PARIS — Ontario’s Liberal government will hand out $20 million in grants next year to help create a network of public charging stations for electric vehicles.

The province wants public and private sector partners to build fast-charging electric vehicle stations in cities, along highways and at workplaces, apartments and condominiums, said Premier Kathleen Wynne.

“This program is part of Ontario’s new, $325-million green investment fund,” Wynne announced Tuesday at the climate change talks in Paris. “We know that for electric vehicles to take off in Ontario there has to be the infrastructure in place.”

Full details of the program will be available later this month.

Read more