Our presence in Canada is growing fast! To follow our launch in Toronto last month, we’re excited to go live in Vancouver today. Now Vancouverites can hire a Tasker to help tackle any project on their to-do list, from minor home repairs, to packing and moving help, to yard work, furniture assembly, delivery, and more. Just visit www.taskrabbit.ca or download the TaskRabbit app to share task dates and details, browse skilled Taskers, and select the right person for the job.
In the next couple weeks, we’re also excited to roll out furniture assembly services in select IKEA stores and on IKEA.ca. Taskers can help IKEA customers with flat-rate, in-home furniture assembly as early as a day after purchase.
Thanks for the warm welcome, Vancouver. We’re excited to get to know you! To celebrate our arrival in the Rain City, we asked local Taskers for a few fun facts about their home.
- Vancouver is known as the “Hollywood of the North.” With over 100 sound stages, it currently ranks as North America’s #2 city for filmmakers to live and work. It’s been the set for movies like Deadpool, Tomorrowland, X-Men: The Last Stand, Twilight, and Mission Impossible IV.
- Vancouver is nicknamed the “Rain City” for a reason! The city usually gets over 1450mm (57 inches) of rain per year over an average of 165 days.
- Vancouver has the 4th largest cruise port in the world, with most of its ships heading to Alaska. In 2018, Vancouver Fraser Port Authority projected that 895,000 passengers would be cruising out of the city.