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Culture & Community

TDS takes pride in the exceptional culture and strong sense of community that has grown along with the firm. The people of TDS are the heart and soul of our organization, and we work hard to foster a positive and collaborative work environment that values open communication, fairness, mutual respect, and teamwork. 

The firm supports a number of initiatives that help keep our internal culture strong. We also reach out and give back to our community through firm sponsorships, volunteer work and pro bono legal services.

Nurture and Grow

We proactively nurture and grow our firm culture through a number of initiatives, including:

  • Service milestone awards
  • Generous break schedule
  • Flexible start and end times
  • Birthday recognition
  • Firm social events
  • Holiday parties
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TDS Core Value: Collegiality

We want to work in an atmosphere of collegiality and are committed to promoting a respectful work environment.


TDS Core Value: Fairness

We will treat everyone we deal with fairly, including the people who work here.

Reaching Out to the Community

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Firm Sponsorships and Donations

Our approach to workplace culture extends outside the office walls into the community. As an organization, we sponsor and donate to many events and causes that align with our core values.
  • Ronald McDonald House Charities
  • Health Sciences Centre Foundation
  • JD Bridges Foundation
  • Oak Hammock Marsh Interpretive Centre
In the Community

Our Firm also reflects the diversity of our larger community. We have lawyers and staff who are active in the Portuguese, Italian, Jewish, Indigenous and Franco-Manitoban communities, and many are involved as volunteers and board members of community organizations such as: 

  • Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre
  • United Way
  • Ronald McDonald House
  • The Winnipeg Family Centre
  • Winnipeg Humane Society
  • The Dream Factory
  • Rainbow Stage
  • The Law Society of Manitoba
  • Habitat for Humanity
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TDS Core Value: Community Minded

We will be engaged in the communities in which we live and work. Across our ten Manitoba offices, and our Saskatchewan office, we give back and are mindful of the responsibility to make a positive contribution to our local communities. 


TDS Core Value: Good Corporate Citizenship

We will do our part to be a good corporate citizen that is mindful of its responsibility to make a positive contribution to Manitoba and Canada.