Lyft is growing beyond its home market of the USA, with a launch planned next month in Toronto, the largest city in Canada.
No specific launch date was announced but Lyft said it "will be around to help ring in the holidays", presumably before Christmas. The company only began its driver outreach today.
Search underway for Irish woman missing in France since Wednesday
Eimear Noonan (21) had lived in Annonay in the South East of France where she worked as a teaching assistant in a local school. She has not been since Wednesday, and had not informed work she would be absent on Thursday or Friday.
The move follows the controversial launch of rival Uber in Toronto a few years ago, which saw protests by taxi drivers.
The move follows aggressive expansion in the U.S., where Lyft has also benefited from stumbles at rival Uber.
The company has been US-focused and in many cases has avoided the controversy that swirled around Uber as its larger rival expanded to dozens of countries overseas. It has also been expanding its partnerships including with General Motors and the former Google Car unit now called Waymo.
Rowan Atkinson to become a father again at the age of 62
Pregnant Louise was seen shopping in North London last week.sporting one of bungling Mr Bean's proudest bumps so far. Atkinson and Louise met for the first time when they appeared in a play Quartermaine's Terms together in 2013.
Lyft raised $1 billion in October, in a financing round led by CapitalG, the growth investment fund of Alphabet Inc and had in September hired an initial public offering advisory firm.
In June, the company ousted its co-founder and CEO Travis Kalanick, who has a net worth of $5.1billion according to Forbes, after a female former engineer wrote a blog detailing how she was propositioned by her boss.
North Korea soldier defects at DMZ to South
They stand only several metres away from South Korean soldiers wearing aviator sunglasses while adopting taekwondo stances. This comes as war tensions continue to rise between North Korea and its enemies in the south and the US.