Uber raises stakes as it aggressively expands Toronto food delivery service

However, the taxi drivers have indicated that they will take to the streets once again on Friday at noon to keep their protest against Uber and City Hall alive.

Still, Toronto has joined other cities including Ottawa in issuing fines against Uber drivers.

An Uber Canada spokeswoman called the incident “frightening” and said the company had spoken with both the driver and passenger, CBC Canada reports.

These will require Uber drivers to pay the annual fee for being a taxi or limousine service, which means users would only be connected to licensed cabs.

The Taxi Workers’ Association said the taxi driver’s behavior was “unacceptable” but illustrates the frustration of its drivers. “We must stand up and say enough is enough, this is illegal activity”.

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