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Mentoring—Coaching you for the right job, one on one!

Imagine being in an unfamiliar land, without a job, holding limited resources and having no connections! What if an established professional coaches you on how to search for a job in your field, what to expect working in Canada, while also developing your professional network. A ‘Mentor’ would do just that.  Dixie Bloor Neighbourhood Centre …

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English class students successfully grow a community garden for a second year

The students of the English classes at Dixie Bloor -Fieldgate Plaza location, have again successfully grown a community garden at Forest Glen Public School. The students, all newcomers to Canada, started their garden in May. They divided themselves into two groups for the two plots and arranged their own schedules to maintain the garden. This year …

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