SHARING ECONOMY

After taking every opportunity to study, consult and otherwise delay, the New Democrats finally introduced the legislation Monday for a “made-in-B.C.” version of ride hailing. Or so they said. On closer reading, the legislation turned out...
B.C.’s proposed licence requirement for ride-hailing drivers will be among the most restrictive in the country, and could deter people from driving for companies like Uber and Lyft. On Monday, the provincial government introduced legislation to...
People hoping to get a ride from Uber, Lyft or other ride-hailing services will have to wait until at least late 2019, if not longer, under NDP government legislation introduced Monday. Transportation Minister Claire Trevena said...
People hoping to get a ride from Uber, Lyft or other ride-hailing services will have to wait until at least late 2019, if not longer, under NDP government legislation introduced Monday. Transportation Minister Claire Trevena said...
The spectre of ride-hailing services entering the market has lowered the value of taxi licences in B.C., and those in the industry are concerned that they could fall further once the services are allowed late...
Ride-hailing services will not be available to people in B.C. until at least fall 2019, according to the provincial government, leaving the province as one of the last major jurisdictions without ride-hailing, and breaking the...
Columnist Mike Smyth writes about the plan by the Vancouver taxi industry to set up its own ride-for-hire app and keep Uber out of the local market. The taxi industry is making a last-minute pitch to...
Facing pressure from rural communities and opposition MPs, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said he’s asked Transport Minister Marc Garneau to find solutions to Greyhound Canada’s decision to pull its buses from the Prairies, B.C. and...
Transportation Minister Claire Trevena would like you to know that she was shocked and surprised when Greyhound announced it was cancelling almost all its bus routes in B.C. a few days ago. The province, she...
On November 28, 2017, the Legislative Assembly approved a motion instructing the Select Standing Committee on Crown Corporations (the “Committee”) to examine, inquire into, and make recommendations on ride-sharing in British Columbia. In this report,...