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Newcomers to Toronto

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Web resources for newcomers to Toronto.

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Newcomers to Toronto

  1. 1. NEWCOMERS IN TORONTO You’ve arrived in Toronto. What will you do first?
  2. 2. 2006 census: • 55,000 people arrive yearly • 50% of Toronto population were born outside Canada • Filipinos: 4.1% of Toronto population (about 100,000 people) Toronto: a multicultural city
  3. 3. • 99 branches • Bring your own computer: free wireless • Use the library’s computers: Internet + Microsoft Office Suite Internet Access @ Toronto Public Library
  4. 4. Settlement.org
  5. 5. Settlement.org  11 languages  “My First Days: a Guide to Your First Two Weeks in Toronto”  Web 2.0 features:  YouTube  RSS feed  MySettlement.org: create your own experience
  6. 6. Toronto Public Library
  7. 7. Toronto Public Library  Newcomers to Canada  68 languages  ESL programs  Citizenship practice test  Jobs, training, certification  “New to Canada” blog
  8. 8. http://settlement.org http://tpl.ca/new-to-canada/ New to Toronto? Stacey Nordlund, October 2010

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