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Plaintiff and CTA president Marc Andre Way spoke to media on May 13, 2024 after the court decided Ottawa was "negligent' in failing to enforce its own laws against Uber. Photo: Taxi News
Opinion/ColumnRide Hailing newsTaxi industry news

Taxi industry class action victory a win for the rule of law

“Uber was a bandit taxi company.” The idea that Superior Court Justice Marc Smith made this very plain statement in his May 13 judgment is good news for Canada. The class action lawsuit, Metro Taxi v City of Ottawa, was

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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
Laugh a LittleOpinion/ColumnRide Hailing newsTaxi industry news

What Uber’s “engaged time per hour” really means

That’s funny. Uber is just as adept with language sleaze as the Trudeau Liberals. Let me demonstrate what “Engaged time per hour” really means. Back around 2008, before City of Hamilton’s politicians pulled the rug out from under the local

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