• Anne McLellan's Big Takeaways From Canada's Fall Economic Statement
    November 23, 2023
    Anne McLellan joins BNN Bloomberg to share her big takeaways from the federal Fall Fiscal Update. 
  • John Manley's Big Takeaways From Canada's Fall Economic Statement
    November 23, 2023
    John Manley joins BNN Bloomberg to share his big takeaways from the federal Fall Fiscal Update. 
  • What To Expect In Canada's Fall Economic Update
    November 21, 2023
    John Manley joins CTV's Power Play to share his thoughts on what the federal government's fall economic update will hold. 
  • Changing of the Guard Bennett Jones Announces New Executive Chair and CEO
    November 16, 2023
    The Globe and Mail features Bennett Jones on the front page of its Report on Business section as the firm announces John Mercury as its new Executive Chair and Dominique Hussey as new CEO. They will assume their new roles on January 1, 2024.
  • Law.Com on New Leadership at Bennett Jones
    November 16, 2023
    Law.Com International reports on John Mercury becoming the new Executive Chair at Bennett Jones and Dominique Hussey as the new CEO, starting January 1, 2024.
  • Canadian Lawyer's One-On-One with Bennett Jones' Next Executive Chair John Mercury
    November 15, 2023
    John Mercury talks one-on-one with Canadian Lawyer on becoming the next Executive Chair of Bennett Jones, starting on January 1, 2024. Dominique Hussey will become the firm's new CEO on the same date. John says that a change in leadership doesn’t mean that Bennett Jones will be changing how it operates—it’s the opposite.
  • Teck-Glencore Deal And Regulatory Approvals In Canada: What To Expect
    November 14, 2023
    John Manley joins BNN Bloomberg to discuss Canadian regulatory approvals and the economic impacts of Swiss company Glencore announcing it will buy a majority stake in Vancouver-based Teck's coal business for US$6.93 billion. The deal paves the way for Teck to split its operations in to two companies: one focused on coal and the other on new metals.
  • Canada Wants To Give a Russian Plane It Seized To Ukraine. Is That Legal?
    November 09, 2023
    Jessica Horwitz comments in the Washington Post on Canada's federal government using new asset seizure and forfeiture rules to transfer Volga-Dnepr Airlines’ massive Antonov-124 cargo jet to Ukraine. The move is being watched closely by other countries. Ottawa says it wants to work with Kyiv to use the aircraft to compensate victims of human rights abuses, restore international peace and security or rebuild Ukraine.
  • How EVs Are Moving Energy Forward in Ontario
    October 31, 2023
    Marshall Eidinger discusses EV adoption and opportunities in the Moving Energy Forward podcast series, hosted by the Oakville Chamber of Commerce.
  • The Real Change That's Needed to Make Canada More Competitive
    October 30, 2023
    Melanie Aitken speaks with BNN Bloomberg about the Canadian Competition Bureau's recent in-depth study—Competition in Canada from 2000 to 2020: An Economy at a Crossroads—which tracks a decline in Canada’s competitive intensity over the last two decades. She says the findings of the report are not surprising and its recommendations won't reverse the trend.
  • Canada is at a Critical Moment for Critical Minerals
    October 23, 2023
    Abbas Ali Khan speaks with Lexpert for their special edition on mining in Canada. He talks about the successes, opportunities and competition for Canadian miners and investors in accessing capital, mining regulation and supply chains.
  • Sharon Singh on ESG in Mining in Lexpert
    October 23, 2023
    Sharon Singh talks with Lexpert for their special edition on mining in Canada. She shares her insights on diversity in the sector, working with Indigenous communities and ESG reporting.
  • Climate, Cybersecurity Risks Increasing for Federally Regulated Pension Plans: OSFI Outlook
    October 19, 2023
    Susan Seller is featured in a Benefits Canada article addressing the increasing climate and cybersecurity risks for Canadian federally regulated pension plans, as outlined in the OSFI's 2023/24 annual risk outlook. Emphasizing the importance of considering third-party arrangements and commercial real estate risks in this context, Susan highlights the OSFI's role in expanding supervision of these risk factors.
  • Ottawa’s Authority To Regulate Oil And Gas Emissions Very Much An "Open Question"
    October 17, 2023
    Brad Gilmour speaks with the Globe and Mail about the federal government pressing forward with a pair of contentious new regulations aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions, despite last Friday’s Supreme Court of Canada decision that the government overstepped its constitutional bounds with one of its existing environmental laws. He notes that the Supreme Court has been very clear that Parliament does not have broad regulatory authority in respect of greenhouse gases. In its recent decision, the Court specifically characterized anticipated greenhouse gas emissions from a project as non-federal effects.
  • Radha Curpen On The Cover of BCBusiness Leadership Issue
    October 12, 2023
    Radha Curpen appears on the cover of BCBusiness' October 2023 issue. Radha is chair of the Greater Vancouver Board of Trade and is featured in a wide-ranging Q&A on leadership and what's next for B.C.'s economy, along with the Board's president and CEO, and incoming chair. Excerpts from the interview are below.
  • Builder Defaults on Payments Linked to Fortress Real Developments Collapse
    October 10, 2023
    Joseph Blinick was recently featured in an article in the Globe and Mail about the default on payments by Sunrise Homes (Sunrise) linked to the collapse of Fortress Real Developments Inc. Joseph is part of the team at Bennett Jones LLP that represents KSV Restructuring Inc., the court-appointed Receiver, to which Sunrise and its related parties—including Sunrise CEO Sajjan Hussain, COO Muzammil Kodwavi—were ordered to repay $10.5 million pursuant to a court-approved settlement.
  • John Manley on Canada-India Tensions on CTV's Power Play
    October 04, 2023
    John Manley joins CTV's Power Play to discuss diplomatic tensions between Canada and India, after New Delhi reportedly ordered two-thirds of Canadian diplomats out of the country.
  • John Manley on the Implications of a U.S. Shutdown for Canada
    September 29, 2023
    John Manley joins BNN Bloomberg to discuss how a U.S. government shutdown could affect Canada. He says the key is the duration.
  • David Dodge Says The Federal Fiscal Bender Is Finished
    September 28, 2023
    The National Post writes an opinion column on David Dodge’s recent appearance before the House of Commons finance committee: David Dodge was like the grown-up handing out black coffee and aspirins the morning after a night of teenage bacchanalian excess. The former Bank of Canada governor was testifying on Monday and his message was unequivocal: The party’s over.
  • Former Central Bank Governor Warns Canada Faces More Austere Future
    September 28, 2023
    The Epoch Times writes about David Dodge testifying before the House of Commons finance committee and telling members that in the coming years, Canadians at every level of society will be facing financial challenges and making sacrifices.
  • Merging Into the Future of the Energy Transition
    September 25, 2023
    Pat Maguire comments in Lexpert's special edition on energy on mergers and acquisitions in the oil and gas sector in the net-zero carbon transition. He describes the market for M&A as "stable with positive indicators." He notes that oil prices have been reasonably strong, as many oil and gas companies pay down a lot of debt and buy back shares.
  • Regulatory Challenges in Energy Transition
    September 25, 2023

  • There's A Lot of Optimism Around Profitability in Energy
    September 19, 2023
    Pat Maguire joins BNN Bloomberg live on the floor of the World Petroleum Congress in Calgary to discuss global demand for Canadian oil & gas, the energy transition and decarbonization, CCUS, hydrogen, why the federal government needs to move faster on rolling out investment tax credits (ITCs) and the pause on renewable energy project approvals in Alberta.
  • Housing and Food Prices Driving Affordability Agenda
    September 18, 2023
    John Manley appears live on BNN Bloomberg to discuss why recent federal announcements on housing and grocery prices came as the Liberals are feeling the heat over their re-election prospects. The federal government announced it would cut the GST from new rental builds and called on grocery executives to deliver a plan within weeks to stabilize food prices.
  • Calgary Chamber of Commerce Featured Member Bennett Jones
    September 15, 2023
    Pat Maguire comments on the Calgary Chamber of Commerce's featured article on Bennett Jones as a leader in the legal industry. 

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