Oct. 04, 2019 - In SLFI Group v Canada (2019 FCA 217), the Federal Court of Appeal (FCA) overturned a Tax Court of Canada (TCC) decision and ruled that a group of Canadian mutual funds (Funds) was not required to self-assess GST/HST on funding services provided by a U.S. entity, because these services were...
Fortis Selling Its Stake in Waneta Expansion for $991 Million
Fortis Inc. has signed a deal with Columbia Basin Trust and Columbia Power Corporation to sell its 51% interest in the 335 MW Waneta Expansion Hydroelectric Project in British Columbia for approximately $1 billion.
The transaction closed on April 16, 2019.
Sept. 30, 2019 - Canada’s Competition Bureau is actively seeking and reviewing smaller acquisitions that may not exceed pre-merger notification thresholds under the Competition Act but that may nonetheless raise substantive competition issues. The Bureau’s demonstrated interest in evaluating smaller mergers...