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Government of Manitoba
Indigenous and Municipal Relations

Taxicab Board


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.


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
  • 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:

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