Cynthia Elderkin is a partner in the Ottawa office of Gowling WLG. A member of the Business Law Group, Cyndy has a transaction-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 arrangements, P3 and procurement/project 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, fibre 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, and 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). Community-oriented, Cyndy served for five years as a director of the Ottawa Rape Crisis Centre. Cyndy has been recognized in The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory, The Best Lawyers in Canada, and TheLegal 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.