Changes needed to make Winnipeg’s vehicle-for-hire industry safe for Indigenous women, city meeting hears – CBC

Aug 24, 2022

Meeting was 1st of 3 organized by the city to look at improving safety in industry

Two dozen people gathered at a Winnipeg community hall on Wednesday afternoon to listen to Indigenous women, girls and gender-diverse people share their concerns about the taxi industry with city policy makers.

“Take our stories seriously. Stop sweeping it under the rug,” said attendee Nikki Komaksiutiksak.

The community meeting at Sergeant Tommy Prince Place on Sinclair Street was the first of three city-organized meetings aimed at making vehicles for hire safer for everyone in Winnipeg.

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