Whatever your reasoning, that was an arsehole maneuver buddy. Do you get to charge more for putting stuff in the trunk? The next driver had no issue w/ me holding on to my things, and he got the fare with a good tip.
You sir, are a fungus on our fair province, and would be doing everyone here a big favor if you went back to wherever it is you're from.
(I've never had any problems w/ a local cabbie ever b4...)
---Brunswick Street Baby