Fee Schedule

Fee Schedule


(as amended September 17, 2019)


All amounts stated are in Canadian Dollars (CDN) and are subject to the relevant sales tax(es), as applicable


Value of Claim

Commencement Fee (1)


Administration Fee(2)(3)

(after first 6 months then

per quarter per party)

Up to $50,000







All fees and disbursements due to VanIAC shall be paid prior to release of the final award.

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(1) Commencement Fees

The non-refundable commencement fee is due with the Notice to Arbitrate or the Application to Mediate filed with the VanIAC.


(2) Administrative Fees

The Centre will invoice both parties administration fee quarterly beginning six months after the commencement date. The administration fee will be assessed on the basis of the highest claim or counterclaim value.


(3) Disbursement Fees

Fees do not include expenses incurred by VanIAC in its administration of an arbitration, mediation or appeal. VanIAC may invoice parties for expenses on an interim basis as it deems appropriate.


Liability for fees and expenses is joint and several between the parties to the arbitration.Where a party does not pay an administration fee or other outstanding amount due to VanIAC, any other party may pay that amount to ensure that the arbitration proceeds.If payments are not made, the tribunal may order the suspension or termination of the proceedings.

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