Lebovic Room

ESL Conversation Group

ESL Conversation Group. ESL students are welcome to join this FREE continuing adult English conversation program offered by a facilitator from York Catholic District School Board. By practicing everyday conversations, you will learn new vocabulary and improve pronunciation and speaking skills. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Register in two steps: 1) Sign up for the program at the Adult Information Desk, 905-727-9494 x275  2) Take the free language assessment test: ysla@tcet.com, 1-855-330-8655 or call the ESL assistance line at 416-221-5051 x13630

May 2nd, 1:00pm to 3:00pm
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LGBTQ Movie Nights: BPM

Members of the advocacy group ACT UP Paris demand action by the government and pharmaceutical companies to combat the AIDS epidemic in the early 1990s
First of a 4-part series of films for PRIDE month and in support of the LGBTQ members in the community. Directed by Robert Campillo, 2017, 2:23
June 5th, 6:30pm to 9:00pm
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Reconnecting with your Profession in Canada

Have you recently immigrated to Canada and want to connect with your profession?

During this workshop you will learn about:

  • Steps to take to be eligible to work in Canada
  • Local resources and services available for skilled immigrants
  • Mentoring programs
  • Bridging programs
  • Credential assessment & Accreditation services
  • Occupational specific language training

Registration required.

Facilitator: Vanessa McBride, Employment Mentoring Coach.

June 13th, 10:00am to 12:00pm
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LinkedIn & Social Media for Beginners

Learn how to use LinkedIn as a networking tool, set up an account, find information, jobs, employers, companies and make your profile highly searchable by others. Plus, learn about the basic purpose of the following social media tools: Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.


In partnership with RNC Employment Services and the Women's Centre of York Region.


June 26th, 2:30pm to 4:00pm
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In Conversation: Author & Activist Judy Rebick with Brock Weir

Judy Rebick has spent her life leading the charge for social justice through print, broadcast and in the streets. Formerly the president of the National Action Committee on the Status of Women, Judy has hosted two national TV shows on CBC and continues as a frequent commentator on the airwaves.

May 1st, 7:00pm to 8:30pm
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