Enerkem and its partner GreenField Ethanol and the city of Edmonton have agreed to a 25-year partnership whereby the government will spend $70m on a facility that will be capable of making 36m liters of biofuels each year. The governments of the city and Alberta will chip in $20m and the city will spend the other $50m on a related processing facility and research facility.
You can get the press release of this announcement here. Canada is also considering wheat-to-ethanol plants.
[Source: Enerkem Inc.]