The Canadian transportation sector is responsible for the second largest source of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in Canada with light-duty vehicle (LDV) emissions accounting for approximately 50% of Canada’s transportation-related GHG emissions, and 25% of the country’s total emissions. Canada is committed to decarbonizing the transportation sector and leading the transformation with zero-emission vehicles (ZEVs). Transportation Canada Is estimating ZEV sales of 4% to 6% of all new light-duty vehicles purchased by 2025 and 5% to 10% by 2030. Furthermore, the target has been set at having 100% of light-duty vehicles sold to be zero-emission by 2040, with a projected 14 million such vehicles on the road by 2040[1]

The Canadian Coalition for Green Health Care has a plethora of free resources to help get acquainted with electric vehicles and potentially get involved in ZEV-centric projects!



[1] Transport Canada, 2019