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October 2014

T.O.’s NYC wannabe regulators falling down on the job

by Mike Beggs

A $15,000 incentive towards the purchase of a wheelchair accessible vehicle. MORE

What would you do if politicians wiped out your life savings?

by Mike Beggs

“Please save my investment, and allow me to be a proud owner/operator.”

That’s the plea of owner/operator Gezahegn Gonete in a letter to his ward councillor, in light of the draconian measures in the new Bylaw being challenged by the Toronto Taxi Alliance in a critical Superior Court showdown with the City November 17 to 19. MORE

Retiring veteran fears City driving industry into the ground

by Mike Beggs

After some 50 years behind the wheel, Peter Chapman is the latest Toronto taxi/limo industry leader to give notice.

Over the years, he was both a taxi and limo owner/operator, and president of Taxi Owner Operator Services Ltd. (TOOS), arranging insurance for thousands of cabbies, all this making him one of the industry’s more knowledgeable figures. MORE

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Hazel got it right

This month Taxi News doffs its cap to outgoing Mississauga Mayor Hazel McCallion, a long-standing and devoted champion of her city’s taxi industry. Attending her last meeting of Mississauga’s Public Vehicle Advisory Committee McCallion told Taxi News, “The Mississauga taxi industry has a lot of competition and it’s our responsibility to make sure it’s protected.”

Cover Cab

This month’s Cover Cab is Sukhvir Dhaliwal who came to Canada in 1986 with his parents from Nawanshahr in India’s Punjab province. He got his taxi license in 1993 and started out driving limos at the airport. He went to work for Checker (formerly Toronto Para Transit) in 2003. Dhaliwal says he likes the City’s move to incorporate all cab operators under one new license.

More News

T.O.’s NYC wannabe regulators falling down on the job

What would you do if politicians wiped out your life savings?

Retiring veteran fears City driving industry into the ground

New movie tells story a lot of T.O. cab drivers will relate to

Scarborough City picnic

PVAC back in business with Mayor Hazel in attendance

Dispute with off-duty cop earns five-day suspension

The Forgotten Front
The Forgotten Front Part II
The Forgotten Front Part III
The Forgotten Front Conclusion

Gerry Manely - Reports

Opening Pandora’s Box

PROVINCE OF ONTARIO - AIRPORT EXEMPTION

THE HISTORY OF THE PROVINCE OF ONTARIO’S AIRPORT EXEMPTION

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