Appointment – Twelve members appointed to the poverty-reduction advisory council (Feb 2018) Member of the Premier’s Action Committee/Poverty Reduction Advisory Council (PEI) tasked with engaging with the public, community groups, not-for-profit and service organizations, leaders in private and corporate sectors, and provincial and municipal governments in order to develop the provincial action plan focusing on housing, food, education, employment, community capacity building and health in order to help reduce the impact of poverty in the province.
Award – New member of Bertha Wilson Honour Society – Schulich School of Law at Dalhousie University.
Listen to the Interview CBC Interview on Restorative Justice
Co-chair of the provincial Restorative Justice Committee comprised of various stakeholders from the PEI Department of Justice , the Crown, Legal Aid, Law Enforcement, Victims Services, Corrections and the Judiciary with the goal of developing Restorative Justice programming for both Indigenous and Non-Indigenous offenders consistent with the Federal Minister of Justice/Attorney General of Canada’s Criminal Justice Review and Reform initiatives (Bill C-75).
Presenter – Atlantic Circle Keepers Conference – Moncton, NB: Justice attendees from across Atlantic Canada. Presenter on Truth and Reconciliation Calls to Action and Justice Reform.
Presenter – Annual PEI Indigenous Justice Forum- Charlottetown, PEI: Reconciliation and the Advancement of Indigenous Rights/Calls to Action.
Presenter – PEI Law Society Continuing Legal Education Session- Charlottetown, PEI: Co-Presenter with Dr. Martha Simmons (Dir. of Mediation Clinic at Osgoode Hall Law School) on Mediation Advocacy. “Mediation Advocacy- Negotiation With a Twist”
CBC interview on Indian Residential Schools Adjudication work (IAP)
Presenter – Keynote speaker PEI Indigenous Justice Forum/Conference
Presenter – National Webinar for the Canadian Bar Association (CBA), “Effective Dispute Resolution”
Presenter – CBA National Conference St. Johns NL- “It’s the Principle, Not the Money: Effective Dispute Resolution”
Presenter – PEI Annual Law Society Conference – “Apology Legislation Across Canada”
Article – Strategic “Sorry” Acceptance rate higher when offender apologizes, but it has to be genuine
Lawyers Weekly, Focus: Alternative Dispute Resolution
Announcements – Island Mediator Receive National Award of Excellence from the ADR Institute of Canada
Presenter – ADR Institute of Canada National Conference – ADRIC 2012: Guiding Beacon to Best Practices in ADR Halifax, Nova Scotia
Presenter – New Brunswick Bar Association Annual Conference – CBA New Brunswick Legal Conference “Batten Down the Hatches: CBA NB Docks in Saint John”
Presenter – Canadian Bar Association National Conference – “Proportionality: The Effective Use of Dispute Resolution”
Article – Ethical Standards for Mediators
Article – Lawyers Weekly, Focus: Alternative Dispute Resolution
Article – Is the High Cost of Conflict Affecting your Company’s Bottom Line?
Article – The Skill Set of a Co-operative Problem Solver: Value Added For Clients.
Presenter – Design and Construction/Engineering Association of Nova Scotia Seminar “Resolving Construction Disputes“
Announcement – The Atlantic Regional Affiliate of the Alternate Dispute Resolution Institute of Canada elects Pamela Large-Moran of Prince Edward Island as President for 2009-2010
Presenter – Insight Conference, Halifax, Nova Scotia “Negotiating Business Agreements”
Presenter – ADR Institute of Canada National Conference, Charlottetown, PEI “Mediation Advocacy: An Oxymoron?“