Natural Resources & Energy Overview
Our firm has extensive experience with issues relating to the development and allocation of Natural Resources. We frequently provide advice regarding pulp and paper operations, oil and gas development, mining rights, hydro-electric development, exploration, mine operations and closures, forest management licenses, First Nations and related treaty land entitlement issues, the purchase, sale and leasing of natural resource assets and related financings, environmental issues related to the use of natural resources, joint ventures related to the exploration for, extraction and processing of minerals, tolling arrangements, title opinions in acquisitions and leasing, labour, technology transfers, natural resource taxation, and government relations.
- Oil and Gas
- Water Resources
- Natural Resource Taxation
Explore Manitoba - Manitoba Mining & Mineral Convention 2014 November 19, 2014 8:00 am to November 21, 2014 5:00 pm
TDS is proud to be participating in the 2014 Manitoba Mining & Minerals Convention as a Grey Owl Club Sponsor. John Stefaniuk and Allison Fenske will be speaking at this year's convention. John and Allison will be speaking to the role mining companies can play in Aboriginal consultations around resource development, including practical advice on how to navigate the regulatory and permitting regimes in Manitoba. About the Convention A dynamic, leading-edge mineral industry event presenting three jam-packed days of professional networking, information-sharing and a diverse showcase of Manitoba's latest groundbreaking geoscience activities, exploration highlights, near-term development projects, financing and investment opportunities, product and service innovation and much, much more. We engage the best and the brightest. Read more...
Manitoba to Montana: Business Opportunities in the Bakken February 26, 2014 8:30 am to 4:00 pm
TDS is pleased to sponsor this event with the Brandon Chambers of Commerce, the Manitoba Chambers of Commerce and World Trade Centre Winnipeg. Join us for a one-day conference presented in partnership with the Montana World Trade Center, the Brandon Chamber of Commerce and the Manitoba Chambers of Commerce. The Bakken is the vast oil-producing region spanning Montana, North Dakota, Saskatchewan and southwestern Manitoba. The rapid oil and gas sector development in this region creates significant opportunities for Manitoba companies to support the ongoing infrastructure and resource needs of oil companies, workers, and local communities. This conference will highlight business opportunities in the oil sector in Manitoba and deliver a “how to” seminar designed to help Manitoba companies access opportunities in the USA (North Dakota and Montana). Read more...
Doing Business in Canada October 10, 2012 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
TDS Law is pleased to be a gold sponsor of Centrallia for another year. As part of our commitment to this conference we are hosting our seminar, Doing Business in Canada, for the 2nd year. This seminar is an official Centrallia scheduled event. Expanding your business within Canada, or into Canada can present excellent growth opportunities, but what you do not know can hurt your chances of success. TDS Law will be hosting a panel to discuss issues related to Business Immigration, Corporate and Personal Tax, Labour and Employment and the benefits of various corporate structure options. Read more...
Pattern Energy Group & St. Joseph Windfarm Ltd.
Elmer had significant involvement on property related matters for Pattern Energy Group and St. Joseph Windfarm Ltd. in the development of the 138 MW wind power project in St. Joseph, Manitoba, the largest wind farm in Manitoba. . Read more...
External counsel to HudBay Minerals Inc
External counsel to HudBay Minerals Inc. in obtaining environmental regulatory approvals for its $700 million Lalor zinc-copper-gold project near Snow Lake, Manitoba. Read more...
External Counsel to Manitoba Hydro
External Counsel to Manitoba Hydro in negotiating comprehensive settlement agreements with numerous First Nations and most recently in negotiating a partnership and development agreement with First Nations for the development of two new hydro-electric generating facilities: the 695-megawatt Keeyask project, currently in the environmental assessment stage, valued at $5. 6 billion and the 200-megawatt Wuskwatim project, currently under construction, valued at $1. 3 billion. Read more...