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Uber Launches Pickups at Saskatoon International Airport

Uber has announced this morning pickups are now possible at the Saskatoon International Airport (YXE) in Saskatchewan. According to a press release, travellers can now pick up their luggage and request a ride with Uber, with pickups available outside Door 1. "We are pleased to announce today that Saskatoonians and travellers from around the world...

Uber Officially Launches in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

Uber has officially launched its UberX service in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, the first city in the province to debut the ridesharing service, after bylaws were passed back in December to support new ridesharing regulations. https://twitter.com/SaskParty/status/1092875172259004417 "We are excited about the launch of new safe and affordable transportation options for the city of Saskatoon, along with flexible economic...

Saskatoon to Get Uber, Lyft as City Councillors Approve Ride-Hailing Bylaw

City councillors in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, approved a bylaw on Monday to approve transportation network companies (TNCs)—or ride-hailing companies—to start operating on city streets. The green light means ride-hailing companies such as Uber and Lyft can now operate legally in Saskatoon, reports CBC News. For months, debate ensued regarding TNCs, as local cab companies said ride-hailing...

Saskatoon Expands Public Wi-Fi, Includes Popular Pokemon GO Stop

Saskatoon has announced this morning five more Public WiFi access spots have been added, while specifically stating the expansion includes "A popular Pokémon GO stop outside City Hall”, notes a press release. The five new locations are listed below: Civic Square (outdoors), Saskatoon City Hall, 222 – 3rd Avenue North Shaw Centre, 122 Bowlt Cres...

Saskatoon Debates Whether Uber Should Operate in the City

Saskatoon City Hall held a debate yesterday whether Uber should operate in the city, as councillors discussed the matter with numerous taxi representatives on hand voicing their displeasure over the ride sharing service, reports CBC News. Ward 1 Coun. Darren Hill is in favour of Uber and says a decision on whether the service can...