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Daydreaming on transit? 5 ways to land your dream job.

We've all found ourselves daydreaming about our dream job while sitting on the bus. We've partnered with Prepped, a free platform that provides a personalized program designed to increase your chances of landing a job by up to 6x¹ to help give Rocketman users the tools and tips to land the next gig while they get from A to B with a little less OMG. “Find a job you love, and you’ll never work a day in your life.” That’s the thing about quotes; they distil everything down to its simplest form. Of course, if you find your dream

By |February 22nd, 2021|Categories: Career, Community|0 Comments

Riding Public Transportation in Winnipeg

The Canadian city of Winnipeg, located in the province of Manitoba, attracts many newcomers due to its diversity and lower cost of living compared to other major Canadian cities. Upon moving to Winnipeg, all newcomers must figure out how to get around in their new city, especially if they don’t plan to drive a car. This article will explain everything newcomers will need to know about public transportation in Winnipeg to feel confident and at-ease while riding around the city. Winnipeg Transit is the primary transit authority in Winnipeg. Transit information pertaining to all of their services is available on

By |February 18th, 2021|Categories: Newcomers, Transit|0 Comments
  • How racism drove entrepreneur Trevor Silver to create his thriving fashion brand. Based out of Atlantic Canada.

The Black Atlantic Experience: How Trevor Silver is Creating a Brand with Purpose

Trevor Silver wanted to be a lawyer to inspire people in his community. But after an uninspiring summer job and a racist incident while in law school, he began to rethink his path. He chose instead to follow his heart and create a brand with purpose. The Black Atlantic Experience - a video series highlighting the stories, challenges, and triumphs of some of Atlantic Canada’s emerging Black leaders in order to educate and inspire a new generation. We are shining a light on a new vanguard who are changing the narrative around what is possible for the Black community,

By |February 8th, 2021|Categories: Transit Life|Tags: , |0 Comments

Black-Owned Businesses in Calgary You Can Support Right Now

Black-Owned Businesses in Calgary You Can Support Right Now February 1 marks more than the beginning of February. It marks the beginning of Black History Month. This year’s theme, The Future is Now, is meant to celebrate and acknowledge the work being done and continues to be done every day by Black Canadians to support and elevate their communities.  In support of Black History Month, we’re highlighting Black-owned and operated businesses across Canada that are leading the way. While February may only have 28 days, we’re committed to using our platform to support and share stories from Black Canadians

By |February 8th, 2021|Categories: Calgary, Community, Local Business|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Black-Owned Businesses in Vancouver & Victoria You Can Support Right Now

Black-Owned Businesses in Vancouver and Victoria You Can Support Right Now February 1 marks more than the beginning of February. It marks the beginning of Black History Month. This year’s theme, The Future is Now, is meant to celebrate and acknowledge the work being done and continues to be done every day by Black Canadians to support and elevate their communities.  In support of Black History Month, we’re highlighting Black-owned and operated businesses across Canada that are leading the way. While February may only have 28 days, we’re committed to using our platform to support and share stories from

By |February 8th, 2021|Categories: Community, Local Business, Vancouver|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Black-Owned Businesses in Edmonton You Can Support Right Now

Black-Owned Businesses in Edmonton You Can Support Right Now February 1 marks more than the beginning of February. It marks the beginning of Black History Month. This year’s theme, The Future is Now, is meant to celebrate and acknowledge the work being done and continues to be done every day by Black Canadians to support and elevate their communities.  In support of Black History Month, we’re highlighting Black-owned and operated businesses across Canada that are leading the way. While February may only have 28 days, we’re committed to using our platform to support and share stories from Black Canadians

By |February 8th, 2021|Categories: Community, Edmonton, Local Business|Tags: , |0 Comments

Commuting Tunes: Spotlight on Missy D from Vancouver

Vancouver-based bilingual hip-hop, rap, soul artist and femcee Missy D uses her fast-driving rhythms and soulful melodies to deliver introspective lyrics. Rocketman will be featuring emerging artists from across Canada. We are serving up new music and artists you can explore on your commute to keep your playlist fresh. Image courtesy: David Markwei Productions This article originally appeared on RBC's Discover & Learn Canada’s emerging artists contribute to the fabric and strength of communities. “Creative Culture: Emerging Artists to Watch” is a new series profiling young Canadian artists as they begin to grow from emerging to established. Yes, mamas, papas and music

By |February 5th, 2021|Categories: Transit Life|Tags: , |0 Comments

Black-Owned Businesses in Toronto You Can Support Right Now

Black-Owned Businesses in Toronto You Can Support Right Now February 1 marks more than the beginning of February. It marks the beginning of Black History Month. This year’s theme, The Future is Now, is meant to celebrate and acknowledge the work being done and continues to be done every day by Black Canadians to support and elevate their communities.  In support of Black History Month, we’re highlighting Black-owned and operated businesses across Canada that are leading the way. While February may only have 28 days, we’re committed to using our platform to support and share stories from Black Canadians

By |February 4th, 2021|Categories: Community, Local Business, Toronto|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Getting Familiar with the Calgary Transportation System

The multicultural city of Calgary welcomes thousands of newcomers each year. One of your first priorities as a newcomer is to understand how to get around your new city. Calgary’s frequent and inexpensive public transportation system is a convenient way to travel while cutting down on car costs and reducing your personal carbon footprint. This article was original published by Arrive. Arrive helps newcomers reach life, career and financial goals in Canada. Getting familiar with the Calgary transportation system Calgary’s new transit innovations, such as the My Fare app for contactless payment, make its transit system advanced and user-friendly.

By |February 2nd, 2021|Categories: Calgary, Newcomers, Transit|0 Comments

Using Public Transportation in Vancouver

When newcomers first move to Canada, transportation is one of the first aspects of their new life that they need to figure out. In Vancouver, you can get to work, school, community centres, or the beautiful parks and beaches by using public transportation. This article will cover Vancouver’s easy-to-use public transit options and describe how to start riding public transportation throughout the city and the surrounding area of Metro Vancouver. Metro Vancouver is a broad term that describes the city of Vancouver and many of its surrounding municipalities including Burnaby, Langley, Surrey, Coquitlam, North Vancouver, and more. Translink is the transit authority that services Metro Vancouver, in conjunction

By |January 27th, 2021|Categories: Newcomers, Transit, Vancouver|Tags: , |0 Comments