Provincial & Municipal Government

Events & Seminars


  • April 28, 2017
    8:30 am - 11:00 am

Last year, the Winnipeg Construction Association had so many questions on drug and alcohol testing during our labour law and the construction industry session, they have decided to put together a full session on this topic. There will be a review of important court decisions as well as practical suggestions on how to deal with this difficult (and increasingly common) issue in the workplace.


  • May 5, 2017 - May 8, 2017
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

TDS is pleased to be a sponsor of Innovate Manitoba. Launchpad Bootcamp, in Winnipeg May 5-8, 2017 is for serious entrepreneurs, offering 3.5 intense days of boot camps presented by experienced national and international angel investor and entrepreneurs.

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  • Manitoba legislation requiring barrier-free delivery of services in both the public and the private sectors has begun the phase-in process.

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  • Sexual harassment is an uncomfortable topic. It is also a high profile topic. Most business leaders have become aware that the time to get their respectful workplace houses in order is now, and a recent series of human rights adjudication decisions have reinforced the message. Employers, businesses and institutions not only have legal duties to provide an environment free of sexual harassment, but ignoring these duties could cause permanent damage to reputation and the bottom line.

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  • Intoxicants have any number of deleterious consequences in a workplace including effects on performance, the health and safety of others and an employer’s reputation. It is then no wonder that employers are keen to introduce drug and alcohol testing policies into the workplace. However, courts and arbitrators have been live to this fact, attempting to balance the rights of the employee against the rights of the employer. As a result of this balancing act, there are a number of decisions which offer guidelines for employers with respect to the implementation of drug and alcohol testing policies.

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  • Effective September 4, 2013, the Government of Manitoba proclaimed into force The Public-Private Partnerships Transparency and Accountability Act. The Act applies to all major capital projects undertaken by public sector entities in which a P3 procurement method is used. The term “public sector entity” includes municipalities and other local government entities as well as the Government of Manitoba.

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  • We are pleased to announce that Compliance Day™ will be returning in 2016. Compliance Day™ is a half-day seminar covering a range of legal topics related to compliance. This year, the seminar will be held at the Inn at the Forks.

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