Regulations

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...

Ipsos Reid Study Shows Metro Vancouver Wants Regulations for Uber

A new poll from Ipsos Reid shows that ride-sharing services, like Uber and Lyft, should be required to meet the same regulations as taxis if they are allowed to operate in British Columbia. The poll, which surveyed 800 people, was commissioned by the Vancouver Taxi Association and shows that many people expect that drivers of...

City of Hamilton Lays Charges Against 13 More Uber Drivers

According to a new report from CBC, the city of Hamilton has laid charges against 13 more Uber drivers. This brings the total number of people charged in Hamilton to 21. The city has charged the drivers for driving without a taxi licence. In an email, city spokesperson Ann Lamanes said that the charges include...

FTC Looking into Apple’s App Store Rules Regarding Subscription Services

According to a new report from Reuters, the Federal Trade Commission is now looking into Apple’s App Store policies regarding subscription services. Apple’s policies include a 30 percent fee that it collects on all app and subscription revenue routed through the App Store. The antitrust concerns stem from several App Store restrictions places on streaming...