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Accelerating the adoption of electric school buses in Canada 2023

Budget 2023

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Prepared by Équiterre and Green Communities Canada, on behalf of the Canadian Electric School Bus Alliance (CESBA), the brief explores the importance of electrifying school transportation in achieving federal climate targets. It provides an overview of current federal funding for electric school buses and presents 2023 budget recommendations from CESBA.

Have a look in order to:

  • Learn more about the school bus electrification in Canada and its climate, health and economic benefits;

  • Understand the main barriers that are slowing down the nationwide energy transition in school transportation;

  • See our recommendations for the federal government to accelerate the transition to electric school buses.

This brief was submitted on February 10, 2023 to the Standing Committee on Finance (FINA) in preparation for the 2023 budget.

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