No Battery Borders: Electra signs deal to recycle Japanese-sourced EV batteries in Ontario

Toronto, Ontario — In a deal that will link North American and Asian auto recycling markets, Electra Battery Materials issued a press release stating it has signed a battery recycling and cobalt sulfate supply agreement with Japanese conglomerate Marubeni Corporation. The deal will see Marubeni working alongside Electra to help source lithium-ion battery material for […]

A New Chapter: Ontario looking to expand Second Career Program, extend training credit

Orillia, Ontario — Looking to make a change? The Ontario government has proposed to expand the Second Career Program and extend the  Ontario Jobs Training Tax Credit to help Ontarians pivot their lives toward learning a new skill. Ontario Premier Doug Ford made the announcement from Orillia Truck and Auto Recyclers on Monday. First introduced in […]

Business As Usual: No change to Ontario’s handling of EV batteries

Toronto, Ontario — A decision has come from Ontario’s Ministry of Environment to not include large automotive batteries, such as lead-acid and larger hybrid or EV batteries, in new battery regulations for Ontario. Based on the feedback received by the provincial government, Ontario has removed all regulatory requirements for large batteries used for automotive applications, […]

Glen Murray to speak at 2016 OARA Convention

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By Mike Davey Toronto, Ontario — February 10, 2016 — Glen Murray, Ontario’s Minister of the Environment and Climate Change, will lead off the slate of speakers at the 2016 OARA Convention & Trade Show. The event takes place March 18 and 19 at Markham Suites Conference Centre in Markham, Ontario. Although the event is […]