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About Drew

Drew's practice focuses primarily on debt financing, corporate finance, project finance and related transactions. He regularly acts for borrowers and lenders in secured and unsecured debt financing transactions, syndicated loan transactions, reorganizations, asset-based lending transactions, cross-border financings, acquisition financings, note transactions, intercreditor arrangements, covenant compliance matters and forbearance arrangements. Drew also acts regularly as agent counsel to international law firms in providing Canadian advice on various financing transactions.

Drew works primarily in the energy, oil and gas, mining, renewable power, farming and agriculture and related services industries. 

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Recent representative matters include advising:

  • Various leading domestic and international financial institutions on syndicated and non-syndicated financing transactions, including credit facilities provided to:

    • Husky Energy Inc. and Husky Oil Operations Limited

    • Spyglass Resources Corp. in the amount of C$400-million

    • Tidewater Midstream and Infrastructure Ltd. in the amount of C$180-million

    • Crocotta Energy Inc. in the amount of C$145-million

    • Aveda Transportation and Energy Services Inc. in the amount of C$125-million

    • Chinook Feeders Ltd. in the amount of C$101-million

    • Striker Exploration Corp. in the amount of C$55-million

    • Blackspur Oil Corp. in the amount of C$25-million

  • BluEarth Renewables LP and certain of its subsidiaries on its C$129-million project financing in respect of its St. Columban wind facilities in Ontario, and on its C$150-million project financing in respect of its Clowhom and Dasque-Middle hydro facilities in British Columbia

  • Various noteholders on the forbearance and restructuring of C$200-million in notes issued by Sunshine Oilsands Ltd.

  • Enerplus Corporation on its various debt arrangements, including its issuance of certain notes in separate transactions of approximately US$300-million, US$465-million and US$200-million, respectively, and on its C$1.0-billion credit facilities

  • Capstone Infrastructure Corporation and several of its subsidiaries on various credit arrangements, including its $90-million corporate revolving facility provided to Capstone Infrastructure Corporation, and its senior and subordinate bond offering in the amount of $100-million by MPT Hydro LP in respect of the refinancing of its hydro power facilities

  • The lead arrangers and lender in connection with a US$1.061-billion issuance of notes, a C$352-million issuance of notes, and US and Canadian working capital credit facilities in connection with the Southern Lights Pipeline

  • Encana Corporation in respect of its syndicated credit facilities totaling US$3-billion

Awards & Recognition
  • The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory 2024 (Asset Equipment Finance/Leasing, Banking & Financial Institutions)

Professional Activities

Drew is a member of the Law Society of Alberta, the Canadian Bar Association and the Calgary Bar Association.


Admitted to the Alberta Bar – 2011
LLB, University of Calgary Law School – 2010
BComm (Finance), Haskayne School of Business, University of Calgary – 2007

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