The Influence of Geopolitics in ADR and Diversity in Canada

This post is written by Regina Thompson LLM (ADR), C.Med, Mediator, Advisor, Trainer, Educator, practicing in Human Rights-Workplace, Family, Child Protection, Civil, and Community. Introduction Geopolitics – international relations influenced by geographical factors[1] play a critical role in conflict management within the context of official multiculturalism. The ranking of importance of nations to Canada is determined

Recap: “The Stories ADR Professionals Tell: Challenges, Opportunities, and Tips and Techniques for Success” (Part 1/3)

This post is written by Mary Korica, an independent writer, speechwriter and editor with a long-standing interest in dispute resolution. She can be reached through Guest Speakers: Christine Kilby (Mediator) and the Honourable Todd L. Archibald (Mediator, Arbitrator, Retired Justice) Moderator: Marvin Huberman (Mediator, Arbitrator, Investigator, Adjudicator) On September 26, 2023, the ADR Institute of Ontario (“ADRIO”) held

Happy Holidays!

Dear ADR Practitioners, Happy holidays from the Staff Team at ADRIO! We wish you a holiday season filled with love, peace, and rest. This year, as we reflect as a team, we are thankful for the commitment, courage and confidence that each of you have to building our field of Alternative Dispute Resolution all year-round.

Rough Water Navigated Through Ontario’s Leadership at National Conference

ADRIC Updateby Marc Bhalla, LL.M., C.Med, C.Arb(Ontario’s elected representative to the Board of Directors of the ADR Institute of Canada) On November 2nd and 3rd 2023, the ADR Institute of Canada hosted its 49th annual AGM and Conference. The latest iteration of the national conference took place in beautiful Halifax, Nova Scotia. Themed as “Navigating