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Possibilities

CBA Alternative Dispute Resolution Section

CBA Alternative Dispute Resolution articles are published under the banner Possibilities. Members interested in posting articles are encouraged to send them to the Section at ALTDR@cba.org

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The BC Collaborative Roster Society Pro Bono Project

  • April 24, 2017
  • Nancy Cameron, Q.C

How does the consensual dispute resolution community provide meaningful pro-bono services to those who cannot afford to pay for legal services? This is the question that the BC Collaborative Roster Society has addressed in creating the Collaborative Roster Pro Bono Project.

Alternative Dispute Resolution

Possibilities! Coming together to promote the use of ADR

  • January 18, 2017
  • Marina Mussani

On October 15, 2016 the CBA ADR Section Executive held a joint executive meeting with the ADR Institute of Canada. In advance of our joint meeting, I was invited to speak to the ADRIC delegates at their breakfast about the Canadian Bar Association and the role of the ADR Section.

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A pragmatic model for coaching in the workplace

  • May 19, 2016
  • Paul Godin

One of the hats that ADR practitioners are likely to be wearing these days is that of coach, and indeed many workplaces around the continent are adopting coaching as a skill set they want their managers or HR staff to have.

Alternative Dispute Resolution

Mediation for high-performance sports disputes

  • July 01, 2015
  • Paul Denis Godin

Paul Denis Godin, a mediator with ADR Chambers/Stitt Feld Handy Group, writes about the challenges of using mediation and arbitration to resolve disputes in high-performance sports. The secret to success is being able to adapt to and deal with the peculiar challenges involved.

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An extraordinary endorsement for restorative justice

  • July 01, 2015
  • Peter Bruer

St. Stephen’s Community House, Conflict Resolution & Training service celebrated its 30th anniversary at the Old City Hall courthouse in Toronto in April with Premier Kathleen Wynne, a former volunteer community mediator and professional associate, as the keynote speaker.

Alternative Dispute Resolution

CBA ADR at ABA in WA

  • June 01, 2015
  • Paul Denis Godin

Section Chair Susan Gordon talks about what the members have been doing and about priorities for the Section, including ongoing education opportunities.

Alternative Dispute Resolution

Empowering clients dealing with a separation

  • August 01, 2014
  • Audra Bayer

One of the primary emotions felt by people involved in a legal separation process is fear of the unknown, either because they’re not sure what the process will require or because of the uncertainty of the outcome. That’s where a mediator can help.

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