Cynthia Elderkin is a partner in the Ottawa office of Gowling WLG. A member of the Business Law Group, Cynthia has a transactions-based practice that includes personal property security matters, secured financings, outsourcings, acquisitions, equipment leases, maintenance and operation agreements, dealer and distribution agreements, joint ventures, teaming and procurement arrangements, and manufacturing and supply agreements. Additional areas of her practice include general corporate and commercial law with a particular focus on commercial and consumer contracts. Her industry experience includes transportation, aviation, fiber optics manufacturing, and infrastructure. She has represented individuals, small organizations, not-for-profit and for-profit entities, private and public companies, and local, national, and international companies. Cyndy has been the lead lawyer on a number of sophisticated national and cross-border transactions. She is a co-author of Behind and Beyond Boilerplate: Drafting Commercial Agreements, 4th Edition (Thomson Reuters). Cyndy has been recognized in The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory,The Best Lawyers in Canada, and The Legal 500 Canada.
De Havilland Aircraft of Canada Limited (“DHC”) completed the acquisition of substantially all of the assets of the Dash 8 aircraft program from Bombardier Inc. (“Bombardier”) for gross proceeds of approximately US$300 million
On May 1, 2015, Chorus Aviation Inc. acquired Voyageur Airways, a private company based in North Bay, Ontario. Voyageur is a Transport Canada approved air operator and an integrated provider of specialized aviation services, including contract flying operations both internationally and domestically, and offers advanced engineering and maintenance capabilities.