Borden Ladner Gervais (BLG) provides specialized legal, regulatory and strategic advice to electricity generators, developers, lenders, investors and government entities throughout Canada. Our experience includes providing advice on all aspects of project development for all forms of generating projects (renewables and non-renewables) including structuring, financing, tax, construction, First Nations, power purchase agreements, cap and trade regimes, environmental approvals and permitting. We regularly appear before regulatory tribunals across Canada on electricity and natural gas rate cases and other regulatory issues and approvals. We have acted for numerous municipal utilities and their shareholders in respect of mergers, acquisitions, purchases and sales of various utilities. We also provide advice to utilities and consumers regarding electricity and natural gas issues in respect of ongoing legal regulatory requirements including conservation and demand management. Our experience and dedication have resulted in BLG being ranked in the top tier of Canadian law firms in the power sector. For more information contact Shane Freitag, National Leader, Electricity Markets Group, 416.367.6137 or visit blg.com.