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Woman says she was stalked by Uber driver

Uber’s advertisements have long promised women that they are the “safe ride home.” That wasn’t the case for Hannah Crossgrove. She spoke to CBC’s The Fifth Estate about a driver who showed up at...

Keep Uber Out

Except from KEEP UBER OUT OCTOBER 2, 2018 BY TIM BOUSQUET There’s been a renewed push for allowing Uber to operate in Halifax. The pressure began to amp up in August after Corporate Research Associates (CRA) published...

Security footage appears to show Uber Eats driver stealing from restaurant’s tip jar

The popular BBQ joint has been using Uber Eats for around a month before the incident occurred. Video footage of Boneheads BBQ appears to show an Uber Eats driver reaching into the employee tip jar,...

Halifax Seeks Public Opinion on Taxi Service

Halifax Regional Council asked staff to undertake a review of the taxi and limousine vehicle for hire industry in the municipality. The consultants report will be ready for Council's consideration this fall. The Transportation...

Most Haligonians would be okay with a service like Uber operating in HRM

According to a new poll, there is majority support for online transportation and ride sourcing services in the four biggest Maritime communities According to a new poll, there is majority support for online transportation and...

Facility proposes an overall rate change for taxis of +25%

Facility proposes an overall rate change for taxis of +25%, for an impact on average premiums of +$658. Facility Association has made applications to the Board for approval of amendments to its existing rates and risk-classification...

New York Taxi Workers Defeat Uber and Lyft with Landmark Legislation

FACES ON THE FRONTLINES New York Taxi Workers Defeat Uber and Lyft with Landmark Legislation Ride-hailing companies and their corporate lobby were no match for the commitment of the city's cab driver union. AUGUST 20, 2018 by Negin...

Quebec Taxi drivers to receive compensation packages worth up to $45,700 each

https://youtu.be/brIhitQ0MUw The payout, part of $250 million in aid announced by the government in March, represents about 56 per cent of what permit owners have lost. RENÉ BRUEMMER, MONTREAL GAZETTE Updated: August 17, 2018 Quebec will compensate cab...

Uber kept Chattanooga driver after sexual battery claim and then he did it again,...

Two women have sued Uber for negligence because the company failed to fire a Chattanooga driver after he was accused of committing sexual battery, according to court documents. Uber's inaction allowed the driver to later expose himself...

Uber driver convicted of raping female passenger, faces 20 years in prison

By Keith L. AlexanderAugust 10 The surveillance video at a Maryland motel parking lot shows a man lifting a woman from the back of his Uber, hoisting her limp body so her feet don’t touch...

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