Canada has to become much more active in building a battery ecosystem
Ottawa needs to wake up before this becomes another lost opportunity.
Public Services and Procurement Minister Anita Anand, pictured Oct. 8, 2020, at the Ford Connectivity and Innovation Centre in Kanata to announce the retooling of the Oakville Ford assembly plant to produce electric vehicles. The Winnipeg-based International Institute for Sustainable Development says Canada has to become much more active in building a battery ecosystem. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade