Archive for the ‘Mediation’ Category

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

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Mediation for all disputes

Whenever anyone asks me what I do for a living, and I tell them I’m a mediator, invariably their first response is “oh, like when people get divorced or separated?”. There appears to be a commonly held misconception out there that mediation is limited to helping divorcing couples work out their separation. Clearly, the family […]

Posted on June 27th, 2011 by Renee

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Why Mediate?

We’ve heard the term again and again, if we know lawyers we know the Rules of Court have changed to incorporate it, we may even know someone who has been to it, but honestly, how many people have a really great working knowledge of what it means to mediate? What is mediation, why would you […]

Posted on April 15th, 2011 by admin

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