Montreal, January 12, 2022 — Propulsion Québec, the cluster for Electric and Smart Transportation (EST), is pleased to announce a new partnership with Fasken, one of the largest business law firms in Canada. This partnership makes Fasken an important and exclusive partner for Propulsion Québec’s legal requirements.
In joining forces, Fasken confirms its support for and its commitment to the cluster and strengthens its contribution to innovative and essential initiatives within Québec to develop the EST ecosystem, reinvent the future of mobility and work towards a greener, sustainable and prosperous economy.
Through this new collaboration, Fasken will be involved in energy transition by supporting projects and studies in favour of sustainable mobility and the electric and smart transition of Quebec’s economy. Fasken will support Propulsion Québec’s initiatives and contribute to the growth of the EST sector in Québec. This partnership will also allow Propulsion Québec to benefit from the legal advice of an experienced team.
”Propulsion Québec is very proud to welcome Fasken among its partners. Fasken is one of the largest business law firms in Canada. There is no doubt that our two teams will work hand in hand to improve mobility and quality of life for millions of Quebeckers and Canadians,” Sarah Houde, CEO of Propulsion Québec, the cluster for Electric and Smart Transportation, stated.
“Fasken is a major business partner in the renewable energy and transportation industry in Québec and elsewhere in Canada. For us, the creation of a partnership with Propulsion Québec was a unique opportunity to use our expertise for the benefit of energy transition.” affirmed Pierre-Olivier Charlebois, partner and head of the Environment, Energy and Climate Change Group for the Québec region at Fasken. “The firm is very excited to be actively working with Propulsion Québec, its partners and members in the growth and development of Québec’s electric and smart transportation ecosystem.”
Fasken is a leading international law firm with more than 800 lawyers and 10 offices on four continents. Clients rely on us for practical, innovative and cost-effective legal services. We solve the most complex business and litigation challenges, providing exceptional value. For additional information, please visit our website at fasken.com.
About Propulsion Québec
The cluster for Electric and Smart Transportation in Quebec catalyzes the entire sector around joint projects with the objective of positioning Quebec among the world leaders in developing and implementing smart and electric modes of ground transportation. Created in 2017, Propulsion Québec now has more than 240 members from various sectors and deploys its resources through six distinct working groups aimed at developing and supporting innovative projects. The cluster receives financial support from the government of Quebec, the government of Canada, Greater Montreal (CMM), ATTRIX, the Desjardins Group, the Fonds de solidarité de la FTQ, Hydro-Québec and Quebecor.
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