TDS Celebrates Pride Month 2022

published 06/01/2022

Thompson Dorfman Sweatman LLP (TDS) is committed to equity, diversity and inclusion, and we are proud to celebrate Pride Month 2022. As one of our Core Values, diversity is at the forefront of all that we do. It informs our approach to client services, community involvement, and recruitment. Our aim is to ensure that our firm and our work both reflect and respect the diversity of the individuals we serve.

Each year, Pride is an opportunity to promote the dignity and equality of 2SLGBTQ+ persons, honour those who paved the way for the rights and freedoms that 2SLGBTQ+ persons enjoy today, and to reflect on those barriers that still exist for 2SLGBTQ+ persons in our communities. This year, while celebrating our differences at TDS and honouring the contributions our 2SLGBTQ+ colleagues, friends, and loved ones have made in our society, TDS is also encouraging everyone to learn more about the history of Pride, demonstrate and promote tolerance, and continue to provide a supportive environment where each individual can reach their full potential.

Below are a few resources:

This year, TDS is proud to announce that it will be making a donation to the Rainbow Resource Centre’s Camp Aurora, Manitoba’s only camp for 2SLGBTQ+ youth. The camp runs for four days in August in the Whiteshell, providing a safe space where attendees can connect with 2SLGBTQ+ peers, and engage with and learn from positive role models. Donations like these allow the Rainbow Resource Centre to cover operational costs and waive the costs of attending for those youth who may otherwise be prevented due to financial restrictions.

Learn more about and donate to Camp Aurora here.


DISCLAIMER: This article is presented for informational purposes only. The content does not constitute legal advice or solicitation and does not create a solicitor client relationship. The views expressed are solely the authors’ and should not be attributed to any other party, including Thompson Dorfman Sweatman LLP (TDS), its affiliate companies or its clients. The authors make no guarantees regarding the accuracy or adequacy of the information contained herein or linked to via this article. The authors are not able to provide free legal advice. If you are seeking advice on specific matters, please contact Keith LaBossiere, CEO & Managing Partner at kdl@tdslaw.com, or 204.934.2587. Please be aware that any unsolicited information sent to the author(s) cannot be considered to be solicitor-client privileged.

While care is taken to ensure the accuracy for the purposes stated, before relying upon these articles, you should seek and be guided by legal advice based on your specific circumstances. We would be pleased to provide you with our assistance on any of the issues raised in these articles.