Citizenship/Settlement Programs at North York Central Library!

October 26, 2015 | Emoke

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The Toronto Public Library offers a vast variety of New to Canada and Citizenship Test Preparation classes and programs on an ongoing basis. The library website under New To Canada is a good place to look for information on: Learning English for all levels and ages, Citizenship Test, Settling in...

Health Force Ontario – A Type of Matchmaking

September 8, 2015 | Jane

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Canada is a country that thrives on immigration. So there are systems in place to help immigrants move into their new lives in Canada as easily as possible. In fact, new changes in immigration processes (some of them controversial) allow skilled and highly educated immigrants to be “fast-tracked” into Canada...

Volunteering Benefits

August 17, 2015 | Emoke

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Have you ever wanted to volunteer for a cause you believe in, but your other time commitments, such as school, work, family, etc. got in the way? I'm sure we have all felt this way in our busy adult lives. I started my volunteer work after finishing my studies. With...

New To Canada? Speak To A COSTI Representative!

March 4, 2014 | Margaret W.

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If you are new to Canada, no doubt you have a lot of questions. Did you know that you can come to North York Central Library and speak to someone who will help you find some answers? COSTI Immigrant Services is a community-based multicultural agency which has been serving all...

Keep your New Year's Resolution and Rock your Finances this 2014! You could win a free book!

January 22, 2014 | Ashley

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Here we are again, it is the beginning of the year and I'm sure we are all filled with resolutions. One of the most common ones is to manage our money better, especially after spending over the holidays. New Year's resolutions seem to go by the wayside quite shortly after...

Happy Financial Literacy Month! Are you a good financial role model?

November 13, 2013 | Ashley

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Did you know that November is officially Financial Literacy Month in Canada? You may not know because it is a fairly new initiative, this is Canada's 3rd annual Financial Literacy Month. The Financial Consumer Agency of Canada (FCAC) and the Financial Literacy Action Group (FLAG) (which is 7 non profit...

Mark your calendars. This October is full of awesome programs at North York Central Library!

September 30, 2013 | Ashley

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Craig Asano from the National Crowdfunding Association of Canada Filmmaker and Successful Crowdfunding user James Cooper This fall we've already had some great small business programs so far. October is officially Small Business month, but we've already had 3 small business programs here at North York Central Library this past...

It's tax time! Let us help you Solve the Mysteries of Income Tax

February 20, 2013 | Ashley

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The hardest thing in the world to understand is the income tax. -Albert Einstein. Like it or not, it's that time of year again, tax time! As you can see even Albert Einstein, deemed one of the smartest men in history also had a hard time understanding taxes. Not to...

Small Business Month may be over, but our Small Business Programs aren't!

November 15, 2012 | Ashley

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Even though small business month is technically in October, in the Business Department at North York Central Library we decided to extend it until the end of the year! Did you know that in Ontario roughly half of us work for small and medium size enterprises (SME's), and they generate...

Whenever I Go to the Library, My Friend From Iran is There

September 14, 2012 | Deb

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Hello Everyone, I'm Not Quite Miss Rumphius and this is the blog for the Children's Department at North York Central Library. Welcome back. * * * * * * My good friend, Laleh, is from Iran and every time I go to the library I see someone who reminds me...