Discussing all things mediation for both mediation clients and their lawyers, demystifying the process and providing clarity.

Anyone else feeling anxious…?

What strange and difficult times we are living in. We humans are pretty flexible beings, able to withstand and even triumph over adversity when it comes knocking. Adjusting to life during a worldwide pandemic – wow, okay, we can do this. Add in global economic uncertainty – hmmm, that’s a pretty big double whammy, but […]

Posted on September 23rd, 2020 by Renee

Talking Mediation on CBC with Andrew Chang

In my role as Roster Manager of Mediate BC, I had the privilege of talking about mediation with Andrew Chang on CBC a few weeks ago in the context of the Teachers Strike. Despite its increasingly high profile, ‘mediation’ remains a mystery to many. In the interview, we chatted a bit about what mediation is […]

Posted on October 6th, 2014 by Renee

Discussing Family Mediation on CKNW

Recently, the Provincial Government expanded the Notice to Mediate Regulations – Family, to the whole of B.C. If that sounds like Greek to you, in a nutshell there is a program in this province that allows a party involved in a lawsuit to compel the attendance of the other party at a mediation. Since 2007, […]

Posted on May 18th, 2012 by Renee

Talking mediation on CKNW

I had the privilege of being a guest on the Simi Sara show on CKNW a couple of  months ago, and then again today, talking about how mediation can be used to resolve even the most entrenched of disputes. Specifically Simi was interested in whether or not mediation could be a useful tool in the […]

Posted on February 16th, 2012 by Renee

Giving thanks

It is our Thanksgiving today, and whether it be today or sometime during this last weekend, Canadian families across the country are gathering around tables laden with goodness. Many families, like mine, engage in one of the few remaining somber traditions, going around the table to give thanks for each of our unique blessings. I […]

Posted on October 11th, 2011 by Renee