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Uber “Really Eager” to Return to Vancouver, Aware “Demand is There”

Vancouverites, if you’ve been wondering about when Uber will ever make its return to the city, a spokesperson Arielle Goren told The Globe and Mail recently the company is “really eager” to come back, as they “know the demand is there”: “Our hope moving forward for Vancouver is that we will be able to return,”...

Toronto Seeks Court Injunction to Shut Down Uber Over Safety Concerns

The City of Toronto turned to the Ontario Superior Court of Justice requesting an order for Uber to stop all operations, reports the Globe and Mail. Speaking with the newspaper, Tracey Cook, Toronto’s executive director of municipal licensing and standards, said that they took action out of "concern for the safety of passengers and drivers."...

Uber Launches Ride for a Cause in Toronto

Today, Uber announced that it launched “Ride for a Cause” in Toronto. The company has partnered with five Toronto-based organizations to make this possible. For every uberX ride you take this week, the company will donate $1 to the charity of your choice. Uber will also donate an additional $5,000 to the organization that was...

Uber Toronto to Offer Free Rides to the Polls for Ontario Election

The Ontario election takes place tomorrow and Uber Toronto wants to help you get to the polls easier. The company has announced it will be offering free rides to and from the polls on Thursday, June 12, up to $15 credit each way on voting day for new users. New Uber users—how to get your...