News & Events

This page centralizes information including links to upcoming events, workshops, employment opportunities, resources and information on different initiatives happening across Scarborough and Torontowide. Please click the category below to access relevant information or scroll down to read further.

 

Upcoming LIP Events/ Workshops

Scarborough Community Safety Week 2019: Oct 07 to 18, 2019 – Visit the project page for more details.

Child Safety with Toronto Police Services – Keeping Kids Safe_Oct 16, 2019  – New !

Safety Week – Event Calender_Oct 7 to 18, 2019 – New !

Civic Engagement, Community Consultation, Nominations & Call for Participation

Examining International Students’ Experiences in Canada – Participants needed for Research study 

Literacy in Shelters Conference 2019 @ North York Library_Nov 05, 2019  – New !

Ontario Non-profit Network – Sector 360° Survey: How the 2019 Budget and public policy changes are affecting the sector as a whole 

Research on Employment equity for South Asian Immigrant Communities in Toronto – Community survey

Save the Date – TSNS 2020 Neighbourhood Summit_Nov 09, 2019 

Waste Strategy Consultations – City of Toronto_Oct 10, 2019 or Oct 24, 2019 

 

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Community Events/ Games/Holiday programs

Annual Thanksgiving Pumpkin Festival – Toronto & Richmond Hill_Oct 12, 2019 – New !

Haunted Campus Ghost Tours_Oct 25, 2019 – New !

Newcomer Women Dance Studio (Chinese)_Oct 19 – Dec 21, 2019 

Newcomer Women Dance Studio_Oct 19 – Dec 21, 2019 (Chinese) 

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Community News/ Announcements

Academic Upgrading Program – Tuition-free program  – New !

Active Minds Social Club_Every Friday  – New !

Do you need a computer – for Low income families_apply before Oct 30, 2019  – New !

Free English classes for landed immigrant or convention refugee @CCS  – New !

Helping Residents Impacted by the Elimination of Transition Child Benefit_Aug 30, 2019

Refurbished computer at affordable price for Low income individual_Apply before Sep 25, 2019 

Safe Streets for all Walks of Life in Scarborough – Know the facts about road safety in Scarborough 

The RBC ARTS Access Award Deadline_Oct 15, 2019  – New !

WES International Academic Credential Evaluation for Displaced Individuals 

Wise & Wonderful – CICS Seniors Social Club_Every Wednesday (Chinese)

Wise & Wonderful – CICS Seniors Social Club_Every Wednesday 

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Education, Training & Language Programs 

Workshops, Education Opportunities and Training

ESL for Health Care Professionals_Sep 23 – Nov 28, 2019 

ELT – Engineering, Financial services, Health & Wellness and IT_Start date_Oct 07 & 21, 2019  

Networking for Employment (CBL 6) – A free online course_Oct 15 – Dec 06, 2019  

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Employment

Job Contracts / Employment Opportunities

Office and Database Manager – Canadian Jesuits International_Deadline_Oct 11, 2019 

Seasonal Distribution Associate – LUSH fresh handmade cosmetics_Deadline_End of October 2019 

Seasonal Production Assistant – LUSH fresh handmade cosmetics_Deadline_End of October 2019

Volunteer Opportunities

Become a Settlement Mentor – Newcomer Community Integration Program of Job Start 

SCHC Volunteer In-person training sessions – Hospice Home Visiting & Day Hospice Volunteers 3-session training_Oct 15, Oct 22 & Oct 29, 2019  – New !

Toronto Instructor Recruitment – Volunteer Opportunity_Next training starts in October 2019 

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Programs and Trainings

Employment Support Service for people with disabilities_Oct 7 – 18 and Nov 4 – 15, 2019 

Entrepreneurship Connections Program – Next Programs_Nov 04 – Nov 29, 2019 

Food Handling Certificate Training_Oct 28 – 30, 2019  – New !

Introduction to Personal Support Worker Certificate Program_Oct 21 – 23, 2019  – New !

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Workshops and Events 

Basic Cashier Training and Job Search Support_Oct 10, 2019  – New !

Employment Cafe – Dressing for an Interview_Oct 17, 2019  – New !

IBM Human Resources Professionals Day of Sharing_Oct 09, 2019 

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Webinar/ Online Training

Humber College: Partners In Your Canadian Dream_Oct 10, 2019 

Job Search Strategies and Techniques In Canada_Oct 20, 2019 – New !

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Funding Opportunities & Call for Proposals

Alzheimer Society Research Program – Welcome to the 2020 Research Competition_Deadline_NOv 08, 2019 

Anti-Racism Action Program_Deadline_Dec 17, 2019 

How to Apply for Neighbourhood Grants Workshops – Scarborough 2019_Oct 15, 2019 

Neighbourhood Grants 2020_Deadline_Oct 22, 2019 at 11:59 pm 

Social Development Partnerships Program – Disability: Building a stronger foundation for leadership of youth with disabilities_Deadline_Oct 31, 2019 

Youth Innovation Component of the Enabling Accessibility Fund_Deadline_Oct 31, 2019 

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Funding Opportunities – Ongoing Call for Proposals

Career Focus Local and Regional Projects

Foreign Credential Recognition Program

Metcalf Foundation Opportunity Fund – improve the economic livelihoods of Toronto’s working poor

Multi-sectoral Partnerships to Promote Healthy Living and Prevent Chronic Disease

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Health

Program and Events

Mind Map: A Mental Health Summit_Oct 16, 2019 

Monthly Peer Support Group for Tamil Family Caregivers_Oct 2019 to Mar 2020  – New !

Saturday Yoga Class at The Hub Mid-Scarborough- Beginner Level 

Seniors Information & Active Living Fair_Nov 16, 2019  – New !

Walk-In Counselling – Help of Children and Families When You Need it_Tuesdays

Wellness Sessions in Tamil for caregivers & Support groups_Oct 2019 – Mar 2020  – New !

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Workshops and Training

Critical Illness Insurance – How far are we from critical illness_Oct 24, 2019 (Chinese) 

Critical Illness Insurance – How far are we from critical illness_Oct 24, 2019 

Mental Health Promotion Workshops – Suicide Intervention Workshop_Oct 10 & 22, 2019 

Mental Health Promotion Workshops – Workplace Mental Health and Wellbeing_Nov 06 & 19, 2019 

Strengthening your Mental Health & Wellness with Richard Gawlas_Oct 30, 2019 

 

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News/Media Release/ Newsletters 

Newsletters

Focal Point – TEQ LIP Newsletter Summer 2019 

Healthy & Whole – SCHC Newsletter_Summer 2019 

Healthy & Whole – SCHC Newsletter – Fall 2019  – New !

TEQ LIP Newsletter Fall 2019 – New !

 

Media Release

Expansion of Student Direct Stream to support Francophone immigration_Aug 30, 2019 

Government of Canada provides $250 million to Quebec to help with costs associated with irregular migration_Aug 29, 2019 

Joint Statement by the Deputy Premier and Minister of Health and Associate Minister of Mental Health and Addictions on Mental Illness Awareness Week_

Keeping Seniors Healthy, Safe and Active in Markham—Unionville – More Community Support for Seniors Across the Province_October 08, 2019

Media Release 6th Annual Scarborough Community Safety Week – Oct 7 to 18, 2019 

New programs to boost newcomer settlement and integration_Aug 07, 2019 

Ontario Launches Speed Limit Pilots and Consultations_Sep 24, 2019 

Ontario Supporting More Communities in their Fight Against Guns and Gangs – Government Investing in New Initiatives to Keep Families Safe_Aug 26, 2019 

Seven new Government of Canada projects will support innovative practices in early learning and child care in the Greater Toronto Area_Aug 12, 2019 

The Government of Canada funds City of Toronto initiative to address temporary housing for asylum claimants_Aug 30, 2019 

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Research and Reports

2018 Annual Report to Parliament on Immigration 

Can’t Go it Alone – Immigration is Key to Canada’s Growth Strategy_May 2019

Connected Communities – Healthier Together_2017 Annual Report 

Finding the Right Ingredients – Labour Market Considerations for Toronto’s Food & Beverage Processing Sector_Sep 2017

Focus Canada – Spring 2019 – Canadian Public Opinion about Immigration and Refugees_Apr 2019 

Helping Parents increase Emotional Intelligence – Therapy Changes Guide 

Human Sex Trafficking – Needs Assessment Report_Septmeber 2018 

Immigrant Entrepreneurs as Job Creators – The Case of Canadian Private Incorporated Companies_April 2019

Improving Supports for Newcomers with Disabilities TEQ LIP – PGI Report_May 2019 

Labour Force Landscape 2017-18 – Local Labour Market Plan

Labour Market Outcomes Among Refugees to Canada_Mar 2019 

On-line survey on public Perceptions about career development and the workplace_May 2011 

Proposed Framework for a New Anti-Racism Strategy for Canada_Jan 2019 

Rebalancing the Opportunity Equation – Final Report_May 2019 

Rebalancing the Opportunity Equation – Executive Summary_May 2019 

Results of the 2018 Street Needs Assessment Report

Report on Peel Newcomers_March 2019 

Sex/gender analysis: Gender study finds overwork linked to higher risks of diabetes in women, not men

Stemming the Gray Tide_2018 – Job Seekers Focus Group Findings

Sex/gender analysis: Gender study finds overwork linked to higher risks of diabetes in women, not men_Jul 2018

Stress Report – A snapshot of socioeconomic status, housing quality and crime across Toronto neighbourhoods_May 2019 

Stemming the Gray Tide – 2018_Understand the Lived Experiences of Toronto’s Employed – Research

The Competencies of Frontline Settlement Workers in Canada – A Background Research Report – Dec 2018 

The Impact of Immigrant Business Ownership on International Trade_May 2019 – New ! 

The Needs of Newcomer Youth and Emerging Best Practices to Meet Those Needs_by CERIS 

The Wealth of Immigrant Families in Canada_Apr 2019 

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Services et annonces francophones/ Francophone Services and announcements  

Creme de la Creme | Excuse My French 416 5th Year Anniversary_Oct 14, 2019 – nouveau !

Programme de recherche de la Société Alzheimer – Bienvenue au concours de recherche de 2020_Date limite de réception des demandes_Le 8 novembre 2019 à 23 h 59 (H.E.) 

Test your French online according to the internationnal framework of reference 

The French Reverie: Laura Farré Rozada_Oct 16, 2019 – nouveau !

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Services, Events & Programs for Refugees, Refugee Claimants, Sponsors & Primary care providers

Services and Info sessions for Sponsors/ Caregivers

Pre-Arrival – by ORAT-Office for Refugees_Oct 16, 2019 – New !

Pre-Arrival – by ORAT-Office for Refugees_Oct 30, 2019 – New !

Refugee Highway Partnership Roundtable 2019- ‘PLACE’_Oct 23, 2019 – New !

The Canadian Centre for Refugee and Immigrant Health Care is Now Accepting Daytime Appointments

 

Services, programs and Info sessions for Refugees/ Refugee Claimants/ uninsured

Free Medical Clinic for uninsured  October 2019 Schedule – New !

Refugee Highway Partnership Roundtable 2019- ‘PLACE’_Oct 23, 2019

Toronto Refugee Hiring Event_Oct 31, 2019 – New !

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Settlement and Integration Support for Newcomers

Events/ Programs

Citizenship class – Canadian values & citizenship_Oct 9, 16, 23, 30, 2019 (Chinese) 

Citizenship class – Canadian values & citizenship_Oct 9, 16, 23, 30, 2019 

Citizenship Education Mentoring Circle – Everyone Thursday – Fall session – Oct 10 to Dec 12, 2019 

Credit Education Week 2019 – Money Mindfulness_Nov 12 – 15, 2019 

Genealogy Club @ Morningside Library_Oct 26 & Nov 23, 2019 

Housing Help Services @ Morningside Public Library_Oct 16 & Nov 30, 2019 

Income tax clinic for low income newcomers – Tax Return 2017-18_Oct 11, Nov 08 & Dec 06, 2019

Workshops and Training 

Tenant Rights Information Session_Oct 31, 2019  – New !

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Training/ Workshops/ Events for Service Providers & Stakeholders

2019 OCASI Professional Development Conference_Oct 17, 2019 – New !

Frontline Workers Series- Vicarious Trauma & Self-care_Oct 16, Outreach with MVP Youth_Oct 28, Black like who_Nov 07, 2019  – New !

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Online Training / Webinar/ Recorded Webinars

Doing better for LGBTQ2+ communities in health and social services_Oct 09, 2019 

Labour Law in Ontario_Oct 09, 2019 from 2 – 3 pm – New !

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Youth Programs and Services

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Agency Program Calendars

East Metro Youth Services – Newcomer Youth Program Calendar_October 2019

Frontier College Scarborough Workshops Calendar_October 2019

Morningside EarlyON Child & Family Centre Satellite Locations Workshops Calendar_October 2019

Morningside EarlyON Child & Family Centre Workshop Calendar_October 2019

MFRC- Fall 2019 Newcomer Programs_Sep to Dec 2019

MFRC – Newcomer Settlement Program Schedule_Sep to Dec 2019

VPI Working Solutions Scarborough Event Calendar_October 2019

YWCA JUMP Scarborough Clients workshop calendar_October 2019

 

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