Marissa West reflects on what the opening of Canada’s first full-scale electric-vehicle manufacturing plant means for the country and the planet. She shares this perspective in GM’s announcement that its CAMI Assembly plant in Ingersoll, Ontario has been retooled in record time to become the new global manufacturing home of BrightDrop’s fully electric delivery van.

“Electric-vehicle manufacturing in Canada is no longer something that’s happening in the future. It’s here and it’s now. That’s good for Canada, and good for the planet.”