First Responder and Coloured Ties Announce Amendment to Share Exchange Agreement

Vancouver, British Columbia–(Newsfile Corp. – December 7, 2023) – First Responder Technologies Inc. (CSE: WPN) (“First Responder“) and Coloured Ties Capital Inc. (TSXV: TIE) (“CTI“) today announced, further to their joint news release on May 9, 2023, that First Responder has entered into an amending agreement with Quebec Pegmatite Corp. (“QPC“), a subsidiary of CTI, to amend the share exchange agreement First Responder and QPC entered into on May 8, 2023, with respect to their proposed business combination transaction (the “Proposed Transaction“).

The parties have agreed to revise the terms of the concurrent financing announced in the May 9th news release whereby, amongst others, QPC will instead arrange two concurrent non-brokered private placements (the “Concurrent Financings“).

The first Concurrent Financing will consist of the issuance of up to 4,000,000 units of QPC (the “Non-FT Units“) at a price of $0.15 per Non-FT Unit for gross proceeds of up to $600,000. The second Concurrent Financing will consist of up to 3,448,276 flow-through shares of QPC (the “Charity FT Shares“) at a price of $0.29 per Charity FT Share, for gross proceeds of up to approximately $1,000,000.

Each Non-FT Unit will be comprised of one common share in the capital of QPC (each, a “Share“) and one whole share purchase warrant (each, a “Warrant“). Each Warrant will entitle the holder to purchase one additional Share (each, a “Warrant Share“) for a period of five years from the date of issuance at an exercise price of $0.25 per Warrant Share. The Warrants will be subject to an accelerated expiry upon thirty (30) days’ notice from QPC in the event the common shares of QPC trade for fourteen (14) consecutive trading days at a volume-weighted average price of at least $0.50 on the stock exchange the Shares are then listed or traded.

Each FT Share will be issued as a “flow-through share” within the meaning of the Income Tax Act (Canada) (the “Tax Act“) that will be issued as part of a charity arrangement.

The gross proceeds from the issuance of the FT Shares will be used to incur “Canadian Exploration Expenses” that will qualify as “flow-through mining expenditures”, as such terms are defined in the Tax Act, related to QPC’s Mazérac property located near the town of Val-d’Or, Quebec. All such expenditures will be incurred on or before December 31, 2024, and renounced to the initial purchasers of the FT Shares with an effective date no later than December 31, 2023. For a Québec resident subscriber who is an eligible individual under the Taxation Act (Quebec), each of the renounced expenses will qualify (i) as an expense for inclusion in the “exploration base relating to certain Québec exploration expenses” within the meaning of section 726.4.10 of the Taxation Act (Quebec), and (ii) as an expense for inclusion in the “exploration base relating to certain Québec surface mining expenses or oil and gas exploration expenses” within the meaning of section 726.4.17.2 of the Taxation Act (Quebec).

The net proceeds from the sale of Non-FT Units will be used to fund the expenses of the Proposed Transaction and the working capital requirements of First Responder following the closing of the Proposed Transaction.

QPC may pay a finder’s fee in connection with the Concurrent Financings to eligible arm’s length finders in accordance with the policies of the TSXV and the CSE.

Upon closing of the Proposed Transaction, the securities issuable pursuant to the Concurrent Financings shall be exchanged for securities of First Responder on a one for one basis and on the same terms as the Warrants. Neither CTI and First Responder, nor any of their associates, will be participating in the Concurrent Financings.

For further information please contact:

Coloured Ties Capital Inc.
Kal Malhi Chief Executive Officer

First Responder Technologies Inc.

Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

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