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ADR News Archive - 2010


COOPERATIVE SOLUTIONS SPRING 2011 MEDIATION TRAINING
December 2, 2010 -

CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS include:
FAMILY LAW 101: CUSTODY & ACCESS, SUPPORT, AND PROPERTY,
POWER OF ONE: THE EXPONENTIAL POWER OF MANY,
plus the following which are approved by ADR Institute
CONFLICT MANAGEMENT: NEGOTIATION AND MEDIATION
FAMILY MEDIATION: THEORY AND SKILLS
FAMILY LAW ARBITRATION
ADVANCED FAMILY MEDIATION

Offered by Cooperative Solutions in partnership with
Conrad Grebel University College at University of Waterloo

For further information please contact our Course Advisor - Mary-Anne Popescu at (416) 481-3651, toll-free 1(888)595-5534 or by e-mail: courses@coop-solutions.ca. Our registration forms can be completed and submitted online at: http://training.coop-solutions.ca

Book Launch: Is Everyone At The Table ?
November 29, 2010 -

by Ernest G. Tannis
5-7 pm
Dominion-Chalmers United Church Hall
355 Cooper Street, Ottawa

CIRCLE FACILITATION FOR RESTORATIVE DISCIPLINE AND RESTORATIVE JUSTICE
November 24, 2010 -

Two Day Training: JANUARY 28 AND 29, 2011
INSTRUCTORS:
EVA MARSZEWSKI, FOUNDER AND EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, PEACEBUILDERS
JOYCE YOUNG, JOYCE YOUNG & ASSOCIATES LTD.

Law Forum: Mediation in Civil Litigation Family Law and Labour & Human Rights
November 21, 2010 -

The Law Forum forms a part of the three-day MCSO Course on Mediation Skills on November 19 – 21, 2010, which in turn is part of the MCSO 40-hour Certificate Program on Alternative Dispute and Conflict Resolution presented twice per year, and now in its 10th year of being offered.

CALL FOR PAPERS - VOLUME 31, Windsor Review of Legal and Social Issues
November 9, 2010 -

The Windsor Review of Legal and Social Issues invites you to submit original, scholarly work on any legal topic of your choice. We are particularly interested in submissions concerning mediation, ADR and non-traditional forms of dispute resolution, as a portion of Volume 31 will be devoted to this topic.

ADR That Works, 2nd, 20th anniversary 2010 edition
October 21, 2010 -

ADR That Works, 2nd. 20th anniversary 2010 edition of the 1989 book Alternative Dispute Resolution That Works! is now available and can be obtained at:

http://www.lulu.com/content/paperback-book/adr-that-works/9334189

The sequel book “Is Everyone At The Table-18 Life Lessons about Problem-Solving” will be released next month and will be part of a companion book launch date of Mon. Nov. 29th. 2010 @ Dominion Chalmers Church ground floor Hall @ Lisgar + O’Connor Streets 5-6:30 pm.

HOME COURT ADVANTAGE: Creating a Family Law Process That Works
October 6, 2010 -

The Final Report for Home Court Advantage was presented to Ontario Attorney General Chris Bentley on September 27, 2010.

See the final report...


Law Times and Lawyer's Weekly Media Coverage of Joint Advocacy Initiative by ADR Institute of Ontario, Ontario Association of Family Mediators and Ontario Bar Association
October 5, 2010 -

HOME COURT ADVANTAGE: Creating a Family Law Process That Works was a two-day summit to reach consensus on reforms for Ontario – and provide best recommendations to the Attorney General. See the media coverage of this event...


Upcoming Toronto Courses for Fall 2010 and 2011 at RIVERDALE MEDIATION
October 4, 2010 -

New Courses starting October 20 and all listings for 2011. To see dates/topics click "Learn more". For more information: hello@riverdalemediation.com; registration: www.riverdalemediation.com

Mediation Roster Opportunity
September 16, 2010 -

Peel Region is developing an off-site meditation roster for the bench, bar and public. The roster list would be available at the Brampton courthouse for both the Ontario Court of Justice and the Superior Court of Justice. It would also be made available to the public attending the Mandatory Information Sessions now being held each week.

Lionel J. McGowan Awards of Excellence in Dispute Resolution - Call for Nominations for 2010
May 26, 2010 -

The ADR Institute of Canada, Inc. is calling for nominees for the Lionel J. McGowan Awards of Excellence in Dispute Resolution. The awards are named in recognition and honour of Lionel J. McGowan, the first Executive Director of the Arbitrators' Institute of Canada.  Nominations will be accepted until 12:00 noon EST Friday, July 23, 2010.

Mandatory Mediation - Changes and Update 2010
March 10, 2010 -

 On March 10, 2010, David Bristow, Gary Furlong and Jeff Morris held a presentation at ADRIO's offices regarding the significant changes to the mandatory mediation Rule 24.1 which came into force January 1, 2010.


Improving Justice For Children And Families
March 1, 2010 -

McGuinty Government Reforms Family Justice For Ontarians
Ontario is strengthening and improving access to justice by making the family courts easier to use, more focused and more affordable.


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