Former Quebec Premier, Philippe Coillard, on Wednesday registered as a lobbyist in Quebec to obtain public funding from the Ministry of Hydro-Quebec, Investment Quebec (IQ) and the Ministry of Economy and Innovation (MEI) for the battery cell manufacturing plant. Here.
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Philip Coillard needs financial assistance from the government in the form of a subsidy, loan and / or loan guarantee (amount and programs unknown at this stage) to “finance the project for the installation of a Li-ion battery”. Cell manufacturing plant ”.
In an undecided location in Quebec “British Volt Canada Inc. seeks financial assistance for costs related to plant design, recruitment, staff training, equipment purchase (selection process not yet finalized)”, we can read.
In his entry published Wednesday morning, Philippe Coillard stated that he was planning a meeting with Finance and Innovation Minister Pierre FitzGibbon.
Last fall, said Minister Pierre FitzGibbon Journal He is ready to invest up to $ 1.4 billion for the electrification sector connected to the lithium battery.
Between $ 10,000 and $ 50,000
In an interview at Journal Last week, Philippe Coillard confirmed that he wanted to promote British Volt Canada Inc.’s battery factory project, of which he was one of the directors.
Dentons’ strategic adviser indicated he was going to register as a lobbyist in the province, he did Wednesday morning.
On Tuesday, Quebec lobbies commissioner Jean-Franకోois Routier told Antoine Rabitile at the event On the hill there To QUB Radio, the former prime minister said he would focus on lobbying activities and that he expected his list to appear soon.
The former leader of Quebec’s Liberal Party has received or will receive between $ 10,000 and $ 50,000 in compensation for conducting his activities, the register indicates.
On Wednesday afternoon, Pierre FitzGibbon’s cabinet made the announcement Journal The meeting has not yet taken place.
-In collaboration with Antoine Rabitile and Remy Nadezhda