363 Tenth Street Brandon, Manitoba, Canada R7A 4E9Phone Number: (204) 727-0761
Fax Number: (204) 726-1339
Hours of Operation
Monday - Friday 8:30 - 4:30
With over 35 years of service in the Brandon community and ‘Westman’ region, Roy Johnston TDS has built a solid reputation and we intend to continue building on this.
Our local team of 15 lawyers and support staff serve the Westman region out of our full-time Brandon office and our part-time offices in Boissevain and Carberry. These offices provide legal services to primary producers and large farm operations, small and medium-sized businesses, individuals, and larger organizations including financial firms and developers.
The three Westman offices provide legal services in the areas of corporate and commercial law, financial services law, family law, wills and estates, residential real estate, agricultural law, and commercial property and development. Through our larger Winnipeg office, our clients have direct access (in person or via video conference) to over 20 areas of the law including taxation, environmental law, business immigration, labour and employment law, complex litigation, intellectual property, aboriginal law, and securities law, as well as corporate development services, and connections to reputable (Lex Mundi) law firms in over 100 countries around the world.
Compliance Day™ Brandon May 14, 2014 11:30 am to 5:00 pm
We are pleased to announce that Compliance Day™ will be coming to Brandon in May! This is the first time that the Compliance Day™ seminar has been held outside of Winnipeg. We will be running two concurrent streams, allowing attendees to attend the stream that is relevant to their area of responsibility without having to sit through sessions which may be of less relevance to them. Schedule Labour & Employment Taxation 11:30 - 11:45 Registration & Coffee 11:45 - 12:30 Lunch, Opening Remarks & Introduction: Event Chair: Paul Roy, Managing Partner, Brandon Office 12:30 - 13:15 Business Immigration (All Attendees) 13:15 - 13:30 Break 13:30 - 14:30 The Employer’s Duty to Accommodate Illness and Disability The Tax Man Cometh 14:30 - 14:45 Break 14:45 - 15:45 The Emerging Concept of Accommodation of Family Status in the Workplace Top Five Tax Compliance Issues 15:45 - 16:00 Break 16:00 - 16:30 When the Regulators Come Calling (All Attendees) 16:30 - 16:40 Closing Remarks: Event Chair: Paul Roy, Managing Partner, Brandon Office 16:40 - 17:00 Coffee and Networking 2014 Compliance Day™ Topics General Topics Business Immigration - Every year many Canadian employers hire temporary foreign workers to help address skill and labour shortages. Bringing temporary foreign workers into Canada can be somewhat complicated, and depending on the process can involve several steps. We will outline the various steps that can be involved in bringing a temporary foreign worker into Canada, some of the main foreign worker programs available, and will address employer compliance with immigration laws and how to avoid the “blacklist”. Read more...
Innovate Manitoba: LaunchPad Startup Skills Camp April 15, 2014 8:30 am to April 16, 2014 4:30 pm
TDS is proud to be a sponsor of Innovate Manitoba and their events. Offered three times a year (once in Brandon), LaunchPad Startup Skills Camps are designed to get you on your way, with a clear sense of where you are going and what you need to do to get there. Led by Randy Thompson, Investor, Founder of VA Angels and leader of Innovate Manitoba’s intensive 3. 5 day LaunchPad Entrepreneur Bootcamp, the one day LaunchPad Startup Skills Camp will cover five of the key areas startups need to consider on the path to becoming a successful business venture: products / customers / markets / business models / management teams. The Brandon Startup Skills Camp will run over 2 days, April 15 & 16, 2014. Read more...