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21 October / 2020
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Spook-Tacular Halloween Crafts on Friday, October 30

Join us on Zoom for a FREE Halloween-themed craft night for kids ages 6 to 12. Wear your spookiest costume and join the fun as we make Halloween decorations.

Free craft materials to those who qualify.

Event Information

Date: Friday, October 30
Time: 4:30 pm to 6 pm
Online: by Zoom
Free!

Register Today!

Email emma.lupinacci@universitysettlement.ca or call 416-598-3444 ext. 229 to register and see if you qualify for FREE craft materials.

7 October / 2020
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Are you a newcomer to Ontario? Are you thinking of moving here? Find out about healthcare, employment, housing and more…

Orientation to Ontario can smooth the transition, guide you through the settlement process, and help get you connected with your local community.

Presented by University Settlement in partnership with COSTI

Event Information

Date: Thursday, October 15
Time: 10 am to 3 pm
Language: Mandarin
Online: by Zoom
Free!

Register Today!

Email mia.sun@universitysettlement.ca or call 416-408-4058 and leave a message.

7 October / 2020
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In small group sessions, led by professional tutors, you will improve your English writing ability.

In addition to reading articles and short stories, you will share what you have read, write paragraphs on a variety of topics, all the while practicing the use of words and phrases to express your ideas. Weekly assignments will enable you to practice your writing skills.

Event Information

Date: Every Wednesday (Ongoing)
Time: 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm
Online: by Zoom (face-to-face session)
Free!

Register Today!

It’s easy. Just email Lei Xu at lei.xu@universitysettlement.ca

Note: Participation is open to permanent residents, live-in…

6 October / 2020
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Join a small group of fellow students and work with professional Canadian tutors as you practice speaking in English. You’ll improve your speaking and listening skills, and build your confidence in this weekly program.

Event Information

Date: Every Tuesday (Ongoing)
Time: 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm
Online: by Zoom (face-to-face session)
Free!

Register Today!

It’s easy. Just email Lei Xu at lei.xu@universitysettlement.ca

Note: Participation is open to permanent residents, live-in caregivers who hold a valid work permit, and convention refugees.

2 October / 2020
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Learn about the rights and responsibilities of citizenship; Canada’s government, social, cultural and political history; and geography. You’ll review the Discover Canada study guide and then answer sample test questions.

Event Information

Date: Fridays (October 2, 16, 23, 30)
Time: 10 am to 12 pm
Language: Farsi
Online: Zoom
Free!

Register Today!

Email manijeh.mehdinia@universitysettlement.ca or call 416-218-8990 and leave a message.

10 September / 2020
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Interested in learning to improve your English-language skills? Join the LINC Language School fall session. Our virtual classroom is easily accessible from your computer.

Event Information

Continuous registration
Online: Zoom
Free!

Contact Us for More Information

Email mia.sun@universitysettlement.ca or call 416-408-4058.

9 September / 2020
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Learn about:

  • Job Search Strategies
  • Resume and Cover Letter writing
  • Interview Skills

 
Guest Speaker: Centre for Education & Training Eligibility Requirements

Event Information

Date: Wednesday, September 16
Time: 10 am to 11:30 am
Language: English
Online: Zoom
Free!
Eligibility Requirement: Must be a Permanent Resident or Convention Refugee

Register Today!

Pre-registration and intake assessment is required. Email Ophelia Xavier at ophelia.xavier@universitysettlement.ca.

18 August / 2020
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Learn about the history and growth of the Chinese population in Toronto, their contributions and struggles and the development and Toronto’s Chinatown’s over the years.

Presented by Harvey Low, Manager, Social Research Unit, City of Toronto.

Event Information

Date: Thursday, August 27, 2020
Time: 2 pm to 4 pm
Language: English with Mandarin Interpretation
Online: Zoom
Registration deadline: August 26
Free!

Register Today!

Email lei.xu@universitysettlement.ca or call 416-408-4058 ext. 229 and leave a message.
You will receive the ZOOM link and password on August 26.

18 August / 2020
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Are you a newcomer to Ontario? Are you thinking of moving here? Find out about healthcare, employment, housing and more…

Orientation to Ontario can smooth the transition, guide you through the settlement process, and help get you connected with your local community.

Presented by University Settlement in partnership with COSTI

Event Information

Date: Thursday, August 20, 2020
Time: 9 am to 12:30 pm
Language: Mandarin and English
Online: by Zoom
Free!

Register Today!

Email mia.sun@universitysettlement.ca or call 416-408-4058 and leave a message.

28 July / 2020
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If you work full-time or part-time – in any sector, e.g., in an office, store, construction, restaurant or other business in the service sector – this workshop will provide you with valuable information about what your rights are under the Employment Standards Act and also CERB (Canada Emergency Relief Benefit.)

Event Information

Date: Thursday, July 30, 2020
Time: 10 am
Presenters: Nina Hall, Staff Lawyer, Kensington-Bellwoods Community Legal Services
Regini David, CLW, West Scarborough Community Legal Services
Online: Zoom
Free!

Register Today!

It’s easy. Just email Mia Sun atmiasun@universitysettlement.ca