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23 February / 2021
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University Settlement Lunar New Year Celebration

Please join us in celebrating the Lunar New Year and the 100th Anniversary of the Music & Arts School.

  • Online Talent Show
  • Group Drawing
  • Chinese Music Instruments Demonstration
  • Featuring Centre For Music Innovations

Date: Thursday, February 25
Time: 4pm to 6pm (Doors open 3:50pm)
Location: Online via Zoom
Registration: Click here to register online. You will receive a meeting ID and password.

Register soon to reserve your seat!

12 February / 2021
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Happy Lunar New Year! Wishing everyone good fortune, good health, and prosperity!

Happy New Year! Wishing you good fortune, good health, and prosperity!

8 February / 2021
Wing-yee 4871 Views 0 like Events News Social and Settlement Comments Off on Free Income Tax Clinics (English, Farsi, Mandarin, Cantonese)



Available to:

  • Permanent Residents, Convention Refugees, Live-In Caregivers holding a valid work permit
  • Individuals and families who have modest income
  • Maximum yearly income: Single people (up to $25,000) / Families (up to $32,000)

Clinic Information

Date: Monday to Friday (until April 30, 2021)
Languages: English, Farsi, Mandarin, Cantonese
Cost: Free
Location: By Phone
By Appointment Only: Please email or call us to book an appointment.

5 February / 2021
Wing-yee 4546 Views 0 like Events News Comments Off on Orientation to Ontario Workshop (Farsi)



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.

Event Information

Date: Wednesday, February 17 / Thursday, February 18
Time: 9:30 am to 12:30 pm
Language: Farsi
Online: by Zoom
Free!

Register Today!

Manijeh Mehdinia at manijeh.mehdinia@universitysettlement.ca or Mia Sun at mia.sun@universitysettlement.ca.

You will receive the Zoom meeting ID and password by email.

3 February / 2021
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Learn about the different types of registered savings plan; reasons for choosing RESP or other government grants; understanding mutual fund agreements, and how to increase your RESP value.

Event Information

Mandarin Workshop: Tuesday, February 23
English Workshop: Thursday, February 25

Time: 10:00 am to 11:30 am
Online: By Zoom
Free!

Register Today!

Email Manijeh Mehdinia (manijeh.mehdinia@universitysettlement.ca) or Mia Sun (mia.sun@universitysettlement.ca).

You will receive the Zoom meeting ID and password by email.

3 February / 2021
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Learn how to file your income tax and discover what types of benefits you can apply for.

Free Online Workshops by Zoom

Mandarin Workshop:
Thursday, February 4 (2:00 pm to 3:30 pm)

Farsi Workshop:
Tuesday, February 16 (10:00 am to 11:30 am)

English Workshop:
Wednesday, February 10 (10:00 am to 11:30 am)

Register Today!

Email Manijeh Mehdinia (manijeh.mehdinia@universitysettlement.ca) or Mia Sun (mia.sun@universitysettlement.ca).

You will receive the Zoom meeting ID and password by email.

3 February / 2021
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Learn how to improve your communication skills, and develop your resume writing and interview skills. Find out how to get involved in the community through finding virtual volunteering opportunities!

Event Information

Date: Monday February 8, February 22, March 1, March 8
Time: 10:00 am to 11:30 am
Online: By Zoom
Free!

Register Today!

Email Manijeh Mehdinia (manijeh.mehdinia@universitysettlement.ca) or Mia Sun (mia.sun@universitysettlement.ca).

You will receive the Zoom meeting ID and password by email.

3 February / 2021
Wing-yee 4797 Views 0 like Events News Social and Settlement Comments Off on Citizenship Test Preparation in Farsi



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: Friday February (5, 12, 19, 26), March (5, 12, 19, 26)
Time: 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Online: By Zoom
Free!

Register Today!

Email Manijeh Mehdinia (manijeh.mehdinia@universitysettlement.ca) or Mia Sun (mia.sun@universitysettlement.ca).

You will receive the Zoom meeting ID and password by email.