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  • Healthy Mind Matters-cancelled

    Healthy Mind Matters-cancelled

    10:00 -11:00
    August 4, 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“.

  • Permanent Resident Card: Apply, Renew and Replace

    Permanent Resident Card: Apply, Renew and Replace

    13:00 -14:00
    August 4, 2020

    Join our guest speaker, Marta Suslik  from Polycultural Immigrant Services for this webinar.

    The webinar covers:

    • Who is Eligible for a PR Card Renewal?
    • Eligibility Criteria for a Permanent Resident Card- When to renew your PR card?
    • How to apply for a PR Card Renewal- how to complete form IMM5444 , supporting documents need to be submitted with an application, Use of Representative, ID’s requirements, what to do when an individual does not have a valid passport, photos specifications.
    • How much does a permanent resident card cost and how to make a fee payment
    • Processing times
    • Urgent processing of a permanent resident card
    • What happens if my PR card expires while abroad? PR travel document
    • What should I do if my new permanent resident card has a mistake or something is missing?

    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
    August 4, 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)

    • Tuesday, August 4, 2020
    • Thursday, August 6, 2020
    • Tuesday, August 11, 2020
    • Thursday, August 13, 2020
    • Tuesday, August 18, 2020
    • Thursday, August 20, 2020
    • Tuesday, August 25, 2020
    • Thursday, August 27, 2020

    You are invited to a Zoom meeting.

    Register in advance for this meeting:

    jhttps://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJEkdOuqrDsvEtVVxg9l5uJiJs4FOhJ13zXj

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

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  • LSP: Let’s Speak English

    LSP: Let’s Speak English

    15:00 -16:00
    August 5, 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:

    Aug 5, 2020 03:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

    Aug 19, 2020 03:00 PM

    Sep 2, 2020 03:00 PM

    Sep 16, 2020 03:00 PM

    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.

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  • LSP: Canada My New Home – Discover Canada

    LSP: Canada My New Home – Discover Canada

    16:00 -17:30
    August 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)

    • Thursday, August 6, 2020
    • Tuesday, August 11, 2020
    • Thursday, August 13, 2020
    • Tuesday, August 18, 2020
    • Thursday, August 20, 2020
    • Tuesday, August 25, 2020
    • Thursday, August 27, 2020

    You are invited to a Zoom meeting.

    Register in advance for this meeting:

    jhttps://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJEkdOuqrDsvEtVVxg9l5uJiJs4FOhJ13zXj

    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 -19:15
    August 10, 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 Monday until August 31

    6:00-7:15 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

    • Monday, August 10
    • Monday, August 17
    • Monday, August 24
    • Monday, August 31

    You are invited to a Zoom meeting.

    Register in advance for this meeting:

    https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJYucuCpqDkpH9aCLixtv2G0HdiSsWi03K_n

    Meeting ID: 923 5916 2352

    The link is valid until August 31st.

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

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  • Money Management as a Newcomer

    Money Management as a Newcomer

    10:00 -11:00
    August 11, 2020

    As a newcomer in Canada, you probably have many questions about the banking products and Government financial support programs that are available to you.

    This webinar will get you familiar with the basics of Canadian Financial System, products & services, as well as how to better manage your money and protect yourself from fraud.

    Topics:

    • Banking Service in Canada
    • Debt & Borrowing (Canadian Banking Products)
    • Government Financial Support Programs
    • How to Save
    • Questions and Answers

    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“.

     

  • Talking with the Experts: Credit Reports & Credit Scores

    Talking with the Experts: Credit Reports & Credit Scores

    13:00 -14:00
    August 11, 2020

    In this webinar, our guest speaker, Elena Jara, from Credit Canada Education Department, will take us to look at credit reports and credit scores:

    The webinar includes:

    What is a credit report vs a credit score
    How to access your report and score for free
    How to dispute mistakes on the credit report.

    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
    August 11, 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)

    • Tuesday, August 11, 2020
    • Thursday, August 13, 2020
    • Tuesday, August 18, 2020
    • Thursday, August 20, 2020
    • Tuesday, August 25, 2020
    • Thursday, August 27, 2020

    You are invited to a Zoom meeting.

    Register in advance for this meeting:

    jhttps://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJEkdOuqrDsvEtVVxg9l5uJiJs4FOhJ13zXj

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

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  • LSP: Canada My New Home – Discover Canada

    LSP: Canada My New Home – Discover Canada

    16:00 -17:30
    August 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)

    • Thursday, August 13, 2020
    • Tuesday, August 18, 2020
    • Thursday, August 20, 2020
    • Tuesday, August 25, 2020
    • Thursday, August 27, 2020

    You are invited to a Zoom meeting.

    Register in advance for this meeting:

    jhttps://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJEkdOuqrDsvEtVVxg9l5uJiJs4FOhJ13zXj

    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 -19:15
    August 17, 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 Monday until August 31

    6:00-7:15 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

    • Monday, August 17
    • Monday, August 24
    • Monday, August 31

    You are invited to a Zoom meeting.

    Register in advance for this meeting:

    https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJYucuCpqDkpH9aCLixtv2G0HdiSsWi03K_n

    Meeting ID: 923 5916 2352

    The link is valid until August 31st.

    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
    August 18, 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“.

  • Applying for Canadian Citizenship

    Applying for Canadian Citizenship

    13:00 -14:00
    August 18, 2020

    Join our guest speaker, Marta Suslik  from Polycultural Immigrant Services for this webinar.

    The webinar covers:

    • Who can apply for citizenship?
    • Eligibility criteria
    • Application process
    • How to complete form CIT0002, how to complete physical calculator, supporting documents need to be submited with an application, Use of Representative, ID’s requirements, photo specifications…
    • Paying fees
    • Processing times
    • How to check application status?
    • Citizenship test and interview
    • Urgent processing
    • What to do when I lost my citizenship certificate?

    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
    August 18, 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)

    • Tuesday, August 18, 2020
    • Thursday, August 20, 2020
    • Tuesday, August 25, 2020
    • Thursday, August 27, 2020

    You are invited to a Zoom meeting.

    Register in advance for this meeting:

    jhttps://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJEkdOuqrDsvEtVVxg9l5uJiJs4FOhJ13zXj

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

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  • LSP: Let’s Speak English

    LSP: Let’s Speak English

    15:00 -16:00
    August 19, 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:

    Sep 2, 2020 03:00 PM

    Sep 16, 2020 03:00 PM

    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

     

    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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  • LSP: Canada My New Home – Discover Canada

    LSP: Canada My New Home – Discover Canada

    16:00 -17:30
    August 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)

    • Thursday, August 20, 2020
    • Tuesday, August 25, 2020
    • Thursday, August 27, 2020

    You are invited to a Zoom meeting.

    Register in advance for this meeting:

    jhttps://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJEkdOuqrDsvEtVVxg9l5uJiJs4FOhJ13zXj

    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 -19:15
    August 24, 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 Monday until August 31

    6:00-7:15 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

    • Monday, August 24
    • Monday, August 31

    You are invited to a Zoom meeting.

    Register in advance for this meeting:

    https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJYucuCpqDkpH9aCLixtv2G0HdiSsWi03K_n

    Meeting ID: 923 5916 2352

    The link is valid until August 31st.

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

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  • Your Road to Employment

    Your Road to Employment

    10:00 -11:00
    August 25, 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“.

  • Job Search Tool: Magnet

    Job Search Tool: Magnet

    13:00 -14:00
    August 25, 2020

    Join our guest speaker, Jennifer Cheng  from YMCA Scarborough Employment Services, to learn about Magnet, a powerful new job search tool that uses intelligent skills-matching technology to help match YOU to the right job! Discover the strengths and advantages of Magnet, and learn how to navigate all its specific features!

    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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  • Employers’ Expectations and Mentoring

    Employers’ Expectations and Mentoring

    10:00 -11:30
    August 26, 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“.

     

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  • LSP: Canada My New Home – Discover Canada

    LSP: Canada My New Home – Discover Canada

    16:00 -17:30
    August 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)

    • Thursday, August 27, 2020

    You are invited to a Zoom meeting.

    Register in advance for this meeting:

    jhttps://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJEkdOuqrDsvEtVVxg9l5uJiJs4FOhJ13zXj

    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 -19:15
    August 31, 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 Monday until August 31

    6:00-7:15 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

    • Monday, August 31

    You are invited to a Zoom meeting.

    Register in advance for this meeting:

    https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJYucuCpqDkpH9aCLixtv2G0HdiSsWi03K_n

    Meeting ID: 923 5916 2352

    The link is valid until August 31st.

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

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