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Uber granted taxi brokerage licence

Uber granted taxi brokerage licence

CityTv Jan 22, 2016 news Staff

Uber has just evened the playing field on Toronto streets.

The ridesharing program was granted a city of Toronto taxi brokerage licence on Friday, putting it on equal ground as regulated taxi companies such as Beck and Royal.


Toronto, like many cities around the world, has been struggling to monitor ridesharing services like Uber since it first set up shop in 2012.

Toronto police ‘handcuffed’ in pursuing further charges against UberX drivers: chief

Toronto police ‘handcuffed’ in pursuing further charges against UberX drivers: chief

Global News January 20. 2016 Mark McAllister

TORONTO — Toronto police will wait for the outcome of eight charges against UberX drivers before pursuing any further charges.

Chief Mark Saunders presented a report to the Toronto Police Services Board Wednesday afternoon with respect to ground transportation enforcement.

 

Third Uber driver charged with sexual assault

Third Uber driver charged with sexual assault

Global TV Caryn Lieberman September 25, 2015

Yet another Uber driver is wanted for sexual assault. Toronto Police say it happened a few months ago – but the driver is still at large. Caryn Lieberman gives us the details.