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NRCan RFPs target Indigenous-led EV charging and awareness – Electric Autonomy Canada

27 March 2023

Natural Resources Canada today launched two calls for proposals to support Indigenous-led EV projects that will help lower emissions in the transportation sector.

The two-tiered initiative aims to promote access to electric vehicle charging and raise awareness about EVs and clean fuels in Indigenous communities.

The charging project is to be funded through NRCan’s Zero Emission Vehicle Infrastructure Program (ZEVIP), while the education and awareness project is running under the Zero Emission Vehicle Awareness Initiative (ZEVAI).

“Indigenous communities are vital partners in decarbonizing transportation and building a more sustainable future,” says Julie Dabrusin, parliamentary secretary to the Minister of Natural Resources and to the Minister of Environment and Climate Change in a press statement. “We look forward to supporting important projects that will help deliver clean air and economic opportunities.”

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