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Commercial Driver HQ
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Mar 05, 2018
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A somparison of the two ride-hailing companies side-by-side, with explanation of the differences that drivers need to know. >> Driving-taxi and rideshare

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BlogTO
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Feb 25, 2018
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According to a survey done by American app SherpaShare (an app specifically designed to help drivers manage their earnings between ridesharing apps) 65 percent of participants reported working for two or more platforms, with Uber and Lyft being the most commonly used. >> Driving-taxi and rideshare

HEADLINECan I Drive a Rental Car for Uber?
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Igorry ltsev.com blog
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Feb 09, 2018
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Renting a car to drive for Uber is costly, difficult and risky. It's better to use someone else's car. >> Driving-taxi and rideshare

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Commercial Driver HQ
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Jan 02, 2018
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As a rideshare driver in Canada, there is a lot to know about your income taxes, GST/HST/QST, book-keeping, mileage tracking, deductions and business expenses. When filing your taxes in 2018 as an Uber or Lyft driver, we break down everything you need to know to make sure you get it right. >> Driving-taxi and rideshare

HEADLINEGovernment urged to fast-track licensing for experienced refugee drivers
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Advocate Daily
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Dec 14, 2017
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Lawyers call on Ontario's Ministry of Transportation (MTO) to revise policy and allow skilled drivers from war-torn countries to fast track through licensing process. >> Driving-local delivery; Driving-long and short haul; Driving-taxi and rideshare

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CNN
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Aug 09, 2017
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Doctors like Iraqi refugee Layla Sulaiman yearn to practice in the US but are often shuttled into low-skilled jobs. Experts call this "brain waste." >> Driving-taxi and rideshare; Health care

HEADLINESyrian driver in waiting: “I don’t want to be idle” (Today’s Trucking, July 7/17)
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Today’s Trucking
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Jul 07, 2017
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A refugee newcomer from Syria was a truck driver for over 20 years, from the age of 22. But he's still waiting to apply his skills in Ontario. >> Driving-long and short haul; Driving-taxi and rideshare

HEADLINESyrian refugee truck driver challenges MTO over licensing wait (The Star, May 29/17)
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The Star
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May 29, 2017
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Ahmad Al Rasoul is taking the Ministry of Transportation of Ontario to the human rights tribunal to challenge a policy that forces some newcomers to wait a year before taking a road test for a full G driver's licence. >> Driving-local delivery; Driving-long and short haul; Driving-taxi and rideshare

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Canada’s National Observer
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Apr 06, 2017
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"When newcomers cannot succeed...it's also a great loss to our country because we need their contributions," Minister Hussen said. >> Driving-taxi and rideshare; Health care

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CBC
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Feb 05, 2017
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Government and private-sector research over the past 10 years consistently indicate immigrants, particularly visible minorities, have higher unemployment rates in Quebec than the rest of the population." >> Driving-taxi and rideshare