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Mayor Bowman Urges Province To Approve Uber

Posted: September 21st, 2017 at 2:00pm Featured, NEWS, Winnipeg
WINNIPEG, MB - With the fall session of the legislature about to get going, Winnipeg Mayor Brian Bowman is urging the province to green light ride sharing apps like Uber.…

Uber Board to Discuss CEO Absence

Posted: June 12th, 2017 at 11:30am BUSINESS
BUSINESS NEWS - As Winnipeg waits for Uber to serve the region, the company that is worth $70 Billion and has not made a profit is considering changes at the…

While Winnipeg Waits For Uber, Dallas & Dubai Get Flying Taxis

Posted: April 28th, 2017 at 4:30pm Featured, International, NEWS
WINNIPEG, MB - While local politicians are still trying to decide whether Winnipeg will even get Uber, the company has announced something pretty cool. Uber says it will offer a…

UBER TROUBLE: Driverless Car Program Halted After Crash

Posted: March 26th, 2017 at 4:00pm Featured, International, NEWS
WORLD NEWS - Uber has suspended its pilot program for driverless cars after a vehicle equipped with the technology crashed in Arizona. Watch more in this video report by Erica Ferrari. Spencer…

Manitoba To Allow Uber, Dissolve Taxicab Board

Posted: March 20th, 2017 at 6:00pm Featured, manitoba, NEWS, POLITICS
WINNIPEG, MB. — Manitoba's provincial government has tabled legislation which would allow Uber to enter the market. It would also see the dissolution of Manitoba's taxicab board. Municipalities would be…

Uber In Winnipeg?

Posted: March 19th, 2017 at 7:00pm Featured, manitoba, NEWS, Winnipeg
WINNIPEG, MB - The Manitoba government will introduce legislation tomorrow that could pave the way for Uber in Winnipeg. The legislation is called the Local Vehicles for Hire Act. It…

Answers Coming For Uber, Unions In Manitoba?

Posted: March 16th, 2017 at 4:00pm EDUCATION, Featured, manitoba, NEWS, POLITICS, Winnipeg
WINNIPEG, MB -  The Pallister Government is expected to introduce some important bills in the legislature on Monday. That's apparently the last day the Tories can be guaranteed a bill…

Hal Anderson’s Thoughts For The Week Of February 27th

Posted: February 27th, 2017 at 12:12pm Featured, NEWS, VOICES
WINNIPEG, MB. - Well, did you enjoy the Oscars? And did you keep watching right to the end when they somehow screwed up the awarding of the Best Picture Academy Award?…

Uber CEO Quits Trump’s Advisory Group

Posted: February 3rd, 2017 at 7:46am BUSINESS
BUSINESS NEWS - Uber Technologies Inc Chief Executive Officer Travis Kalanick, facing criticism from immigration advocates for serving on President Donald Trump's business advisory group, quit the group on Thursday,…

Allow Uber, More Cabs In Winnipeg: Report

Posted: December 22nd, 2016 at 9:30am BUSINESS, Featured
WINNIPEG, MB - A report commissioned by the Manitoba Taxicab Board says Uber should be allowed in Winnipeg with regulations. The report makes several recommendations, including: Increasing the number of…
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