EAWLC Workshop on Public Speech Skills

Errol Cyrus has been a Toastmaster for over twenty years, with awards of Advanced Communication Bronze (ACB) and Competent leader (CL).   He is this year’s Area Director for four Toastmasters clubs in Richmond Hill.  Errol has a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Admin from Northern Caribbean University and an MBA from Nova Southeastern University, Florida, USA. He is also TESL certified in Canada.  He has over 10 years of experience in disability and employment in both not-for-profit and private sector as a trainer, job coach and advocate for persons with disabilities.  Errol is currently an Employment Specialist with Employment Services at Spinal Cord Injury Ontario.  He connects with employers, identifies job opportunities in the “hidden job market”, and places job seekers with disabilities.  Errol is a loving husband and father of three children. Continue reading “EAWLC Workshop on Public Speech Skills”

The East and West Learning Club April 2019 Schedule

The East and West Learning Club is a not-for-profit, grass-root group that provides interesting and meaningful learning opportunities to immigrant families with a focus on social skills and cultural knowledge.  Our goal is for this club to be enjoyed by everyone in our community, so all club meetings are free of charge.  Occasionally there may be an optional field trip or special class which may require a small fee.  We meet every Thursday evening unless it’s a public holiday or school break.

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The East and West Learning Club March 2019 Event Schedule

The East and West Learning Club is a not-for-profit, grass-root group that provides interesting and meaningful learning opportunities to immigrant families with a focus on social skills and cultural knowledge.  Our goal is for this club to be enjoyed by everyone in our community, so all club meetings are free of charge.  Occasionally there may be an optional field trip or special class which may require a small fee.  We meet every Thursday night unless it’s a public holiday or school break.

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The East and West Learning Club February 2019 Event Schedule

The East and West Learning Club is a not-for-profit, grass-root group that provides interesting and meaningful learning opportunities to immigrant families with a focus on social skills and cultural knowledge.  Our goal is for this club to be enjoyed by everyone in our community, so all club meetings are free of charge.  Occasionally there may be an optional field trip or special class which may require a small fee.  We meet every Thursday night unless it’s a public holiday or school break.

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EAWLC Lecture on Fashion

唐家瑞女士2009年移民来加,毕业于塞尼卡学院金融理财专业,目前任职于加拿大帝国商业银行。她的家族在服装行业经营多年,她本人自小即对服饰搭配很感兴趣,自行钻研,眼光独到。她曾在多伦多开设礼服咨询公司,用自己的专业知识和时尚美感帮助客户选衣搭配,在不同场合穿出大方得体、时尚优雅的风格和品味。她在多家电台、网媒上做过访谈及发表文章,推动华人社区对服饰搭配和个人形象的重视与美学培养。 Continue reading “EAWLC Lecture on Fashion”

Our 2018: A Retrospect

In the year 2018, the East and West Learning Club held 33 in-house events, including 7 East&West dialogues, 7 workshops and lectures, and 19 regular book club meetings.  We also organized a couple of field trips to the Royal Ontario museum.  The activities drew around 300 visits by professionals, business owners, home-makers as well as students.  It was a fruitful year! Continue reading “Our 2018: A Retrospect”

EAWLC Lecture on Leadership, Communication Skills, and Justice!

Come out to meet with Mason, listen to what an expert has to say about
leadership in the wake of cultural differences, an raise your questions!

Mason Zhou was born in China, and has been living in Canada for 18 years.
During this time he obtained his Bachelor’s degree in Justice Study, a
Master’s degree in Leadership, and has worked in judicial system in recent
years.  A gold medal award-winning performer at work, and a pro in
leadership and communication skills, Mason is a popular lecturer to various
organizations.  He writes for newspapers, and has been interviewed by
several radio and TV stations, including SingTao, MingPao, OmniTV, WOwtv,
and CNTV etc.

The East and West Learning Club is delighted and honoured to  have Mason here for our members.  He will showcase how
to overcome cultural barriers, and execute leadership with good
communication skills.  With his expertise in judicial area, he will also
facilitate an interactive Question & Answer session, covering Canadian Law,
self-improvement, and
other topics of audience’s interest.

When: Thursday November 22, 2018
6:30 – 7:00 PM  Meals & social
7:00 – 8:30 PM  Lecture session

Where: Iroquois Junior Public School
265 Chartland Blvd., Scarborough (near Finch & Brimley; free parking lot at
the west side of the school building)

Cost: Free, including a simple meal.  A donation of a loonie or a toonie
from each participant would be appreciated.

Please RSVP as soon as possible, and by Wednesday November 21 at:
ericliujt@gmail.com.  Thanks!

We look forward to seeing you there!

November 2018 Event Schedule

The East and West Learning Club is a not-for-profit, grass-root group that provides interesting and meaningful learning opportunities to immigrant families for free or at a low cost, with a focus on social skills and cultural knowledge.  We meet every Thursday night and Friday noon unless it’s a public holiday or school break.

SCHEDULE NOVEMBER 2018

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