Ontario subsidies for electric vehicles under fire after minister’s staffer leaves to work for Tesla

Cronyism eh?

(From TheStar.com)

The government is getting a rough ride over new $14,000 subsidies for buyers of some “luxury” electric vehicles around the same time the environment minister’s chief of staff left to work for Tesla.

“It doesn’t pass the smell test,” Progressive Conservative Leader Patrick Brown said Thursday after his party raised concerns about the grant rising from $3,000 under a previous program.

“You’ve got someone that is leaving a minister’s office and going to a company that is now benefitting from these decisions.”

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