CONNECT 2018CONNECT 2018, a weekend of learning for Unit Guiders of ALL branches.

Thank you to all who participated in CONNECT 2018 at Blue Mountain. The event was a great success and we hope to see you at CONNECT 2019

CONNECT 2018 downloadable session materials.

Brave Spaces - Learning about LGBTQ2S Communities

Speaker: Jenna Tenn-Yuk

Jenna Tenn-Yuk is a writer, speaker, facilitator and performer. She has spoken nationally at the Walrus Talks, CBC, TEDx and numerous conferences, engaging audiences through personal storytelling and spoken word. She believes in the power of storytelling to break silences, connect people and change the world around us. Jenna will be facilitating a workshop on LGBTQ2S communities, opening spaces for dialogue, questions and learning how to support LGBTQ2S members and Guiders. To learn more, please visit

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Thriving in the Midst of Change

Speaker: Maria Sowden-Weingarden

Maria Sowden-Weingarden is the founder and CEO of Deliberate Achievers, a leadership development, coaching and training firm. Maria has more than 25 years of experience working with business leaders, executives, and managers in leadership development, team development, performance management and coaching, where she integrates her expertise in the EQ 1.0, Leadership SkillMap and DISC Personality Profile. Maria has spent her career supporting both individual and team development to improve their performance and effectiveness through training, coaching and facilitation.

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Thriving in the Midst of Change

Mental Health & Well-being

Speaker: Rose Hardie

Rose Hardie is a Contact Guider with 1st Collins Bay Pathfinders and Rangers as well as with 2nd Kingston Brownies. She is a TEAM trainer, a Girls First Champion and an event planner with Community 25. Rosie is also an event planner for Sugar and Spice Adventures, an adventure based company focusing on empowering women.

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CONNECT to Self - The Umbrella Project

Speaker: Dr. Jen Forristal

Dr. Jen Forristal, BSc ND, is a Naturopathic Doctor specializing in pediatric mental health. She is founder of The Umbrella Project, an innovative wellbeing curriculum, shifting the paradigm of mental health and empowering students to choose emotional wellbeing. To learn more, please visit

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Identifying Strengths and Opportunities
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