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Tla’amin Nation partners on green energy project at tiskʷat
August 17, 2022 – t̓išosəm, qathet Regional District – The Tla’amin Nation (“Tla’amin”) has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with Pacific Hydrogen Canada Corp (“PHC”) committing the Parties to reach a respectful and mutually beneficial business partnership for the development and operation of a green energy project at the mill site at tiskʷat. This green energy project will use renewable electricity in various forms to produce a low carbon, renewable methanol for export to global e-methanol users. As part of the MOU, Tla’amin has signaled its intention to acquire a meaningful equity position in PHC.
“This agreement is a positive step in Tla’amin’s continued efforts to re-acquire and re-establish stewardship of our historic village site at tiskʷat, while at the same time contributing to the local economy,” said Hegus John Hackett. “This is a winning solution for all parties and ensures local involvement and leadership in the next steps for this exciting project on this critical site within the qathet region.” Tla’amin Nation Executive Council looks forward to continuing to work with PHC and other potential partners to realize our vision for an environmentally sustainable and reconciliation-oriented economy.
čɛčɛhatanapɛšt (we honour you all),
Tla’amin Nation Government
For More information please contact:
Communications Coordinator, Tla’amin Nation