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Jason Haley is a skilled capital markets lawyer with a practice focused on securities, mergers and acquisitions, and corporate finance.

In addition to his extensive industry knowledge of the cannabis and life sciences sectors, Jason brings significant experience in corporate governance, continuous disclosure obligations and other securities regulatory matters.

Working with companies at all stages of development, Jason assists startups and emerging businesses, as well as established, multinational entities. He acts for public and private clients on a wide variety of transactions, including debt and equity offerings, mergers and acquisitions, go-public transactions, and on matters relating to general corporate and securities law.



Representative Matters

  • Counsel to Great Canadian Gaming Corporation, a leading Canadian gaming, entertainment and hospitality company, in connection with its $3.3 billion acquisition by Apollo Global Management Inc.
  • Counsel to Pureform Diagnostic Imaging Clinics  Inc. in connection with its acquisition by Synthesis Health Inc.
  • Counsel to Nepra Foods Inc., a plant-based foods and ingredients company, in connection with its short form prospectus offering of units for gross proceeds of $4.5 million.
  • Counsel to Aurora Cannabis Inc. in connection with its cross-border at-the-market offering of US$300 million of common shares pursuant to a base shelf prospectus and supplement filed in Canada and a base shelf prospectus and F-10 in the United States.
  • Counsel to Aurora Cannabis Inc. in connection with its cross-border overnight marketed public offering of units for gross proceeds of US$173 million pursuant to a base shelf prospectus and supplement filed in Canada and a base shelf prospectus and F-10 in the United States.
  • Counsel to a Canadian public company, operating in the United States, in connection with its recapitalization transaction
  • Counsel to Fresh Factory B.C. Ltd. (formerly 1181718 B.C. Ltd.) in connection with its acquisition of The Fresh Factory, PBC, a plant-based and clean-label food and beverage company, and listing on the Canadian Securities Exchange.
  • Counsel to a Canadian public company, operating in the United States, in its overnight marketed public offering of units for gross proceeds of $6 million.
  • Counsel to a Canadian public company, operating in the United States, in its bought deal offering of units for gross proceeds of $20.7 million.
  • Qube Technologies Inc., in connection with its issuance of Series A Preferred Shares to SCF Ventures and National Energy Services Reunited.  Qube is a Calgary-based technology company that has developed a low-cost environmental surveillance technology.
  • Eat Well Investment Group Inc., in connection with its majority investment, through a preferred equity position, in Amara Organic Food, one of the fastest-growing baby food brands in the United States.  Eat Well is a public-traded investment company primarily focused on high-growth companies in the agribusiness, food tech, plant-based and ESG sectors.
  • Nepra Foods Inc., a plant-based foods and ingredients company, in connection with its initial public offering and listing on the Canadian Securities Exchange.
  • Green Impact Partners Inc. (formerly Blackheath Resources Inc.) in connection with its acquisition of clean energy assets from Wolverine Energy and Infrastructure Inc., the completion of a $100 million brokered offering of subscription receipts and its listing on the TSX Venture Exchange through a reverse take-over (RTO) structure.
  • Counsel to a California life sciences company in its reverse takeover and listing on the Canadian Securities Exchange.
  • Counsel to a Canadian public company in its $5.5-million private placement of debenture units.
  • Counsel to a Canadian public company, operating in the United States, in its acquisition, by way of plan of arrangement, of another Canadian public company, for equity consideration valued at approximately $835 million
  • Counsel to Great Panther Mining Limited, in its acquisition, by way of scheme of arrangement (under Australian law), of Beadell Resources Limited, for equity consideration valued at approximately $135 million.
  • Counsel to Trakopolis IoT Corp. in its reverse takeover of Arco Resources Corp. and listing on the TSX Venture Exchange.
  • Counsel to an agricultural technology and services company in its $5-million brokered private placement of units.
  • Counsel to an agricultural technology and services company in its acquisition of a US-based service company and listing on the Canadian Securities Exchange.
  • Counsel to a food manufacturing company in its initial public offering and listing on the Canadian Securities Exchange.
  • Counsel to an agricultural services company in its private placement of subscription receipts, reverse take-over and listing on the Canadian Securities Exchange.
  • Counsel to a syndicate of underwriters in the initial public offering of a Canadian mining company.
  • Counsel to People Corporation in its $17.5-million and $25-million bought deal offerings of common shares.
  • Counsel to a Canadian public company, in its $60-million private placement of convertible debenture units.
  • Counsel to a syndicate of underwriters in their financing of $30 million of subscription receipts of a Canadian oil and gas company in connection with a plan of arrangement and listing on the Toronto Stock Exchange.
  • Counsel to the underwriter in the $2.8-million offering of flow-through common shares of a Canadian oil and gas company listed on the TSX Venture Exchange.

 


News


Directorships & Affiliations

  • Law Society of Alberta

Education & Admissions

2016
Called to the Alberta bar
2015
JDUniversity of Calgary
2010
B.Sc.University of Alberta

Insights (9 Posts)

Featured Insight

Funding and Grants Available to Technology and Innovation Companies in Alberta, Canada

The technology industry in Alberta has grown significantly. There are a number of funding and grant opportunities for technology and innovation companies.

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Jan 19, 2021
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Alberta Securities Commission Introduces New Whistleblower Policy

Overview of Alberta's Recovery Plan announced June 29, 2020 and the new Invest Alberta

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Dec 6, 2018
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The Alberta Securities Commission Expands Prospectus Exemptions for Distributions Outside Alberta

The ASC has updated ASC Rule 72-501 Distributions to Purchasers Outside Alberta and its companion policy to facilitate cross-border investment.

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Aug 22, 2018
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CSA Publishes Results of Continuous Disclosure Reviews

The CSA published Staff Notice 51-355, summarizing a review of reporting issuers' continuous disclosure and highlights deficiencies and best practices.

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Aug 21, 2018
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An Update on CSA Policy Initiatives to Reduce Regulatory Burden for Reporting Issuers

An Update on CSA Policy Initiatives to Reduce Regulatory Burden for Reporting Issuers

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Apr 17, 2018
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Securities Regulators Ban Short-Term Binary Options

Securities Regulators Ban Short-Term Binary Options

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Oct 24, 2017
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Reducing Regulatory Burdens for Reporting Issuers – CSA Seeks Public Comment

Reducing Regulatory Burdens for Reporting Issuers – CSA Seeks Public Comment

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Apr 17, 2017
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The Concerns with Social Media use by Reporting Issuers in Canada

The Concerns with Social Media use by Reporting Issuers in Canada

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Mar 15, 2017
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Prospectus Exemption for Start-Up Businesses

Prospectus Exemption for Start-Up Businesses

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Aug 2, 2016

Deals & Cases (3 Posts)

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Restructuring of iAnthus Capital Holdings Inc.

McMillan LLP advised iAnthus in connection with its successful restructuring transaction.

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Jun 24, 2022
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Aurora Cannabis Inc. Completes US$165 Million Cross-Border Offering

Aurora Cannabis Inc. Completes US$165 Million Cross-Border Offering

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Dec 3, 2020
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Williams Completed C$1.38 billion Sale of Canadian NGL Midstream Business to Inter Pipeline

Williams Completed C$1.38 billion Sale of Canadian NGL Midstream Business to Inter Pipeline

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Sep 23, 2016