Bill 100

Quebec Passes Bill 100 to Regulate Uber

Today, Quebec’s National Assembly has passed a bill aimed at regulating the ride-sharing app Uber. Quebec Solidaire had originally planned on backing Bill 100 but reversed course, saying the Liberals were shutting out their amendments. In a statement, QS MNA Amir Khadir said: “The government has betrayed its word.” The Liberals used their majority to...

Quebec Government and Uber Strike a Deal on Bill 100

The Quebec government has reportedly come to an agreement with the ride-sharing company Uber. The agreement would see the government amend Bill 100 in order to give Uber more time to present a pilot project. Bill 100 currently proposes to force Uber drivers to acquire Class 4C driver’s licences and costly taxi permits. An amendment...

Uber Offers Concessions to Taxis as Legislative Hearings Begin in Quebec

According to a report from the Winnipeg Free Press, Uber is willing to temporarily suspend operations in Quebec as city council prepares new legislations and regulations regarding ride-sharing services. In a statement, the general manager of Uber Montreal Jean-Nicolas Guillemette said that the company would be willing to charge clients taxes on each ride. Over...