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Nous sommes un club bilingue!
Le club St-Lawrence Toastmasters est un club bilingue à Montréal. Nos réunions hebdomadaires se déroulent en français et en anglais.

We are a bilingual club!
Located in downtown Montreal, St-Lawrence Toastmasters is a bilingual club. All meetings are held in both English and French.

Dear Toastmasters members and friends,

You are invited to a fun and exciting evening at the Area 62 International Speech and Evaluation Contests.

St. Lawrence Toastmasters Club is organizing this wonderful evening and we hope to see all of you.

Here is the relevant information.

Date:  Tuesday February 19, 2016

Time:  Starts at 7 pm sharp (We should be finished by 10 pm.)

(All contestants and organizers are to present themselves no later than 6:15 pm.)


St. Lawrence Toastmasters Club
Restaurant L’Ambroisie (conference room)
4030 St-Ambroise, suite 140
(in the west wing of the building)
Montreal, Quebec, H4C 2C7
Link for detailed directions to the club)

Entrance Fee:  $10

NOTE: The cost is $10. Vegetables & dip will be available before the contest, and the entrance fee also includes one free non-alcoholic drink. We recommend that everyone arrives early, (i.e. by 6:30 PM or earlier).

We look forward to seeing you!

You may also download the Toastmasters Area 62 Contests Agenda.

Toastmasters Area 62 Contest programme

A big thanks to Bob Palmer for recently informing us that the St-Lawrence Toastmasters Club in Montreal is the 9th oldest club in the world outside of the United States.

Bob is a fellow Toastmaster and historian from District 12 in California, USA. With 45 years at Toastmasters, one of his side hobbies is to research club histories. Here is what he prepared:

"I weeded out all the early club numbers that had been either retired by Toastmasters International or chartered elsewhere in other years and came up with a list of clubs which are STILL ACTIVE in the places they were chartered."

Oldest Toastmasters clubs

Bob had recently also sent us some other interesting information about our club history, which we posted when our club celebrated its 70th birthday.

Since we are the oldest club in Eastern Canada, we also like to jokingly say that we are the most experienced club too! 🙂

Interested in visiting the most experienced Toastmasters club in Eastern Canada? Come attend one of our meetings! Here is the agenda for the meeting of February 12, 2019.

Aimeriez-vous vous sentir plus à l’aise lorsque vous devez parler en public? Cherchez-vous comment communiquer plus efficacement? Voulez-vous devenir un leader plus compétent?

Venez voir comment Toastmasters peut vous aider à atteindre chacun de ces objectifs.

Visitez le club Saint-Lawrence Toastmasters à Montréal.


Voici le programme pour la réunion du 5 février 2019.

La semaine dernière à notre club Toastmasters, nous avons eu les concours de discours et d’évaluation. Félicitations à tous les participants !  Et un grand remerciement aussi à tous les membres qui ont aidé à organiser le concours.

Les résultats sont disponibles dans notre programme pour la réunion Toastmasters du 29 janvier 2019.


Last week we held our Toastmasters club’s International Speech and Table Topics contests. Congratulations to everyone who participated! And a big thanks as well to all the club members who were involved in organizing the contest.

For the results, feel free to consult the programme for the St-Lawrence Toastmasters meeting of January 29, 2019.

The meeting of January 22, 2019 will be a special meeting, since we will be holding a club contest (i.e. English and French humorous speech contests, as well as English and French evaluation contests).

Although it won’t be in the standard weekly meeting format, it’s still quite interesting to check out. For example, this is how an Evaluation Contest usually unfolds:


It’s a new year and you’re ready to set some new objectives.

Have you decided to conquer your fear of speaking in public?

Are you looking for ways to improve your communication skills?

Do you want to find out how to become a stronger leader?


If that’s the case, then come visit the Saint-Lawrence Toastmasters Club in Montreal.

Here is the Toastmasters programme for the meeting of January 15, 2019.

Tous nos meilleurs souhaits pour l’année 2019 !

Le club St-Lawrence Toastmasters à Montréal aimerait chaleureusement accueillir sa nouvelle membre Claudiane.

Italo, président de notre club, accueille Claudiane

Nous avons l’habitude de demander à nos nouveaux membres de nous partager les raisons pour lesquelles ils ont décidé de se joindre à notre club.

Voici ce que Claudiane nous écrit :

Je me suis jointe à Toastmasters pour me dépasser. Je souhaite améliorer mes habiletés de communication et de leadership afin de m’exprimer clairement et avec aisance. 

À ma première visite au Club St-Lawrence Toastmasters, j’ai été séduite par l’accueil chaleureux, les talents d’orateurs et l’humour des membres. J’ai su que ce club avait l’environnement propice pour m’aider à atteindre mes objectifs.


Aimeriez-vous savoir comment Toastmasters peut vous aider à atteindre vos propres objectifs de communication et de leadership?  Venez nous rendre visite!

Voici le programme pour la soirée du 8 janvier 2019.

Please note that the last meeting of 2018 will be on Tuesday December 11.  We’ll then take a break to enjoy the Holiday Season.


  • December 4, 2018 – before-last meeting of 2018
  • December 11, 2018 – last meeting of 2018
  • January 8, 2019 – first meeting of 2019

Veuillez noter que la dernière réunion de 2018 aura lieu le mardi 11 décembre.  Ensuite nous prendrons une pause pour profiter du temps des Fêtes.


  • 4 décembre 2018 – avant-dernière réunion de 2018
  • 11 décembre 2018 – dernière réunion de 2018
  • 8 janvier 2019 – première réunion de 2019

The Saint-Lawrence Toastmasters Club in Montreal would like to welcome its new member Ignacio.


Ignacio being welcomed by Saint-Lawrence Toastmasters club president Italo.

We like to ask our new members to share with us some of the reasons why they decided to join our club.  Here is what Ignacio writes:

I decided to join Toastmasters to improve my public-speaking skills and also be more confident in languages other that my mother tongue.

Additionally, St. Lawrence Toastmasters bring me the opportunity to develop my skills in a friendly environment, having the chance to share experiences, topics, and life, learning through amazing Toastmasters colleagues.


Would you like to find out how Toastmasters can help you improve your public speaking skills? Come find out by visiting our club.

Here is the programme for the meeting of December 11, 2018. (NOTE: This will be the last meeting of 2018 before the Holidays. We will convene again for our weekly meetings starting on January 8, 2019.)

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