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Practising English

Practising English

English Conversational Club (ECC) is a place for newcomers to practice English conversational skills in a small group setting and to connect, interact and build relationships with a diverse group of individuals.


Each week GPCN volunteers will help guide you through a variety of topics based on your interests such as confidence building and Canadian current events. Student can share their perspectives, culture, and viewpoints in a cozy and informal atmosphere.

The English Conversation Club meets every Wednesday, Thursday and Friday for one and half hour session throughout the year (Spring, Summer, Fall and Winter Groups).


Due to COVID-19 safety protocols there are no drop-ins and registration is required.


All levels of English are welcomed.


Who should attend?

Permanent Residents who want to practice and improve their English


What are the benefits?

Get to practice your English and learn about Canadian culture

Share and learn about your culture in a Canadian setting

Practice international communication skills

Share experiences

Make friends

And more!

How can I take part in the program?

To register, please contact 780.538.4452 or

Volunteering with English Conversational Club (ECC)

GPCN offers the opportunity to serve the community through the  English Conversational Club. As a volunteer, you will help newcomers to improve their language skills with activities designed to prompt the participants to speak up and gain confidence.

if you are interested in volunteering with ECC, please email us at

How Do I Enrol in LINC Program?

Funded by Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada, LINC provides free English Language Instruction to permanent residents and protected persons of Canada.


This program is accessible at the following location:


*NorQuest College



The Council For Lifelong Learning also runs an English learning program for adults, which is not free of charge.





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