Recent reports -- and driver suicides -- in New York City reveal how Uber and Lyft interfere with local regulations and strip drivers of labour rights.
The Quebec government is allowing Uber to legally operate in Quebec on a one-year trial basis. During the trial period, Uber drivers will not have the same restrictions and rules as taxi drivers.
Last week, Halifax police outlined what women who take cabs "can do for their own personal safety."
The city has banned ride-sharing companies but left the door open for future legislation
Ride-sharing service Uber wants into the Winnipeg taxi market. But looking past the marketing facade, Uber isn't innovative or inevitable.
The fight over Uber is about much more than the taxi industry. The so-called sharing economy could move into almost any other business to undermine the livelihoods of those involved.
Why is an Uber car like a Betamax tape? Answer: both are disruptive innovations. And both are being dealt with by incumbent industries in exactly the same way -- with mindless blunt force.
Oct 9, 2012 to Oct 27, 2012
Theatre Passe Muraille
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History was made Thursday as the Ontario Taxi Workers Union (OTWU) grew to more than 1,000 members, becoming the largest union of cab drivers in Ontario.
Taxi drivers call on the Ontario government to reverse its decision to remove restrictions on Airport Limousines from picking up fares within the limits of the City of Toronto.