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

Learn more on the considerations for electric vehicle credit generation as established by the Clean Fuel Standard Multi-Stakeholder Consultative Committee.

  • 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

Government Relations Committee

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

Committee members

  • Ken Bondy, Unifor-Canada
  • Patrick Brown, Hydro Ottawa
  • Andrea Brown, Ontario Power Generation
  • Cara Clairman, Plug’N Drive
  • Éric Deschamps, ATHENA Technolo-G INC.
  • Patrick Desrochers, Nordresa
  • Ted Dowling, BYD
  • Suzanne Goldberg, ChargePoint
  • Ian Jack, CAA National
  • Catherine Kargas, Marcon
  • Carter Li, SwtchEV
  • Gleb Nikiforov, Autochargers
  • Phil Petsinis, General Motors of Canada
  • Matt Stevens, FleetCarma
  • Jeff Turner, Dunsky Energy Consulting

Federal Advocacy – Past activities

Federal Advocacy – Previous publications