Tech Innovation


Car-charging investment soars, driven by EV growth and government funds

Friday, August 19, 2022, 6:56 AM MDT

More than $4.8 billion has been pumped into the electric-vehicle charging industry this year — a combination of roll-out announcements, debt financing,…

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Trade minister vows to keep pushing US on global tax deal

Monday, August 15, 2022, 7:16 AM MDT

Canada’s trade minister praised US passage of a landmark tax and climate-change bill, playing down the potential for conflict over what was…

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Trudeau and German Chancellor to sign hydrogen deal in Newfoundland

Monday, August 15, 2022, 6:16 AM MDT

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and German Chancellor Olaf Scholz are set to sign a green energy agreement later this month…

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Unifor calls for national auto strategy, dedicated ministry to capture EV potential

Friday, August 12, 2022, 7:48 AM MDT

Unifor is calling for a national auto strategy, and a dedicated federal government ministry to lead it, at a time of…

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CRIN funds Ontario carbon conversion project

Friday, August 12, 2022, 7:22 AM MDT

A fourth project has earmarked for funding for the Clean Resource Innovation Network (CRIN)’s Low Emission Fuels and Products technology competition. Burlington-based Universal…

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B.C.'s $10 million plastics fund aims to spur business to cut pollution, says Heyman

Wednesday, August 10, 2022, 7:05 AM MDT

British Columbia is increasing funding incentives for businesses to $10 million to develop products to reduce plastic pollution. Environment Minister…

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Tesla, GM score biggest share of $1.2 billion EV order from startup Autonomy

Wednesday, August 10, 2022, 7 AM MDT

Tesla, GM, Volkswagen and Ford are among the automakers set to get big orders from Autonomy, a startup offering drivers the…

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Canada claims victory on EV tax credits in Manchin-Schumer deal

Friday, July 29, 2022, 7:04 AM MDT

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s top trade official claimed a diplomatic victory for Canada on US electric vehicle tax credits proposed…

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BP and Iberdrola join for EV charging, green hydrogen ventures

Thursday, July 28, 2022, 7:01 AM MDT

BP plc and Spain’s Iberdrola SA will jointly invest as much as 1 billion euros ($1 billion) in electric vehicle…

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Race to secure battery metals heats up as GM, Ford ink deals

Wednesday, July 27, 2022, 7:07 AM MDT

Undeterred by the slowing global economy, buyers of key components in the powering of electric vehicles are stepping up efforts…

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Shell to install 79 EV charging points at Canadian retail stations by end of year

Thursday, July 14, 2022, 6:13 AM MDT

Shell Canada has announced plans to significantly expand its electric vehicle charging network across the country. The energy company said…

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FortisBC, Suncor to partner on Port Moody hydrogen pilot project

Monday, July 4, 2022, 2:17 PM MDT

FortisBC Energy Inc. says it will partner with Suncor Energy Inc. and Hazer Group Ltd. to build a hydrogen pilot…

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