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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You’re Invited: ADRIO Pub Night

Join us on March 12 for our Toronto Pub Night! Enjoy good company and good food while learning about ADRIO membership, services and what we have planned for 2020. Those in attendance will hear from ADRIO Board Directors, Treena Reilkoff and Jennifer Webster on their membership experience. Free Entry | Free Parking | Free Food

ADRIO Member Appreciation Dinner (Photo Gallery)

On December 5, 2019, ADRIO Staff, Board Directors, and Members gathered to celebrate and honour our President’s Circle Members, and ADRIO STAR Award Recipients. It was a fun and meaningful night of dinner, drinks and networking, with powerful and deeply inspirational speeches by Colm Brannigan and Robyn Jacobson. To view the list of 2018 and

ADR Update Fall 2019

We are excited to share with you the Fall 2019 edition of ADR Update. This issue features a new section with important content for and by ADR Students, Professors and New ADR Practitioners. You will find thought-provoking articles on construction adjudication; med-arb; technology and diversity; nurturing student confidence and competency in ADR skills; indigenous legal

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