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Government of Manitoba
Indigenous and Municipal Relations

Mandate

The Taxicab Board ensures citizens in Winnipeg receive quality taxicab service that meets the public need at a reasonable cost through the administration of a system of economic regulation, and enforce regulations or policies that are in the best interest of public, passenger and driver safety.
 

Activities

The Taxicab Board conducts public hearings on matters relating to industry and users.  Establish, review and revise the number of taxicab licences required by the public convenience and necessity. The Board regulates rates charged by the industry, issues taxicab licences, taxicab driver licences and regulates licence transfers, as well determines training for taxicab drivers and hears show cause matters. The Board establishes vehicle standards, and the Compliance Unit inspects taxicabs for vehicle condition and meter accuracy. The compliance unit investigates complaints against taxicab operators and drivers for breaches of regulations and service failures when warranted. The Taxicab Board office maintains a liaison between the Board and the taxicab industry, governments and other affected groups.

Board Members

  • Randy Williams - Chairperson
  • Lea Baturin – Member
  • Leah Gazan - Member
  • Rajpal Grewal – Member 
  • Jose’ Tomas – Member
  • Ross Eadie – Winnipeg City Council
  • David Wegner - Winnipeg Police Service

 

All enquiries and correspondence related to the board should be directed to:

 

Secretary of the The Taxicab Board

200-301 Weston Street
Winnipeg, MB R3E 3H4
Phone: (204)945-8919
Fax: (204)948-2315
Website: http://www.gov.mb.ca/ia/taxicab/index.html
Email: taxicabboardoffice@gov.mb.ca
 

Taxicab Board New Initiatives 

2016 Winnipeg Taxicab Service Review MNP Project overview - Janaury 15, 2016

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