While it is true that for most of history economic growth has been very emissions-intensive, economic growth doesn’t inherently require increased resource use or emissions.
While a buck-a-ride might sound like a reasonable proposal in the abstract, it could conceivably make public transportation in the province worse rather than better.
It’s pretty clear Canada needs more housing units, but unfortunately the federal government is targeting the demand side of the market.
Throwing around infrastructure money in the run-up to an election is a time-honoured tradition. A very bad tradition we should stop immediately.
Canada’s housing problems stem largely from the unwillingness of municipal governments to allow enough housing to be built quickly enough to accommodate growth.