In the Media

PAX Magazine interviews Mediate BC CEO Monique Steensma on Minimizing and Handling Conflict in the Workplace (March 2016).

REDFM interviews mediator Roy Johnson on the Harjinder Thind Show about conflict resolution (February 29, 2016). 

CBC Early Edition interviews mediator Joan Braun on Elder Mediation (February 25, 2016) Mediation helps families solve conflict with elderly parents.

Mediator Grace Baker talks Family Mediation with CBC Kamloops (Feb. 10, 2016)

Various media coverage on the 2015 Conflict Resolution Week

(Feb. 25, 2015) MLA Mike Bernier speaks about Mediate B.C. Society, a not-for-profit organization that works with professionally trained mediators around the province who offer options for people in conflict.
Hansard Record (Feb. 2, 2015) Divorce & separation mediation in Fort St. John: Information session.

Radio NL (Jan. 7, 2015) Mediate BC Executive Director Kari Boyle on Mediate BC & Legal Services Society’s Family Mediation Referral project.

Ian Mulgrew: Family mediation keeps divorce out of the courtroom Vancouver Sun (Jan. 1, 2015)

News 1130 (Nov. 13, 2014) Mediate BC Executive Director Kari Boyle on Mediate BC & Legal Services Society’s Family Mediation Referral project.

Province to help low-income splitting couples get mediation Kelowna Daily Courier (Nov. 12, 2014)

Various media coverage on Conflict Resolution Week

CBC News Vancouver (Sep. 15, 2014) Mediate BC Roster Manager Renee Collins Goult on BC Teacher's Strike: What Does a Mediator Do?

CBC's BC Almanac with Mark Forsythe (Feb. 21, 2014) Civil & Family Roster Mediator Michael Lomax on Workplace Mediation

Why Mediation Should be Part of Your Business's Tool Kit Douglas Business Magazine (Jan. 30, 2014)

What is Mediation? The Scrivener, pg. 54 (Spring 2013)

CFAX 1070's The Drive with Terry Moore (Mar. 25, 2013) Mediate BC Executive Director Kari Boyle and Family Roster Mediator Eugene Raponi, Q.C. on the Family Law Act.


In 2012, the Child Protection Mediation Practicum Project (a joint project between Mediate BC, the Child Protection Mediation Program with the support of the Ministry of Justice, Ministry of Children and Family Development, the Law Foundation and several First Nations) was a finalist for the 2012 Premier's Award. (Jun 12, 2012) 

Trained Mediators Are Waiting for Your Call Letter to the Editor (Vancouver Sun) by Kari Boyle Re: B.C. teachers' negotiations face enormous barriers, mediator Charles Jago says, March 29 (Apr. 6, 2012)

CKNW AM980's The World Today with Jon McComb (Apr. 6, 2012)  interviews Mediate BC Executive Director Kari Boyle regarding mediation, Mediate BC and the BC teacher negotiations and appointment of Charles Jago as mediator.



Media Inquiries

Monique Steensma
CEO, Mediate BC 
Phone: 604-684-1300 x200
Mediate BC Fact Sheet (2013)
Choosing Mediation Brochure