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$5-million expansion to family resolution services

For the first time in more than 20 years, Alberta is increasing the income threshold for family mediation services to help more Albertans resolve family disputes. Alberta Government Press Release here>>>

Annual General Meeting is Tuesday, November 9, 2021, 7pm on Zoom

The AFMS Annual General Meeting is Tuesday, November 9, 2021, 7pm on Zoom. All AFMS Members welcome. Please email [email protected] to register for the link. Here is the full agenda>>>> AFMS AGM Agenda 2021

Change to requirement for Statutory Declarations

The AFMS Board of Directors, in response to inquiries from the membership, voted to change the annual requirement for Statutory Declarations for renewals of Practising Mediators (PM), Registered Family Mediators (RFM), and Registered Parenting Coordinators and Arbitrators (RPCA). The Board acknowledges that this can be an onerous task to complete in a timely manner on […]

Family Mediation Roster position

Family Mediation Program Services is accepting applications for their Family Mediation Roster until July 22, 2021. Please feel free to share with colleagues who may be interested in applying. APC Opportunity: AB-2021-02818 Posted Successfully Opportunity: Family Mediation Program Services Reference Number: AB-2021-02818 Solicitation Number: 22-128-RCAS-FMPS-01 Link to APC:

Did you know? AFMS has the only Voice of the Child Guidelines in Canada!

AFMS’ Child Consultant and and their Registered Family Mediator – Child Inclusive Specialty designations ( are leading the way in this field. Lorri Yasenik and Jon Graham have taken their training online – check it out here: They’ve recently published a paper in the FAMILY COURT REVIEW, Vol. 58 No. 3, July 2020 760–773 […]