Category Archives: York Centre Event

Employment Insurance (EI) & Workers’ Rights in Ontario

Get laid off? Stop working due to illness? Away from work to provide care to gravely ill family member Cannot work because of pregnancy/caring for newborn child?

As an employee, do you know if you are eligible for Employment Insurance benefits when facing these situations? How much can you get? How to apply for EI?

Would you like to set up your Service Canada account, to access your information regarding EI and Canada Pension Plan Statement of Contributions?

Do you know employees’ rights protected by the Employment Standards Act? Minimum wage, Hours of work, Over time pay, Public holidays, Vacation, Termination Notice or Pay in Lieu, Severance Pay, etc., how much do you know about all these? How to file a claim for unpaid wages?

Come join our information seminar.  Know your rights.

Date & Time: June 23, 2017 (Friday) 3pm – 5pm

Venue: TCCSA York Centre, 213A – 3636 Steeles Ave E., Markham

Enquiries/Registration: 905-948-1671

workshop in Mandarin

How to Apply for Social Housing and OESP – Free seminar in Cantonese

Content:

  • Types of social housing, eligibility and application procedures
  • How does applicant’s income and asset affect the rent
  • What’s the waiting time and special priority
  • Other choices – how to apply for market rent units
  • Changes on York social housing application
  • What is OESP (Ontario Electricity Support Program)
  • Questions & Answers 

 

 Speaker:           The Housing Help Centre

 Date:                  May 12, 2017 (Friday)

 Time:                 1:30pm – 3:30pm

 Location:           TCCSA York Centre

                            3636 Steeles Avenue E., Unit 221 Rm A, Markham

 

 Inquiry/Registration:     (905)948-1671

 

Free seminar in Cantonese

How to Apply for Social Housing and OESP

Content:

  • What is Social Housing
  • Eligibility & application process
  • Responsibilities of applicants, Affordable housing

 

    • and market rent housing
  • What is OESP (Ontario Electricity Support Program)
  • Monthly credit amounts & application process
  • Questions & Answers

 

Speaker:             The Housing Help Centre

 Date:                  May 12, 2017 (Friday)

 Time:                 10:30am – 12:00 noon

 Location:           TCCSA York Centre

                            3636 Steeles Avenue E., Unit 221 Rm A, Markham

 

 Inquiry/Registration:     (905)948-1671

 

Free Mandarin Workshop

Please bring your P.R.Card or landing Paper

Newcomers’ Orientation

Content:

  • Information Delivery (Relevant to: Important IDs, Health Care, Education System , Child Tax Benefit, Seniors’ Benefit, Tax System, Tenants’ Right,  Employment Issues, etc.)
  • Newcomers’ Major Concerns
  • Questions and Answers 

Date:                     April 6, 2017 (Thursday)

Time:                    3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. 

Speaker:                  Settlement Worker, TCCSA 

Location:              TCCSA York Center (Metro Square)

3636 Steeles Ave East., Unit 213A, Markham

L3R 1K9    (Warden & Steeles)

Registration/Enquiry:    (905) 948-1671

 

Please Bring Your PR Card or Landing Paper

free tax clinic for low income families

Eligibility:

  1. No self-employment, rental, business or investment incomes
  2. Without dependants: Total income under $30,000
  3. With dependants: Total income under $40,000
  4. No overseas property, investment or income

Please call to make appointments:

What you need to bring:

  1. Social Insurance Number
  2. P.R. Card (Permanent Resident Card)
  3. Income Proof(T4,T4A,T5,T4E,T5007 etc.)
  4. Tuition Fee Receipts (T2202A)
  5. Bank account information ( such as void cheque)
  6. Rent Receipts

 

Venue:  3636 Steeles Ave East, Unit 213A

Markham ON L3R 1K9

Metro Square

 

For Appointments & Inquiries:   Please call  905-948 1671

Basic Knowledge of Income tax & tax saving strategy

 How much do you know about the Canadian income tax? Do you know what the income tax rates are? What is the personal tax credit? How can you defer and save income tax? What are RRSP & TFSA? How do they work to help you defer tax and save money at the same time? Please come to our workshop and you will learn more about RRSP (Registered Retirement Savings Plan) & TFSA (Tax Free Savings Account) 

 

Speaker:     TCCSA Settlement Worker & Bank Representative              

Date:             February 23, 2017 (Thursday) 

Time:                        3:30 pm – 5:00 pm 

 

Venue:          TCCSA York Centre (Metro Square)                    

                        Unit # 213A, 3636 Steeles Ave. East, Markham

 

                Enquiries /Registration:  Please call (905) 948-1671

Please bring your P.R.Card or landing Paper

 

Free Workshop in Mandarin 

Effectively communicate with your child (Age 0-6)

   Content:

  • Child’s early language and socio-emotional development
  • How to response your child’s negative feelings
  • Tips for parents to develop a language stimulating environment at home

Come join us for our interactive workshop to meet other parents. Through our hands-on activities, we will help you build up effective communication strategies with your young child.

Date:      November 12, 2016 (Saturday)

Time:      10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. 

Location:             TCCSA York Center (Metro Square)

3636 Steeles Ave East., Unit 213A, Markham

L3R 1K9    (Warden & Steeles)

Registration/Enquiry:    (905) 948-1671

 

Please Bring Your PR Card or Landing Paper

Newcomers’ Orientation

Content:

  • Information Delivery (Relevant to: Important IDs, Health Care, Education System , Child Tax Benefit, Seniors’ Benefit, Tax System,

Tenants’ Right,  Employment Issues, etc.)

  • Newcomers’ Major Concerns
  • Questions and Answers

 

Date:                     November 17, 2016 (Thursday)

Time:                    3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. 

Speaker:               Settlement Worker, TCCSA 

Location:              TCCSA York Center (Metro Square)

3636 Steeles Ave East., Unit 213A, Markham

L3R 1K9    (Warden & Steeles)

 

Registration/Enquiry:    (905) 948-1671

 

Please Bring Your PR Card or Landing Paper

“How to Make a Valid Will?” Workshop

Why do we need to make a will? What are the benefits of making a valid will? A will is a blue-printed plan for the allocation of assets. A will explain who is the guardian of your minor children, who will inherit your property and what are the conditions that must be met in order to inherit your property, etc. TCCSA will be holding a seminar on Nov 10th, Thursday, to teach everyone how to make a valid will.

Content:
1. The benefits and importance to make a will
2. The requirements for making a will
3. The content included in a will
4. The types and appearance of a will
5. Questions and Discussions

Speaker: Lawyer, Mr. Scott Au
Date: Nov 10th, 2016 (Thursday)
Time: 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Location: TCCSA York Centre, 3636 Steeles Avenue E., 213A, Markham

Inquiry/ Registration: Please Call (905) 948-1671

Free seminar in Cantonese

“OAS” Workshop & Application Clinic

10:00am – 11:00am, workshop content:

 

  • Old Age Security (OAS) Pension (Eligibility, Residence Requirement & Amount)
  • Guaranteed Income Supplement (GIS) (Application & Amount)
  • Allowance for Spouse , Allowance for the survivor

 

11:00am – 11:30am, application clinic, please bring:

 

  • Completed application form(s)
  • Citizenship card/PR card, SIN card and landing paper (original and a photo copy)
  • Passports you held in the past 10 years (original and copies of the photo page & pages with stamps)

 

Speaker:     Citizen Service Specialist of Service Canada

 

Date:          Nov 23, 2016 (Wednesday)

 

Time:          10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

 

Venue:            TCCSA York Centre

3636 Steeles Avenue E., Unit 221 Room A, Markham

                        

Enquiries/Registration:  Please call (905) 948-1671

 

Free English Workshop with Cantonese Translation

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