Budget 2022 puts over $9 billion into EV battery supply chain, ZEV purchase rebates, suitability assessments and clean electricity

Investing in critical minerals comes out as a major line item for the Liberal government’s 2022 budget with greater emphasis put on transitioning medium- and heavy-duty vehicles and pushing Canada’s electrical grids to 100 per cent non-emitting sources

ZEV sales mandate highlights $9.1-billion federal emissions reduction plan; industry reaction mixed

The federal government’s much-anticipated blueprint to put Canada on track to meet its 2030 GHG emissions reduction targets includes a sweeping set of proposals to accelerate transportation electrification and create a cleaner electrical grid

Canada’s emissions plan for 2030 targets to be released in spring 2022 as strategic consultations begin

The federal government is launching consultations to discuss ways to meet Canada’s emissions targets for 2030 including exploring a ZEV mandate and establishing a medium- and heavy-duty vehicle plan

Mandating sale of zero-emission vehicles the sole EV-specific action in federal throne speech

In today’s concise Speech from the Throne, read by Governor General Mary Simon, the Liberal government repeated its pledge to mandate the sale of zero-emission vehicles

Electric Mobility Canada urges a faster transition in ambitious 2030 EV action plan

In a newly released 32-point plan, the industry member association Electric Mobility Canada calls on the federal government to take more urgent action to accelerate zero-emission mobility adoption, saying Ottawa’s 2035 deadline for 100 per cent passenger ZEV sales is too slow to meet climate targets

New British Columbia 2030 climate plan has most aggressive interim ZEV sales targets in North America

In this week’s release of its enhanced provincial climate roadmap, the B.C. government unveiled an array of measures to accelerate carbon emissions cuts — including action on cars, trucks, fuel standards and new rebates for EV chargers

Panel highlights EV adoption strategy, gap between have and have-not provinces, at EMC conference

From purchase rebate programs to increasing charging infrastructure and promoting EV education, cities and provinces across Canada are negotiating the transition differently with varying results