Are you intrigued to know the subject of applications for the Citizen Mediation Service in the last year? Why do you think people in the neighborhood argue the most in the Laurentians? Perhaps you are experiencing one of these problematic...Read more
Restorative Justice as a Transformative Process
At Mesures Alternatives des Vallées du Nord (MAVN), we often talk about restorative justice, where the offender agrees to repair the harm they have caused to the victim. Restorative measures take different forms, which may even include a criminal...Read more
The Lalancette Couple Wants A Friendly Neighbourhood Life…
OPEN UP THE LINES OF COMMUNICATION TO BETTER GET ALONG TOGETHER! This is the story of Germaine Lalancette, who once told a neighbour of hers: “I’m pretty tired of the neighbour’s snow removal. We can’t see anything anymore when we leave the...Read more
It’s official !
Yesterday held the press conference in Lachute, which officially announced the city’s membership of the citizen meditation service. “We are pleased with the partnership established with Mediation Conciliation of the Laurentian...Read more
Am I a tolerant neighbor?
The summer period is the time of friends on the balcony, pool parties, children who have fun in the courtyard, in short, the time of year when we enjoy the most the land and the backyard. On the other hand, it is also the moment when the...Read more
Citizen mediation launches in Mirabel!
On April 1st, the City of Mirabel officially became a partner of the Mediation Conciliation service of Neighborhoods in the Laurentians. It joins the other eight cities and municipalities that provide conflict resolution support for their...Read more
This summer, the neighborhood mediation traveled!
Giving training in citizen mediation is good but giving them at the other end of the province is even better! This is indeed what MAVN did by mandating Carole Brideau, the Mediation and Conciliation Service Manager for the Laurentians area. She...Read more
I always had the soul of a dispenser of justice…
As a teenager, my heroes were Robin Hood, Tarzan and Zorro. I did my first year of law. Then, I became a copyist, which means that I transcribed lawsuits. I listened to the recording and put what I heard in writing. At first, I found it exciting...Read more
The citizens of Saint-Sauveur will now be able to settle their conflicts differently
On September 6, the city of Saint-Sauveur officially became a partner of the service of Mediation and Conciliation of Neighborhoods in the Laurentians. It joins the other eight cities and municipalities that provide conflict resolution support...Read more
A MEDIATOR TO EXPRESS ONESELF IN THE MIDDLE OF A FENCE WAR
A neighbor worried about sharing the costs of a new fence, a disagreement between the two neighbors and everything breaks out: it’s war. And who says war, also says weapons. Guns and bombs? Of course not. The words represent the arsenal par...Read more