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Canada close to ‘very significant’ battery-ecosystem deal, Champagne says

Innovation Minister François-Philippe Champagne says he’s close to securing a major investment in the electric-vehicle-battery ecosystem as Canadian governments race against rivals in North America and Europe to secure zero-emissions-vehicle manufacturing.

“We’re well advanced in creating the battery ecosystem in Canada, from the mine to the recycling plant,” Champagne said in an interview with The Logic on Friday.

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