Windsor battery plant provides catalyst for new Ontario-First Nations working group to advance infrastructure projects

The new table’s aim is to help advance infrastructure development in southwestern Ontario — starting with the $5-billion Stellantis-LG battery project — while addressing local First Nation needs and assuring equitable access to economic opportunities

Canada outlines progress on its green government fleet strategy on the world stage

Natural Resources Canada is focused on transitioning the government’s 40,000 vehicles to zero-emission, starting with 18,000 conventional light-duty vehicles by 2030 — this week, the Treasury Board gave 60 countries an update on the effort

Electric vehicle industry in Canada could be worth $48 billion annually: report

A new report from Clean Energy Canada and the Trillium Network for Advanced Manufacturing calls on the federal and provincial governments to act swiftly to capitalize on a window of opportunity to build a homegrown EV battery supply chain that could support up to 250,000 jobs by 2030

Ontario’s top auto sector minister heading to Korea, Japan to drum up more EV and battery investments

In a trip that’s part trade mission, part victory lap, Vic Fedeli, Ontario’s Minister of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade, is heading to South Korea and Japan next week to meet with automakers and battery manufacturers hoping to add to the recent wave of EV-related auto sector investments in Ontario

NRCan report identifies need to accelerate EV charging infrastructure deployment

Updated projections for Canada’s public EV charging infrastructure, in a new report prepared by Dunsky Energy and Climate Advisors for Natural Resources Canada, offer a blueprint for future charging needs and federal deployment policy

Atlantic Canada makes strides to decarbonize commercial marine vessels

With pressure building on the commercial marine sector to decarbonize, stakeholders in the Atlantic Provinces are taking the lead with pilot programs, vessel launches and policy research to develop new solutions for commercial watercraft

Unifor calls for national auto policy after landmark vote to elect Lana Payne as first female president

After a contested election, Payne became the first woman to head Unifor — Canada’s largest private-sector union — which kicked off her term by releasing a new-forward looking auto policy report focused on electric vehicle manufacturing