Monthly Archives: January 2012

Why it’s a bad idea for mediators to give advice

Distinguished educator and mediator, Tammy Lenski, is celebrating the tenth anniversary of her blog, Conflict Zen.  As part of that celebration, she wants to highlight some of her favourite posts and articles over the years.  One that caught my eye … Continue reading

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Canadian Same-Sex Marriages of Non-Residents May be in Doubt

In responding to a court application for divorce of a same-sex couple married in Canada, a federal government lawyer has taken the position: Non-resident couples who marry in Canada “must live in the country for at least a year before … Continue reading

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Is Mediation Confidential in Ontario?

As Rick Weiler notes in a December 22 post on the Kluwer Mediation Blog, the issue of mediation confidentiality “arises before the Courts from time to time and we are fortunate to have the recent, well-reasoned decision of Madam Justice … Continue reading

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