Canada’s Industrial Federal Minister discusses how its future is linked with the U.S.
“I see a lot of similarities between the industrial base that you have here and what we have in Canada,” says François-Philippe Champagne.
Last year was a big one for the United States politically. The Biden administration passed three major legislative packages — the CHIPS and Science Act, Infrastructure Law and the Inflation Reduction Act.
Together, these laws are meant to improve manufacturing at home, smooth out supply chains, as well as help America transition to an economy focused on producing and distributing green energy technologies.
“When you look at the auto sector, I always say, the Windsor-Detroit corridor is the third largest in the world after manufacturing in China and what you see in Germany.” — François-Philippe Champagne, Canadian minister
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François-Philippe Champagne is the Canadian Federal Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry. He says Canada and America are partnering to produce and trade in green technology, including electric vehicles.
“When you look at the auto sector, I always say, the Windsor-Detroit corridor is the third largest in the world after manufacturing in China and what you see in Germany,” says Champagne.
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