Counsel to developers and Indigenous groups across Canada on renewable energy, electricity and transmission projects to advise on duty to consult matters as well as transactional advice and strategic partnerships.
Lead Counsel to Ontario Chiefs-in-Assembly on the creation of Ontario First Nation Sovereign Wealth LP, a partnership among 129 First Nations in Ontario, on the negotiation to acquire 2.4 per cent of Hydro One Limited from the Province of Ontario and obtain a significant seed capital contribution for long-term wealth creation.
Completed more than 1000 MW of commercial partnerships involving First Nations and more than 300 MW of installed capacity for First Nations.
Special Counsel to 1000 MW merchant transmission line project that is proposed to connect Canada/US through the IESO and PJM networks.
Counsel to First Nations Energy Alliance (representing 16 First Nations) on the Integrated Power System Plan proceedings at the Ontario Energy Board.
Counsel to First Nations intervenors on East-West Tie proceeding to develop a 450 km transmission line in Northern Ontario.
Counsel to several First Nation Development Corporations established to attract own source revenues for First Nations and lead to long-term economic sustainability.
Counsel on joint venture agreements among Indigenous groups and infrastructure companies for competitive procurement processes in mining and infrastructure.
Counsel to national retailer developing franchises on First Nations lands.
Counsel to First Nations on land and retail development projects involving leasing, financing and establishing franchises on First Nations lands.
Counsel to a First Nation for a large impact benefit agreement in the Ring of Fire in northern Ontario.
Counsel to an Aboriginal Housing Fund that administers multi-residential development loans for Indigenous projects in the Greater Toronto Area.
Counsel to several First Nations and industry/government groups on the development of consultation policies and frameworks for Indigenous engagement.
Counsel to First Nations on the establishment of cannabis laws on First Nations.
Counsel to First Nations cannabis producers and retailers on licence and project development on Indigenous lands.
Counsel on several commercial financings for multi-residential, industrial and commercial properties ($5M to $50M).
Borrower counsel on several loan refinancing ranging for industrial and commercial properties across Ontario ($5M to $80M).
General counsel to several First Nations, First Nation Tribal Organizations and community based renewable energy association (Ontario Sustainable Energy Association).