Archives for March 2012

Let’s get together (by videoconference, of course)

Our distance mediation team member Ronald Smith, Q.C., author of The joy of mediating in my P.J.’s, is back with another post.  This time he has put his mind to a whole new, unexpected topic. AndP that is all I’m telling you, as I hope you’ll read Ron’s… more »

Why bother trying mediation?

Because, whether we want them to or not, our connections with others are enduring.  We can ignore them or deny them but, once made, they stay with us forever — as do any any loose ends left in our connections. This beautiful 3 minute video called “”… more »

Finding the courage to try new things

When I recently invited my colleague, Linda Ross – Practice and Development Coordinator for Mediate BC Society – to provide a post for this blog, I had absolutely no idea what she might say.  So, when her post arrived in my inbox a few days ago, and I saw the… more »

My “Big Three” BC family law information powerhouses

It comes as no surprise that many of our readers have been wondering about British Columbia’s new Family Law Act.  I confess to wondering about it also.  It has been quite a few months since it received Royal Assent, and the suspense about it is beginning to grow. … more »