Taxi Drivers

Quebec Government to Give $500 Million to Taxi Drivers in Compensation

The government of Quebec has announced that it will be spending $500 million to compensate the province’s taxi drivers who have seen the value of those permits drop with the arrival of Uber and other ride-hailing applications, the National Post is reporting. A new bill has been tabled by the Coalition Avenir Quebec government, seeking...

Toronto Cabbies End Hunger Strike Against Uber, One Sent to Hospital

According to the The Globe And Mail, three Toronto cab drivers started a hunger strike at City Hall on Wednesday, to force action against Uber. The protestors initially vowed to eat nothing but water, but with police swooping in hours to dismantle their tent, the task became even tougher, leaving them shivering on mats in Nathan Phillips Square. “They’re not letting...