Monday, February 26, 2024
Truckers for Safer Highways has complained on numerous occasions about the number of weigh scales which remain closed across the Trans-Canada highway. Image: TFSH
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“Maybe they could just answer their emails”

“Government does not have to spend money to find out what we think“ Truckers for Safer Highways co-founder Travis McDougall was bemused to learn that Canada’s federal government is paying a consulting firm to conduct discussion groups on barriers in

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EV dreams seem more like blue-sky fantasies every day. Photo: Taxi News
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The crazed ambition to forcibly convert us away from oil and gas

The good news is, EVs are a sales bust by Jeffrey Tucker We are living through one of history’s longest and most excruciating versions of “We told you so.” When in March 2020, the world’s government decided to “shut down”

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Gig workers, Uber and Lyft drivers protest in front of Uber's Canadian head office on Bloor Street on February 14th. Photo: Earla Philips, Twitter
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Toronto gig workers, Uber/Lyft drivers, part of global protests

No love lost on Valentine’s Day Thousands of ride-hailing and delivery workers in Canada, the U.S. and the U.K. went on strike on Valentine’s Day, calling for higher pay and other changes to their working conditions. In Canada, gig workers

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MPP Chris Glover speaks at an Uber drivers' protest on February 14th, 2024. Photo: TYR Labour Council
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Dara Khosrowshahi admits Uber adjusts driver pay along with fares

“Algorithmic wage discrimination” part of the package by Ben Wray Uber’s CEO has admitted that the company changes its drivers pay based on their “behavioural patterns,” after years of denials of the controversial policy which has been called “algorithmic wage discrimination.”

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Road Warrior News is celebrating the second anniversary of the Truckers' Freedom Convoy
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Convoy participants file lawsuit against Trudeau, Freeland

On February 14th, Alberta law firm Loberg Ector LLP commenced proceedings in Ontario Superior Court of Justice (Ottawa) on behalf of 20 victims of the Trudeau government’s unconstitutional misuse of the provisions of the Emergencies Act in February, 2022.  The

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"We are all hoping to serve the same pie of customers, but the pie is not getting any bigger," an airport driver told Taxi News. Image: Taxi News
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GTAA: It’s déjà vu all over again

Does the wheel really need to be re-invented, again? And again? UPDATE FEBRUARY 15/TAXI NEWS CORRECTION: “Alternative taxicab” in Schedule “B” Fees does not refer to rideshare vehicles; it refers to fully Electric Vehicles. Information on the conditions being offered

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