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Ride sharing having ‘big time’ impact on Saskatoon taxi drivers

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SGI says there are about 500 active ride-share drivers in Saskatoon and area PHIL TANK, SASKATOON STARPHOENIX Updated: July 10, 2019 (Source: https://thestarphoenix.com/news/local-news/ride-sharing-having-big-time-impact-on-saskatoon-taxi-drivers?fbclid=IwAR0P5gLDBxquzwK__3nsqztoAAcrdvWDqTm75QOzgLoqyYF1-uGbMP7ihUU) The leader of the union representing Saskatoon cab drivers says they are feeling the effects of ride sharing “big time,” particularly on nights and weekends. Malik Umar Draz, president of United Steelworkers […]

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Toronto delays action on new rideshare, taxi rules as hundreds of Uber drivers join union

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By Francine Kopun City Hall Bureau Mon., June 24, 2019 (Source: https://www.thestar.com/news/city_hall/2019/06/24/toronto-city-council-says-uber-lyft-and-taxi-rules-must-wait-as-city-staff-seek-more-details.html?fbclid=IwAR20py-cObKRcvv5PUJkhLIj_8Oc0_WGZpKtpEfgmHK5hvJ_xTET-m4UhbI) More information on driver training and other issues is needed before a decision can be made on how to change the rules around how Uber, Lyft and cab companies operate, a city committee decided Monday. After an afternoon of deputations that were critical of […]