Today, the City of Toronto filed a notice of application seeking a court injunction against Uber Canada Inc., and related companies Uber B.V. and Raiser Operations B.V., that provide the services UberTaxi, UberBlack, UberSUV, UberX and UberXL. The injunction requests that all Uber operations in Toronto cease.
Members of the Toronto Public Service were joined by representatives of the Toronto Region Immigrant Employment Council (TRIEC) this afternoon as they were recognized for their important work in the mentoring of professional immigrants in Toronto.
The World Council on City Data (WCCD) today awarded the City of Toronto a platinum designation for its compliance with ISO 37120 – the first international standard for sustainable cities, which allows cities to compare their service delivery and quality of life with those of other cities globally. The City of Toronto was one of only nine cities to receive the award at a WCCD meeting of mayors and city leaders from around the world in London, England where the first city data was reported according to the international standard.
A new report prepared by Toronto Public Health called Suicide Prevention in Toronto shows that suicide is a leading cause of premature death in Toronto, with an average of about 220 suicide deaths annually. That is more than four times the number of people who died from homicide and three times the number who died from motor vehicle crashes.