Federal Advocacy

Electric Mobility Canada regularly submits documents to the federal government in order to accelerate transport electrification in Canada. These include memoirs to parliamentary commissions, submissions to Canada’s Standing Committee on Finance, and others.

Areas of focus in 2018-2019

  • Canadian Clean Fuel standard

Objective: Develop for 2019 a regulation for all fuels and alternative fuels, based on a performance mechanism, measuring carbon intensity by LCA, and recognizing regional differences

  • Canadian Electric Vehicle Strategy

Objective: Expanding the number of zero-emission vehicles on Canadian roads / Supporting the shift from higher to lower-emitting types of transportation / Including through investing in infrastructure

To learn more on the work done by EMC in the development of this strategy, click here.

Recent Publications

Federal Pre-Budget Submission – 2019 (September 2018)
Standing Committee on Transport 
(March 2018)

Government Relations Committee

This committee manages EMC’s advocacy activities on behalf of its members.

Committee members

Raed Abdullah, Hydro Ottawa Limited
Marlene Chamandy, Ford Canada
Ray Hoemsen, Red River College
Ian Jack, CAA National
Catherine Kargas, MARCON
Ian Klesmer, The Atmospheric Fund
François Lefevre, Nissan Canada
Kevin Miller, ChargePoint
David Murphy, Mitsubishi Motor Sales du Canada
Mark Nantais, Canadian Vehicle Manufacturers’ Association
Phil Petsinis, General Motors of Canada
Wilf Steimle, Electric Vehicle Society
Matt Stevens, FleetCarma
Louis Tremblay, AddÉnergie


Federal Advocacy – Past activities

Federal Advocacy – Past publications