100 King St W, Suite 6200, 1 First Cdn Pl, PO Box 50, Toronto, ON
Year called to bar: 1987 (SK); 1991 (ON)
Mark is a senior partner in the litigation department at Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP. Mark is a key contact for the firm’s Corporate and Securities Litigation Group. Mark has a business-focused civil and securities litigation, appellate, and international commercial arbitration practice. His practice covers a wide variety of issues in corporate and commercial law including mergers & acquisitions litigation, director and officer liability, corporate governance, shareholder disputes, oppression, privacy, libel and slander, real estate lease disputes, product liability, mining litigation, and class actions. He has appeared before the Supreme Court of Canada, the Ontario, Alberta, British Columbia and Yukon Courts of Appeal, the superior trial courts of numerous provinces, and the Ontario and British Columbia Securities Commissions.
On April 1, 2016, Corus Entertainment Inc. acquired the business of Shaw Media Inc. from Shaw Communications Inc. This acquisition more than doubled Corus’ size, creating a combined portfolio of brands that encompass 45 specialty television services, including leading women and lifestyle, kids, family and general entertainment brands; 15 conventional television channels; 39 radio stations; a global content business; book publishing; and a growing portfolio of digital assets.