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Canusa Street Episode 49: Will the New Energy Dawn shine on all of North America?

December 6, 2022

With the passage of the Inflation Reduction Act in the US, huge shifts in critical mineral and battery production could flow south, sparking concern in Canada. That sounds familiar doesn't it?  Scotty and Chris chat with Brian Kingston, President and CEO of the Canadian Vehicle Manufacturers' Association and Kristin Dziczek, Automotive Policy Advisor at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, to find out what this means.

Also, for those in the Chris Sands book club, check out the book mentioned in the show:…try/dp/0880993332

NOTE: This episode was released on streaming platforms on December 1st, 2022.


Kristin Dziczek Headshot

Kristin Dziczek

Policy Advisor, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Brian Kingston Headshot

Brian Kingston

President and Chief Executive Officer, Canadian Vehicle Manufacturers’ Association


Chris Sands

Christopher Sands

Director, Canada Institute
Maryscott Greenwood Profile Photo

Maryscott "Scotty" Greenwood

Chief Executive Officer, Canadian American Business Council

Canada Institute

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