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Muskrat Falls/Maritime Link/Labrador Link Project named one of Lexpert’s Big Deals for 2014
January  8, 2015

Recently Lexpert Magazine released their list of big deals for 2014. The $5-Billion global bond financing of Muskrat Falls Hydroelectric Generating Facility and Labrador-Island Transmission Link, which is to be built on the Lower Churchill River in Labrador, was named number 4 amongst the top 10. McInnes Cooper acted as lead counsel for Nalcor Energy

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McInnes Cooper Privacy Lawyer David Fraser quoted in Globe & Mail article about privacy of court case information
January  5, 2015

McInnes Cooper Privacy lawyer David Fraser was recently quoted in the Globe & Mail’s Report on Business article about a Romanian website that copied hundreds of court cases from Canadian website CanLII  - including names and personal information that show up in a Google search.   Read what David had to say and the full article here.

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Congratulations to our Six New Partners
December 30, 2014

McInnes Cooper is pleased to announce the appointment of Adrienne Mercer, Beth McGrath, Chris Keirstead, Chris King, Ian Dunbar, and James MacDuff as partners.   Based in St. John’s, Beth has a diverse practice ranging from corporate and business law and banking and financial services to energy and natural resources. Adrienne practices in the corporate, tax and energy

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Our Client Clearwater Seafoods receives the 2014 Innovation Award from Rabobank
December 10, 2014

McInnes Cooper congratulates our client Clearwater Seafoods on receiving the 2014 Innovation Award from Rabobank North America Wholesale.     The award is one of three awards awarded earlier this month in New York by Rabobank to leading food and agricultural companies for their dedication to innovation, sustainability and leadership. The Rabobank awards stem from

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McInnes Cooper bolsters Calgary presence as Wylie Spicer, QC, rejoins firm
December  9, 2014

HALIFAX, NS December 10, 2014 — Energy sector lawyer and former McInnes Cooper Managing Partner Wylie Spicer, QC, is rejoining the firm effective January 1, 2015.  The longtime maritime law litigator and oil and gas lawyer will be based in Calgary, Alberta, joining fellow McInnes Cooper lawyer Peter Driscoll, already based in Calgary.    

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McInnes Cooper and Hope Blooms
December  5, 2014

Hope Blooms is an innovative social enterprise launched in 2007 with nine youth members, an unused plot of land in a disadvantaged neighborhood, and a motto:  “When you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.”   While working as a registered dietician at the North End Community Health Centre

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McInnes Cooper helps Community Carrot Co-operative Limited open grocery store in North End Halifax
December  5, 2014

Community Carrot Co-operative Limited (the “Carrot”) is a social enterprise born from grassroots efforts in the North End of Halifax, Nova Scotia. The neighborhood is largely populated by families living under the poverty line and had been without a local grocery store for more than 20 years. Many residents in the community have limited access

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McInnes Cooper welcomes Greg MacLean as Counsel to our Moncton office
December  1, 2014

McInnes Cooper is proud to welcome Greg MacLean to our Moncton office. Greg brings to the firm over 17 years of legal experience and a well rounded practice which reaches from corporate, commercial and banking to an extensive range of litigation. Greg works with all size and types of clients from small to medium sized

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McInnes Cooper proudly supports WE DAY Atlantic 2014
November 27, 2014

McInnes Cooper is pleased to once again be the Community Engagement Partner of We Day Atlantic 2014 taking place in Halifax, NS on November 28, 2014.   As a firm that’s deeply invested in Collective Social Responsibility, we believe youth empowerment is a powerful tool for achieving social change.  When given the opportunities and inspiration they

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Michael Connors: Atlantic Canada’s Rising Star
November 21, 2014

Congratulations to Michael Connors, Partner at McInnes Cooper’s Fredericton office, on being named one of this year’s Lexpert Rising Stars: Leading Lawyers Under 40.   With his strong understanding of our region, Mike’s practice focuses on helping clients — whether local, national or international — do business in Atlantic Canada. His broad experience in business

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Congratulations to our client, Wadih Fares, 2014 Red Cross NS Humanitarian of the Year
November 20, 2014

McInnes Cooper congratulates our client, Wadih Fares, on receipt of the 2014 NS Red Cross Humanitarian of the Year award.   The award is presented annually to an individual in Nova Scotia who has demonstrated a spirit of humanity in a local, national or international capacity by: promoting mutual understanding, friendship, cooperation and lasting peace among all

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McInnes Cooper Counsel Edwin Harris, QC, F.C.A., T.E.P, inducted into the Bertha Wilson Honour Society
November 17, 2014

Congratulations to McInnes Cooper Counsel Edwin Harris, QC, F.C.A., T.E.P, on his induction into the Bertha Wilson Honour Society. The Society was established in 2012 in tribute to The Honourable Madam Justice Bertha Wilson (LLB ’57), the first woman appointed to the Ontario Court of Appeal and the first female Justice of the Supreme Court of Canada. 

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Remembrance Day. We will not forget.
November 10, 2014

100 years after the beginning of World War I, McInnes Cooper thanks you, our veterans, for your courage and your service. We will not forget.

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McInnes Cooper welcomes Counsel Marie-Claude Blais, QC to our Moncton office
November  6, 2014

McInnes Cooper is honoured to announce that Marie-Claude Blais, QC has joined the firm as counsel in our Moncton office.   Marie-Claude was most recently a cabinet member of the former David Alward government in New Brunswick.  She is a member of the New Brunswick Law Society since 1998 and is also a member of the

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Partner David Fraser comments on Nova Scotia’s Cyber Safety Act
October 28, 2014

McInnes Cooper Privacy lawyer David Fraser was recently quoted in a CBCnews Nova Scotia article regarding the Cyber Safety Act, a law created  to protect people from cyberbullying. Since the law came into affect a year ago there have been over 370 cases of cyberbullying reported.   To view a copy of the full article click here.

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