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.
A panel of judges in the U.K. say Uber has to pay its drivers a national living wage and give them holiday pay, in their ruling on a case brought by two Uber drivers in London.
David J. Climenhaga
Nobody had more warning of the extent and nature of the coming digital revolution than the Canadian newspaper industry, and they still blew their future to smithereens. Now they want your tax money.
Tthe city of Toronto has licensed Uber as a private transportation company.
Despite what earlier this month look like an attempt by Mississauga City Council to snuff out Uber operations, new council plans look much more friendly with the potential for a pilot program.
The city has banned ride-sharing companies but left the door open for future legislation
In his recent book, Tom Slee delivers a sharp critique of technology companies like Airbnb and Uber, arguing that these businesses damage rather than serve the interests of communities.
In a Brave New World of unregulated capitalism, how long will it be before the first lives are taken by the sharing economy?
Yes, I use Uber. I pray that one day the TTC transit system will actually work for riders with dis/abilities, but until then...