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Uber in B.C.? Ride-hailing companies, advocates worried regulations too restrictive

2019/07/08|Categories: Article|Tags: , , |

CTV Vancouver July 8, 2019 Imagine working for a cab company, ending your shift late and not and then not being able to get a taxi to stop and take you home. Christiana Virtue said that’s exactly what happened to her. “I was off at three o'clock in the morning waiting for a cab and [...]

Andrew Murie: British Columbians need ride-hailing option now

2019/07/05|Categories: Article|Tags: , , , |

OPINION: Rather than focus on a specific licence class, MADD Canada encourages the provincial government to focus on other criteria that have direct road safety benefits MADD Canada is committed to working with stakeholders and governments to do everything possible to improve road safety in our communities. Despite stronger laws and increased public awareness, impaired [...]

MADD Canada calls on B.C. to introduce ride-hailing in 2018

2018/07/30|Categories: Article|Tags: , |

Mothers Against Drunk Driving call on B.C. to allow ride-hailing now

2018/07/24|Categories: Article|Tags: , |

MADD Canada, BarWatch call for ride hailing in B.C. this year

2018/07/24|Categories: Article|Tags: , |

VANCOUVER SUN July 24, 2018 Anti-impaired-driving activists and a group representing restaurants and bars say allowing ride hailing in B.C. before the end of this year would make the province’s roads safer. Last week, the provincial government announced that although it would be changing legislation this fall to allow ride hailing companies like Uber and [...]

Ridesharing Improves Safety, So Let’s Bring It To BC

2017/10/23|Categories: Provincial Media Release|Tags: , , |

Vancouver, British Columbia - Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD Canada) calls on all British Columbia political parties to keep their commitment and enable ridesharing in 2017. During the recent provincial election, the BC NDP, BC Liberals and BC Green Party all committed to have ridesharing in place by the end of the year, but progress [...]

Iain Black: MLAs need to get moving on ride-hailing services

2017/10/10|Categories: Article|Tags: |

The Province October 10, 2017 During the provincial election campaign, all three party leaders pledged to pass long-awaited legislation to allow ride-hailing services in B.C. by the end of this year. Now that the fall legislative session has begun, we are collectively calling on the government to move forward on this issue and ensure a [...]