Recent Work
  • Lowe's Companies Inc. on environmental matters in relation to its friendly takeover bid to acquire Rona Inc. for C$3.2B.
  • BWXT Canada Ltd. a subsidiary of BWX Technologies, Inc. on environmental and nuclear liability matters in its acquisition of the shares of GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy Canada Inc.
  • Dominion Diamond Corporation on its expansion of the existing Ekati Mine in the Northwest Territories to add the Jay Pipe for production beginning in the early 2020s.
  • Swander Pace in its C$425M sale of the shares of Voortman Cookies Limited to Hostess Brands LLC.
  • Detour Gold in its C$4.9B acquisition by Kirkland Lake Gold Ltd.
  • A large mining corporation in its C$380M acquisition of an open pit mine company in Africa.
  • Torquest Partners Inc., in its acquisition of majority control of Polycor, Inc., a distributor of natural stone products, as part of its merger with Swenson Granite Company LLC, to form one of the largest natural stone companies in the world.
  • AquaBounty as lead counsel in responding to an application for judicial review in the Federal Court challenging the federal government’s approval of AquaBounty’s application to manufacture genetically modified Atlantic salmon.
  • The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company in connection with the acquisition of the Acadian Peat Moss business in New Brunswick.
  • Terrapure Environmental in connection with the acquisition of Tonolli Canada Ltd., one of Canada’s major battery recyclers.
  • wpd in an appeal before the Ontario Environmental Review Tribunal with respect to the 27-turbine White Pines Wind Power Project located in Prince Edward County, Ontario.
  • ITC Holdings Corp. in its acquisition from Lake Erie Power Company of an underwater electricity transmission line beneath Lake Erie.
  • Terrapure Environmental in connection with two investigations by the Ontario Ministry of Environment and Climate Change related to the release of contaminants at one of Terrapure's waste management facilities.
  • A large dairy processor in connection with groundwater contamination at its facility in Ottawa, Ontario.
  • Colas, a French engineering company, in connection with its acquisition of the Miller and McAsphalt group, a major road construction player in Ontario and a leader in bitumen distribution in Canada.
  • Boralex Inc. in its acquisition of all of the economic interests of Invenergy Renewables LLC in 5 wind farms in Québec, totaling 201MW of net installed capacity, for a total cash consideration of C$215M.
  • Lehigh Hanson’s acquisition of Colacem’s Grenville Sur la Rouge cement plant.
  • Louisiana-Pacific Corporation in the exchange ownership with Norbord Inc. of two wood panel mills in Quebec.
  • White Birch, in connection with environmental regulatory obligations associated with the permanent cessation of its activities at Scierie Leduc.