We are pleased to present a selection of client work for your review. Much of our client work cannot be displayed due to client confidentiality and non-disclosure.
Toronto successfully represented Canada Post in a hearing on a professional engineer negligence/ incompetence matter
Our Toronto office successfully represented Canada Post Corporation on a high profile matter spanning more than 48 days of hearings, plus written submissions, relating to a long-service professional mechanical engineer who was a member of the Public Service Alliance of Canada.
December 11, 2018
Calgary advised EPCOR Utilities on a C$200m medium term note offering
Our Calgary office advised EPCOR Utilities Inc. on its offering of C$200m of 3.949per cent medium term notes due November 26, 2048.
December 6, 2018
Montreal advises Aimia on Sale of Aeroplan to Air Canada for C$450m
Our Montreal office is advising Aimia Inc. on the sale of all of the shares of Aimia Canada Inc., owner and operator of the Aeroplan loyalty program business, to Air Canada, for an all-cash purchase price of C$450 million, in addition to Air Canada indirectly assuming approximately C$1.9 billion of miles-related redemption liabilities.
December 5, 2018
Toronto and Ottawa advise Parmalat on proposed acquisition of Kraft Canada’s natural cheese division
Our Toronto and Ottawa offices are advising Parmalat on the proposed acquisition of Kraft Heinz Canada ULC’s Canadian natural cheese division for C$1.62bn.
December 5, 2018
Calgary advised Canbriam on an acquisition of Suncor's BC mineral holdings
Our Calgary office advised Canbriam Energy on the acquisition of Suncor’s northeast British Columbia mineral land holdings and C$52m in exchange for a 37 percent equity interest in Canbriam.
November 29, 2018
Toronto advised Green Shield before the HRTO on a discrimination claim for medical pot
Our Toronto office successfully represented Green Shield Canada Inc., which administers health and dental care plans through contracts with employers, before the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario.
November 28, 2018
Calgary advised United Farmers of Alberta Co-operative Limited’s acquisition of All Peace Petroleum
Our Calgary office advised United Farmers of Alberta Co-operative Limited on the acquisition of all of the assets of All Peace Petroleum Ltd., a tank construction, sale, rental and inspection business based out of Grande Prairie, Alberta with services in AB, BC, SK, MB, NWT and YK.
November 26, 2018
Quebec City and Montreal are advising the Réseau de transport de la Capitale (RTC) on a C$3 bn tramway project
Our Quebec City and Montreal offices are advising the Réseau de transport de la Capitale (RTC)on the Quebec City C$3 bn public transit network, which is to include tramways, an electric trambus, and reserved bus lanes.
November 21, 2018
Montreal successfully defends Hydro Québec before the Supreme Court of Canada
Our Montreal office successfully defended Hydro-Québec before the Supreme Court of Canada against a claim brought by Churchill Falls (Labrador) Corporation Limited (CFLCo) seeking to increase the price paid by Hydro-Québec for electricity purchased from the Churchill Falls Power Plant pursuant to a 65-year contract entered into in 1969 (Power Contract).
November 20, 2018
Calgary advised the Underwriters on a C$200m offering in common shares of Inter Pipeline
Our Calgary office advised the underwriters on a prospectus supplement offering of 9,620,000 common shares of Inter Pipeline Ltd. on a bought deal basis for gross proceeds of C$200m.
November 7, 2018
Montreal and Toronto advised Bank of America on the financing of Q.E.P. Co. Inc.’s purchase of hardwood floors division of Kraus Carpets
Our Montreal and Toronto offices acted as Canadian counsel to Bank of America, as agent and lender, on the closing of the acquisition by Q.E.P. Co. Inc. (“QEP”) and Roberts Company Canada Limited of the hardwood floors division of Kraus Carpets on October 5 2018.
November 2, 2018
International team advises Metro Inc. on acquisition of Jean Coutu for C$4.5bn
Our Montreal, Quebec City, Ottawa, and New York offices advised Metro Inc. (Metro) on the closing of its previously announced acquisition of The Jean Coutu Group (PJC) Inc.
October 30, 2018
Vancouver advises the City of Vancouver on its duty of care in the demolition of a heritage home
Our Vancouver office is advising the City of Vancouver on an appeal pertaining to a duty of care in negligence for the issuance of a demolition permit for a heritage home.
October 25, 2018
Calgary office advises Pieridae Energy on its proposed acquisition of Ikkuma Resources
Our Calgary office is advising Pieridae Energy on its acquisition of Ikkuma Resources, an Alberta natural gas producer. The proposed acquisition is a key step in Pieridae reaching a final investment decision on its proposed C$10bn Goldboro LNG project which is expected to produce approximately 10 million tonnes of liquefied natural gas per year for sale to customers primarily in Europe.
Montreal advised Stornoway Diamond on its C$129m financing package for its Renard Diamond Mine
Our Montreal office advised Stornoway Diamond Corporation on the financing package for its Renard Diamond Mine for up to C$129m.
October 2, 2018
Montreal advises Réseau express métropolitain inc. on C$1.283bn financing with Canada Infrastructure Bank
Our Montreal office advised Réseau express métropolitain inc. on its completed C$1.283bn financing with Canada Infrastructure Bank in connection with Réseau express métropolitain (REM), a C$6.3bn automated lightrail transportation system in the Greater Montreal area.
September 28, 2018
Toronto and Montreal advise the minority shareholder of JAM on acquisition by DCC Technology
Our Toronto and Montreal offices advised the minority shareholder of JAM Industries on the acquisition by DCC Technology Limited of JAM Group of Companies comprised of JAM Industries Ltd., JAM International Ltd. and their subsidiaries (“JAM”), North America's largest value-added distributor of musical instruments, professional audio and consumer electronics products, for an initial enterprise value of US$170m. The transaction reached financial close on September 28th, 2018.
September 28, 2018
Calgary advises EIFH on the sale to Enbridge Inc. of the common shares of EIFH for C$4.7bn
Our Calgary office is advising the independent directors of Enbridge Income Fund Holdings Inc. (“EIFH”) in the sale of EIFH to Enbridge Inc. of all of the outstanding common shares of EIFH not currently owned by Enbridge Inc. for C$4.7bn.
September 18, 2018
Calgary advised FortisAlberta on its C$150m medium term notes offering
Our Calgary office advised FortisAlberta Inc. in relation to its offering of C$150m 3.734 percent unsecured medium term note debentures due September 18, 2048.
September 17, 2018
Toronto advised Flight Centre on acquisition of Umapped
Our Toronto office advised Flight Centre Group on the acquisition of Umapped Inc.
September 15, 2018