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About Toastmasters District 86
Toastmasters District 86 represents the heartland of Ontario comprising of 235 community and corporate clubs, with over 5,000 members, from Sault Ste Marie in the north to Welland in the south, from Sarnia in the west to Markham in the east – and all communities in between – except Toronto. To learn more about District 86 please visit: http://toastmasters86.org/

About Toastmasters International
Toastmasters International is a worldwide non-profit educational organization that empowers individuals to become more effective communicators and leaders. Headquartered in Rancho Santa Margarita, California, the organization's membership exceeds 345,000 in more than 15,900 clubs in 142 countries. Since 1924, Toastmasters International has helped people from diverse backgrounds become more confident speakers, communicators and leaders. For information about local Toastmasters clubs, please visit www.toastmasters.org. Follow @Toastmasters on Twitter.

Brampton resident elected as the 2017 – 2018 Club Growth Director, District 86 Toastmasters

Brampton resident elected as the 2017 – 2018 Club Growth Director, District 86 Toastmasters

Jacklyn Cornelius Payne DTM, a member of Brampton Toastmasters and Raising Champions Advanced Toastmasters, was elected at the District 86 Council Business Meeting on Saturday April 29. The annual elections were held during the three-day 2017 spring conference in Kitchener,…

Burlington resident elected as the 2017 – 2018 Program Quality Director, District 86 Toastmasters

Burlington resident elected as the 2017 – 2018 Program Quality Director, District 86 Toastmasters

Kristina Johnston DTM, a member of Port Credit Toastmasters and Great Minds Advanced Toastmasters in Mississauga, was elected at the District 86 Council Business Meeting on Saturday April 29. The annual elections were held during the three-day 2017 spring conference…

Mississauga resident elected as the 2017 – 2018 District Director, District 86 Toastmasters

Mississauga resident elected as the 2017 – 2018 District Director, District 86 Toastmasters

Cathy Herschell DTM, a member of Port Credit Toastmasters in Mississauga, was elected at the District 86 Council Business Meeting on Saturday April 29. The annual elections were held during the three day 2017 spring conference in Kitchener, Ontario. The…

First Toastmasters club in Ontario Celebrates 65 years

First Toastmasters club in Ontario Celebrates 65 years

After 65 successful years of empowering individuals to become more effective communicators and leaders, this club is still going strong. Chartered In May 1952, Brenda Toth the Vice President Public Relations, recaps the clubs long history and beginnings. "It was…

Toastmasters are empowering youth to become more effective communicators and leaders

The second public speaking contest that brought together six Gavel clubs in the GTA including Brampton, Junior Masters, Malton Community Building Project, Mississauga, Northern and The Voice Gavel Clubs, was held Saturday at the head office of Loblaw Companies Limited,…

Against insurmountable odds Sudbury resident is a semifinalist in the world's largest speech contest

Against insurmountable odds Sudbury resident is a semifinalist in the world's largest speech contest

Jose Vivar outshone over 1,000 local contestants to win District 86's district level competition of the Toastmasters International Speech Contest. Vivar advances to the semifinal rounds of the contest, vying for one of 10 spots in the World Championship of…

New Toastmasters Community Club in Oakville Launches

New Toastmasters Community Club in Oakville Launches

A new community-based club, Oakville Toastmasters, was chartered on April 11, 2017 to serve Oakville and surrounding areas. Oakville Toastmasters meets every Thursday from 7 to 9 pm on the upper level of Joshua's Creek Arenas, 1663 North Service Road…

Semifinalist search for the world's largest speech contest begins with raising a Toastmasters flag

Semifinalist search for the world's largest speech contest begins with raising a Toastmasters flag

This year's District 86 Toastmasters 2017 Spring Conference, will be held at the Crowne Plaza, April 28 to April 30 in Kitchener. Conferences provide communication and leadership training, networking, exchange of ideas, recognition and celebration of members' achievements and contributions.The…

Toastmasters awards Sudbury Resident Cindy Rocca for Making A Difference!

Toastmasters awards Sudbury Resident Cindy Rocca for Making A Difference!

Cindy Rocca, member of Greater Sudbury Speakers, joined Toastmasters in January 2014 for the purpose of professional development.  Since then, she has taken her membership very seriously and has greatly benefited the community with her speaking and leadership skills.As a…

Frank Austin to receive Toastmasters District 86 Communication and Leadership Award

Frank Austin to receive Toastmasters District 86 Communication and Leadership Award

Frank Austin, Founder, The Expressive Café ® will be honoured by District 86 Toastmasters for his achievement in the field of communication and leadership. The event will be held at the Communication & Leadership (C&L) Luncheon on Saturday April 29,…

Here We Grow Again – New Oakville Toastmasters Club Launches January 25th!

Here We Grow Again – New Oakville Toastmasters Club Launches January 25th!

What can Oakville Toastmasters do for you?  How does Toastmasters work?At Toastmasters, members learn by speaking to groups and working with others in a supportive environment. Each meeting gives everyone an opportunity to practice:• Conducting Meetings - Members learn how…

2017 World Champion of Public Speaking Semi-finalist to be determined at Toastmasters Conference

2017 World Champion of Public Speaking Semi-finalist to be determined at Toastmasters Conference

District 86 Toastmasters Spring Conference 2017 is Friday April 28 to Sunday April 30, at the Crowne Plaza in Kitchener, Ontario. Conferences provide communication and leadership training, networking, exchange of ideas, recognition and celebration of members' achievements and contributions.The theme…

Mississauga Resident Patricia Williams takes Toastmasters Humorous Speech Title!

Mississauga Resident Patricia Williams takes Toastmasters Humorous Speech Title!

On November 26th the 2016 District 86 Fall Conference contest began with ten Division Contest winners competing for first place at the beautiful Marriott On The Falls Hotel, in Niagara Falls. We interviewed the contest winner Patricia Williams on the…

First of its kind Toastmasters Club in Brampton Launches

First of its kind Toastmasters Club in Brampton Launches

This advanced Toastmasters club requires that members have completed their Competent Communicator award and hold a dual membership in their home club. Unlike a regular club which usually meets weekly, this advanced club meets every 2nd and  4th Friday of…

Speech Champions to be Crowned at District 86 Toastmasters Annual Fall Conference in Niagara Falls

Speech Champions to be Crowned at District 86 Toastmasters Annual Fall Conference in Niagara Falls

Speech contests are an important part of the Toastmasters educational program and a Toastmasters tradition. They provide an opportunity for Toastmasters to gain speaking experience, as well as an opportunity for other Toastmasters to learn by observing proficient speakers. Competition…

World Champion of Public Speaking Coming to the City of Niagara Falls for Toastmasters Conference

World Champion of Public Speaking Coming to the City of Niagara Falls for Toastmasters Conference

District 86 Toastmasters, is holding it's annual fall conference November 25 to November 27 at the Marriott Gateway on the Niagara. Over 300 members across the district to take part in workshops, watch speech contests, and be inspired by speakers…

Malton Community Toastmasters Club Launching Soon!

Malton Community Toastmasters Club Launching Soon!

In this dynamic world there is a need for more confident and powerful leaders and communicators to resolve various complex situations both locally and globally. After three years of successfully running the Youth MCBP (Malton Community Building Project) Gavel Club…

Elaine Barnes to receive Toastmasters District 86 Communication and Leadership Award

Elaine Barnes to receive Toastmasters District 86 Communication and Leadership Award

Elaine Barnes, Volunteer Services Organizer at Ontario Correctional Institute in Brampton, will be honored by District 86 Toastmasters for her achievement in the field of communication and leadership. The event will be held at the Communication & Leadership (C&L) Luncheon…

The City of Niagara Falls and Town of Grimsby Recognize Toastmasters Month by Issuing Proclamations

The City of Niagara Falls and Town of Grimsby Recognize Toastmasters Month by Issuing Proclamations

The Mayor and Council of the Town of Grimsby have - for the first time - declared the week of Oct. 23 - 29/16 as "Grimsby Toastmasters Week"."The Council Chambers have been rented for a grand Open House to be…

Ontario Toastmasters District 86 Hosts International Director Ross Mackay

Ontario Toastmasters District 86 Hosts International Director Ross Mackay

During his visit to Mississauga, Mackay will be presenting two Mississauga based companies with Toastmasters Corporate Recognition Awards, Hatch and Nissan Canada.The event will be held April 22-24 2016 at the Hilton Meadowvale, in Mississauga.Ross Mackay of Aurora, Ontario, Canada,…

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