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City of Toronto launches public consultations on vehicle-for-hire regulations

The City of Toronto is inviting residents and industry members to share their views on the vehicle-for-hire regulations at a series of virtual and in-person public consultations Wednesday, June 12 through Wednesday, June 25. The Licensing of Vehicles-for-Hire Bylaw (

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There is more than one option in carbon-neutral fuels. Image: Toyota
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Subaru, Toyota, and Mazda commit to new engine development for the electrification era, toward carbon neutrality

(May 28, 2024) — Subaru Corporation (Subaru), Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota), and Mazda Motor Corporation (Mazda) have each committed to developing new engines tailored to electrification and the pursuit of carbon neutrality. With these engines, each of the three companies

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Rita Smith has contacted the McDonald-Laurier Institute in order to sign the Ottawa Declaration on Journalism on behalf of Taxi News and Road Warrior News. Image: MLI
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The Ottawa Declaration on Canadian Journalism

Taxi News, Road Warrior News will never accept government subsidies On May 30, 2024, the Macdonald-Laurier Institute (MLI) unveiled The Ottawa Declaration, a public call by some of Canada’s leading independent news and current affairs outlets for the media industry

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Plaintiff Marc Andre Way talks to media in Ottawa after learning of his success in the long-running Metro Taxi vs Ottawa lawsuit, regarding that city's failure to enforce its own laws on Uber and other rideshare companies. Photo: Taxi News
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Ottawa negligent in Uber situation, court rules

May 13, 2024 — Today in Ottawa, Justice Marc Smith issued his decision in the case of Metro Taxi vs. City of Ottawa. Justice Smith found that the “The City’s response to Uber’s arrival was negligent, causing harm to the

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