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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...

Uber Launch in Winnipeg Imminent, $500 Promo Tries to Lure Drivers

Uber has announced it is “one step away” from launching in Winnipeg, Manitoba, this summer. The ride-sharing company says it now has a license to operate in the city within weeks, as it is now looking for drivers. Uber is enticing driver sign-ups by offering a one-time $500 payment to the first 100 drivers who...

Chipotle Delivery Now Available in Canada via Uber Eats

Chipotle Mexican Grill has announced it is now offering delivery in Canada via a partnership with Uber Eats. "We're continuing to find ways to leverage key partners to grow our delivery footprint for Canadian customers," said Chris Brandt, Chief Marketing Officer, in a statement. "With Chipotle launching on Uber Eats in Canada, it's never been easier for...

Uber Makes Wearing Face Masks Mandatory for Drivers and Riders

Starting May 18th, all Uber drivers, riders, and delivery personnel will be required to wear face masks before they can start using the service. According to Uber’s new safety checklist, users in the US, Canada, India and parts of Europe and Latin America will need to submit a selfie to prove they're wearing a face mask....

City of Edmonton Announces New Rules for Uber, Taxis Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

In an effort to keep drivers and riders safe during the novel coronavirus outbreak, the City of Edmonton has introduced new rules and regulations for all taxis, limousines, private transportation and shuttle service providers, as well as for Uber and other ride-sharing services, Global News is reporting. Starting April 1st, all vehicle-for-hire services mush adhere...

Toronto Woman Claims Uber Driver Charged Her $76 Cleaning Fee

A Toronto-based woman Catherine Tucci is claiming that an Uber driver scolded her husband for coughing in her vehicle and also charged a $76 cleaning fee. According to CityNews, the driver had modified the vehicle amid fear of catching coronavirus to create a partition separating herself from the passengers. The woman told the publication that...

Uber Launches New ‘On-Trip Reporting’ Safety Feature in Canada

Uber has today announced the launch of a new safety feature in Canada called 'On-Trip Reporting' that allows riders to report a non-emergency safety issue in real-time. “We are constantly pushing to do more on safety," notes the ride sharing company in an official blog post. Starting today, Uber riders will see a “report safety...