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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...

Uber Finally Launches in Halifax, Nova Scotia

According to CTV News Atlantic, Uber officially launched in Halifax, Nova Scotia, as of 1 p.m. local time on Thursday, December 3. While it has certainly been a long time coming, expanding into new territories during a pandemic certainly comes with its challenges, even for a titan of industry like Uber. Ride-sharing companies were previously reluctant...

Uber Direct Retail Delivery Service Coming to Canada

Uber Direct, the ridesharing company's retail delivery service, is coming to Canada and has partnered with Bond Brand Loyalty to shake up the purchase and redemption experience that comes with quicker drop-offs. Uber Direct allows a network of Uber drivers to move goods within a company's supply chain, whether between locations or into the hands...

Uber Launches ‘Favourite Driver’ Feature Across Canada

Uber's "Favourite Driver" feature has launched across Canada today, and allows passengers to "favourite" a driver at the end of a journey. With tens of thousands of Uber drivers in Toronto alone, it's pretty unlikely that you'll encounter the same Uber driver twice. But that could be set to change, thanks to Uber's new "Favourite...

Uber to Expand Ridesharing to All of Quebec This Fall

Uber has announced its ridesharing services will expand throughout Quebec this fall, starting in October. Currently, Uber operators in Montreal, Quebec City and Gatineau as part of pilot projects from 2016. New Bill 17 provincial regulations in October will allow Uber to operate throughout Quebec. "We are excited about the opportunity to provide more Quebecers...

Uber Launches Service in Winnipeg and Celebrates with 2 for 1 Slurpees

Uber has officially launched service in Winnipeg, Manitoba, after announcing back in June it was just “one step away” from debuting ride-sharing in the city, while also trying to entice new driver sign ups with a $500 bonus. “Winnipeggers now have an affordable option to help get where they need to go, when they need...

Uber Launches Grocery Delivery in Canada

Uber has announced it has launched grocery delivery in Canada, leveraging its recent acquisition of a majority stake in delivery service, Cornershop. The launch means Canadians in Toronto and Montreal can order groceries using the Uber or Uber Eats app. In these two Canadian cities, Cornershop works with merchants such as Metro, Rexall, Walmart and...