Archives for October 2011

Daring to think small

Western Purple Martin nestling
Every summer, the Ladysmith Maritime Society in the pretty little town of Ladysmith on Vancouver Island holds a Purple Martin Open House.  I had the immense pleasure of attending the most recent one, held this past July. At the Open House, I learned all about the… more »

Unsure where to start? A handful of separation and divorce resources to get you going

For many people, going through separation or divorce can be truly overwhelming.  In fact, I feel pretty confident in saying that, for many, the experience can be brutally overwhelming. This is not the case just emotionally, psychologically and financially.  Divorce and separation can also be mentally overwhelming.  At least, it… more »

So, you’re a mediator who isn’t interested in “cloud computing”?

This past Friday, I had the good fortune to attend the Pacific Legal Technology Conference 2011 in beautiful downtown Vancouver.  Among the many excellent sessions I attended, one in particular stood out for me: “Risks, Security, and Ethics in the Cloud”, presented by Simon Chester of Heenan Blaikie… more »

Daring to think BIG

If you are among the many British Columbians who care about the environment and are looking for a way you can contribute to its well-being, this post is for you. Our guest blogger, Colleen Getz – evaluator for the previous phase of our distance mediation service – graciously shares here… more »