Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada (LINC) is a government-funded language training program designed to assist immigrants in learning English with a focus on the four skills:
In addition to learning English language skills, students in the LINC program learn a great deal about Canadian culture with themes such as employment, education, banking, travel, transportation, and many more. LINC classes are free to eligible newcomers and offer a variety of support services to make coming to class easier.
At Yes Employment Services, our goal is to help our clients feel confident, empowered, and excited about their journey in Canada. We offer a variety of class times and Canadian Language Benchmarks (CLB) levels to meet your language learning needs. Whether you need to study English for work, for citizenship, to further your education, or for everyday life in Canada, Yes Employment’s dedicated LINC team is here for you every step of the way.
Who is eligible?
To be eligible, you need to:
- Be one of the following;
- Permanent Residents of Canada
- Protected Persons
- Convention refugees
- A person in Canada whose application for Permanent Resident status is being processed in Canada and who has been informed by a letter from Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada of the initial approval of your application subject to an admissibility assessment (this means you have approve-in-principle)
- Be 18 years of age or older;
- Have valid proof of your Canadian Language Benchmark (CLB) assessment
*Ukrainian clients under CUAET with the following documents: Work Permit, Study Permit, Visitor Record, Temporary Resident Visa, Temporary Resident Permit are currently eligible for LINC.
How to Register for LINC classes:
Take a free language assessment test to find out which level is right for you. Contact us today to find out more information about the language assessment and register for our LINC program.
149 Main Street East, North Bay, ON, P1B 1A9
Phone: 705-476-3234 ext. 274
E-mail: [email protected]
LINC Class Schedule
Our day classes will be Monday and Wednesday from 9:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., and Tuesdays and Thursday from 12:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Our evening classes will run Tuesday and Thursday from 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.