Apr. 02, 2020 - Businesses, regardless of size, charities and non-profit organizations whose revenues have decreased by at least 30% because of the COVID-19 pandemic are now eligible to apply for the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy. The subsidy is retroactive to March 15, 2020 and covers up to 75% of wages (up to...
Three Davies Projects Honoured with Deal of the Year at IJGlobal Awards
Demonstrating our strength and capability across the energy and infrastructure market, Davies advised on three deals named “Deal of the Year” at this year’s IJGlobal Awards, announced on July 13:
- Corner Brook: North America Social Infrastructure Deal of the Year. Davies acted as lead transaction counsel for Corner Brook Health Partnership in its contract to design, build, finance and maintain the Corner Brook Acute Care Hospital project in Corner Brook, Newfoundland.
- ESAP Modernization Project: North America Utility Deal of the Year. Davies acted for Innovate Energy in its contract to modernize, maintain and operate the district energy system that heats 80 buildings and cools 67 buildings, including Parliament buildings, in Canada's capital region. The mandate is part of the Canadian government's Energy Services Acquisition Program and will contribute to the government's goal to reduce its energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions from its own operations by 40% by 2030.
- Wataynikaneyap Power Transmission project: North America Transmission Deal of the Year. Davies advised Fortis Inc. and FortisOntario Inc. on the landmark project that will build approximately 1,800 kilometres of transmission lines in Northwestern Ontario to connect 17 remote First Nations communities to the Ontario power grid. The project is the first to be developed through majority ownership by First Nations, the largest Indigenous-led infrastructure project in Canada, and the most far-reaching First Nations grid connection in Ontario’s history.
The IJGlobal Awards celebrate the best-in-class energy and infrastructure transactions to have closed over the past year and the organizations that orchestrated these deals.
Mar. 23, 2020 - The Act mainly to establish the Centre d'acquisitions gouvernementales and Infrastructures technologiques Québec (Act) was assented to on February 21, 2020, by the National Assembly of Québec. The Act incorporates new provisions in the government procurement rules to combat abusive tax...