How Uber is driving change in Canadian municipalities

Protests by irate taxi drivers, roadside scuffles involving cabbies and Uber drivers, as well as heated arguments mark a lot of the news coverage concerning the discussion around ride sharing and the traditional taxi business. However, the introduction of the ride sharing model is also disrupting legacy municipal transportation policies across Canada:...

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Trudeau’s ‘deliverology’ guy

He is often referred to as the federal government’s first “chief delivery man.” In January this year, Matthew Mendelsohn, a public policy expert and founding director of Canadian think tank Mowat Centre for Policy Innovation, joined the Liberal government’s Privy Council Office –sometimes described as the bureaucratic nerve centre ....