The Calgary taxi driver who was subjected to a vicious racist abuse by a passenger has received a flood of messages of support. But the passenger, who was named identified by Global News, was fired from his job.
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A frame grab from a video, recorded in November 2013, the man berates cabbie in an expletive-laced diatribe, hurling racist insults and comparing him to a bomb-packing terrorist. Courtesy of Global Calgary
The man caught on camera slinging racial slurs at a Calgary cab driver has now been fired, at the same time the RCMP has expanded its investigation. Global’s Nancy Hixt reports.
Calgary cab passenger who hurled insults at driver and allegedly assaulted him no longer with last-known employer
The Calgary criminal lawyer for a man who verbally and physically attacked a city cabbie two years ago said his client offered an apology and paid compensation. And he claims that charges were laid by police for the videotaped assault but later dropped due to lack of evidence.