Insurance information for Albertans who use Uber
and other ride-for-hire services

Know the risks before participating in ride-for-hire services

Alberta’s Superintendent of Insurance issued an advisory notice on ride-for-hire services and the insurance risk they currently pose to Albertans. The Superintendent’s office reviewed Uber’s insurance policies and found significant issues with regulatory compliance. Albertans are at risk of not having access to insurance protection and accident benefits under Alberta law if using Uber’s ride-for-hire services, and potentially other ride-for-hire services as well.

Government announces go-forward plan for emerging ride-for-hire services in Alberta
February 29, 2016

  • Transportation Minister Brian Mason has announced a plan that will establish a framework for ride-for-hire companies. See the news release.

Superintendent of Insurance Documents
July 27, 2015

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Page last updated:  March 1, 2016