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  • CPA Information Session for Internationally Educated Professionals

    CPA Information Session for Internationally Educated Professionals

    10:00 -11:00
    November 3, 2020

    The CPA designation is the nationally-recognized business credential sought after by top employers across Canada. Whether you are new to Canada, or interested in advancing your career, there is a path to becoming a successful CPA. Learn how to earn the CPA designation, your ticket to career success. Join CPA Ontario Student Recruiter Ghada Tajeddine for an information session that will provide an overview of the CPA certification program and steps to get started on your path to career success as a Chartered Professional Accountant.

    Take the first step to a rewarding future as a CPA and register today!

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

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

     

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  • LSP: Let’s Speak English

    LSP: Let’s Speak English

    15:00 -16:00
    November 4, 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:

    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

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  • Workplace Culture 101

    Workplace Culture 101

    10:00 -11:00
    November 5, 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 the Canadian Workplace
    • Work Environment
    • Cultural Diversity in the Workplace
    • Effective Communication Skills

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

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

    10:00 -11:00
    November 11, 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!

    A $10 gift card will be given for the eligible participant.

    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.

     

  • Your Road to Employment

    Your Road to Employment

    14:00 -15:00
    November 11, 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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  • Write a Winning Resume

    Write a Winning Resume

    10:00 -11:30
    November 12, 2020

    Learn how to write a resume that gets noticed. Discover the different types of resumes, when you should use them, and components of resume formatting and protocols.

    Join our guest speaker Rose Kyrollos from YMCA North York Employment Centre, we will discuss the techniques of a winning resume writing.

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

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

     

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  • Interview Skills

    Interview Skills

    10:00 -12:00
    November 17, 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“.

     

  • Healthy Mind Matters

    Healthy Mind Matters

    13:00 -14:00
    November 17, 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“.

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  • LSP: Let’s Speak English

    LSP: Let’s Speak English

    15:00 -16:00
    November 18, 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:

    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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  • International Academic Credential Evaluations – World Education Services

    International Academic Credential Evaluations – World Education Services

    10:00 -11:00
    November 19, 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“.

     

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  • Academic Upgrading and the other Pre-Study Programs

    Academic Upgrading and the other Pre-Study Programs

    10:00 -11:00
    November 24, 2020

    Academic Upgrading is a tuition-free program offered by colleges. It is for mature learners who would like to upgrade for college, apprenticeship, workplace and self-independence.

    • Who is it for
    • What does it teach
    • How is it delivered
    • How to enroll
    • Support you’ll get

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

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

     

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  • Personal Finance: I’m in Charge- Module 6: Food

    Personal Finance: I’m in Charge- Module 6: Food

    10:00 -11:00
    November 25, 2020

    Personal Finance: I’m in Charge

    Module 6: Food

    Free workshop for youth (16-30 years old) to learn about tips and tricks to save on the cost of food, identify supermarket marketing strategies and find out about supermarket alternatives and more!

    A $10 gift card will be given for the eligible participant.

    Please email Simran Gill at simran.gill@ymcagta.org to register for the webinar. You will receive the link to join the webinar after that.

     

  • 10 Questions for Parents in Ontario

    10 Questions for Parents in Ontario

    10:00 -11:00
    November 25, 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“.

  • Your First Steps in Ontario

    Your First Steps in Ontario

    14:00 -15:00
    November 25, 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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  • Cover Letters and References

    Cover Letters and References

    10:00 -11:30
    November 26, 2020

    This workshop will examine the different styles and types of cover letters. You will learn the key sections and format for creating cover letters. How to prepare references and whom you can use, will also be explored.

    Join our guest speaker Rose Kyrollos from YMCA North York Employment Centre, we will discuss the techniques of a winning resume writing.

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

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

     

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  • Money Management as a Newcomer

    Money Management as a Newcomer

    11:00 -12:00
    November 27, 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“.

     

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