Important Information

Some things to keep in mind as you look for a mediator on this website:

Disclaimer

Each mediator on the Civil, Family, and Med-Arb Rosters has met the criteria established for admission, as described on the Applying to the Mediate BC Rosters page. However, Mediate BC makes no warranties or representations respecting the work performed by any of its Roster mediators. Information concerning mediators on the Civil Roster has been provided to the Society by individual mediators. You should confirm this information, and seek further information, directly from the individual mediators.

Each mediator on the Child Protection Roster has met standards for training and experience. For more information about the manner in which mediators join the Roster, please go to http://www.ag.gov.bc.ca/child-protection-mediation.

Complaints Process

The Mediate BC Society has a Complaint Process to deal with allegations of misconduct or breach of the Society's Standards of Conduct by mediators on its Civil or Family Rosters.

Basics of Mediation

Do you have some questions about the mediation process? Visit the What is Mediation page for a basic introduction with an informative video.  

Other Frequently Asked Questions

How much does mediation cost?
How long does mediation take?
Is mediation voluntary?
What if the other person doesn’t want to mediate?
I don’t want to talk to the other person. So why mediate?
What should I look for in choosing a mediator?
I do not want to be in the same room as the person I am in conflict with, is mediation still an option?
How do I prepare for a mediation?
Who attends mediation?
What happens if we can’t resolve our issues in mediation?
I don’t think I can have a conversation with the other person. Is mediation a waste of time?
Is mediation safe?
I live in a remote area, is mediation still an option?
How can I be sure I’m getting a fair deal in mediation?

 

Find A Mediator

Mediate BC's user-friendly online roster system allows individuals and organizations to search for a mediator with the skills and experience they are seeking.