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Vehicle For Hire Bylaw – Update #yegcc

The September 16th debate over the City’s proposed changes to the Vehicle for Hire bylaw continued well into the night, with over 200 speakers registered. Council chambers and the City room were packed with those wishing to voice their concerns. The sheer numbers, and the demonstrations on the part of the taxi industry and ridesharing supporters, clearly indicate the importance of these issues, and the impact these changes will have for our city.

It also showed that, rather than 2 opposing camps, there is a whole spectrum of diverse and complicated perspectives needing to be heard. Uber drivers and supports, …

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