Supplier Code of Conduct


True North is committed to conducting our work with integrity. We strive to “do the right thing” in all facets of our business. It is our expectation that our suppliers play a role in upholding these values. This Supplier Code of Conduct outlines our requirements for our suppliers’ conduct.

1. Compliance with Laws and Regulations

Suppliers will comply with all applicable laws, regulations, and industry standards. This includes, but is not limited to, labour laws, human rights laws and regulations, environmental regulations, health and safety standards, and anti-corruption laws.

2. Ethical Business Practices

Suppliers will conduct their business with honesty, integrity, and transparency. Bribery, corruption, extortion, and other unethical practices are prohibited.

3. Labour and Human Rights

  • Suppliers will ensure that working conditions in the supply chain are safe and employees are treated with dignity and respect.
  • Suppliers will ensure there is no child labour, no forced labour or exploitation of any kind within their organization or within any suppliers who are supplying their organization (directly or indirectly).
  • Suppliers will provide employees with no less than the applicable minimum wage and benefits, and will ensure they are operating in compliance with all other applicable laws (for example, those related to overtime).
  • Suppliers will ensure there is no harsh or inhuman treatment within their organization. This includes harassment, physical, sexual or verbal abuse, mental or physical coercion or threats of such treatment.
  • Suppliers shall be committed to providing a workplace free of unlawful discrimination.

4. Health and Safety

Suppliers must provide a safe, healthy and sanitary working environment for their employees. This includes implementing appropriate safety measures, providing necessary training, and ensuring that work conditions comply with relevant occupational health and safety regulations.

5. Environmental Responsibility

Suppliers will comply with all applicable environmental laws and regulations. Suppliers will strive to minimize their environmental impact by implementing sustainable practices and reducing pollution, waste, and energy consumption.

6. Community Engagement

True North is committed to engaging within our community. Suppliers are encouraged to engage with and support the communities in which they operate. This may include contributing to local economic development, supporting charitable initiatives, and fostering positive relationships with stakeholders.

7. Intellectual Property

Suppliers shall respect the intellectual property rights of True North and of third parties and comply with applicable contractual and other legal obligations relating to intellectual property rights.

8. Compliance

Compliance with this Supplier Code of Conduct is a requirement of all suppliers of True North and any affiliate or related entity of True North (including but not limited to the Winnipeg Jets Hockey Club, the Manitoba Moose Hockey Club, Canada Life Centre, The Burton Cummings Theatre, hockey for all centre, and The True North Youth Foundation). True North reserves the right, in addition to all other legal and contractual rights, to terminate its relationship with a supplier who fails to comply with this Supplier
Code of Conduct. Suppliers are expected to demonstrate compliance with this Supplier Code of Conduct upon a request from True North. True North reserves the right to verify compliance, in a manner it may see fit.


Annual Report pursuant to the Fighting Against Forced Labour and Child Labour in Supply Chains Act