Event: Kinesthesia, Embodiment, and Conflict Resolution: What Can Dance Teach Us?

Monday, April 29th from 4:30 - 6:00pm 777 Dunsmuir St, Floor 11 This workshop will introduce participants to some simple dance improvisation techniques to build kinaesthetic awareness, with the goal of learning efficient, effective ways to strengthen the whole body’s capacity for deep, attentive listening. We will practice ‘deploying’ these techniques in a variety of (fun... Continue Reading →

Reading Conflict: We Don’t Eat Our Classmates

"We Don't Eat Our Classmates" and Other Lessons in Empathy from Children's Books with Rowan Meredith April 15 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm PST From Rowan Meredith Recently, I have been doing volunteer work with Random Acts, a non-profit dedicated to inspiring acts of kindness around the world. My work has brought me many opportunities... Continue Reading →

Conflict Resolution, Lately

Below is a monthly round-up of interesting articles, writings, and podcasts related to conflict resolution topics by Jacqueline Fehr. Overthinking Conflict, “Episode 37 – Exploring Happiness the Novel” (5 March 2019) Eunice Chua, “Moving Beyond the ‘Facilitative’ and ‘Evaluative’ Divide: Considering Techniques that can further the Goals of Mediation”, ssrn.com Kristin Arnold, “Top 10 Things... Continue Reading →

Return of Conflict Resolution Lately

Below are a list of monthly round-up of interesting articles, writings, and podcasts related to conflict resolution topics, by Jacqueline Fehr. Kari D. Boyle, New Skills for Lawyers and Conflict Management Professionals, slaw.ca (28 February 2019) Jill Tanz, Using Neuroscience to Understand Stress and Improve Mediation, mediate.com (22 February 2019) John Wade, Evaluative Mediation -... Continue Reading →

Reading Conflict series begins!

Conflict Resolution and Natural Landscapes: Reflections on Into the Wild and the Alaskan Wilderness Facilitated by Aaron Leakey Recently, I took a trip to Alaska and spent time in Anchorage, Fairbanks, and Seward, where my partner and I explored glaciers, hiked, and sought natural wonders in deep winter’s midst. I was struck by the ice at the... Continue Reading →

Event March 7 – Consensus-Based Management

Consensus-Based Protected Area Management: Evolution, the Edéhzhíe Agreement and the Roles of the March 7th, 4:30-6:00 at 777 Dunsmuir, Floor 11   A 45-minute presentation focused on: the evolution of consensus-based protected area co-management, primarily in the NWT; the Edéhzhíe Agreement (2018) — Canada’s first jointly designated and protected Indigenous protected area and national wildlife... Continue Reading →

Event Feb 19 – Non-Verbal Communication

Communicating Effectively Through Non-Verbals February 19th, 4:30-6:00 at 777 Dunsmuir, Floor 11 Good communication skills are taken for granted as ‘business as usual’, however we encounter miscommunications every single day. This blended Speaker Series-Workshop Event aims to help bring new insight into why many miscommunications occur: our non-verbal communication. Objectives of this session are to... Continue Reading →

CoRe Reads Happiness – Event

Thursday, January 31st from 4:30 - 6:30pm 777 Dunsmuir St, Floor 11 Join us at KPMG on Thursday, January 31st in a “book club” style discussion of the novel Happiness by Aminatta Forna. Following a facilitated decision-making process in fall 2018, Happiness was selected for what it brings to readers when examined through a conflict resolution... Continue Reading →

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