Hélène Bussières is a partner in the Employment and Labour Group. Hélène provides advice to major corporations on all aspects of Canadian employment and labour law at both federal and provincial levels. Her diverse practice includes acting for clients before civil courts and administrative tribunals, negotiating collective agreements, drafting executive employment agreements and providing guidance on executive compensation matters. Hélène also has considerable experience coordinating employee-related matters in commercial transactions, such as asset and share acquisitions, and has developed extensive expertise in strategic human resources planning for her clients across Canada. Hélène is a Fellow of the College of Labor & Employment Lawyers.
On June 5, 2018, Transurban (ASX: TCL) acquired 100% of the equity interests in the A25 toll road asset and concession in Montréal, from Macquarie Infrastructure Partners. Transurban has assumed responsibility for the management and operations of the A25.
On May 1, 2018, Scotiabank announced the completion of its $950 million acquisition of Jarislowsky, Fraser Ltd. to create the third-largest Canadian active asset manager with $166 billion in assets under management (as of December 31, 2017).