Canada’s EV charging networks grow, with fast charger installations up 39 per cent in 2021

Electric Autonomy Canada’s annual tally of Canada’s public EV charger installations and network buildouts shows faster growth in 2021, with a 39 per cent increase in DC fast chargers and 18 per cent charger growth overall

Police in Quebec and Nova Scotia look to electrify by adding a Ford Mustang Mach-E and Tesla Model 3 into their fleets this summer

In a first for Quebec, police in Repentigny have outfitted a Ford Mustang Mach-E for a six-month trial starting in April, while city council in Bridgewater, N.S., just approved the purchase of a Tesla Model 3 to be made police-ready by summer

Nova Scotia to get first electric ferry in $3.3-million electrified transport and net-zero passenger terminal initiative

The Halifax Regional Municipality is adding an electric ferry to its public transportation fleet as part of electrification transition, it said in a June announcement

New Nova Scotia EV rebate draws praise for making the transition to ZEVs inclusive

A big announcement from a small province is catching national attention: Nova Scotia just became the fourth province in Canada to offer a provincial EV rebate, but it’s done with an eye to making adoption financially accessible to everyone

New Nova Scotia premier is expected to advance a pro-EV policy agenda

Incoming provincial Liberal leader and premier-designate Iain Rankin campaigned on a platform calling for EV incentives, expanded charging infrastructure and more zero-emission public transit

Tesla and Dalhousie University ink new research partnership deal

Tesla is renewing its industrial research partnership with the Jeff Dahn lab at Dalhousie University for a second five-year term, with preeminent lithium-ion battery scientist Dahn still at the helm