Canada: Toronto taxi drivers sue Uber for $307mn

  • Uber, the popular taxi-booking app, has been sued by taxi drivers in Toronto, Canada’s biggest city.

    Drivers are seeking $307 million in damages and want Uber to stop its operations in Ontario province. They claim that such app-based services have led to an “enormous” illegal transportation marketplace in the city.

    A provincial court had earlier rejected a bid to stop Uber services in Toronto.

    Uber described the new lawsuit as “protectionist”.  



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