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

Air Canada buys 30 hybrid-electric passenger airplanes, acquires stake in electric plane maker, targets 2028 service launch

Canada’s largest airline is snapping up some of the earliest hybrid-electric aircrafts to hit the market, putting in an order for 30 ES-30 airplanes made by Heart Aerospace of Sweden and snagging a US$5-million stake in the company in the process

Newcrest adopting all-electric underground haul fleet at Brucejack mine in B.C. by end of 2022

The company will deploy a fleet of eight electric haul trucks — replacing 12 diesel trucks — at the gold and silver mine in northwestern B.C. , following a successful electric vehicle trial initiated by the mine’s previous owner

Vancity sees opportunity in EV project financing, as fleet transitions start to scale

After last month’s $3.2-million EV fleet project financing deal with Vancouver-based 7 Generation Capital, Vancity Community Investment Bank says it is looking for more opportunities to help fund transportation’s transition to net-zero

At least 30 Sandvik BEVs now bound for potash, copper-zinc mines in Saskatchewan

The battery-electric vehicle orders, some of the largest in the industry to date, will see Sandvik Mining vehicles delivered to the Jansen potash and the McIlvenna Bay copper-zinc projects, operated by BHP and Foran Mining, respectively, by 2025