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With $495,000 in funding, the study will develop a roadmap with a goal of transitioning over 2,800 school buses to electric power

Emma Jarratt
Feb 26, 2024
3 minute read

Regina’s deal, as well as a smaller order from the transit authority for Waterloo, Ont., are the latest in a string of Nova Bus sales to Canadian cities

Mehanaz Yakub
Jan 31, 2024
4 minute read

Electric school buses could bring millions of dollars in benefits to Ontario, but the province needs to increase funding and infrastructure

Nicholas Sokic
Nov 3, 2023
3 minute read

Electrification of Canadian school buses is progressing far too slowly. A new report by Dunsky shows how government policy leadership could make a difference

Mehanaz Yakub
Jun 28, 2023
7 minute read

Prince Edward Island will be the first Canadian province to use the vehicle-to-grid technology onboard Lion Electric school buses to respond to disaster-related power outages

Mehanaz Yakub
May 9, 2023
3 minute read

The buses, funded through a joint partnership between Infrastructure Canada and Highland Electric Fleets, will lower the Alberta school district’s carbon footprint and improve air quality for students

Mehanaz Yakub
Mar 30, 2023
4 minute read

Canada needs a stable supply of electricity to ensure that electrification — a critical component of Canada’s net-zero strategy — can proceed. We should be going all-in on V2G

Christopher Ralph
Nov 8, 2022
5 minute read

The Canadian Electric School Bus Alliance, led by Équiterre and Green Communities Canada, and funded by the Trottier Family Foundation, will provide education, promote awareness and advocate policy change

Josh Kozelj
Apr 21, 2022
8 minute read

EXCLUSIVE: The Trottier Family Foundation, highlighting electric school buses’ climate and health benefits, will fund 10 organizations over two years to lobby governments, conduct policy research and build grassroots support

Brian BanksEmma Jarratt
Dec 22, 2021
5 minute read

The $400-million loan to provincial bus operators is the latest investment from the Canada Infrastructure Bank’s $1.5 billion zero-emission bus initiative to assist in the transition from diesel transit in Canada

Mehanaz Yakub
Nov 24, 2021
4 minute read
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