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What is your MoonShot

Our District Director, Louisa Davis, DTM, shares her vision as we welcome the new year. What is your Moonshot?  
Jul 13, 2019
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Moonshot is starting... 2020 Conference Planning

The Facilities team - Ray Miller, Adam Haesler and Sam Lintern were hard at work taking pictures of the conference hotel, planning audio and visual needs, thinking about tripping hazards, planning
Oct 1, 2019
Get your DTM in 2019

What are you missing to get your DTM?

Dear Toastmaster,
Sep 16, 2019
District 96 Trio at Annual District 96 Conference

District 96 wants YOU to become a conference volunteer!

Shoot for the Moon and take your moment to shine at the annual District 96 conference from April 17-19, 2020 in Richmond.
Sep 10, 2019

Dues are due! Learn tips and tricks to get your renewals in by October 1st.

Dues and Renewals Dues are due! Learn tips and tricks to get your renewals in by October 1st.
Sep 6, 2019
DCP

What does Distinguished mean?

Wha
Jun 4, 2019

June Open House Month

WHY? Lots of reasons
May 27, 2019

The smartest thing I have done as an Immigrant!

As a new Canadian immigrant, the smartest thing I did was to join Toastmasters.
May 3, 2019
Training, Club Officers

Club Officer Training- Incoming term

One Day of Learning (TLI + COT) = One Year as a Successful Club Leader!
Apr 29, 2019

Beat the Clock Club Membership Contest

Program Dates: May 1 – June 30 Toastmasters are taught to run meetings on time, finish speeches on time and reach membership goals on time.
Apr 18, 2019

Beyond Imagination Sponsorship Opportunities

District 96 Annual Conference is in just a few weeks!!!
Mar 10, 2019

Cloverleaf Toastmasters

   
Mar 8, 2019

Incentives - Find out about 13-13-13

Nov 29, 2018

Its amazing what you can achieve

Nov 21, 2018

Ask a Pathways Expert!

We hope that most of your club members are enjoying the new Pathways education program by now. You may still have questions though and our team of District 96 experts is here to serve you!
Nov 12, 2018

Call for Nominations for 2019-2020

District 96 Toastmasters Members,   Build your future through leadership!   
Nov 12, 2018
Dist 96

District 96 Conference 2019

Nov 4, 2018

The Results are in for the 7/7 Club Officers Challenge

Congratulations
Sep 16, 2018

You never know where it will take you.

Aug 9, 2018

Three Cheers for our Current Education System

That’s right our current syste
Aug 7, 2018
open house

Summer & Fall Open House Challenge

Jul 23, 2018

7/7 Club Officer Roles Challenge

The re
Jul 20, 2018
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Top 10 Things to Know About the District 96 Spring 2018 Conference!

The District 96 Spring 2018 Conference is coming up on Friday, May 11 to Sunday, May 13.
Mar 27, 2018

Our World Incentive

  Would you like to have fun and get a chance to win US$100 to use in the Toastmasters International store?
Mar 20, 2018
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Pathways Learning Experience

After extensive research and member surveys Toastmasters International has revitalized our education program.
Mar 20, 2018

Make Your Votes Count - Assigning Proxies Matters

President and VPEd - Make sure you assign your votes to members who will be at the Spring Conference Business Meeting. 
Mar 20, 2018

Meetup Groups For Clubs To Use

The district has three meetup groups available for clubs to promote upcoming open houses and competitions. A great way to get your club in the presence of hundreds of people.
Mar 19, 2018

Adopt-a-Club Incentive

Feb 23, 2018

Club Coach Bonus

By being a club coach, you get an opportunity to support others in achieving their goals. You’ll help to create a healthier club and successful and engaged members.
Feb 23, 2018

Rise!

When we find our voice, we rise up. An evening hosted by Toastmasters, for everyone.
Feb 16, 2018

New Club Leads

Feb 15, 2018

Countdown to March 20

...Celebrating our Pathways Guides and Launch Team! 
Feb 15, 2018

Call for Nominations for District Leaders for 2018-2019!

Hello District 96 Toastmasters Members,
Feb 4, 2018

BC Toastmaster Celebrates 50 Years

“I stood back, guided and filled in the gaps.”
Sep 18, 2017

Spring Conference 2017 Contest Results

This year's District 96 Spring Conference occurred on Saturday May 13th, 2017 @ BCIT Downtown Vancouver. 
Jun 20, 2017

Why Contests - District 96 Toastmaster Tradition

Jun 18, 2017
Public Speaking Tips

Manage the Fear of Public Speaking: 5 Pro Tips

You have the privilege to speak in front of an audience.
Mar 21, 2017

Evaluate? Evaluate. Evaluate!

Originally published By Rodney Denno, DTM
Mar 5, 2017

Changing My Own Little Corner of the World

Originally published By Angela Louie, DTM
Feb 26, 2017

Did That Just Happen?

Originally published by Ian Cunliffe, DTM Have you ever had the sort of weekend where your first thought upon waking up on Sunday morning was:
Feb 19, 2017
Evaluate

Listen to Understand - Speak to Inspire

2 simple rules for consistently delivering better speech evaluations Originally published by Ian Cunliffe, DTM 
Feb 12, 2017
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Welcome to D96's new website!

Your are viewing the new website for District 96.  It's a website for all of us, hopefully it will be the place to check regularly to see what is happening.
Feb 1, 2017

Public Relations Awards 2016-2017

Winners will be announced at the Spring 2017 Conference May 13th, 2017 Awards will be gift certificates to the Toastmasters International Merchandise store, to buy merchandise, ribbo
Dec 23, 2016
Screen Shot of the Create Event Page.

How to submit an event.

District 96 covers a lot of territory and it's important to let our members know what is happening.
Dec 1, 2016
Youth holding up Toastmasters ribbons on celebrating

Start a Youth Leadership Program

As you may know Toastmasters International has an age limit for members of clubs.
Nov 11, 2016

A very warm welcome to you.

District 96, serving 1/2 of British Columbia, is part of the family of 100+ Toastmasters International Districts with over 15,400 clubs in the world.
Nov 4, 2016
Devin and Dorothea ruling the stage.

Memories, And Emcee Tips

I always answer local phone numbers. One day in June that number was District 96 Fall Conference Chair, Linda Lee, and she asked me to co-emcee the district 96 fall conference.
Nov 3, 2016
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How To Become A Great Public Speaker

Anyone can be an effective public speaker. Just ask Jim Kokocki. In 1981, he was a shy corporate IT guy who did little public speaking.
Oct 16, 2016