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Community Services: Census Numbers and Multicultural Toronto

community services: Between 2011 and 2016, almost 30 per cent of immigrants 356,930 people made Toronto their new home, according to Toronto Star. The good news for savvy students with a good knowledge of two or more languages, that influx of newcomers could translate to jobs getting them settled and helping them navigate legal, health or community services. And the latest census numbers indicate multicultural Toronto is still the destination of choice for the majority of them. Many colleges and universities offer translation courses, among them University of Toronto School of Continuing Studies Certificates in Translation At U of T, students can earn language certificates in 16 languages, and obtain translation certificates in Arabic, Chinese, French, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese and Spanish. Students can also take advantage of flexible online learning approaches. Programs focus on formalizing translation skills and gaining a good understanding of the theory and practice of translation. ( As reported in the news.