April 21, 2018 3:51 pm

Lyft looking at potential launch in Calgary and Edmonton

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Uber’s main rival in many markets is potentially coming to Calgary and Edmonton.

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Lyft has two jobs posted on the website Indeed.ca for positions that would deal with operations in both Calgary and Edmonton.

“We want to bring Lyft’s affordable, reliable rides to Alberta and are beginning the process of building a team in anticipation of an eventual launch. While both Calgary and Edmonton would be great fits for Lyft, we have no specific launch plans to share at this time,”
the company said in a statement to Global News.

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The ride sharing company currently operates in two Canadian cities, Toronto and Ottawa, and dozens of U.S. cities.

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