Resolve a Dispute

Resolve a Dispute

Ontario Resolution Professionals Directory - Find a Mediator, Arbitrator or Other ADR Professional. The ADR Institute of Ontario™ assists the public, businesses, non-profits & government bodies at all levels to consider, design, implement & administer alternative dispute resolution (ADR) strategies, programs and processes.

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ADR Practitioners

ADR Practitioners

Learn About ADRIO Membership. Our goal is to assist our members, and users of ADR services, by providing information and education, maintaining high professional standards and providing a structure to ensure members adhere to those standards. Join today to take advantage of the many benefits we offer.

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Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

Our professional development opportunities afford members and the public with inclusive spaces to learn, network and grow as professionals in the conflict management and dispute resolution industry. Click "read more" to see a full list of our upcoming events, including full-day workshops and free section seminars.

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A Recent Opinion Piece in The Globe and Mail

“The legal industry needs to understand the truth of Canada’s Indigenous history if we truly want to move forward” – A recent opinion piece in The Globe and Mail by Senator Murray Sinclair: https://www.theglobeandmail.com/business/commentary/article-the-legal-industry-needs-to-understand-the-truth-of-canadas/ Senator Murray Sinclair serves as Chief Commissioner of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) and served the justice system in Manitoba

ADR Student Interviews

As part of ADR Student Awareness Week at ADRIO, we interviewed some students in the ADR and Paralegal Program at Humber, Durham and Seneca College. We asked questions about the challenges, rewards and overall experience of being an ADR Student in Ontario. This post is a compilation of their responses, which are all at once

New Construction Adjudication Section

The ADR Institute of Ontario is excited to announce our new Construction Adjudication Section. Headed by Marvin Huberman LLB, LLM, FCIArb, C.Arb, and Robert Bales P.Eng, LLB, this Section aims to provide Construction Adjudicators and anyone who is interested in Construction Adjudication with learning and networking opportunities, as well as a pool of current resources

Learn How to Fix Harm

In our complex world there are many disputes and conflicts in different life settings that result in people being harmed. Harm can be any combination of physical, economic, social, and emotional impacts from situations and events. ADR professionals have a role to play in facilitating dialogue between persons harmed and those causing the injury and

ADR Update, Issue 102, Summer 2019

We are pleased to announce the publication of ADR Update, Issue 102, Summer 2019. This newsletter is packed with important and valuable information for ADR Practitioners. Learn about the best practices for mediation; improving intercultural relations; mediating human rights disputes; mediation for East Asians; and so much more! This publication is a great source of

ADRIO 34th AGM and Conference (Gallery and Report)

On June 6, 2019, we held our 34th Annual General Meeting and Conference. Over 100 people joined us at this event to reflect on our accomplishments in the past year and our intentions for the upcoming year, as well as to participate in a full day of professional development training. This day was a meaningful

Job Posting: Mediation Research Consultant

With support from The Law Foundation of Ontario, St. Stephen’s Community House is hiring a consultant to help plan and implement an assessment of the effectiveness of community mediation in resolving private interpersonal conflicts and improving the future capacity for communications and conflict resolution between and among clients who have used these services. The research

Reclaiming Power and Place

National Inquiry calls for transformative change to eradicate violence against Indigenous women, girls and 2SLGBTQQIA If you need to speak with a counsellor, you can call 1-844-413-6649. This is a national, toll-free support line offered by Indigenous Services Canada to provide support for anyone who requires assistance. This line is available free of charge, 24