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  • LSP: Canada My New Home – Steps to English Fluency

    LSP: Canada My New Home – Steps to English Fluency

    16:00 -17:30
    April 1, 2021

    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 to English 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 Thursday,

    Starts at 4:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

    • Thursday, April 1
    • Thursday, April 8
    • Thursday, April 15
    • Thursday, April 22

    To attend the webinar, please first register with  YMCA Newcomer Information Centre; or email at Raluca.Costea@YMCAGTA.ORG for a detailed registration link.

    If you already our client, please log in to our community and register under “Connect with your Community“.

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  • Workplace Culture 101

    Workplace Culture 101

    15:00 -16:00
    April 6, 2021

    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“.

  • LSP: Canada My New Home – Discover Canada

    LSP: Canada My New Home – Discover Canada

    16:00 -17:30
    April 6, 2021

    Do you feel that you are forgetting English?
    Are you worried that you don’t have a 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,

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

    • Tuesday, April 6
    • Tuesday, April 13
    • Tuesday, April 20
    • Tuesday, April 27

    To attend the webinar, please first register with  YMCA Newcomer Information Centre; or email at Raluca.Costea@YMCAGTA.ORG for a detailed registration link.

    If you already our client, please log in to our community and register under “Connect with your Community“.

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  • Available Toronto Public Library Resources

    Available Toronto Public Library Resources

    12:30 -13:30
    April 7, 2021

    We will be sharing information about the Toronto Public Library services for the current lockdown restrictions and library resources that will be helpful for you and your family.

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

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

     

  • LSP: Let’s Speak English

    LSP: Let’s Speak English

    15:00 -16:00
    April 7, 2021

    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:

    • Apr 07, 2021, 03:00 PM
    • Apr 21, 2021, 03:00 PM

    To attend the webinar, please first register with  YMCA Newcomer Information Centre; or email at Lucia.Scalco@ymcagta.org for a detailed registration link.

    If you already our client, please log in to our community and register under “Connect with your Community“.

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  • The Cultural Mosaic

    The Cultural Mosaic

    11:00 -12:00
    April 8, 2021

    This session provides insight into the demography, multiculturalism and diversity in Canada. It covers information about diverse cultures and traditions, including, art, literature, food and sports.

    This webinar will also provide you with information about Canadian symbols, Canadian legends and some of the inventions done by proud Canadians.

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

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

  • International Academic Credential Evaluations – World Education Services

    International Academic Credential Evaluations – World Education Services

    15:00 -16:00
    April 8, 2021

    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 into our community and register under “Upcoming Webinar“.

     

  • LSP: Canada My New Home – Steps to English Fluency

    LSP: Canada My New Home – Steps to English Fluency

    16:00 -17:30
    April 8, 2021

    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 to English 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 Thursday,

    Starts at 4:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

    • Thursday, April 8
    • Thursday, April 15
    • Thursday, April 22

    To attend the webinar, please first register with  YMCA Newcomer Information Centre; or email at Raluca.Costea@YMCAGTA.ORG for a detailed registration link.

    If you already our client, please log in to our community and register under “Connect with your Community“.

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  • Your First Steps in Ontario

    Your First Steps in Ontario

    11:00 -12:00
    April 13, 2021

    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“.

  • LSP: Canada My New Home – Discover Canada

    LSP: Canada My New Home – Discover Canada

    16:00 -17:30
    April 13, 2021

    Do you feel that you are forgetting English?
    Are you worried that you don’t have a 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,

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

    • Tuesday, April 13
    • Tuesday, April 20
    • Tuesday, April 27

    To attend the webinar, please first register with  YMCA Newcomer Information Centre; or email at Raluca.Costea@YMCAGTA.ORG for a detailed registration link.

    If you already our client, please log in to our community and register under “Connect with your Community“.

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  • ABCs of Volunteering in Canada

    ABCs of Volunteering in Canada

    11:00 -12:00
    April 14, 2021

    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“.

     

  • Engineering/Architecture, IT and Supply Chain Management Bridging Programs at Humber College

    Engineering/Architecture, IT and Supply Chain Management Bridging Programs at Humber College

    14:00 -15:30
    April 14, 2021

    The Humber College offers specialized short-term training programs to help to provide you with the advanced concepts, skills, and knowledge required to be successful in Engineering, Information Technology and Supply Chain Sectors.

    Not only will you acquire and develop technical skills specific to your sector, but also communication and interpersonal skills being sought after by employers in this field.

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

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

     

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  • Your Road to Employment

    Your Road to Employment

    11:00 -12:00
    April 15, 2021

    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 into our community and register under “Upcoming Webinar“.

  • LSP: Canada My New Home – Steps to English Fluency

    LSP: Canada My New Home – Steps to English Fluency

    16:00 -17:30
    April 15, 2021

    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 to English 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 Thursday,

    Starts at 4:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

    • Thursday, April 15
    • Thursday, April 22

    To attend the webinar, please first register with  YMCA Newcomer Information Centre; or email at Raluca.Costea@YMCAGTA.ORG for a detailed registration link.

    If you already our client, please log in to our community and register under “Connect with your Community“.

  • CRA: Information Session for Newcomers

    CRA: Information Session for Newcomers

    16:00 -17:00
    April 15, 2021

    During this presentation from Canada Revenue Agency, you will learn more about these topics:

    • Canadian Tax System
    • Goods and Services Tax/Harmonized Sales Tax (GST/HST) Credit
    • Disability Tax Credit
    • Canada Recovery Benefits
    • Canada Recovery Sickness Benefit
    • Canada Caregiver Benefit
    • Tools and Services available
    • Scam Awareness
    • CVITP
    • Q&A.

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

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

     

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  • Navigate with Ease-Ontario Education System

    Navigate with Ease-Ontario Education System

    15:00 -16:00
    April 20, 2021

    Canada offers some of the best education in the world. Do you want to explore more about the Public School System in Ontario? Please come and join our webinar. Parents, Early Child Educators, International Trained Elementary and Secondary School Teachers or anyone interested in education are welcome!

    Questions are:

    1. What are the 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 the 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?
    11. What is Post-Secondary Education in Ontario

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

    If you already our client, please log into 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
    April 20, 2021

    Do you feel that you are forgetting English?
    Are you worried that you don’t have a 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,

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

    • Tuesday, April 20
    • Tuesday, April 27

    To attend the webinar, please first register with  YMCA Newcomer Information Centre; or email at Raluca.Costea@YMCAGTA.ORG for a detailed registration link.

    If you already our client, please log in to our community and register under “Connect with your Community“.

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  • Applying Ontario Public Colleges as a Mature Student?

    Applying Ontario Public Colleges as a Mature Student?

    11:00 -12:00
    April 21, 2021

    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“.

     

  • LSP: Let’s Speak English

    LSP: Let’s Speak English

    15:00 -16:00
    April 21, 2021

    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:

    • Apr 07, 2021, 03:00 PM
    • Apr 21, 2021, 03:00 PM

    To attend the webinar, please first register with  YMCA Newcomer Information Centre; or email at Lucia.Scalco@ymcagta.org for a detailed registration link.

    If you already our client, please log in to our community and register under “Connect with your Community“.

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  • LSP: Canada My New Home – Steps to English Fluency

    LSP: Canada My New Home – Steps to English Fluency

    16:00 -17:30
    April 22, 2021

    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 to English 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 Thursday,

    Starts at 4:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

    • Thursday, April 22

    To attend the webinar, please first register with  YMCA Newcomer Information Centre; or email at Raluca.Costea@YMCAGTA.ORG for a detailed registration link.

    If you already our client, please log in to our community and register under “Connect with your Community“.

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  • Healthy Mind Matters

    Healthy Mind Matters

    11:00 -12:00
    April 24, 2021

    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 into 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
    April 27, 2021

    Do you feel that you are forgetting English?
    Are you worried that you don’t have a 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,

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

    • Tuesday, April 27

    To attend the webinar, please first register with  YMCA Newcomer Information Centre; or email at Raluca.Costea@YMCAGTA.ORG for a detailed registration link.

    If you already our client, please log in to our community and register under “Connect with your Community“.

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