According to the dictionary, mediation means "to bring about a settlement by reconciling conflicting parties". Mediation is a confidential process in which parties engage a neutral, impartial expert third party to assist in coming to a consensual resolution of the matters at issue.
I have practiced as a Notary Public (negotiator) for the past 18 years in Coquitlam BC. Recently have taken additional courses on mediation, and have attended at BC Small Claims actions set for mediation.
BC Mediation Group offers you a wide variety of fields throughout the lower mainland. The mediators have had extensive professional experiences and expertise and successfully mediated hundreds of cases where the dollar value has been zero and upwards.