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BILL 44 – CUTRIC’S RESPONSE

ADOPTION OF BILL 44: AN OPPORTUNITY FOR TRANSPORTATION ELECTRIFICATION IN QUEBEC Montreal, October 22, 2020 – This week, the government of Quebec adopted Bill 44, an Act primarily aimed at effective governance in the fight against climate change and promoting electrification. The Canadian Urban Transit Research & Innovation Consortium (CUTRIC) considers that this law establishes the necessary foundations […]

October 22, 2020

STATEMENT: CUTRIC RESPONDS TO CANADA INFRASTRUCTURE BANK

The Canadian Urban Transit Research and Innovation Consortium (CUTRIC) welcomes today’s announcement by the Canada Infrastructure Bank establishing its important role in achieving Canada’s zero-emissions bus (ZEB) targets and affirming the importance of leveraging public-private partnerships to do so. CUTRIC and its industry and transit members, including some of the largest systems in the country […]

October 1, 2020

CUTRIC LAUNCHES PROJECT TO REDUCE COST OF ELECTRIC BUS CHARGING SYSTEMS

Initiative will be led by CUTRIC Member eCAMION and supported by the University of Toronto   Toronto, Ontario [September, TBC, 2020] – The Canadian Urban Transit Research and Innovation Consortium (CUTRIC) is proud to announce its investment of $999,000 in a project led by eCAMION, an Ontario-based energy storage solution provider. This investment will enable […]

September 30, 2020

CUTRIC RESPONDS TO THE SPEECH FROM THE THRONE 2020–A GREEN & TRANSIT-FRIENDLY BUDGET FOR ALL

The following statement should be attributed to The Canadian Urban Transit Research & Innovation Consortium (CUTRIC) President and CEO Dr. Josipa Petrunic: As a consortium dedicated to advancing mobility and transportation solutions required for a low-carbon economy, CUTRIC welcomes Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s Speech from the Throne, which prioritizes the environment and inclusivity within Canada’s […]

September 23, 2020

AN OPEN LETTER TO FEDERAL, PROVINCIAL AND MUNICIPAL GOVERNMENTS IN SUPPORT OF THE CANADIAN GREEN ECONOMY NON-PROFIT TECHNOLOGY SECTOR

To the Government of Canada, In light of the global COVID-19 pandemic, a cohort of non-profit associations and consortia across Toronto are working to make Canada’s communities more economically and environmentally resilient. This cohort has formed the Green Sector Economic Advisory Panel (EAP). The Green Sector EAP aims to ensure the Canadian economy rebuilds cleaner, greener and more globally competitive […]

September 14, 2020

FIVE-POINT PLAN FOR BUILDING BACK BETTER TRANSIT

The COVID-19 pandemic has demonstrated that public transit is an essential service for Canadians. The following recommendations set out a bold and ambitious plan to build public transit back better, as part of Canada’s clean, inclusive recovery from COVID-19. This plan will help Canada build the public transit systems, and the cities, of a cleaner, […]

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August 27, 2020