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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

Be in Demand! Get EQ-i and EQ 360 Certified!

Submitted by: David Cory

Group Mentor Coaching (All levels) with Cathy Shaughnessy, MCC and ICF Assessor

Submitted by: Cathy Shaughnessy


Submitted by: Rita McDowall

Mentor Coaching for ACC and PCC Credentials

Submitted by: Jo Bennett, ACPC, PCC, ACE


Submitted by: Cinnie Noble

Start your Coaching Business on the right path

Submitted by: Phillip Chisholm-DeVeau

Certifications! EQ-i2.0 & EQ360, Change Style & Resilience Assessments from eiADVANTAGE

Submitted by: Janice Gair


Submitted by: Irena O’Brien

Business Coaching Advantage – Essentials & Advanced Coach Training

Submitted by: Maggie DiStasi, PeopleDynamics Learning Group Inc

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Be in Demand! Get EQ-i and EQ 360 Certified!

Get certified to use the measures of EQ used by Amazon and Microsoft as the basis for their leadership training and coaching - and get certified by the company that Amazon and Microsoft get their coaches certified by - The Emotional Intelligence Training Company Inc. (EITC)

EITC was one of the first companies to partner with MHS to offer the EQ-i Certification Course and for the last 23 years we have been the leading provider of the EQ-i 2.0 and EQ 360 Certification Course globally.

Get certified in the 4 half-day live online course and then take your learning deeper with the 2 half-day live online course, Developing EQ where you will learn how to help clients develop their EQ through coaching and training and get a complete turn-key workshop for use in your organization, including participant workbook, interactive exercises and learning activities, video clips, and power-point slides. Learn more.

David Cory

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Group Mentor Coaching (All levels) with Cathy Shaughnessy, MCC and ICF Assessor

As a trained Mentor Coach, and ICF Assessor, I have provided hundreds of hours of feedback for credential candidates at all levels. Come join a group! ACC and PCC candidates: https://perspectiveinaction.com/mentor-coaching-program MCC candidates: https://perspectiveinaction.com/mccprep

Cathy Shaughnessy

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* Share the experience & save. Details below. * 

  • Are you ready to address stress, overwhelm and dis-ease in your clients and yourself?
  • Are you passionate about helping and empowering others to live their best lives in these chaotic times?
  • Are you looking for tools to augment and differentiate your business?
  • Are you ready to transform yourself and your coaching practice?

We are proud to be pioneering a new generation of coaches who are responding to the disruption and stress of our times and elevating our health and strength one client at a time.

Rooted in the latest evidence-based behavior-change principles and healthy lifestyle management best-practices, the Certified Resilience Coach Program, now in its eleventh offering, addresses all the core competencies of resilience development and coaching within a single program experience.

In the program you will learn to:


The program includes a done-for-you resilience coaching system and tools. It also allows you to earn: 36 ICF Continuing Coach Education credits.

The next offering runs January 23 – April 2, 2023 and includes three live (3 hour) web sessions on January 28, February 25 and April 1.

For program details including learning outcomes, dates, fees, and to register visit: https://leadershipwellness.mykajabi.com/CRCP

*Register with a colleague and save 20%, register with 2 colleagues and save 30%. Book a call here to learn more.

**Read our blog to learn about what resilience coaching is.

Rita McDowall

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Mentor Coaching with Jo Bennett, ACPC, PCC, ACE

Engage with confidence in a personalized 1:1 space where you can flourish as a coach!

For five years I have mentored clients in the early stages of their coaching journey: individuals in ICF accredited education programs, those applying for an ACC or PCC credential, as well as ICF members renewing their ACC credential. I am specifically trained in mentor coaching, and I am registered as a mentor coach with the ICF.

I take a coach approach with mentor clients to deepen their self reflection skills, collaborating to explore growth edges while celebrating current gifts. There is ample time to steep in the ICF Code of Ethics and Core Competencies for rich alignment. We co-generate thoughtful feedback on two or more recorded calls. My coach clients build on insights discovered during and between our sessions, as they witness their growth in their own client’s results.

More information is available on my website: https://solomojo.ca/icf-mentor-coach/

It is a joy and privilege to work with newer coaches. Their dedication to learning inspires me to grow and thrive as a professional.

I look forward to working with you!

Jo Bennett

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Conflict management coaching is a coaching specialty that focuses on clients who want to optimize their potential for engaging in interpersonal conflict, and we are happy to offer a discount to ICF-GTA members to attend one of our workshops.

The outcomes of this training are that participants will gain:

  • the theory, principles and methods specific to the CINERGY® model of conflict management coaching;
  • an understanding of the types of skills and considerations that distinguish this form of coaching from others;
  • experience of the coaching model as a coach and client; and
  • suggested documents and information about the logistics of conflict management coaching.

Upcoming virtual workshop – January 16- February 7 meeting per week from 10:00 a.m. ET (3 hours) and skills practice sessions are scheduled separately.

This workshop has been approved for up to 34 hours of Continuing Coaching Education Units from the International Coach Federation.

Workshop Cost: $2350.00 CDN/person (plus 13% HST* = $2,655.50 CDN)



** Participants are required to purchase Conflict Management Coaching: The CINERGY Model http://www.cinergycoaching.com/conflict-management-coaching-cinergy-model/

This workshop is taught by Cinnie Noble -a certified coach (PCC) and mediator (C.Med) and former lawyer. Cinnie is a pioneer in the field of conflict management coaching and the founder of the CINERGY model, which is taught worldwide. She is author of the aforementioned book and also, Conflict Mastery: Questions to Guide You (http://www.cinergycoaching.com/conflict-mastery-questions-guide/). For further information, feel free to visit www.cinergycoaching.com or contact Cinnie at cinnie@cinergycoaching.com

Cinnie Noble

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Start your Coaching Business on the right path

Spectrumx is offering two courses for new coaching who plan on being self-employed.

Business foundations for coaches – A Free two-hour Webinar on how to unleash your inner entrepreneur

(Prerequisite for the Business Focus Program)

Learning objectives:

1. Learn what a business is, it is more than what you do. Learn the elements and requirement of setting up a business.
2. Learn what the different Business structures are and the benefits of each Structure
3. Learn how to register your business, and navigate through government business registration, Sole proprietor, or Incorporation, GST/HST etc.

Business Focus Program for coaches - A 12-week paid program that dives into creating a roadmap for your business to be successful.

Learning objectives:

1. Identify who you work best with and how to communicate to your preferred audience. Design clear vision, mission, and values statements.

2. Set Intentions: Learn how to set goals, measure your progress, and achieve results.

3. Build a plan: Create a roadmap to your dream business.

The combination of these two courses will help you start your business on the right foundation from identifying your preferred business structure, Government registrations, the tools that will help you succeed. From accounting, automation and create a flow that works for you.

Currently accepting our next cohort. Please sign up for our two-hour free Foundations for coaches first.

Phillip Chisholm-DeVeau 

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Certifications! EQ-i2.0 & EQ360, Change Style & Resilience Assessments from eiADVANTAGE

EQ-i2.0 & EQ360 Certification: November 28-Dec 1, 11-3 EST (four ½ days) OR December 13 & 14 (two full days) EST. It’s about how we perceive ourselves, express ourselves, build relationships, make decisions, and manage stress! EQ applies to everyone – supervisors, managers and is essential for leaders. Cost: $1495 More info here! We are now providing continued EQ learning opportunities post certification with our e-learning modules! Each participant will receive FREE access to our Authentic Leadership course and discounts on our other courses after certification is complete!

Change Style Indicator Certification: Self paced program. The Change Style Indicator is a leadership assessment designed to measure an individual’s preferred style in approaching and addressing change. It provides insights on personal preferences for managing through change and provides context for how those around them might perceive and respond to their preferred style. Cost: $899 More info here!

Hardiness Resilience Gauge Certification: Self paced program. In this report, your clients will learn about your own hardiness and how key qualities that you possess can enhance or undermine your stress resilience and adaptability across a range of circumstances. Developmental strategies are provided. Cost: $699 More info here!

Need more info? Contact us at info@eiadvantage.ca

Janice Gair

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This in-depth, evidence-based program, starting on January 4th, 2023, teaches you the neuroscience you need to level up your coaching skills and support your clients in even more meaningful ways.

This program represents a unique opportunity for you as a coach and the great news is you will also earn 24 CCE (Continuing Coach Education) units once you complete the program. So you are building your skills and earning CCE credits.

Also for ICF Toronto when you enrol by November 30th for the January cohort you will save $200 on your course investment. Learn more here.

Here is just some of what you'll learn in this 14-module Certificate Program in Applied Neuroscience:

  • How to maximize life-long learning and protect against cognitive decline
  • How to generate more willpower and make hard habits feel easyl
  • How our brains hijack rational thought without us realizing — and 3 ways to keep it from happening
  • How to help your clients create successful habits around health, relationships, and business
  • The little-known, under-used shortcut to turning on instant motivation
  • The new science of resilience, and how to help your clients bounce back faster
  • How to skyrocket productivity and make work feel fun and effortless

Everything you’ll learn has practical value for you, your coaching clients, and for daily life…

…and you’ll work with a private community of experienced coaches to incorporate these neuroscience findings into your coaching practice.

We start on January 4th. But if you enrol by November 30th, you'll save $200! To enrol: neuroscienceschool.com/program

Need more info? Email me at irena@irenaobrien.com

Irena O’Brien 

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Business Coaching Advantage – Essentials & Advanced Coach Training

We are committed to creating inclusive spaces and advocating for equity in the world.


Coursework and virtual practicum make for a compact 4 to 6 month program of intense learning, and you complete the training hours and coach assessment required to apply for your ICF ACC credential (with appropriate number of coaching hours). March 2023 start.

BCA is grounded in solid research and practical experience, including understanding how the brain works, change theory, positive psychology, conversation intelligence, and the context of leading in a complex, fast-changing world.

Learn more here.


For coaches that want to learn the theory and develop the skills and mindsets required to confidently coach teams – from recognizing an opportunity for team coaching and contracting for it, to creating the container for meaningful team engagement and psychological safety and knowing how to recover when things go wrong. March 2023 start.


As coaches we have an opportunity in every conversation to co-create experiences with clients which invites feelings of being deeply seen, heard and valued. To engage in this work from a place of honesty and vulnerability we must begin first with being open to seeing the expansive wholeness of who we are as coaches and how our lived experiences shape how we see and communicate with the world around us. February 2023 start.

Contact us to learn more: call Maggie at 416-988-5115 or email info@peopledynamicslearning.com

Maggie DiStasi 

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Submission Guidelines

ICF-Toronto Chapter Members (paid the $100 fee):
  • Limited to 1 free submission per month
  • Additional submissions $50/insertion
ICF-Toronto Guests:
  • Submission (up to 250 words with link to your site):  $100/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 mailto:kim@icftoronto.com 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 3-4 business days before the publish date.
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