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Robson Square ODR Pilot Now Open for Business!

We welcome a special guest post today from Monique Steensma, Manager of the Court Mediation Program of Mediate BC.  Monique describes an exciting new Online Dispute Resolution / Mediation initiative available to small claims litigants at Robson Square Provincial Court in Vancouver.  Feel free to pass this important information along more »

A Short History of Family Mediation in BC

Although we tend to spend a lot of our time focusing on the future it is good to also consider and honour the past.  I was asked recently to provide a short summary of the development of family mediation in British Columbia – “just four or five paragraphs”.  Well, as… more »

Distance Mediation Project Posts Available Here!

As many of you know, Mediate BC’s Distance Mediation Project (also affectionately known as the Technology-Assisted Mediation Project) published its Practice Guidelines and Final Evaluation Report earlier this year.  They can be found here.  One of the most impressive products of that six-year effort was the Project Blog, created… more »

Szervusz, British Columbia!

The word “szervusz” — used to say both “goodbye” and “hello” in Hungarian — seems especially fitting today. This is the last regular post for the Distance Family Mediation Blog, and a goodbye from our distance mediation team.  More importantly, it is also the beginning of a new, sibling… more »