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Thank you Ann. We appreciate the comment and are pleased to know the information is still relevant and useful. Stay safe and well.
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Thanks Muriel!
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Thank you Iman! It was a group effort and I have forwarded your compliments to the group. We are pleased to know you find the resources and information useful.
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Self-care is "taking time to do things you enjoy or that make you feel better, especially when you feel stressed," according to the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health's (CAMH) Six ways to practise self-care (PDF) guide. The six elements CAMH recommends are: Eat well Move your body Pay attention... Continue reading
Posted Apr 28, 2020 at Health and Wellness Blog
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Did you know that less than 10 percent of people who enroll for online courses complete them? Don’t be discouraged! The library wants to help – which is why we’ve started offering Learning Circles. The likeliness of completing an online course increases to 55 percent if you take the course... Continue reading
Posted Mar 13, 2018 at What's On at the Library
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Career Cruising is a handy career guidance e-resource you can use to research careers, find job postings in Canada, learn how to conduct an effective work search or prepare a resume. It also has career profiles and links to relevant Canadian college and university programs. Students can use it when... Continue reading
Posted Nov 17, 2016 at Career and Job Search Help Blog
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Are you a high school student who is looking for current information to include in a homework assignment? Canada In Context, available 24/7 with your library card, is your lifeline to all things Canadian. It covers a wide range of topics from a Canadian perspective, including Canadian history, geography, politics,... Continue reading
Posted Apr 6, 2016 at North York Central Library Blog
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The winner of Toronto Book Awards will be announced on October 11, 2012. Paramitia, Little Black by Suzanne Robertson is one of the five finalists. It’s been a long time since I’ve read a collection of poetry – especially by one poet. I usually only read one poem and would... Continue reading
Posted Oct 1, 2012 at The Buzz...About Books
Thanks for your comment. I haven't used Pauline Frommer's series of guides yet. You're correct. Her guides are not regularly updated. The library has about 9 different Pauline Frommer's series of guides in book format with publication dates of 2006 to 2009 and they are the most updated versions.
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There is an information session on Services and Benefits on Friday November 5, 2010 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at Bloor/Gladstone Branch. A guest speaker from Service Canada will discuss: Employment Insurance (EI) Services for people with disabilities Social Insurance Number Get answers to your questions about benefits. Contact... Continue reading
Posted Oct 26, 2010 at New to Canada
Find out if HIPPY (Helping communities, help parents, help children!) is right for your child in the "HIPPY" information session at Bloor/Gladstone Branch on Friday October 29, 2010 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Participants will see that HIPPY is about learning how easy, fun, and rewarding it is to... Continue reading
Posted Oct 20, 2010 at New to Canada
There is a free six-week workshop on Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions at the Morningside Branch from 2:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. In addition to learning new skills and tools to use for coping with chronic conditions, participants will be able to better manage their health conditions and... Continue reading
Posted Oct 17, 2010 at New to Canada
The Women's Support Group at Agincourt Branch will be talking about how to Succeed in Public Speaking on Saturday October 23, 2010 from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Join them and learn: What is meant by an engaging voice and how to develop one Breathing exercises How to enunciate Articulation,... Continue reading
Posted Oct 14, 2010 at New to Canada
As a student, it is always a challenge to find where you can obtain financial aid. Morningside Branch is conducting a free information workshop on Financial Resources for Students on Thursday October 21, 2010 from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Topics included: Different types of student loans Qualifications for grants,... Continue reading
Posted Oct 14, 2010 at New to Canada
Learn more about Canada in the free and fun workshop Discover Canada at Lillian H. Smith Branch on Thursday October 21, 2010 from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Topics covered include: Canada's history, regions, government and politics Canada's religions and human rights Citizenship application, process, procedures and timelines Citizenship test... Continue reading
Posted Oct 13, 2010 at New to Canada
Flemingdon Park Branch is giving a workshop on Money Management - Surviving Tough Times on Thursday October 21, 2010 from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Topics covered include: Rules of money management and budgeting Saving your money and budgeting Strategies for establishing and reaching your financial goals Understanding credit bureaus,... Continue reading
Posted Oct 13, 2010 at New to Canada
The Library Settlement Partnerships (LSP) program and Settlement Workers provide in person one-on-one assistance to help newcomers with their settlement issues. You are welcome to participate in fun filled activities and celebrate LSP Day at your nearest LSP branch: Albion Albert Campbell Agincourt Bloor/Gladstone Bridlewood Centennial Eatonville Flemingdon Park Gerrard/Ashdale... Continue reading
Posted Oct 12, 2010 at New to Canada
Start your job search with a Custom-Made Job Search workshop at Bridlewood Branch from 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Participants will learn about: Setting career goals Establishing job search strategies writing winning resumes preparing for job interviews and much more Workshop dates are: October 20, 2010 October 22, 2010 October... Continue reading
Posted Oct 12, 2010 at New to Canada
Practice your English in a relaxed conversational setting in the free workshop English Conversation at Richview Branch on October 4, 2010 and October 18, 2010 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Everyone is welcome to improve their English speaking skills. The session is interactive and includes fun activities. For more... Continue reading
Posted Oct 12, 2010 at New to Canada
Agincourt Branch is hosting a Volunteer Fair 2010 on Tuesday October 19, 2010 from 3:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Everyone is welcome to meet with representatives to learn how you can volunteer with their organizations. For more information and to register, contact the Settlement Worker at 647-388-3762. Continue reading
Posted Oct 11, 2010 at New to Canada
Find out how Canada's education system differs from your home country's education system in the free workshop session on the Education System in Canada. The session is on Tuesday October 19, 2010 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Albert Campbell Branch. Topics discussed include: Credits needed for Secondary... Continue reading
Posted Oct 11, 2010 at New to Canada
Agincourt Branch is hosting a workshop on Enhanced Language Training for Financial Services on Tuesday October 19, 2010 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The workshop addresses the needs of newcomers - focusing on the financial services industry including banks, credit unions, insurance companies, and securities dealers and exchanges. There... Continue reading
Posted Oct 11, 2010 at New to Canada
Moving to a new country can be a dream come true as well as Buying Your First Home. This free information session is available at Lillian H. Smith Branch on Saturday October 16, 2010 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. A real estate and mortgage broker will cover topics such... Continue reading
Posted Oct 7, 2010 at New to Canada
A free information session on Financial Management & Investment is available at the Bridlewood Branch on Thursday October 14, 2010 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Newcomers are encouraged to attend and receive information on: Managing money Types of investments for newcomers Canadian financial market The workshop session is in... Continue reading
Posted Oct 6, 2010 at New to Canada
Attend the free information session on Diabetes at York Wood Branch on Thursday October 14, 2010 from 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Receive information on: What is diabetes? Risks for diabetes Help for diabetes Healty eating and exercises For more information, contact the Settlement Worker at 647-296-0935. Continue reading
Posted Oct 6, 2010 at New to Canada