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perspectivesThe ADR Perspectives newsletter is one of two official publications of the ADR Institute of Canada Inc./ Institut d’Arbitrage et de Médiation du Canada Inc.

With a cross-Canada Editorial Board of some of the foremost mediators and arbitrators in the country, the ADR Perspectives newsletter is intended to be useful and relevant to ADR end users, by publishing short articles with a practical focus containing suggestions and general advice on arbitration, mediation, and other ADR topics.

The inaugural issue was published in electronic format in March 2014, with a total of four issues to be published annually.

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Vol.4 No.3 September 2017/ septembre 2017

Vol.4 No.2 May 2017/ mai 2017

Vol.4 No.1 – February 2017 / février 2017

Vol.3 No.4 – December 2016 / décembre 2016

Vol.3 No.3 – September 2016 / septembre 2016

Vol.3 No.2 – May 2016 / mai 2016

Vol.3 No.1 – February 2016 / février 2016

Vol.2 No.4 – December 2015 / décembre 2015

Vol.2 No.3 – September 2015 / septembre 2015

Vol.2 No.2 – June 2015 / juin 2015

Vol.2 No.1 – April 2015 / avril 2015

Vol. 1, No.5 – November 2014 / novembre 2014

Vol. 1, No.4 – September 2014 / septembre 2014

Vol. 1, No.3 – June 2014 / juin 2014

Vol. 1, No.2 – May 2014 / mai 2014

Vol.1 No.1 – March 2014 / mars 2014


DuguidBryan 20130228 colour.jpg Bryan C. Duguid QC, FCIArb As counsel and as arbitrator, Bryan C. Duguid QC, FCIArb resolves power, construction, international, and other commercial disputes (usually involving tens of millions of dollars), in the arbitral, court, and regulatory arenas.
adric-40 Pamela Large Moran LL.B, LL.M (ADR), C.Med, C.Arb Pamela Large Moran is the principle of Conflict Resolution Services (CRS) Atlantic. Her broad areas of practice as a mediator, arbitrator and investigator include civil, commercial, contract, insurance, labour and employment, family, human rights, construction and environmental. Further, she does restorative justice work and class action claims and has been a contract adjudicator in the Indian Residential Schools Assessment Process (IAP) since 2011. She is presently a director and a past President of ADR Atlantic, as well as a past director and Vice-President of the ADR Institute of Canada.
 Erdle.jpg Michael Erdle, C.Med, C.Arb, FCIArb
Michael Erdle is the founder of Practical Resolutions Inc., which specializes in resolving commercial disputes relating to technology and intellectual property through facilitation, mediation and arbitration. Michael has mediated resolutions in shareholder and joint venture matters, software development and implementation projects, and trademark, copyright and other intellectual property disputes. He has acted as sole arbitrator in cases involving ownership of intellectual property, software development and licensing, system implementation, and other commercial and contract issues. He is based in Toronto.
 Hartnett Bill-029 4x5 @300 CL William J. Hartnett, QC
Bill Hartnett retired as Vice-President and General Counsel of Imperial Oil Limited in January 2017 after practicing law for over 38 years. He was the president of the Canadian Foundation for Dispute Resolution which merged with the Arbitration and Mediation Institute of Canada in July 2000 to become the ADR Institute of Canada. Mr. Hartnett has served as a director of ADRIC since September 2011.
McCartney crop tie.tif Jim McCartney, LL.B., C.Med, C.Arb
Jim’s full-time ADR practice includes arbitration of commercial, construction and energy matters as sole arbitrator, co-arbitrator, and tribunal chair. He is chair of three pipeline arbitration committees under the NEB and serving a third term as a public member of the ICAA discipline and appeal tribunals. He is experienced in both law (senior litigation) and business (marketing company, and chair of an insurance reciprocal manager). Jim is a former president of ADRIA and a current director of ADRIC.
 david-tupper-hi-res David V. Tupper
David is a partner at the Calgary office of Blakes, Cassels & Graydon LLP. His litigation practice involves all aspects of corporate/commercial litigation with an emphasis on securities law, construction law, insurance law, environmental law, and oil and gas law. He also maintains a considerable advisory practice in connection with environmental issues, property and liability policies, and reinsurance losses. He is and has been counsel in numerous arbitrations dealing with a diversity of issues, ranging from energy issues to construction and contract issues, and has acted as an umpire in insurance matters. He is a frequent writer and presenter and has been ranked in a number of leading publications.