Uber Canada

Uber Drivers in Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver Can Now Rent Tesla Cars

As reported by the folks over at Tesla North, Uber’s partnership with Hertz will now allow drivers in Toronto, Montreal, and Vancouver to rent Tesla vehicles on a weekly basis. Over 15,000 drivers have already participated in the Hertz-Tesla program in North America. According to Hertz’s plan to get 50,000 Tesla cars for Uber to...

Uber Canada to No Longer Require Drivers, Passengers to Wear Masks

An Uber Canada spokesperson has confirmed in an emailed statement that its drivers and passengers will no longer need to wear masks while using the service starting April 22, CTV News is reporting. “In accordance with provincial public health guidelines, masks will no longer be required when using Uber in Canada (except Quebec) effective this Friday,...

Uber Canada Donates 9900 Rides for Vaccination Appointments

As part of the company’s commitment to donate 10 million fully or partially subsidized rides to vaccine sites worldwide, Uber Canada has today announced a new partnership with BC211 to distribute promotional codes for subsidized rides to vaccination sites. Uber Canada will be providing up to $148,500 in promotional codes for rides to help reduce transportation barriers by assisting...

Man Files Human Rights Complaint Against Uber Canada

Alleging that the company is not doing enough to serve people with disabilities, a man has filed a human rights complaint against Uber Canada through the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario, CityNews Toronto is reporting.  “My end goal is to ultimately change the conversation around disability,” said Michael McNeely, who is deaf and visually impaired. “To...

Uber Selects YWCA Canada for its Community Impact Initiative

YWCA Canada has today announced that its member associations in Vancouver, Toronto, Calgary, and Montreal have been selected by Uber as recipients of its Community Impact Initiative (CII), allowing YWCA members to receive Uber rides to and from job interviews, housing and medical appointments, and training opportunities. This year, Uber has partnered with several nonprofits...

Uber Canada Planning to Add More Offerings, Including Alcohol Delivery

Sharing their plans for the Canadian market in the year ahead, Uber Canada’s managers have revealed that in addition to ride-hailing and food delivery, the company wants to offer a handful of new services to customers, including alcohol delivery, The Star is reporting. Interestingly, the majority of Uber Canada’s plans for 2019 are centred around removing cars...