Mediators

Reality can be a bitter pill to swallow – especially in a law suit or arbitration when there might be large sums of money on the line.  As a mediator, giving one or more parties a dose of reality is a significant part of my job....

Admit it: before the COVID-19 crisis, your personal and professional lives were probably going a mile a minute. You needed more hours in the day to accomplish everything on your to do list and to see everyone you needed to see.  Suddenly, the world entered the...

Cooper Mediation hopes all of our friends, clients and colleagues are staying safe and healthy. We are all striving to find some sense of normalcy in these trying and challenging times. Cooper Mediation Inc. will continue to conduct mediations by way of videoconferencing and teleconferencing until...

If you’re reading this blog, there’s a good chance you are working from your home office. In the midst of a pandemic, most of us are observing social and physical distancing regulations in place in Ontario, throughout Canada and around the world. Since mediation is...

The primary concern of Cooper Mediation is the health and safety of our clients, their clients, our staff and the families and friends of all of the foregoing. The growth in the number of cases of COVID-19 in Ontario is creating challenges for all of...

There’s a comic drawing making the rounds on the Internet that makes an interesting statement or observation about conflict. It shows two people, who have approached a number from different directions, beginning to argue. One observes a “6”. The other observes a “9”. The original comic...

The Troilus Canada Cup Continues To Be The Premier Professional Squash Tournament In Canada. Cooper Mediation was proud to be the presenting sponsor of the the 2020 Troilus Canada Cup once again. Running from Friday, February 21 through Tuesday, February 25, 2020, the tournament was held...

[ Click Here To Download In PDF Format ] Every choice has its consequences. My parents did their best to instill this idea in me at a very early age. Years of their lectures (and all the time I spent reflecting on my own choices while...

“And now for something completely different.” No, this isn’t a Monty Python sketch; it’s the moment when participants who are engaged in our adversarial legal system attempt to co-operate and work together. When you say it like that, it sounds almost absurd as one of...