Canada has reached an agreement with carmaker Stellantis to immediately resume construction of a battery plant, ministers announced Wednesday, after the project was suspended over a subsidies disagreement.
The plant in Windsor, Ontario, a $5 billion joint venture to supply EV batteries for a significant portion of the North American market, was billed by Ottawa as the largest-ever investment in the country's auto sector.
But Stellantis suspended the project in May, saying the federal government had not delivered promised subsidies.
On Wednesday, Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland announced an agreement had been reached.
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