Ottawa Community Ice Partners and Members Complete Partnership Project

On March 4, 2004, Ottawa Community Ice Partners and its members, the Ottawa Senators Hockey Club, the Morley-Hoppner Group and the Ottawa Senators Alumni, completed a public private partnership project with the City of Ottawa to build and construct a new $25 million four-ice surface and indoor field house sports and recreation facility in Bell Sensplex in Kanata. The Bank of Nova Scotia will provide financing for the new facility.

Ottawa Community Ice Partners was represented by Ogilvy Renault, with a team that included Grant Jameson, John Naccarato, Julie Paquette and Geoffrey Gilbert, and Geoffrey Walker and Barry Segal (tax).

Capital Sports Management Inc., an affiliate of the Ottawa Senators Hockey Club, was represented by Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP, with a team that included Sheldon Plener and Bruce McNeely.

The City of Ottawa was represented by in-house counsel Margaret-Marie Steele; and by Barb Sinclair, Dan Leduc and Pierre Richard, Q.C., of Lang Michener LLP.

The Bank of Nova Scotia was also represented by Cassels Brock & Blackwell, with a team that included Alison Manzer and Charles Newman.
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