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$1.6-billion EV plant to be announced today in Port Colborne: Reports

Announcement linked to $15-billion Honda deal
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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Premiere Doug Ford will be in Port Colborne today with representatives of Honda partner Asahi Kasei for a $1.6-billion electric vehicle supply chain plant announcement reports the Globe and Mail.

The Globe, citing sources with knowledge of the deal, reports that today's announcement is part of Honda's $15-billion investment in Ontario's EV supply chain.

The facility will the first lithium ion battery separator plant to be built in Canada, reports the CBC.

Village Media will have more on this story as details are confirmed.

The embedded video below is expected to broadcast a live stream of this morning's announcement: