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Taxi union asks court to quash Ottawa bylaw legalizing private transportation firms

Thursday, April 20, 2017 @ 4:19 PM | By Tom Venetis

Unifor Local 1688 has filed a lawsuit in Ontario Superior Court looking to quash an Ottawa city council bylaw that licensed private transportation companies to operate in the city.

A hearing is scheduled for Sept. 21, 2017. The allegations have not been tested in court. There is no request for any monetary reward beyond the costs associated with the application.

Unifor Local 1688 represents taxi drivers in the City of Ottawa. The Notice of Application is for all taxi cab drivers who are members of Unifor...