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), The Centre for Skills Development and Training, and Burlington Alliance have partnered to offer programs that assist newcomers.

Settlement Worker in the Library Program

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

Other programs of interest to new Canadians offered at the library:

  • Computer Classes for Newcomers
  • The Canadian Citizenship Test: Get Ready!
  • ESL Conversation Circles

All current session are listed below.

New to Canada - Upcoming Programs

Fri
Aug 1
2014
Wed
Aug 6
2014
Fri
Aug 8
2014
Wed
Aug 13
2014
Fri
Aug 15
2014
Wed
Aug 20
2014
Fri
Aug 22
2014
Wed
Aug 27
2014
Fri
Aug 29
2014
Fri
Aug 29
2014
Wed
Sep 3
2014
01:00pm
Alton
Wed
Sep 17
2014
01:00pm
Alton
Wed
Oct 1
2014
01:00pm
Alton
Wed
Oct 15
2014
01:00pm
Alton