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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

Submitted by: Dr. Shahab Anari

Submitted by: Rita McDowall

Virtual Facilitation Essentials
Submitted by: Jennifer Britton

The Future is 2020! Get certified to use the EQ-i 2.0 and the EQ 360! Toronto April 20-22
Submitted by: David Cory

Coaching Essentials & Advanced Training – Business Coaching Advantage
Submitted by: Dorothy Greenaway

Achieve your ACC or PCC - ICF accreditation? Group or one-to-one mentor coaching sessions available starting in January!
Submitted by: Nance MacLeod

Submitted by: Cinnie Noble

Psychology for Coaches
Submitted by: Julian Humphreys 

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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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Do you help business owners? Would you like to speak at our next conference? North Star Success is holding another business conference in Toronto in April 2020, where the keynote speaker is Bruce Croxon, Dragon's Den star. There will be 400 small business owners and investors in the audience. Here's the event web page: If you're interested, contact me at

Dr Shahab Anari

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***ICF members eligible for a special $200 discount code***

Are you and your clients stressed, overwhelmed and struggling? The Certified Resilience Coach Program (CRCP) is a 12-week blended program designed to teach you everything you need to know about how to cultivate resilience, ease, joy and vibrant well-being in yourself and your clients. Rooted in the latest evidence-based behaviour-change principles and lifestyle management best-practices, the CRCP addresses all the core competencies of resilience coaching within a single program experience. In this program you will:


Our clients rely on us to be strong, composed and focused. This program starts with you developing your own resilience, health and well-being.


You will learn resilience-coaching best practices and take on the role of a resilience coach for 8 weeks. Understanding how to create habit change in clients is key to becoming a masterful resilience coach.


The program includes a done-for-you resilience coaching system. It also allows you to earn: 30.5 International Coach Federation Continuing Education Credits: 19 core and 11.5 resource; a Certified Resilience Coach designation; and business opportunities.

The next Toronto offering runs from January 11 – April 4, 2020 with live sessions taking place in Toronto on January 18 and March 28.

For program details including learning outcomes, dates and fees visit:

***Use discount code: ICF to receive the discount!

For more information contact

Rita McDowall

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Virtual Facilitation Essentials

Looking to jazz up your virtual programming? Boost your coaching work with individuals, groups or teams virtually? Lead your first webinar, or get out of the Death By Conference call trap? Join Jennifer Britton for the Virtual Facilitation Essentials program Fridays from 1130 – 1 pm ET on Friday January 10, 17, 24, 31 and February 8. Getting renewed for 8.5 CCEs - ICF.

This five-week interactive program covers the essentials of creating and leading more engaging and impactful virtual events. We’ll be exploring:

  • Core principles for designing engaging virtual events (webinars, teleclasses, virtual retreats)
  • 8 skill areas for highly effective virtual facilitators
  • Building trust, connection and safety in virtual calls
  • 12 ways to boost engagement including breakouts, polls + annotation
  • Different platform choices
  • Tricky issues + how to avoid them

Registration includes 5 weekly group calls, robust module notes and weekly 1-1 calls with Jennifer

For more, please register .

Jennifer Britton

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The Future is 2020! Get certified to use the EQ-i 2.0 and the EQ 360! Toronto April 20-22

The EQ-i 2.0 and the EQ 360 are the premiere tools for developing leadership and you can increase your credibility and attract more customers to your coaching business by being certified. More and more for-profit and not-for-profit organizations, healthcare organizations, post-secondaries, and 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 21 years we have been a leading provider of EQ-i Certification Courses in North America.

Get certified in the 2 Day onsite course in 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 2020 dates & cities - including online dates. Join us!

David Cory

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Coaching Essentials & Advanced Training – Business Coaching Advantage

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 10 weeks virtually (starting April 2020) OR 3 days in person (March 2020) 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. (New date! March 2020 start)

  • 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 WEBINARS: Register here. Receive a $100 discount on upcoming programs when you attend!

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.

Dorothy Greenaway

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Achieve your ACC or PCC - ICF accreditation?

Group or one-to-one mentor coaching sessions available starting in January!

As a mentor coach, I offer professional coaches like you support for the following:

  • Completing ACC and PCC credential application requirements for the International Coach Federation (ICF)
  • Completing ACC and PCC credential renewal requirements for ICF
  • Take your coaching to a higher level of proficiency and benefit for your clients

I am the Founder of State of the Onion for Coaches™; the deeper you are willing to go the deeper you will be able to bring your coachees. A Certified Mentor Coach, with PCC Assessor Training and I have received rigorous mentor-coach training validated by ICF that will enhance your developing these competency levels in your own coaching.

Please contact Nance MacLeod CEC, PCC, CMC, Prosci at 416-294-4667 |

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by CINERGY® Coaching

Conflict management coaching is a specialized niche in the fields of coaching and conflict management. It is a one-on-one technique, in which a trained coach assists people to effectively prevent or manage specific disputes and to enhance their conflict management skills.

The outcomes of this workshop are that participants will gain:

o the theory, principles and methods specific to the CINERGY® model of conflict management coaching;

o an introduction to and basic working knowledge of conflict management coaching using the CINERGY® model;

o an understanding of the types of skills required to provide conflict management coaching;

o experience of the coaching model as a coach, ‘client’ and observer;

o knowledge of the applications of this technique; and

o suggested documents and information about the logistics of conflict management coaching.

Schedule for 4 day in-person workshops:

  • Ottawa (English) – February 24-27, 2020
  • Gatineau (French) – February 25-28, 2020

We offer a $100 discount to members of ICF.

For information on training in your workplace and for programs in other locations (or by telephone or virtual), please contact us.

ICF CCEUs are granted to participants who complete this workshop.

For more information and an application, contact CINERGY® Coaching at: Email:; Phone: 416-686-4247; Toll Free: 1-866-335-6466.

Cinnie Noble

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Psychology for Coaches

A 12-week online course designed and taught by Julian Humphreys PhD, PCC

10 Psychological Perspectives To Support Your Coaching Practice

Only 3 Spots Left for Cohort #3, starting Jan 13th

Learn with 8 experienced coaches from around the world

Every Monday at noon ET for 12 weeks

Visit for more information and to register

Julian Humphreys

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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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