EXCLUSIVE: Tesla’s latest Ontario lobby activity could indicate a Tesla factory is coming to Canada

CEO Elon Musk has hinted heavily, as recently as Telsa’s Aug. 4 annual meeting, that it is considering Canada as a destination for a new manufacturing facility. But public documents filed in Ontario in July are the first concrete evidence of Tesla’s interest in either an industrial or “advanced manufacturing facility”

Lithion Recycling secures funding for first commercial operation in Quebec

Montreal-based Lithion Recycling has raised $125 million in first round funding to build a lithium-ion battery recycling plant and Technology Development Center in Quebec, with more Canadian and international facilities to follow

New Li-Cycle, Arrival recycling partnership to “close the loop” on battery life-cycle

North American battery recycler Li-Cycle inks another collaboration with an emerging electric vehicle player, announcing a new partnership with U.K. company Arrival for EV battery recycling

Mangrove Lithium closes US$10-million marquee financing to build next-generation lithium refinery

Vancouver startup announces that Breakthrough Energy Ventures — an investment group founded by Bill Gates to advance zero-emissions solutions — is leading its Series A investment round, along with BDC Capital, to finance a commercial-scale refinery that will be faster, more flexible and cheaper than current facilities

Quebec risks a critical circular economy misstep with proposed EV battery recycling plan

Newly proposed regulation that arbitrarily caps the lifespan of EV batteries at 10 years and forces mandatory recycling risks stifling battery longevity innovation and promotes a disposable car culture, cautions Dr. Jeff Dahn