Webinar: Productivity and Emotional First Aid During COVID19
Apr 23 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

During the present economic and socially uncertain time, we are all being forced to look at the probable future of our communities and that of our own with anxiety. The psychological effects of this crisis necessitated a discussion about how do we keep our mental wellbeing when everything we counted on has been thrown into a question?

This 45-minute session, with 15 minutes for Q&A will cover the basics of a crisis mentality, mechanics of emotions, and practical psychological and behavioral dos and don’ts of crisis management.

Meet Our Speaker

Deepak Kashyap (He/Him) is a counseling therapist and life skills trainer. He provides emotional and mental health services in person and online for over 10 years. He holds a master’s degree in the Psychology of Education from the University of Bristol, UK. He has been formally trained in advanced programs in REBT and CBT from the Albert Ellis Institute in New York and attended the MBCT summer school program at the Oxford Mindfulness Centre at the University of Oxford, England.

He has conducted workshops in India, Dubai, the United States, the United Kingdom, Europe, and Canada on various emotional wellbeing projects. His expertise lies in developing and delivering programs for corporate mental health initiatives, Diversity and Inclusion training and LGBTQ2S+ leadership and rights activism. Deepak has developed and delivered programs like Employee Emotional First-aid, Unconscious Bias, Safe and Respectful Work Environment, Effective Vs Performative Allyship, Making Workplaces more Welcoming of the Queer Employees Beyond Just the Pride Month, Emotional Skills for Feminism, Distinctions between Social Justice Warriors/Workers, Squaring Up Meritocracy and Privilege Myths and many such seminal pieces for workplace safety and equity.

He is a published columnist in national newspapers and magazines and writes about issues related to sex, mental health, relationships, and emotional disturbances. He has appeared on various national and international news channels, talk shows, and debates, radio and newspapers, discussing emotional health and sexuality issues. Deepak is a member of the Ontario Association of Mental Health Practitioners (OAMHP) and the Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association (CCPA).

Date: April 23th, 2020 02:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)


CGLCC COVID-19 Weekly LGBT+ Business Stakeholder Call / Appels hebdomadaires pour la communauté d’affaires LGBT+ initiés par la CGLCC dans le cadre de la pandémie COVID-19
Apr 28 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Please register below and join to share how your business is being affected and learn about available support and resources
CGLCC is convening weekly calls every Tuesday at 1:00 p.m. EST for LGBT+ businesses across Canada regarding the status of COVID-19 until further notice. The purpose of these calls is to provide a forum for LGBT+ businesses to share how they are being affected by COVID-19 and to learn about available support and resources.
Please note: these calls may include government representation from the office of The Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of Small Business, Export Promotion and International Trade, as well as other government-related agencies, to hear the concerns of stakeholders and to provide additional information.
*These weekly calls will be conducted in English.
When: Every Tuesday (Starting March 31) at 1.00pm EST
Where: Wherever you are in Canada via Zoom
Veuillez vous inscrire ci-dessous et vous joindre à nous pour témoigner de la façon dont votre entreprise est touchée et vous renseigner sur l’aide et les ressources disponibles
La CGLCC organise des appels hebdomadaires tous les mardis à 13 h (HNE) pour la communauté d’affaires LGBT+ partout au Canada au sujet de la situation causée par la pandémie COVID-19 jusqu’à nouvel ordre. Le but de ces appels est d’offrir un espace de discussion aux entreprises LGBT+ où elles pourront échanger sur la manière dont la pandémie COVID-19 se répercute sur leurs affaires et de recueillir de l’information sur le soutien et les ressources disponibles.
Veuillez noter qu’il est possible qu’une personne représentante du bureau de l’honorable Mary Ng, ministre de la Petite Entreprise, de la Promotion des exportations et du Commerce international,  ainsi que d’autres agences gouvernementales, participe à ces réunions pour entendre les préoccupations des intervenants.
*Ces appels hebdomadaires seront effectués en anglais.
Quand: Tous les mardis (à compter du 31 mars) à 13 h (HNE)
Où: Où que vous soyez partout au pays par l’entremise de l’application Zoom
Webinar: Business Sustainability during times of Crisis
May 7 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

International Women’s Day, Startup Canada launched “Women Entrepreneurs Program” in partnership with the Coca Cola Foundation. In response to the extreme challenges faced by entrepreneurs right now (specifically marginalized communities). As part of CGLCC’s representation, Connie Stacey – President, Growing Greener Innovations will participate in the webinar series talking about business sustainability during times of crisis.
These series of webinars are intended to support women-identifying entrepreneurs through a variety of areas.

POSTPONED: LGBT+ Global Business Summit @ Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel
Jun 11 – Jun 12 all-day
POSTPONED: LGBT+ Global Business Summit @ Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel

Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel 2020
The Power of Connection

In spite of continuous economic uncertainty, LGBT+ business leaders are forging ahead. They continue to break new ground, expand their businesses, and strengthen our communities.
This year we celebrate and learn from Unstoppable LGBT+ Leaders as we continue to connect, support and grow Canada’s LGBT+ business community.
CGLCC’s LGBT+ Global Business Summit presents The Power of Connection – building on the premise that a strong and inclusive Canadian economy depends on the success of all Canadian entrepreneurs, small and medium-sized businesses.
This two-day event will help LGBT+ business owners, corporate leaders, professionals and young entrepreneurs better understand the forces and trends that affect businesses day to day.  It will identify and examine the opportunities available for businesses to meet the challenges ahead.
This year’s Summit brings together leaders and experts from government, corporations, entrepreneurship, academia, and global economic development. Through educational programming and networking, the Summit will strengthen the ecosystem that supports the advancement of economic and social development of LGBT+ entrepreneurs and the LGBT+ community at large, in Canada and globally.

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