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  • Workplace Culture 101

    Workplace Culture 101

    14:00 -15:00
    September 1, 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
    September 1, 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, September 1, 2020
    • Thursday, September 3, 2020
    • Tuesday, September 8, 2020
    • Thursday, September 10, 2020
    • Tuesday, September 15, 2020
    • Thursday, September 17, 2020
    • Tuesday, September 22, 2020
    • Thursday, September 24, 2020
    • Tuesday, September 29, 2020

    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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  • Milestone to Employment Project for Visible Minority Newcomer Women

    Milestone to Employment Project for Visible Minority Newcomer Women

    13:00 -14:00
    September 2, 2020

    Milestones to Employment is a research project aim to support visible minority newcomer women. The project will offer entry-level career opportunities in Commercial Cleaning and Institutional Food Services.

    Please join us with our guest speakers, Etishree Etishree,  from the Centre for Education & Training, to know more details about this project.

    The webinar covers:

    • Opening
    • About Centre for Education and Training
    • Services at TCET
    • About Milestones to Employment Project
    • Unique components about this project
    • Q&A

    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: Let’s Speak English

    LSP: Let’s Speak English

    15:00 -16:00
    September 2, 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.

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  • LSP: Canada My New Home – Discover Canada

    LSP: Canada My New Home – Discover Canada

    16:00 -17:30
    September 3, 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, September 3, 2020
    • Tuesday, September 8, 2020
    • Thursday, September 10, 2020
    • Tuesday, September 15, 2020
    • Thursday, September 17, 2020
    • Tuesday, September 22, 2020
    • Thursday, September 24, 2020
    • Tuesday, September 29, 2020

    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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  • Labour Day

    Labour Day

    All day
    September 7, 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
    September 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)

    • Tuesday, September 8, 2020
    • Thursday, September 10, 2020
    • Tuesday, September 15, 2020
    • Thursday, September 17, 2020
    • Tuesday, September 22, 2020
    • Thursday, September 24, 2020
    • Tuesday, September 29, 2020

    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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  • Interview Skills

    Interview Skills

    10:00 -12:00
    September 10, 2020

    Are you prepared for your next job interview?
    An interview is your first opportunity to impress a potential employer.You are being judged from the moment you arrive, on your level of professionalism, your personality, and even the image you present of yourself, and all before you’re asked a question.

    Topics:
     Types of interviews
     Styles of interviews
     Interview stages
     How to prepare yourself
     The interview process
     What happens after

    Our guest speaker Kathleen Leon from JobStart will talk about how to master your interview for your 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“.

     

  • Foreign Credential Recognition Loan Program

    Foreign Credential Recognition Loan Program

    13:30 -14:30
    September 10, 2020

    In this webinar, you will hear about the Foreign Credential Recognition Loans program that is funded by the Government of Canada to help immigrants, refugees, and Canadian citizens who are born outside of Canada and resided in Ontario to achieve their learning and career goals. FCR Loans offers access to a financial loan of up to $15,000 to cover the expenses of in-person, online, and private long or short courses/programs.

    Please join our guest speaker, Ruwaida Al-Kubaisi, to know how this program can help you with financing your learning 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
    September 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 Tuesday and Thursday

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

    • Thursday, September 10, 2020
    • Tuesday, September 15, 2020
    • Thursday, September 17, 2020
    • Tuesday, September 22, 2020
    • Thursday, September 24, 2020
    • Tuesday, September 29, 2020

    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
    September 14, 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)

    • Monday, September 14, 2020
    • Monday, September 21, 2020
    • Monday, September 28, 2020

    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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  • LSP: Canada My New Home – Discover Canada

    LSP: Canada My New Home – Discover Canada

    16:00 -17:30
    September 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)

    • Tuesday, September 15, 2020
    • Thursday, September 17, 2020
    • Tuesday, September 22, 2020
    • Thursday, September 24, 2020
    • Tuesday, September 29, 2020

    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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  • COVID-19: Protect Yourself, Your Family and the Community

    COVID-19: Protect Yourself, Your Family and the Community

    10:00 -11:30
    September 16, 2020

    Get the latest information on COVID-19 and how to prevent the spread.

    Learn about symptoms, getting tested, and by-laws.

    Join us with the outreach workers from Toronto Public Health, we will answer your questions and tell you where to get support.

    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: Let’s Speak English

    LSP: Let’s Speak English

    15:00 -16:00
    September 16, 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
    September 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 Tuesday and Thursday

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

    • Thursday, September 17, 2020
    • Tuesday, September 22, 2020
    • Thursday, September 24, 2020
    • Tuesday, September 29, 2020

    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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  • Applying for Canadian Citizenship

    Applying for Canadian Citizenship

    13:00 -14:00
    September 21, 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 – Steps for Fluency

    LSP: Canada My New Home – Steps for Fluency

    18:00 -19:30
    September 21, 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)

    • Monday, September 21, 2020
    • Monday, September 28, 2020

    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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  • Applying Ontario Public Colleges as a Mature Student?

    Applying Ontario Public Colleges as a Mature Student?

    10:00 -11:00
    September 22, 2020

    Want to apply to Ontario Public College as a Mature Student, join us with our guest speaker, Tong Xu,  from Seneca College to learn:

    • Ontario public college system, credentials, and application procedure
    • Who are mature students and how to meet admissions requirements as a mature student.
    • English proficiency requirements and credential evaluation
    • Options to earn grade 12 credits
    • Seneca programs, campuses, practical learning support and academic pathways

    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“.

     

  • ABCs of Volunteering in Canada

    ABCs of Volunteering in Canada

    15:00 -16:00
    September 22, 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“.

     

  • LSP: Canada My New Home – Discover Canada

    LSP: Canada My New Home – Discover Canada

    16:00 -17:30
    September 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)

    • Tuesday, September 22, 2020
    • Thursday, September 24, 2020
    • Tuesday, September 29, 2020

    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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  • International Academic Credential Evaluations – World Education Services

    International Academic Credential Evaluations – World Education Services

    11:00 -12:00
    September 24, 2020

    An international credential evaluation is a valuable tool that can be used when applying for post-secondary study, licensing with a professional association, entry to an apprenticeship program, or when applying to immigrate to Canada.

    Please join our guest speaker, Karolin Givergis, from World Education Services, for more details about Credential Evaluation services.

    Topic covers:

    –       Credential Recognition

    –       WES Evaluation Services

    –       WES Application Process

    –       Resources

    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
    September 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 Tuesday and Thursday

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

    • Thursday, September 24, 2020
    • Tuesday, September 29, 2020

    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
    September 28, 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)

    • Monday, September 28, 2020

    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
    September 29, 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
    September 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)

    • Tuesday, September 29, 2020

    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 Road to Employment

    Your Road to Employment

    10:00 -11:00
    September 30, 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“.

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