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

Examining Professional Boundaries in Newcomer Services Provision_Feb 14, 2019 

Future of Workforce Integration – A Workshop for Employment and Settlement Service Providers_Feb 28, 2019 – New !

Practical Approaches to Using Data in the Non-profit Sector_Feb 22, 2019 – New !

 

Civic Engagement, Community Consultation, Nominations & Call for Participation

2019 Housing First Forum on Evidence-based Practices_Mar 08, 2019

A Community Need Assessment Presentation on Sustainable Living_Feb 14, 2019 – New !

Call for Nominations: Developing an Evidence Base and Sharing Settlement and Integration Practices that Work (DEB)

Citizenship and Employment Precarity – An online survey about immigration status and work experiences

Citizenship and Employment Precarity Research Project – Outreach Kit 2018-19

It Takes a Village – Focus Group or One-on-one Interview – Contact Akua Anyemedu at [email protected] or (416) 925 8981 x4125

Participants Needed – Interviews with Survivors – Financial Abuse Research Project_Please contact – New !

Participants needed for research – Service providers working with older adult immigrants from Hong Kong

Scarborough and Rouge Hospital: Community Consultation Survey on Women’s and Children’s program

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Community Events/ Games/Holiday programs

Caribbean Street Food Festival_Marh 16, 2019 – New !

Lets Play – Board Games and More_Feb 22 & Mar 22, 2018

Optimizing Nutrition Through Exercise_Mar 05, 2019 – New !

Pathway of Hope_Community Forum – Breaking the Cycle of Poverty_Feb 26, 2019 – New !

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Community News/ Announcements

Bridge to HR – Online Program_Call or email for details – New !

Free Adult Classes_Essential Skills Upgrading – Improve your reading, writing & math 

Sales and Service en Francais_ Online Bridging Program for bilingual professionals

Skills Training- Licensing – Certificate Training and Language Enhancement for Newcomers

Team Captain Package – Family Friendly Walk-a-thon Fund Raising_Feb 23, 2019 

Vendors Wanted – Black History Month Event_Feb 20, 2019 

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Employment

Job Contracts / Employment Opportunities

Building Engineer Mechanical @ City of Toronto_Deadline_Feb 27, 2019 – New !

Building Inspector Generalist @ City of Toronto_Deadline_Feb 27, 2019 – New !

Dorset Park Community Hub Coordinator_Deadline_Feb 19, 2019 – New !

Drop-in Operation Worker – ACSA Scarborough Drop-in North_Start date_Mar 01, 2019 – New !

LINC Instructor at CCS_Deadline_Feb 18, 2019 – New !

Scan Governance and Membership Researcher (Part-time)_Deadline_Feb 15, 2019 – New !

Street Outreach Service Worker_Deadline_Feb 15, 2019 – New !

Services and Program Secretary_Fulltime postition_Deadline_Feb 22, 2019 

Volunteer Opportunities

Call for Volunteer Participants – Collaborative Mosaic Tile art Project

Mentorship Program for Job Seekers & Mentorship needed for the program

Volunteer Needed – Scarborough Village ANC

Volunteer opportunities are available at our three community garden locations For Youth Age 14 – 18

Walk with us – Walk, Volunteer & Donate_Feb 23, 2019 (Volunteer) 

Youth Volunteer Leadership March Break Training Program_Mar 11 – 15, 2019 

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Programs and Events

CPAC Bridging Program for Internationally Trained Accounting Professionals – Next cohort will start on Feb 19, 2019

Employment Skills for Industrial Millwright_Program begins_Mar 04, 2019

Employment Support Program for People with Disabilities_Feb 11 – 22, 2019

Fashion Exchange – Apparel Fit Technician – Program Start date_Apr 22, 2019

Fashion Exchange – Industrial Power Sewing_Program Start date_Apr 22, 2019

Integrated Work Experience Strategy Program – Bridge Training Program

Meet & Share – IT & HR – Occupation Specific Networking Event for Immigrant Job Seekers_Jan 30, 2019

Workforce Challenge Supported Employment Program- 14 Wks Individualized Program, 6 Wks Pre-employment & Life skills development and 8 Wks paid, supported work placement_Continuous Intake

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Workshops and Training

Cashier Training Workshop_Feb 27, 2019 

Entrepreneurship Connections – Two-Day Workshop in Arabic_Feb & Mar 2019 – New !

Entrepreneurship Connections – Two-Day Workshop_Feb & Mar 2019 (Arabic) – New !

HR Industry Information Session by PCPI_Feb 21, 2019 – New !

Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists Info Session_Feb 28, 2019 – New !

Professional Engineers in Ontario- Info Session_Feb 13, 2019 – New !

Self-Employment Pathways for Newcomers 2-Day Workshop in Markham_Feb 20, 2019 

The Immigrant Cafe for Immigrant Entrepreneurs & Small Business Owners_Every 2nd Thursday

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Webinar/ Online Training

How to Successfully Market Yourself to The Financial Service Industry_Feb 28, 2019 – New !

Job Search Strategies and Techniques In Canada_Feb 28, 2019 – New !

Windmill Microlending – Charitable Loans for Internationally Trained Immigrants 

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Funding Opportunities & Call for Proposals

City of Toronto Funding Opportunities – A LIP Knowledge Sharing Event_Mar 08, 2019 – New !

New Funding for Community Support, Multiculturalism, and Anti-Racism Initiatives_Contact Canadian Heritage

OCASI Professional Education and Training Project (PET)

Toronto Urban Health Fund – Oct 24, 2018_Deadline for full application_Feb 13, 2019

Waste Reduction Community Grants – 2019_Expression of Interest Applications Deadline_Mar 01, 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

FAME kids – Mental Health Support Program_Feb 4 to Apr 15, 2019 (on Mondays)

Home Helper Training_Mar 25, 2019 (Chinese)

Infant and Children CPR and First Aid Seminar_Feb 15, 2019 

Mobile Dental Clinic @ Chinese Family Services of Ontario_Feb 28, 2019 

Personal Support Worker Certificate Program_Apr 08, 2019

Vaccine Information Sheet Influenza Vaccines for Children

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

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Workshops and Training

Get Moving, Get Healthy – One day Event at Centennial College (Progress Campus)_Mar 20, 2019 – New !

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Income Tax Clinics

Free Tax Clinic at ACSA_Mar 04 to May 03, 2019 – By Appointment Only (Arabic) – New !

Free Tax Clinic at ACSA_Mar 04 to May 03, 2019 – By Appointment Only (Chinese) – New !

Free Tax Clinic at ACSA_Mar 04 to May 03, 2019 – By Appointment Only (Tamil) – New !

Free Tax Clinic at ACSA_Mar 04 to May 03, 2019 – By Appointment Only – New !

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Language Programs & Education

Workshops, Education Opportunities and Training

Education Information Fair and Workshops_Mar 19, 2019 

Enhancement in English for the Workplace & Everyday Living_Apr 8 – Jun 23, 2019

Info Session for Newcomers: Finance your Canadian Credentials and Education_Feb 28, 2019 

Middle-level Managers with Technical Background Bridging Program at Ryerson

NDG Linux Unhatched – Certificate Course_Feb 5 – Feb 28, 2019

North American College of Information Technology – Info Session_Feb 14, 2019 – New !

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News/Media Release/ Newsletters

Newsletters

Healthy & Whole – SCHC Newsletter_Winter 2018-19 – New !

TEQ LIP Newsletter Winter 2018-2019 Issue – New !

 

Media Release

Fédération acadienne de la Nouvelle-Écosse Selected to Provide Pre-Arrival Services_Feb 08, 2019 – New !

Ontario’s Government Launches Data Strategy Consultations – Province takes steps to better equip for the rapidly advancing era of Big Data_

Province Helping Job Seekers and Employers Make Ontario Open for Business_

 

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Research and Reports

2018 Annual Report to Parliament on Immigration – New !

Labour Force Landscape 2017-18 – Local Labour Market Plan

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

Stemming the Gray Tide_2018 – Job Seekers Focus Group Findings

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

Results of the 2018 Street Needs Assessment Report

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

Global Community Resource Guide_2018

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Services et Annonces francophones/ Francophone Services and announcements

Atelier d’initiation pour les fournisseurs de services d’emploi et d’établissement_Janvier 31, février 21, mars 28, 2019

Atelier d’initiation pour les fournisseurs de services d’emploi et d’établissement_Janvier 31, février 21, mars 28, 2019 – formulaire de demande

État de la population active 2017-2018 – Plan local du marché du travail

Sales and Service en Francais_ Online Bridging Program for bilingual professionals (French)

Services de notariat a Scarborough_Francophone notary services in Scarborough

Services Juridiques a Scarborough_Francophone legal services in Scarborough

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Services, Events & Programs for Refugees, Refugee Claimants and Sponsors

Services and Info sessions for Sponsors

General Integration Training_Feb 21, 2019 

Pre-Arrival – Session for those sponsoring refugees who have received the Notice of Arrival Transmission (NAT)

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_February 2019 Schedule.

Toronto Service Directory_Refugee Claimants – Toronto Coalition of Refugee houses and shelters_January 31 2019 – New !

Toronto Service Directory_Refugee Claimants – Toronto South_January 31 2019 – New !

Toronto Service Directory_Refugee Claimants – Toronto West_January 31 2019 – New !

Toronto Service Directory_Refugee Claimants- Toronto East_January 31 2019 – New !

Toronto Service Directory_Refugee Claimants- Toronto North_January 31 2019 – New !

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Settlement and Integration Support for Newcomers

Events/ Programs

Citizenship Test Preparation Class_Feb 26 – Mar 12, 2019 

Public Speaking Training Series_Jan 08 – Mar 26, 2019

Reading and Storytimes – Fay and Fluffy Mar 12, 2019

Workshops and Training

At Home Alone Safety Workshop @ Morningside Library_Mar 02, 2019 – New !

Building and Maintaining Good Credit – Webinar_Feb 27, 2019 – New !

Ontario Child Care Fee Subsidy Information_Feb 21, 2019 (Mandarin) 

Personal Taxation Workshop_Feb 20, 2019 (Mandarin) 

Senior Benefit Series_Jan 16, Feb 20 & Mar 20, 2019

Service Canada Overview for Newcomers @ Morningside Library_Mar 06, 2019 – New !

Taxation for Newcomers_Feb 28, 2019 (Mandarin) 

Understanding Parents and Grandparents Sponsorship Application_Feb 28, 2019 (Mandarin) 

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Webinars

 

 

Training/ Workshops/ Events for Service Providers & Stakeholders

Faith & Welcoming Communities Forum 2019_Mar 05, 2019 

Professional Education and Training Program (PET) – is still accepting applications for the In-House Group Training for the 2018 – 2019 fiscal year – Apply Online. For more details, contact Beverly Lawrence-Dennis, PET Project Coordinator at: [email protected] or 416-322-4950 x238

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Online Training / Webinar/ Recorded Webinars

Self-Employment Pathways for Newcomers 2-Day Workshop in Markham_Feb 20, 2019 

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Youth Programs and Services

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Agency Program Calendars

ACSA Dorset Park Hub Calendar_ February 2019

Albert Campbell Public Library Workshops Calendar_February 2019

Centennial College – Community Employment Services – Workshop Calendar_February 2019

Chinese Family Services of Ontario Client Workshops Calendar_February 2019

East Metro Youth Services – Newcomer Youth Program_February 2019

Monringside EarlyON Child & Family Centre – Satellite Locations_Workshop Calendar_Feb 2019

Monringside EarlyON Child & Family Centre Workshop Calendar_Feb 2019

PCPI Workshop Calendar_February 2019

Toronto Public Library – Morningside_Workshops Calendar_Feb 2019

What’s Happening in Winter 2019 at Malvern Family Resource Centre – Youth Programs

What’s_Happening at Newcomer Settlement program – MFRC Winter Programs_Jan to Mar 2019

What’s_Happening in Winter 2019 at Child and Family Centre – MFRC Winter Programs_Jan to Mar 2019

What’s_Happening in Winter 2019 at Newcomer Settlement – MFRC Winter Youth Programs_Jan to Mar 2019

What’s_Happening in Winter 2019_Seniors Program – MFRC Winter Programs_Jan to Mar 2019

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