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Up to provinces to find ways to meet zero-emission vehicle sale targets, feds say

By Jolson Lim      

Plans for a national zero-emission vehicle strategy were announced in 2017, but without provincial consensus, the scope of a national policy will likely be narrowed.

The federal government has set national zero-emission vehicle sale targets for 2025, 2030, and 2040, although it's leaving policy actions to the provinces for now. Photograph courtesy of Pexels

The federal government will leave it up to the provinces to figure out how to meet its proposed targets for zero-emission vehicle sales, likely closing the window of possibility for a national sales mandate or rebate program.

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