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The Quebec government has been playing tough with Uber and imposing severe restrictions on it.
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If we eliminate all government-granted monopolies, people could compete with lawyers, even doctors.
In Vancouver, residents not only pay higher taxi prices compared to most other Canadian cites, but they also pay considerably higher prices when compared to the U.S.
The Vancouver Mayor’s Council on Regional Transportation has an ambitious 30-year vision (starting with a 10-year plan) that would dramatically expand mass transit in Vancouver by increasing bus service (including carrying capacity, frequency and service areas), increasing Sea Bus service, upgrading light rail lines and stations, increasing heavy rail train service, installing more than 2,700 kilometres of dedicated bikeways, and more.
Dans de nombreuses villes canadiennes, il est pratiquement impossible d’avoir un taxi au plus fort de l’hiver, après un match de hockey, au petit matin à la sortie d’une discothèque ou pendant les fêtes. La plupart des grandes villes canadiennes ont en effet mis en place des règlements qui limitent le nombre de taxis. Il en résulte une pénurie artificielle de taxis et une multitude de Canadiens grelottant sur les trottoirs d’un bout à l’autre du pays.
In many Canadian cities, if you try to catch a cab in the dead of winter, after a hockey game, early in the morning after exiting a club, or at peak holiday times, good luck. Most Canadian cities of significant size have regulations that limit the number of taxis. That creates an artificial shortage and plenty of shivering Canadians on sidewalks from coast to coast.