Federal government doubles down on funding programs to decarbonize Canada’s medium- and heavy-duty sectors

The call for proposals for both the Green Freight Program and the Zero-Emission Vehicle Awareness Initiative will go toward decarbonizing larger classes of vehicles in Canada’s transportation sector

Parkland doubles the size of its planned EV fast-charging network with $6.8-million in federal and provincial support

One of Canada’s largest fuel distributors and retailers, Parkland says it will now roll out a 50-site fast-charging network in B.C. and Alberta, with all sites expected to be open in early 2024

Canadian Infrastructure Bank offering $500 million towards zero-emission and hydrogen refuelling projects

The CIB’s new program, which was unveiled at Electric Mobility Canada’s annual conference in Toronto, will offer repayable capital support to large-scale infrastructure projects of $10 million or more

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

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

VW, Mercedes sign MOUs with Canada to secure battery minerals supply, hint at more value-added news to come

The twin Memorandums of Understanding signed today in Toronto cement the status of Volkswagen’s newly created battery company PowerCo as a force to watch on the market, while Mercedes indicates unprecedented interest in its Canadian activities

NRCan announces $2.4-million, 500-charger deal with national parking lot operator Indigo Park Canada

A total of 500 Level 2 public chargers will be installed across 68 Indigo Park sites, with British Columbia, Alberta, Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec and New Brunswick each getting new stations