login in our community, and register under “Upcoming Webinar“.

  • LSP: Canada My New Home – Discover Canada

    LSP: Canada My New Home – Discover Canada

    16:00 -17:30
    October 27, 2020

    Do you feel that you are forgetting English?
    Are you worried that you don’t have chance to practice English during COVID-19?
    Do you miss socializing with your friends in conversation groups in the Library?

    The YMCA Newcomer Information Centre invites you to this fun, friendly and welcoming online session: Canada My New Home

    It will provide you with the opportunity to:

    • Interact with other immigrants & get new friends
    • Improve your spoken English
    • Broaden the knowledge of Canadian culture

    When: Every Tuesday and Thursday

    4:00-5:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

    • Oct 27, 2020 04:00 PM
    • Oct 29, 2020 04:00 PM

    You are invited to a Zoom meeting.

    Tuesday & Thursday (Discover Canada) 4:00-5:30 PM

    You will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meetings after your registration.

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  • Trades in Ontario and the Pathways to licensure

    Trades in Ontario and the Pathways to licensure

    13:00 -14:00
    October 28, 2020

    This session has been brought to you by YMCA in partnership with Skills for Change offering the Trades Win Support bridging program for Internationally Trained Trades-persons obtaining their Red Seal License.
    Learn more information about the Skilled Trades, TWSP and the benefits of being a Red Seal certified journey person.

    To attend the webinar, please first register with  YMCA Newcomer Information Centre.

    If you already our client, please login in our community, and register under “Upcoming Webinar“.

     

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  • Your Road to Employment

    Your Road to Employment

    14:00 -15:00
    October 29, 2020

    Are you ready to begin your job search? Are you looking to take the next step in your career?

    This webinar will give you the necessary tools and resources that you’ll need to start your job search. During this webinar, our Information Specialists will help guide you toward finding the potential strategies that will suit your job search in Canada.

    Topics:

    • Getting Started
    • Job Search Strategies
    • Employment Programs
    • Resources for internationally-trained professionals
    • Employment Services amid COVID-19

    To attend the webinar, please first register with  YMCA Newcomer Information Centre.

    If you already our client, please login in our community, and register under “Upcoming Webinar“.

  • LSP: Canada My New Home – Discover Canada

    LSP: Canada My New Home – Discover Canada

    16:00 -17:30
    October 29, 2020

    Do you feel that you are forgetting English?
    Are you worried that you don’t have chance to practice English during COVID-19?
    Do you miss socializing with your friends in conversation groups in the Library?

    The YMCA Newcomer Information Centre invites you to this fun, friendly and welcoming online session: Canada My New Home

    It will provide you with the opportunity to:

    • Interact with other immigrants & get new friends
    • Improve your spoken English
    • Broaden the knowledge of Canadian culture

    When: Every Tuesday and Thursday

    4:00-5:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

    • Oct 29, 2020 04:00 PM

    You are invited to a Zoom meeting.

    Tuesday & Thursday (Discover Canada) 4:00-5:30 PM

    You will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meetings after your registration.

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