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Lyft and Uber Are Finally Operating in Vancouver

After a long long time , Vancouver and the province has finally approved Uber and Lyft to operate this week. Vancouver was the only large metropolis in North America where Uber and Lyft were pretty much outlawed and unable to operate. British Columbia’s Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure Claire Trevena has blamed the old government … Continue reading Lyft and Uber Are Finally Operating in Vancouver

Ride Sharing Drivers in Toronto Now Must pass A City Training

City of Toronto is now requiring drivers to pass a city mandated training to be eligible to work for companies such as Uber and Lyft in the City of Toronto. The new updated bylaw governing all Toronto ‘vehicles for hire’ now is in effect this Wednesday January 3rd. Few things are changing: The minimum number … Continue reading Ride Sharing Drivers in Toronto Now Must pass A City Training

Lyft is launching in Montreal soon

Montreal is slowly catching up to Toronto. Lyft has mentioned that they are looking to add Montreal to their list of Canadian locations where they operate. They have been operating in The Greater Toronto area since the end of 2018. They also have recently launched their service in Ottawa. Lyft mentioned that they potentially will … Continue reading Lyft is launching in Montreal soon

Blackberry to add 800 jobs in Ottawa, build self driving cars

Blackberry teamed up with federal government and will be investing $350m to build self-driving cars in Ottawa. Federal government will pitch in $40m while Blackberry itself will be investing $310m. The jobs will be added over the next 10 years. In January, Ontario government has announced greater leway for self driving cars to operate in … Continue reading Blackberry to add 800 jobs in Ottawa, build self driving cars

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