ADR/Mediation


  • Lawyers favour mediation over litigation: report

    Lawyers favour mediation over litigation: report

    Sep 3, 2018

    Ontario family lawyers continue to favour settling disputes through mediation, saying it produces better results for separating couples and their children, as well as saving time and money.

  • Indigenous practices can bolster ADR

    Indigenous practices can bolster ADR

    Sep 3, 2018

    Indigenous practices can help resolve family disputes outside of the court system and need to be considered during high-conflict disputes, such as those involving land claims or natural resources, say lawyers and mediators that work with Indigenous communities.

  • Online tribunal underway to help with condo disputes

    Online tribunal underway to help with condo disputes

    Sep 3, 2018

    Condominium lawyers are waiting to see how the jurisdiction of the online Condominium Authority Tribunal expands, while mediators say online dispute resolution will become more common.

  • New construction adjudication process coming

    New construction adjudication process coming

    Sep 3, 2018

    Lawyers say the forthcoming adjudication process for Ontario’s construction industry has the potential to resolve payments in a timely fashion, but companies need to start preparing now for the changes.

  • Mediation in workplaces a growing trend

    Mediation in workplaces a growing trend

    Apr 9, 2018

    Many workplaces have been seeking mediators to deal with allegations of sexual harassment and sexual misconduct in the workplace, seeking to balance the rights of complainants and ensuring that there is some kind of due process for the accused.

  • The tricky issue of mediation chill

    The tricky issue of mediation chill

    Apr 9, 2018

    While mediation is expected to be confidential, if it fails and the matter goes to court, a pre-trial judge will often demand to know what the last offer presented was.

  • Is online dispute resolution the way of the future?

    Is online dispute resolution the way of the future?

    Apr 9, 2018

    Online dispute resolution is a growing field and is already in use when domain names are contested.

  • How ADR can help with family businesses

    How ADR can help with family businesses

    Apr 9, 2018

    As baby boomers start retiring, disputes are arising within family businesses as to who will take over once the parents retire.

  • Domestic violence court opens

    Jun 20, 2011
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