I’m so happy the wealthiest Canadians receive massive subsidies so they can “virtue signal” with electric cars.
The manufacturing is subsidized, the cars are subsidized, the charging stations are subsidized and the electricity is subsidized. How exactly does this benefit working class Canadians who can’t afford rent or food?
Electric vehicles raise a lot of long-term questions. How many vehicles can our electric grid support? What happens to all the old batteries? What does it cost to replace those batteries? How much will the cost of electricity rise as the grid experiences more pressure? How much new electricity will need to come online and how quickly?
I suppose some things are better left unexplained, according to the government anyway.
Keep in mind, if the grid fails for 12 hours during January it will be a disaster.
Matt Irnie, Kelowna