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"Community Events" brings you the latest news about upcoming community events including professional development opportunities and upcoming conferences and events brought to you by local coaches and peers.  Please see our Submission Guidelines below.  

Member Submissions

Group Mentor Coaching with Cathy Shaughnessy, MCC
Submitted by: Cathy Shaughnessy

Change Style and Emotional Intelligence Online Certifications with EI ADVANTAGE
Submitted by: Janice Gair

Make 2019 the Year for EQ-i 2.0 Certification! Ottawa Feb 11-12 or Toronto Apr 15-16, 2019
Submitted by: David Cory

Kids Coaching Connection Divine Elementals - January 25 - 27, 2019
Submitted by: Susan Howson

Business Coaching Advantage: Part 1 & Part 2 (CCEU’s Available)
Submitted by: Dorothy Greenaway

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Group Mentor Coaching with Cathy Shaughnessy, MCC

A message from Cathy “I’ve personally provided over 375 hours of direct mentor coaching AND I still coach (over 5000 hours and counting), so I know the ropes. I’ll be showing you exactly how quickly you can ratchet your mastery of the ICF coaching competencies up a notch or two. Come join us for Mentor Groups! Earn 7 mentor coaching hours and 7 CCE's. You can also work with me to earn an additional 3 individual mentor coaching hours and 3 more CCE's.

Cathy Shaughnessy

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Change Style and Emotional Intelligence Online Certifications


Change Style Indicator (CSI) is a simple assessment tool that identifies where individuals articulate and show up when change is in front of them. Change Navigator is a facilitation tool that takes participants on a journey through the stages of transition. Once certified, individual CSI reports for clients are only $22! Certification is simple and available on-demand. Cost: $899 Contact us!

EQ-i2.0 & EQ360 Online Certification Next dates: February 5-8, March 12-15, April 23-26. 3 hours per day, over 4 days. ICF Members save $100! Cost: $1495. Register here!

EI ADVANTAGE is owned and operated by Janice Gair and Hayley Hesseln. We understand emotional intelligence, coaching and its impact on leadership development. We are proudly certified as a Women Owned Enterprise. For more information,

Janice Gair

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Make 2019 the Year for EQ-i 2.0 Certification! Ottawa Feb 11-12 or Toronto Apr 15-16, 2019

Get certified to use the world's first, most researched, most flexible, most widely accepted, cost effective, online measure of emotional intelligence. It's a fantastic framework for coaching and provides credibility to you and your coaching business. More and more for-profit and not-for-profit organizations, governments at all levels are looking for emotional intelligence expertise - get yours with us!

EITC was one of the first companies in Canada to focus on leadership development based on emotional intelligence and for the last 20 years we have been a leading provider of EQ-i Certification Courses in North America.

Get certified in the 2 Day onsite course in Ottawa or Toronto, which includes certification to use the EQ-360.

Exclusive Bonus Offering! Leading with Emotional Intelligence (1 day immediately following the 2 day cert course), is all about how to help clients develop EQ, you'll get the participant manual, exercises, activities, video clips, and power point slides to use in workshops, seminars and coaching. See all other 2019 dates & cities.

David Cory

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Kids Coaching Connection

“Taking Relationships with Kids, Youth and Families to a Whole New Level”

ICF Approved ACSTH Program

You know the power of coaching. You are one yourself. Have you thought that your teenager or young adult would make a great coach?

If this sounds familiar, and they have expressed an interest in coaching; the Kids Coaching Connection program is for them, and you, if you are called to coach kids, youth and families.

The Kids Coaching Connection program is made up of five core courses. It is the recipient of the ICF PRISM award.

Kids Coaching Connection Divine Elementals

Join us for the first of five comprehensive courses. During this 2 1/2 day course you will have a transforming and life changing learning experience designed to foster foundations of trust, communication and meaningful connections with kids, youth and families.

Kids Coaching Connection Divine Elementals
January 25 - 27, 2019

Location: Toronto, Ontario
Investment: $595.00 + HST per course
For full course descriptions go to:

Past Participants Say it all:

“Kids Coaching Connection is an outstanding training program for everyone who works with kids, youth and families in any capacity” (M. LR, ACC - Holistic Youth Life Coach)

“The coaching framework taught from and within the heart is truly masterful” (M. D - Pediatric Nutritionist and Life Coach)

“I learned so much about the powerful, unique gifts I have and tools to help others” (C.VD - teen coach)

To Register contact: Susan Howson

Susan Howson

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Business Coaching Advantage: Part 1 & Part 2 (CCEU’s Available)

OUR PURPOSE: To support coaching and leadership development through positive appreciation, mindful engagement and a deeper connection with our humanity.

BCA Part 1: COACHING ESSENTIALS (for those new to accredited coach training)

Coursework is 3 days in person (April 10-12) or 10 weeks virtually (April 25th start) and can stand alone as a solid foundation.

Add the virtual Practicum and you have a compact 4 - 6 month program of intense learning and you gain a WABC™ credential. Follow on with Parts 2 and 3 and you complete our full ICF ACTP.


  • Part 1 of our 3-part BCA Certification Program™ -- ICF ACTP
  • Part 1 is WABC Accredited -- graduates earn the designation Registered Corporate Coach™

Learn more here, including Early Bird Pricing available now.

BCA Part 2: LEADERSHIP COACHING IN CONTEXT (for experienced coaches)

Part 2 is for more experienced coaches who want to up their game when coaching in the leadership context and are working towards professional designation or want ICF CCEs for credential renewal.

  • ICF CCEs (20 hrs)
  • ICF Accredited (a stand-alone program as well as part of the full BCA Advanced Certification program).

Learn more here, including Early Bird Pricing available now.

INFO SESSION WEBINAR DATES: Jan. 17th, Feb. 14th at noon ET. Register here.

Or contact us directly:

Creators: Dorothy Greenaway, MCC and Melinda Sinclair, Chartered Business Coach™ Internationally recognized trailblazers in professional coaching & coach education, blending decades of leadership development & coaching with expertise in facilitating exceptional adult learning experiences.

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Submission Guidelines

ICF-Toronto Chapter Members and Affiliates (paid the $100 fee):
  • Limited to 1 free submission per month
  • Additional submissions $50/insertion
ICF-Toronto Guests:
  • Small submission (up to 100 words with link to your site):  $100/insertion
  • Large submission (up to 250 words with link to your site):  $150/insertion
Please note:
  • Submissions by ICF-Toronto Members will only be accepted for events they themselves are presenting.  All other events will be deemed to fall under the "Guest" category.
  • All listings are linked to our monthly e-bulletin that is published on the 15th of each month and emailed to all members (or next business day if the 15th falls on a weekend).
  • Maximum 250 words.
  • Submissions will be sent to in either plain text, HTML or Word doc format.
  • Payment must be received and processed by the deadline in order for the submission to be distributed.
  • Lead time:  All submissions must be received and paid for 8-10 business days before the publish date.
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