Carole J. Brown

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Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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I acknowledge the significant contribution and input of Carolyn LeCheminant, articled Student-at-Law at Borden Ladner Gervais LLP, without whose assistance this paper would not have been researched or, indeed, taken shape.

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Facilitative Mediation: The Classic Approach Retains its Appeal (12/02/02)
This paper advances the position that mandatory mediation in Ontario was not designed as a process where a third party would offer an evaluation of the legal merits of a dispute. Instead, the goals of mandatory mediation are best achieved, and the parties know what to expect, when a mediator takes on the role of a neutral third party who facilitates communication, and takes an interest-based approach to problem-solving.