CanadianLawyerMag.com quotes Toronto lawyer, Dan Brock, in an article on Bill 4 and the rising risk for infrastructure deals.
In fact, some lawyers say it could be a boon for public-private partnerships. Many of the Ontario ministers are hiring former government staffers from former prime minister Stephen Harper’s administration as they ramp up their offices, says Dan Brock, leader of the government relations practice at Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP in Toronto. The Harper government was a staunch supporter of P3 projects. “It’s still the early days and they [the Ford government] are figuring out what they want to do” when it comes to infrastructure, says Brock.