behalf of the Board, staff and volunteers who have worked to
make Alberta Arbitration & Mediation Society (AAMS) a
reality, I would like to welcome you to our website.
AAMS was incorporated as a non-profit organization in April,
1982 under the Societies Act of Alberta. Today we are
a federally registered charity with a mandate to inform you
of the many alternatives available to you in the event of a
serious professional, business, family or personal dispute.
We may even be able to assist you if you don't have
everything you need to address your dispute.
What AAMS Does in more
inform, publicize, communicate and improve the knowledge
of arbitration and mediation.
We inform the public about the
application and techniques of arbitration and mediation
procedures in the settlement of disputes,
educate in the business, professional, government and
municipal communities, as well as the general public in
the process and scope of arbitration and mediation.
We gather, research and disseminate the
latest information and most recent developments in ADR,
as well as their potential impact.
institute, support and carry out any research, program
or activity with a view to promoting and improving an
understanding of arbitration and mediation.
assistance to persons wishing to use arbitration or
We provide assistance to, and work
collaboratively with, other organizations who work with
us in furthering our mandate as a charity.