Electric Vehicles Investment – October 8, 2020
Scrums, news conferences, committees, conferences – highlights from the working day in Canadian politics:
At Ford Canada facilities in Kanata and Oakville, Ont., Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Ontario Premier Doug Ford are expected to make a joint announcement concerning investments in the manufacturing of electric vehicles. Joining the prime minister in Kanata are Navdeep Bains (the federal minister of innovation, science and industry), Anita Anand (the federal minister of public services and procurement), and Jerry Dias (the national president of Unifor). Joining Premier Ford in Oakville are Vic Fedeli (the Ontario minister of economic development, job creation and trade).
During Question Period, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and members of his cabinet face inquiries concerning the government’s response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.