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Montreal Teo Electric Taxi is No More

The company that wanted to take on Uber and had government backing could not last even 3 years, as it was forced to shut down this week and their work force of about 450 drivers were let go. Dominic Becotte, interim president for Teo, said that as much as they tried the company remained unprofitable … Continue reading Montreal Teo Electric Taxi is No More

Doug Ford allows self-driving cars in Ontario

Doug Ford, recently elected Ontario premier, has decided to cut down on some red tape when it comes to self driving cars in Canadian province of Ontario. Of course, it will not be free for all , and drivers would need to follow the following exemptions: Regular folks like you and me can use self-driving … Continue reading Doug Ford allows self-driving cars in Ontario

Uber Might Fetch Your Groceries in Canada Soon

As you know Uber Eats is becoming very popular across Canada right now. In case you did not have a chance to use - uberEATS allows people across growing number of Canadian cities like Toronto, Mississauga, and Ottawa, to get the food they want, from the local restaurants they love, delivered to them at Uber … Continue reading Uber Might Fetch Your Groceries in Canada Soon

Quebec Govt To Compensate Taxi Drivers for Uber

Update August 18: Quebec government has decided to give out $45,700 (even more to taxi drivers in Montreal and Gatineau)┬áto each taxi licensed driver (at a cost of $250 million dollars to the tax payers in that province) to subsidize for heated competition from Uber. Quebec is the only jurisdiction in Canada to give out … Continue reading Quebec Govt To Compensate Taxi Drivers for Uber

Uber / Lyft is Now Available at Toronto Pearson Airport

Toronto airport officials finally announced that now you can use Uber or Lyft to get home. You were always able to use Lyft or Uber to be dropped off at any location, including the airport, but now you have an option of getting picked up at the airport as well. Basically now, when you arrive … Continue reading Uber / Lyft is Now Available at Toronto Pearson Airport

Women’s Only Ride Sharing Launched in Toronto

Update: We have just found out that only few weeks after launching and claiming over 3,000 in downloads, the app, DriveHer, has been hacked and all user data taken. DriveHer had to suspend operations as soon as they found out. "As a precautionary measure, we are writing to let you know about a data security … Continue reading Women’s Only Ride Sharing Launched in Toronto