Mother’s Day

Sunday May 8th is Mother’s Day. If you’re away from home and you’d like to show your mom how much you love her, here’s a list of some mother’s day gifts that you can give your mom while you’re away from home. Send her flowers: Pick a florist near your home and send your mom a bunch of her favourite … Read more

Cherry blossom season!

High Park is Toronto’s largest public park. Centrally located on 399 acres of land in the heart of Toronto, High Park provides visitors with a unique and unusual sense of wilderness. Combining forested area, riparian zones including creeks and the largest pond in Toronto, as well as recreational fac … Read more

EC Toronto – An official TOEFL Test Centre

‘Exam in Progress’ – You will see this sign every month at EC Toronto because our school is an official test centre for TOEFL exams. Last Friday we had our latest TOEFL test here at EC Toronto. Everything was well prepared for our test participants… But EC Toronto doesn’t just offer test dates for T … Read more

National Flag Day of Canada

source: www.canadianheritage.gc.ca/flagday 1921: Red and white were named the official colours of Canada. 1965: The red and white Canadian flag was raised on Parliament Hill where our Federal parliament meets. Canada is not a very old country. Canada officially became a country in 1867 – that means … Read more

What is Groundhog Day?

Each year, on February 2, the groundhog peeks its head out of its burrow (the place under the ground where it lives all winter). If the groundhog sees its shadow, it becomes frightened and immediately runs back underground to sleep. That means winter will last 6 more weeks. 🙁 If the groundhog does n … Read more

Black History Month 2013 in Toronto

Each February, everybody – Canadians and tourists in Canada – are invited to celebrate Black History Month. People honour ‘Canadians of African and Caribbean descent’ with many festivities and events. This year, Citizenship and Immigration Canada is focussing on the past and present achi … Read more

Have you been considering post-secondary education in Canada?

Have you been considering post-secondary education in Canada? Unsure of what to expect? University students (native and non-native English speaking students alike) face many challenges at school. EC Toronto offers ‘study skills’ courses, which are designed to help with some of these difficulties and … Read more

Open House at Our Local Police Station

What? Metro Toronto Police 53 Division annual Open House It is an excellent opportunity for community members to meet their local police officers and to take a tour of the station. The tour involves crime prevention and educational displays and visitors have a rare opportunity to view some of our vi … Read more

Luis de los Santos from Dominican Republic said about EC Toronto…

‘Being at EC Toronto has been a rewarding experience for me; it starts with the quality of the services and willingness of the staff to help me. I would like to say thank you to each teacher who gave me special attention during my stay. Before coming here I just had one goal in mind– learn Eng … Read more