Apr
15
2014

STATE OF TORONTO’S TAXI INDUSTRY -- WHAT WENT WRONG

STATE OF TORONTO’S TAXI INDUSTRY -- WHAT WENT WRONG During the 1960s, the 1970s, and until 1982, cab owners’ licences were issued on a per capita basis--roughly speaking, one licence was ... [More]
Apr
11
2014

STATE OF TORONTO’S TAXI INDUSTRY IN THE 1980s AND THE 1990s

STATE OF TORONTO’S TAXI INDUSTRY IN THE 1980s AND THE 1990s In the mid-1980s Toronto’s taxi industry was very different; and, without question, the vast majority of stakeholders were very ... [More]
Apr
11
2014

Ejaz Butt's Answers to Media Inquiry

Ejaz Butt's Answers to Media Inquiry Thank you to The Hamiltonian on its great set of important questions and for allowing me the privilege of sharing my views. I hope to be able to provide my thought... [More]
Apr
10
2014

STATE OF TORONTO’S TAXI INDUSTRY IN THE 1960s AND THE 1970s

STATE OF TORONTO’S TAXI INDUSTRY IN THE 1960s AND THE 1970s In the 1960s and the 1970s Toronto’s taxi drivers could earn a living wage if they worked 5 days a week (50 to 60 hours); a... [More]
Apr
9
2014

Ejaz for Mayor

Ejaz for mayor April 9, 2014 On April 9, 1865 General Lee surrenderd to General Grant. Fast forward to today and I am sitting here wondering who to vote for in the upcoming mayoral race. After some se... [More]
Apr
8
2014

President OTWU Ejaz Butt Once Again Took Stand for General Membership

April 9, 2014 Hamilton President Ontario Taxi Workers Union has challenged his alleged removal by the executive board members of OTWU in Superior Court of Justice.  In his application he claims t... [More]
Apr
7
2014

Accused Pleaded Guilty

Anwar Sajid April 7, 2014 Hamilton Hamilton cab driver Anwar Sajid was brutally assaulted by his passenger over non-payment at 287 Limeridge Road West around 11:00 pm on July 16, 2013 and was rushed t... [More]
Apr
7
2014

Jimmy Kimmel jokes about Hamilton mayoral candidate Ejaz Butt

Jimmy Kimmel jokes about Hamilton mayoral candidate Ejaz Butt American talk show host mocks name of newest contender in Hamilton mayoral race CBC News Posted: Apr 04, 2014 11:06 AM ET Last ... [More]
Apr
2
2014

Veteran taxi industry leader jumps in the race for mayor

Veteran taxi industry leader jumps in the race for mayor Ejaz Butt says its time for new blood at city hall By Sola DaSilva, CBC News Posted: Apr 02, 2014 1:35 PM ET Last Updated: ... [More]
Apr
2
2014

Seventh candidate enters mayoral race

Seventh candidate enters mayoral race Another candidate has entered the race to fill Bob Bratina's shoes as mayor of Hamilton. Taxi driver Ejaz Butt filed nomination papers Monday, becoming the seve... [More]
Mar
19
2014

President OTWU Challenged the March 18th Meeting in Superior Court

March 19, 2014 Hamilton President OTWU filed an application in Superior Court of Justice and Challenged the illegal and Unconstitutional ways of rigging in March 18th Meeting. On February ... [More]
Mar
12
2014

City cracks down on the victims of it's own failed policies

City cracks down on the victims of it's own failed policies This is rich. The city of Hamilton is cracking down on the cab business for "offences such as bald tires, broken lights, nonfuncti... [More]
Mar
12
2014

City cracks down on cab industry with inspection blitz

  City cracks down on cab industry with inspection blitz Steve Arnold Mar 11, 2014   Hamilton's taxi industry is facing a "get tough" inspection campaign by the city. Since late last year, i... [More]
Feb
23
2014

OPEN LETTER TO MEMBERS OF EXECUTIVE BOARD OF OTWU

Hamilton   The following article is taken from Cabbies Corner Forum.   Dear fellow brothers,  Through this open letter I want to bring this fact in your attention that I have challenged... [More]
Feb
14
2014

Hamilton Cabbie Robbed and Assaulted On Upper Ottawa Street

February 14, 2014 Hamilton    Robbery   On February 13th, 2014 at approximately 11:25p.m., Hamilton Police responded to investigate the robbery of a taxi driver.  The taxi was loc... [More]
Feb
7
2014

46 Taxis to be pulled off the road due to safety reason

February 7, 2014 Hamilton  Hamilton cab is running short of taxis, as 38 plates are going to be pulled of the road for not having their inspections done. Al Fletcher, Manager of Licensing at the ... [More]
Jan
30
2014

Claremont Access closed this weekend

Claremont Access closed this weekend for preventative maintenance     HAMILTON, ON – January 29, 2014  Hamilton’s Public Works Department will close all lanes of the Clarem... [More]
Jan
29
2014

City of Hamilton Plate Renewal Deadline

January 29,2014 Hamilton City of Hamilton all plate owners and lessees to renew their Taxi Plates before January 31, 2014 in order to save $256 late fee. Blue line Taxi management also sent the messag... [More]
Jan
24
2014

You Bring New Meaning to the Word Honest

Jan 24, 2014 Hamilton Blue line is the biggest cab company in Hamilton and serving Hamiltonions for more than 25 years. Blue line has a good name for quick service. One of Blue line drivers dropped a ... [More]

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