Canadian Prime Minister Trudeau Announced Funding For Electric Vehicle Production

CANADA—Trudeau, Ontario Premier Ford announce funding for electric vehicle production | LIVE

The federal and Ontario governments are each donating in more than $250 million to mass produce electric vehicles — and the batteries that power them — at Ford Motor Co.’s plant in Oakville, Ont.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Ontario Premier Doug Ford announced  the joint investment Thursday.

It is part of a three-year agreement worth nearly $2 billion that was announced last month between the automaker and Unifor, the union that represents autoworkers in Canada.

The premier is to be at the Oakville plant with representatives of the motor company for the announcement.


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