Popular tech based website Tech Crunch is reporting that Uber announced that tipping will be added to the rider app and will roll out to 121 cities, including major centres in Canada.

For consumers, Uber is making it clear that tipping will be optional, and customers will only be prompted to tip after they rate the drive. Additionally, you will be able to tip a driver up to 30 days after the trip and 7 days after an UberEATS delivery. While work advocates are touting that this is a great step in improving Uber driver conditions, customers are pointing out the bad:

The list of Canadian cities where tipping begins rolling out is included below for reference:

  • Calgary (AB)
  • Edmonton (AB)
  • London (ON)
  • Toronto (ON)
  • Windsor (ON)
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