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Canada needs a new labour force to become a global EV superpower. Here’s how to do it.

"If we make some ambitious moves, we just might be able to make it happen"
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The EV battery gold rush is here. Here’s how Canada can access its untapped resources.

"If Canada can find a way to sustainably mine and supply metals to EV manufacturing hubs in North America, the country will be spinning green gold"
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The Power List: Top 10 EV Entrepreneurs

The movers and shakers Canada needs to make good on its electric ambitions
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The Power List 2023

Ranking the 100 Canadians Shaping the Country in 2023
Electric vehicles sit plugged into charging stations outside West Block on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020. (Photograph by Justin Tang)

The feds are falling well short of their goal to go electric. Will 2021 be different?

Will Ottawa finally start hitting climate change targets? Its efforts to buy electric cars suggest a bumpy road ahead.
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Electric cars don’t need grilles. Don’t tell car buyers that.

The first-generation Nissan Leaf electric vehicle (EV) didn’t have one and people weren’t happy. The function of the grille is evolving in the EV era, from mostly operational to strictly ornamental.
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How a premature move to electric trucks could hurt Canadian consumers

Opinion: Electric trucks could be an emissions game-changer, and companies are buying in—but the math doesn’t quite add up, and details are scant
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Excited for Tesla’s Model 3? You should be—you’re paying for it

Subsidies will play a huge part in the success of electric vehicles like the new Tesla Model 3. That’s not necessarily a bad thing.
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Is a better rechargeable battery finally in the works?

A better battery would be sweet relief for smartphone users. But there’s another industry that might benefit even more from it.
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Why gas stations are in decline in Canada

As the number of gas stations plummets, they’re gradually being replaced with charging stations for electric cars—and a new way to think about ’filling up’