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Monday, July 6, 2015

If this isn't corruption, I don't know what is: Toronto City Councillors taking money from the taxi industry want to screw consumers to benefit their financial benefactors

Last week, a judge ruled that the City of Toronto's bylaws, as they stand, are not written in a way to legally ban the ride-sharing service Uber,

Uber is a boon to consumers, providing them with more efficient, cheaper service than taxis.

Naturally the taxi industry was enraged by the ruling and wants payback from the politicians they have been feeding money to over the years.
...A Globe report in April found that Mr. Karygiannis received thousands of dollars in donations from people with ties to the taxi industry leading up to the 2014 municipal election. But Mr. Karygiannis maintained Sunday that his ongoing support of the taxi industry has nothing to do with those donations...

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