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NDP legislation pushes ride hailing in B.C. to late 2019

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...

Taxi industry in B.C. worried value of taxi licences could fall further owing to ride-hailing

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...

No ride-hailing yet in B.C., but province plans to increase taxis and allow discounts

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...

Taxi industry’s plan to take over ride-hailing in Vancouver, keep Uber out | Exclusive

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...

Trudeau asks transport minister to tackle Greyhound’s B.C., western Canada pullout

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...