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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 [...]

Don’t Fumble For Your Car Keys This Super Bowl Weekend – Hand Off the Driving Duties to Someone Sober

2018/02/01|Categories: National Media Release|Tags: |

(Oakville, Ontario) – As football fans prepare to watch the Philadelphia Eagles and the New England Patriots square off in Super Bowl LII, MADD Canada and Uber are urging everyone to have a game plan in place to get home safely. “Arranging a sober ride home is always a winning play if you’re going to [...]

MADD Canada and Uber Canada raise $100K in December to fight impaired driving through fundraising initiative

2018/01/02|Categories: National Media Release|Tags: |

Toronto, Canada, January 2, 2017 – Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD Canada) and Uber Canada today announced it reached a month-long fundraising goal to raise $100,000 to help MADD Canada put a stop to impaired driving. As part of a joint fundraising and awareness campaign, MADD Canada and Uber are spreading awareness with a national [...]

Uber and MADD look to prevent ‘stolen’ motherhood

2017/12/01|Categories: Article|Tags: |

Strategy December 1, 2017 Fatal crashes involving alcohol or drugs remain the leading criminal cause of death in Canada, according to Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD), and our country has the highest ratio of road fatalities involving alcohol impairment. To raise awareness around the issue at a time when drivers may be tempted to drive [...]

Safe and Sober Driving is the Winning Play this Grey Cup Weekend

2017/11/24|Categories: National Media Release|Tags: , |

Oakville, ON – When the Calgary Stampeders square off against the Toronto Argonauts this weekend in the 105th Grey Cup, there will be one winning play that everyone can agree on – having a safe and sober ride home. “Driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs puts you, your passengers and everyone on the [...]

Recent poll indicates majority of Saskatchewanians would be in favour of ridesharing

2017/11/08|Categories: Article|Tags: , |

Global News November 8, 2017 A recent Nanos poll indicates that 80 per cent of Saskatchewan residents would be in favour or “somewhat support” the idea of a ridesharing service in the province. The data from the poll also showed that 53 per cent of respondents thought ridesharing would reduce impaired driving. Among people under [...]

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 [...]

Letter: Time to bring ride-sharing options to Saskatchewan

2017/08/11|Categories: Article|Tags: , , |

Regina Leader Post August 11, 2017 Andrew Murie, chief executive officer of MADD Canada, writes: Crashes involving alcohol and/or drugs are the leading criminal cause of death in Canada. Every day, on average, four Canadians are killed in crashes involving alcohol and/or drugs. In the past year, the Government of Saskatchewan introduced significant legislative changes [...]

MADD Canada calls on London City Council to Support Ridesharing

2017/02/10|Categories: National Media Release|Tags: |

London, Ontario, February 10, 2017 – Today, MADD Canada is calling on London City Council to ensure the passage of ridesharing regulations that will allow Uber to continue operating in London. MADD Canada and Uber Canada are national partners who have joined forces to promote safe and sober driving. For more information on the partnership [...]

MADD Canada and Uber Partner Nationally To Fight Impaired Driving

2017/02/08|Categories: Article|Tags: |

Canadian Insider Feb. 8, 2017 TORONTO, Feb. 8, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - Today, Uber and MADD Canada are announcing a long term, national partnership to jointly promote safe and sober driving. Both organizations will work together in asking Canadians to pledge to not drive impaired and to make further use of transportation options like ridesharing [...]