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News Energy Manufacturing General Sustainability
March 27, 2020  

Next generation solar panels boost efficiency but may carry toxic risks

New technologies rely on nanomaterials that include toxic heavy metals like lead and cadmium.

News Manufacturing General Sustainability
March 17, 2020  

25 Ballard fuel-cell modules destined for Solaris buses in Germany

Shipments of modules to the bus maker will begin in 2020 and extend into 2021.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General Sustainability
March 11, 2020  

Environment leaders say feds need to push sustainability as budget nears

But Business Council of Canada CEO is calling for an economic budget to respond to the economic crisis “people are feeling.”

News Automotive Manufacturing General Sustainability
March 5, 2020  

GM shows 13 electric vehicles as it tries to run with Tesla

Automaker is touting an exclusive new battery technology that could propel some of the vehicles as far as 644 kilometres.

News Manufacturing General Sustainability
March 3, 2020  

Trudeau calls for climate input from industry, citizens, Indigenous groups

Government will launch a formal initiative on how Canada will get to the goal of net-zero carbon emissions by 2050.

News Automotive Manufacturing General Sustainability
March 3, 2020  

Tax write-offs coming for off-road electric cars, Trudeau tells miners

Businesses can write off 100% of the purchase price, up to $55,000, in the year the car goes into service.

News Energy General Sustainability
March 3, 2020  

Alberta company says it regrets Greta Thunberg decal

Image unleashes outrage after it began circulating online, prompting condemnations from Alberta Premier Jason Kenney.

News Energy Government Manufacturing General Sustainability
February 27, 2020  

Little used part of Constitution led to different carbon tax rulings: experts

Alberta Court of Appeal ruled 4-1 that the carbon tax is unconstitutional, finding the argument that climate change is a national concern strips power from the provinces.

News Energy Manufacturing General Sustainability
February 25, 2020  

NB alliance formed to promote development of small nuclear reactors

Part of the province’s effort to meet 2050 carbon emission reduction targets.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General Sustainability
February 24, 2020  

Teck withdraws Frontier mine application, cites climate change discourse

Wants jurisdictions to have a framework in place that reconciles resource development and climate change.

News Automotive Manufacturing General Sustainability
February 24, 2020  

Electric vehicle options grow, but profitability challenges are limiting

Analysts say government policies are crucial to push automakers to sell EV models.

News Energy Manufacturing General Sustainability
February 18, 2020  

Xebec to develop first Canadian RNG infrastructure project

Facility will process over 45,000 tonnes of organic waste per year through an anaerobic digestion process.

News Government Manufacturing General Sustainability
February 18, 2020  

Trudeau caught in the middle of energy, environment, Indigenous demands

Politically explosive issues combine to make a perfect storm for the Liberal’s fragile minority.

News Sustainability
February 18, 2020  

Jeff Bezos commits $10 billion to fight climate change

Will start giving grants this summer to scientists, activists and nonprofits working to protect the planet.

News Minerals General Sustainability
February 13, 2020  

$3.5M in federal funding for green mining in Sudbury

Recipients are a manufacturer of electric drive systems and an organization developing heat exchange technology.