Alfred "Fred" Thiessen

  • Called to the Manitoba Bar, 2006.

Areas of Practice


  • Juris Doctor, University of Manitoba (2005)
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours), University of Winnipeg (2001)


  • Partner, Tapper Cuddy LLP 2015 -
  • Associate, Tapper Cuddy LLP, 2006 - 2014
  • Articled and summer student, Tapper Cuddy LLP, 2004 - 2006
  • Appearance before the Supreme Court of Canada (2008)
  • Appearances at all levels of court in Manitoba, including: the Provincial Court, the Court of Queen’s Bench, and the Court of Appeal
  • Appearances before the Federal Court of Canada
  • Appearances before a number of statutory Boards and Tribunals, including: The Manitoba Labour Board, The Canada Labour Board, the Workers’ Compensation Board, the Automobile Injury Compensation Commission, the Manitoba Human Rights Commission, the Office of the Vulnerable Persons Commissioner
  • Appearances before labour arbitrations and adjudications

Professional Activities

  • General counsel, labour and employment matters to union and association clients
  • General Counsel to a number of First Nations and Aboriginal Organizations
  • Appeals Officer under The Youth Drug Stabilization Act (2008-present)
  • Keynote speaker, Manitoba Hydro Professional Engineers Association (MHPEA) 2017 Annual General Meeting

Community Affiliations

  • Director, Children's Rehabilitation Foundation, 2015 -

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