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Come join us in the circle of learning MARIA IS A MASTERFUL, GENTLE AND GIFTED FACILITATOR. - Bill Arnall CATCH THE HAPPY talks and workshops available LIFE CHANGING! THANK YOU!! - Kimberley Holowka PATHWAY TO PEACE Workshop Coming Soon! Keynote topics include: FROM STRESSED TO SOOTHED and COMPANIONING THE BEREAVED. Click on Public Speaking to learn more.

Public Speaking


“Maria is a treasure. Her presentation of the material is excellent. She is clear, concise, funny and fun. We all had a great time and learned a lot to boot.” ~ Yvonne Racine, Edmonton Promoter

Maria Kliavkoff is an international speaker and workshop leader who enjoys connecting with her audience.  Whether it is a keynote address, a professional development seminar, a health and wellness convention, a congregational talk, or an evening gathering in a living room, Maria speaks from the heart, delivering information on the chosen topic with ease and grace. Her natural teaching style and light sense of humor puts people at ease right away. Talks range from 30 minutes to half-day mini-workshops. Prices range accordingly and are negotiated at the time of booking. Promoters and conference planners are invited to consult with Maria in selecting a suitable topic for their community.  Maria is proud to be a member of the Canadian Association of Public Speakers, Workplace Speakers Network and the Women Speakers Association.  In addition, Maria is the founding Executive Director of the Hospice Society of the Columbia Valley (


ABC’s OF HAPPINESS Keys to Managing Anxiety and Stress in the Workplace and in Life

COMPASSIONATE CARE AT END OF LIFE Gentle exploration of a topic we shy away from and a conversation we require…and deeply desire. 

FROM STUCK TO STUNNING Success Notes from One Who Has Done the Journey and Learned the Lessons

MAKING TIME FOR WHAT’S IMPORTANT What is most important to you?  Let’s make time to find out and create strategies to follow-up.       

PATHWAY TO PEACE Discover a pathway of healthy healing for those who have suffered loss.


  • Applying the ABC’s of Happiness
  • Basics of Compassionate Care
  • Change 101
  • En Route to Stunning! (Shifting from Stuck to Stunning with Ease and Grace)
  • From Stressed to Soothed (The Gentle Art of Accepting What Is)
  • Grief and Mourning – the Basics
  • Key Strategies for Identifying and Making Time for What Matters Most

All Keynote Topics and Breakout Sessions can be expanded into a 2-hour, half-day or  day-long workshop

  • From Surviving To Thriving, An Introduction to The Sacred Circle
  • Listening and Communication Skills Training for Hospice Volunteers
  • Pathway To Purpose
  • Keys to Effective Facilitation

For more information or to book Maria to speak at your event, please email or call (403) 282-2119 .