uber

Uber Looks Back on its Journey to Celebrate 10th Anniversary in Canada

To celebrate its 10th anniversary in Canada, Uber is looking back on its journey and its impact on Canadians and communities by sharing some interesting new rides and food delivery data, highlighting that drivers and delivery people have earned a total of $7.8 billion since 2012. Launched on March 15, 2012 in Toronto, Uber has been...

Uber Canada to Launch Temporary Fuel Surcharge Due to Higher Gas Prices

Uber Canada announced on Friday it will soon launch a temporary fuel surcharge to “help offset the increase cost of gas." The following fuel surcharges are set to launch on Wednesday, March 16: $0.50 surcharge on every Uber ride $0.35 on every Uber Eats delivery Uber says 100% of all surcharges will “go directly to...

Uber Will Now Provide Rider Rating Breakdown on Mobile App

Uber has announced that users can begin seeing a breakdown of their rider star rating through the app on iOS and Android. The update should be available now in Canada. In a blog post, Uber stated that users can access a breakdown of how they have been rated on each of their trips. The new...

Toronto Uber Driver Makes Four Times More During Snowstorm

Determined to help as many people as she could during the snowstorm, a Toronto Uber driver equipped with a large van, snow tires, and time on her hands ended up earning four times more, thanks to the surge pricing throughout the day (via CityNews). Forest Atkinson, who moved to Toronto from Ottawa in 2020, says...

Aeroplan Members Can Now Earn Extra Points with Uber Rides, Uber Eats

Aeroplan announced on Wednesday an expanded partnership with Uber Canada, allowing members to earn points on Uber Eats and Uber Rides when accounts are linked. When accounts are linked, as of today Aeroplan members can earn the following: 1 Aeroplan point per $1 spent on eligible Uber Eats orders over $25 in Canada; 1 Aeroplan point per $1 spent on Uber Airport...

Indigo Partners With Uber for Same-Day Delivery in Canada

Indigo Books & Music Inc. has established a partnership with Uber to provide same-day delivery to customers in Canada, a spokesperson told iPhone in Canada in an email. Indigo is going to be the first book and gift retailer on Uber, with over 70 of the bookstore chain's locations across Alberta, British Columbia, Ontario, and Quebec listed...

Uber to Help Canadians Get to the Polls for Election Day

Uber has just announced it will be offering exclusive discounts for rides to and from the polls on Monday, as Canadians will be heading to the polls to participate in Canada’s 44th Federal Election.  Across the country, Canadians can use the code VOTE2021 for a discount while the polls are open in their home province. Uber...

Uber to Double its Technical Staff in Toronto By End of 2021

Uber Technologies Inc. plans on doubling the Toronto-based technical team for its Canadian operations by the end of the year — reports BNN Bloomberg. To do so, the international ride-sharing and food delivery operator has announced that it will hire 60 individuals in engineering, data science, design, and product management roles. Uber's new hires will facilitate...

Uber Connect Brings Postage-Free Delivery for Holiday Cheers in Canada

Uber Canada has today announced a new Uber Connect experience for a faster, safer, postage-free option for contactless delivery of holiday cheers within the same city.  As Canadians look for socially-distant ways to keep the holiday spirit alive amid continuing COVID-19 restrictions, Uber Connect allows customers to simply meet their delivery person at the curb after a request...