Category Archives: First Nations

Self represented litigants: Mediation: Is there hope?

The National Self Represented Litigants Project just published an “Open Letter to the Canadian Judiciary”. It is a thoughtful and… Continue Reading Self represented litigants: Mediation: Is there hope?

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AFCC’s 49th Annual Conference in Chicago

Christine Kim writes about the value we all derive from the great organization, the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts, as she heads off to a conference…. Continue Reading AFCC’s 49th Annual Conference in Chicago

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Cultural differences matter

What do mediators need to know about what they don’t know about cultural differences? … Continue Reading Cultural differences matter

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Culture and Mediation: a complex issue

Why is it that even the most experienced and skilled mediators make serious mistakes when it comes to understanding culture?… Continue Reading Culture and Mediation: a complex issue

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Hello Nunavut II

The Globe and Mail series on Nunavut features, today, the lovely man who took me dog sledding just a few days ago! Read about it here…. Continue Reading Hello Nunavut II

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Hello Nunavut!

Well there is so much happening in family mediation these days. There is the Chief Justice, Warren Winkler, someone for… Continue Reading Hello Nunavut!

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