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  • Aug 14th, 2009 @ 9:16pm

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    Fact-In Canada, there is no union for cab drivers. Most drivers do own their own cars. They are self employed. They may be a limited company and drive with their own roof light or,rent a company's roof light and pay stand dues, the latter allows a driver access to fares from the company. Either way, they still are self employed. Enough already, get your facts straight.

  • Aug 14th, 2009 @ 9:05pm

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    The major point that anonymous coward makes is well founded.
    In my city, taxi licenses are capped for five yrs. Then after this time, a limited number of new ones become available for a short time. This is not to keep prices high. It is done so that drivers can make a meagre living.Whether an income of $20.00 or $100.00 in a day, their expenses have to be met. This can become pricey. I am more than happy to pay the fare with a tip. Next time you take a taxi, talk to the driver re capping or open licenses.You may be surprised with the info.As an afterthought,our city counsel still leans toward the customer. I rarely have to wait for a driver.