New to Canada

New to Canada

Our Newcomers Corner at each library location has Newcomers Corner at Central Library imagepamphlets about federal, provincial and municipal programs relevant to newcomers needs.

Burlington Public Library, Halton Multicultural Council (funded by CIC) and The Centre for Skills Development and Training have partnered to offer programs that assist newcomers:

Settlement Worker in the Library Program

Central Library:  Every Friday, Builders Room, 2nd floor. Call to confirm dates
If you are new to Canada and need help getting settled, a visiting settlement worker from the Halton Multicultural Council can assist you in many ways:

  • government document application
  • employment and job search
  • information and referral to local services
  • document translation
  • help with school enrollment
  • budgeting
  • finding affordable housing
  • For confirmation of dates of these programs call Halton Multicultural Council 905.842.2486 ext. 223

The Canadian Citizenship Test: Get Ready!

Central Library:

  • Monthly on  Fridays
  • Call to confirm dates
  • Builders Room, 2nd floor, Central Library
  • 10:00 am-1:00 pm

This  program includes practice tests, checking your application online, completing the application form, documents to bring on test day, the Oath of Citizenship, and Citizen and Immigration Canada (CIC) contact information.

For confirmation of dates of these programs call Halton Multicultural Council 905.842.2486 ext. 223

ESL Conversation Circles

When: Every Monday evening
Where: Frank Rose Room, 1st floor, Central Library

No classes in August

Classes will be offered every Monday:

7:30-9:00 pm Intermediate and Advanced

New speakers of English are invited to come and talk informally with others. Build your confidence speaking English and meet new people during this FREE weekly program. Come to as many sessions as you like.

For confirmation of dates of these programs call Halton Multicultural Council 905.842.2486 ext 241

Computer Classes for Newcomers

Central Library Ron Ness Training Room

Mondays 6:00-7:30 pm

6week program where newcomers learn basic computer skills.

To find out dates of the next program and to register call 905.842.2486 ext. 241

Halton Multicultural Council Logo   The Centre for Skills Development and Training logo

Citizenship & Immigration Canada Logo

New to Canada - Upcoming Programs

Wed
Apr 23
2014
Wed
Apr 23
2014
07:00pm
New Appleby
Thu
Apr 24
2014
Fri
Apr 25
2014
Fri
Apr 25
2014
Mon
Apr 28
2014
Mon
Apr 28
2014
07:30pm
Central
Wed
Apr 30
2014
01:00pm
Alton
Wed
Apr 30
2014
07:00pm
New Appleby
Thu
May 1
2014
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May 2
2014
Mon
May 5
2014
Mon
May 5
2014
07:30pm
Central
Wed
May 7
2014
Wed
May 7
2014
07:00pm
New Appleby
Thu
May 8
2014
Fri
May 9
2014
Mon
May 12
2014
Mon
May 12
2014
07:30pm
Central
Wed
May 14
2014
01:00pm
Alton
Wed
May 14
2014
07:00pm
New Appleby
Thu
May 15
2014
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May 16
2014
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May 21
2014
Wed
May 21
2014
07:00pm
New Appleby
Thu
May 22
2014
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May 23
2014
Fri
May 23
2014
10:30am
Alton
Mon
May 26
2014
07:30pm
Central
Wed
May 28
2014
01:00pm
Alton
Wed
May 28
2014
07:00pm
New Appleby
Thu
May 29
2014
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May 30
2014
Fri
May 30
2014
10:30am
Alton
Fri
May 30
2014
Mon
Jun 2
2014
07:30pm
Central
Wed
Jun 4
2014
07:00pm
New Appleby
Thu
Jun 5
2014
Fri
Jun 6
2014
Mon
Jun 9
2014
07:30pm
Central
Wed
Jun 11
2014
01:00pm
Alton
Wed
Jun 11
2014
07:00pm
New Appleby
Thu
Jun 12
2014
Fri
Jun 13
2014
Mon
Jun 16
2014
07:30pm
Central
Wed
Jun 18
2014
07:00pm
New Appleby
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Jun 19
2014
Fri
Jun 20
2014
Mon
Jun 23
2014
07:30pm
Central
Wed
Jun 25
2014
01:00pm
Alton
Wed
Jun 25
2014
07:00pm
New Appleby
Thu
Jun 26
2014
Fri
Jun 27
2014
Fri
Jun 27
2014
Mon
Jun 30
2014
07:30pm
Central
Fri
Jul 4
2014
Mon
Jul 7
2014
07:30pm
Central
Wed
Jul 9
2014
01:00pm
Alton
Fri
Jul 11
2014
Mon
Jul 14
2014
07:30pm
Central
Fri
Jul 18
2014
Mon
Jul 21
2014
07:30pm
Central
Wed
Jul 23
2014
01:00pm
Alton
Fri
Jul 25
2014
Fri
Jul 25
2014
Mon
Jul 28
2014
07:30pm
Central
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Aug 1
2014
Wed
Aug 6
2014
01:00pm
Alton
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Aug 8
2014
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Aug 15
2014
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Aug 20
2014
01:00pm
Alton
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Aug 22
2014
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Aug 29
2014
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Aug 29
2014
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Sep 3
2014
01:00pm
Alton
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Sep 17
2014
01:00pm
Alton
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Oct 1
2014
01:00pm
Alton
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Oct 15
2014
01:00pm
Alton