Celebrating the Success of Professional Development Conference 2023

The Professional Development Conference 2023 of the ADR Institute of Ontario (ADRIO), held on June 1st and 7th, 2023, online and at Novotel North York in Toronto, was a highly successful event that showcased the latest trends and advancements in Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR). The conference brought together industry professionals, experts, and practitioners for two

2023 Call for Nominations

Dear ADRIO Member, I am writing to encourage you to stand for election for the ADRIO Board of Directors. At the 2021 AGM, ADRIO members approved changes to the bylaws regarding governance structures and processes. These changes include the opportunity for members to self-nominate, a reduction in board size (17 members in 2022 and 13 members

ADR Update Summer 2022

We are pleased to announce the publication of our Summer 2022 edition of ADR Update, Issue 109. Read this edition to learn about dispute resolution in gender-dominated workplaces, abuse victim/survivor sensitivities, a contribution from our President, updates from our Executive Director and so much more! Download a high-resolution copy of ADR Update, Issue 109 here.

Mandatory Mediation – The View of ADRIO

ADRIO’s Submission – Attorney General’s Consultation on Mandatory Mediation and Single-Judge Proceedings In August 2020, ADRIO was invited by The Honourable Doug Downey, Attorney General of Ontario, to provide input and perspective on legislative potential changes to the mandatory mediation program and a single-judge model in the Superior Court of Justice. ADRIO’s Board Directors worked

ADR Update – Fall/ Winter 2021

The 108th issue of our long-form electronic newsletter is here! In addition to updates about ADRIO’s programs and events, this publication contains information on the cost of mediation post-pandemic, an event summary, a review of Genevieve Chornenki’s new book, other book recommendations, and an opinion piece from an ADR instructor. To download a high-resolution copy

Joint Research Initiative – ADRIO and Humber College

Esteemed colleagues and stakeholders,   We are excited to announce a new joint initiative between Humber College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning and the ADR Institute of Ontario (ADRIO).   The project, “Digital Transformation of Ontario’s Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Sector,” has been chosen to receive an Engage Grant by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research