We are excited to announce that Cynthia Nantais is joining our team of exceptional mediators. Cindy graduated from Windsor Law in1998 and earned a Master of Laws (Family Law) from Osgoode in 2014. Cindy has been a sessional instructor in Family Law at the University of Windsor. She is committed to helping separating families work through the issues arising from their separation with minimal conflict and great efficiency.

Cynthia Nantais

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When partners separate and have children they need to maintain a relationship of some sort in order to parent their children. The NWFFprogram is a series of coaching sessions for parents experiencing difficulty doing so or having a high degree of conflict in their separation. This conflict is interfering in their ability to parent. When the Children’s Aid Society is involved with a family, this program can be provided as part of the free child protection mediation program. When they are not involved, it can be provided as part of a mediation process and the fee would be covered by the subsidized rate user fee program. It is also open to families who wish to complete the program privately, without the addition of mediation, for a separate fee. More information is available by clicking here.

Kelly Christian, InformationCoordinator, is available by telephone at 519-973-6620 ext. 4264and by email atkelly.christian.irc@gmail.com to assist clients, including SRL’s, to find resources, including legal assistance 


The Mandatory Information Program is being offered by Zoom online to clients. No more finding parking, going through security and having to find babysitters. Clients are indicating a high rate of satisfaction with this service. The Zoom schedule is available here.

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Onsite Mediation Services are FREE and available by calling the office at519-946-0808 or by emailing admin@bfc-mediation.com. OffsiteMediation Services, for more complicated matters, are also available by appointment. Counsel are welcome to attend, or not attend, as they wish clients do not to sign settlement documents in our mediation processes.


Bridging Family Conflict is a proud sponsor of the Windsor LifeCentre Walkathon. President Jennifer Suzor is a founding member of the Board of this local addiction and rehabilitation centre for women. For more information about the Centre and to support the Walkathon, visit www.windsorlifecentre.com. 

Interested in becoming an Accredited Family Mediator? Taking mediation training enhances your understanding of how mediation can be part of your strategic efforts for clients and courses (other than Domestic ViolenceScreening, which requires updating every two years) do not expire. Classes are online through Zoom and available through Family MediationTraining Canada.