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Ride-sharing giant Uber launches in Regina

2019/05/15|Categories: Article|Tags: , |

Regina Leader-Post May 15, 2019 The wait is finally over after ride-sharing giant Uber officially launched in Regina on Wednesday afternoon. “We’ve been waiting for this day for a long, long time and I know that council and all Regina residents are really, really pleased to finally have ride-share here and have Uber here,” said Mayor Michael [...]

Uber launches in Regina bringing more choice, competition

2019/05/15|Categories: Article|Tags: , |

980 CJME May 15, 2019 Uber launched in Regina on Wednesday and entered its second market in Saskatchewan, three months after it first launched in Saskatoon. Users of the ridesharing service can now download the Uber app on their smartphones and hail rides at the tap of a button. Before hailing a ride, users must download [...]

‘You don’t want to be one’: Estevan sign campaign shining light on impaired driving

2019/05/14|Categories: Article|Tags: |

CTV Regina May 14, 2019 Ten signs have recently popped up around the city of Estevan with a simple message: “Impaired driver caught here.” Connie Hagel with Estevan’s chapter of Mothers Against Drunk Driving says she hopes the signs send the message that impaired drivers are being caught in the community, regardless of where they [...]

‘Impaired driver caught here’: Signs aim to deter drunk driving in Sask. city

2019/05/14|Categories: Article|Tags: |

CTV News Regina May 14, 2019 A Mothers Against Drunk Driving chapter is putting up big arrow signs that read “Impaired driver caught here” all around Estevan, Sask., which police and supporters hope will deter drunk driving. Police in Estevan are hoping the new tactic will help reduce the city’s and province’s troubling impaired driving [...]

Uber ride sharing services now available in Saskatoon

2019/02/05|Categories: Article|Tags: , |

Regina Leader Post February 5, 2019 The first official ride share trip in Saskatchewan took place in Saskatoon on Tuesday afternoon, kicking off the service for the province as the Uber app went live. “It was nice to be the first ride in a ride share in Saskatoon,” Joe Hargrave, the minister responsible for SGI [...]

#DontWreckTheHolidays Saskatoon police campaign implores

2018/12/18|Categories: Article|Tags: |

Global News December 18, 2018

Federal government introduces new impaired driving laws

2018/12/18|Categories: Article|Tags: |

CTV Regina December 18, 2018 It's been 20 years since an impaired driver injured two of Lisa Lindahl's daughters, but the memory is no less painful. “We are very lucky they are alive. But it has become a life goal now to stop impaired driving,” said Lisa Lindahl, director of victims services with MADD Regina. [...]

Regina Transit to offer free bus service on New Year’s Eve

2018/12/11|Categories: Article|Tags: |

Regina / 980 CJME December 11, 2018 There will be free bus rides once again on New Year’s Eve in Regina. SGI and Regina Transit are partnering for their campaign Wing in the New Year, meaning people should let a bus driver be their ‘wingman” to get them home safe after celebrating. Free service starts [...]

Saskatchewan approves ride hailing rules, municipalities to determine operations

2018/12/07|Categories: Article|Tags: |

The Canadian Press December 7, 2018 REGINA — Saskatchewan has approved ride-hailing regulations but it could be a while before companies and drivers hit the road in the province’s two biggest cities. Rules are to take effect on Dec. 14 but the minister responsible for Saskatchewan Government Insurance said he doubts services such as Uber [...]

Charleston Hughes’ charges can serve as lesson to others: MADD

2018/10/20|Categories: Article|Tags: |

REGINA LEADER-POST October 20, 2018 A Saskatchewan Roughriders player’s impaired driving charge and subsequent suspension from play is an opportunity for people to consider the consequences of driving while impaired. That’s the view of Michelle Okere, Saskatchewan’s regional manager for Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) Canada. “When it happens to someone who is in the [...]