It’s common in Canada for people to order Uber rides for friends on their own accounts. But they can’t control the behaviour of the person they ordered a ride for. This practice can put Uber…
A public consultation meeting for the general public of Toronto took place this week regarding the Vehicle-for-Hire Byline Review.
Uber drivers are facing criticism after allegedly turning down passengers for rides after deeming them “too short.”
An Uber driver has turned himself in to police in connection with an ongoing sexual assault investigation.
The popular ride-hailing service has been seemingly exempted from the GST/HST rules since its launch in Toronto, but things are about to change.
Toronto Police were called after a woman alleged she was sexually assaulted by her Uber driver Sunday around two a.m.
With the assistance of an EMS dispatcher, a father delivered a baby girl in an Uber vehicle near a busy East York intersection.
On Jan. 18, Anita Thompson, a Toronto Emergency Medical Services dispatcher had nearly finished her 12-hour shift when she got a call. An anxious father and his wife, who had gone into labour, were travelling in an Uber vehicle en route to a hospital. Thompson said the father explained that the Uber driver had pulled off the road at Overlea Boulevard and Thorncliffe Park Drive, so the ambulance sent by Thompson could rendezvous and assist the parents. Thompson described the scene inside the Uber.
Toronto Police have arrested a 38-year-old man for sexually assaulting a 19-year-old woman after she ordered an Uber ride from the company’s online system, police say.
Beginning Sept. 19, ride-sharing service Uber is mapping the city. Toronto is the second Canadian city to undergo this process, with Edmonton being the first.
About 2,000 Toronto taxi drivers took to Queen and Bay Streets Wednesday to protest against Uber.