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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: Community, Newcomers, Transit|Tags: , |0 Comments
  • An Ottawa bus in Canada's capitol

How to Use Public Transportation in Ottawa

For newcomers to the city of Ottawa, navigating the city’s public transportation system is one of the most important tasks of your first few months in Canada. If you choose not to purchase a car or get a driver’s license, public transit will be your primary mode of transportation. This article will explain the Ottawa public transit system so that you can easily travel within the city. This article was original published by Arrive. Arrive helps newcomers reach life, career and financial goals in Canada. The primary transportation agency in Ottawa is OC Transpo. Gatineau, a city just across the river

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Getting Around by Edmonton Public Transit

For newcomers to Edmonton, transportation is one of the primary needs to address in the first few weeks of living in the city. Neighbourhoods in Edmonton are large and spaced out, so public transportation can help you cover the potentially long distances you may need to travel to get to work, school, or any other destination. Through this article, we hope to provide you with all the information you’ll need to access the public transit in Edmonton. Edmonton Transit Service (ETS) is the main transit authority of Edmonton. The city has both buses and a Light Rail Train (LRT)

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7 Local Restaurants to Order Takeout and Delivery From in Vancouver

It’s been a weird year; nobody denies that. We’ve watched the restaurant industry take a hit. And another. We’ve banded together through it all as they pivoted to come up with different ways to serve us, their hungry and loyal customers. The resiliency and ingenuity have not gone unnoticed. At Rocketman, we wanted to celebrate Vancouver’s fantastic food scene and the diverse offerings for curbside pick-up and delivery. Use the Rocketman app to get to and from these top Van City eats. 7 Local Restaurants to Order Takeout and Delivery From in Vancouver   Lee’s Donuts Located in: Granville

By |January 20th, 2021|Categories: Community, Transit|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Holiday 2020 Transit Schedule Changes for Calgary

This Holiday season will be different for all of us this year. If you are travelling on Calgary Transit over the Holidays, here are some changes you need to know. Like many major transit agencies across Canada, Calgary Transit will have adjusted holiday service. On New Year’s Eve, they offer extended evening service on the CTrain, MAX routes and some bus routes. For all CTRiders, a reminder that face coverings are now mandatory.  Calgary Transit Holiday Schedule Dec 21 - Winter service changes begin. Dec 21 - Sunday, Jan 10, 2021 All school trips are cancelled as schools close

By |December 21st, 2020|Categories: Essentials, Transit|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Holiday 2020 Transit Schedule Changes for British Columbia

This Holiday season will be different for all of us this year. If you are travelling on TransLink over the Holidays, here are some changes you need to know. With the holiday season here, British Columbia has made it mandatory for masks to be worn on all transit vehicles. In support of provincial health orders, TransLink will not be providing free and additional/extended transit services on New Year’s Eve. Customers can continue to use the transit system with their usual payment method, and the service will continue to operate on a regular weekday schedule. Masks are mandatory on board

By |December 21st, 2020|Categories: Essentials, Transit|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Holiday 2020 Transit Schedule Changes for Toronto and Surrounding Area

This Holiday season will be different for all of us this year. If you are travelling on the TTC or taking GO Transit over the Holidays, here are some changes you need to know.   The TTC will not be offering free rides to Torontonians this New Year’s Eve in an attempt to help keep Covid numbers down in the GTA and mitigate the chances of large gatherings this Holiday Season. In years past, the TTC has partnered with Corby Spirit and Wine to provide free streetcar, bus, and subway service between 7 p.m. on Dec. 31 and 7 a.m.

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The Ultimate Holiday Playlist for Commuters

One of the best parts of the winter season has to be holiday music. Yes, the songs can be a bit corny, but they’re also one way we recognize that we’re getting close to celebrating the most festive time of year. The music helps us get into the spirit of the season and adds a layer of joy and nostalgia specific to this time of year. It’s not an accident that so many musicians write holiday-themed songs. They know the power of music and how that music can lift the mood of an entire household.  In a normal year,

By |November 30th, 2020|Categories: Essentials, Transit|Tags: |0 Comments

Low Income Transit Passes for Newfoundland and Labrador

Fall is here and winter is right behind it, although the way this year is going, it wouldn’t be a huge surprise if the seasons decided to go haywire, too. The pandemic has upended all of our lives in some way, and many of us have had our livelihoods impacted as well. Tough times don’t begin to explain what’s happening, and even your routine commute to work has been disrupted.  While public transit has implemented measures to keep you safe, they also have programs in place to help with affordability. The public transit providers in Newfoundland offer low-income travel

By |November 9th, 2020|Categories: Money Saving, Transit|Tags: , |0 Comments

Low Income Transit Passes for Nova Scotia

Fall is here and winter is right behind it, although the way this year is going, it wouldn’t be a huge surprise if the seasons decided to go haywire, too. The pandemic has upended all of our lives in some way, and many of us have had our livelihoods impacted as well. Tough times don’t begin to explain what’s happening, and even your routine commute to work has been disrupted.  While public transit has implemented measures to keep you safe, they also have programs in place to help with affordability. The public transit providers in Nova Scotia offer low-income

By |November 9th, 2020|Categories: Money Saving, Transit|Tags: , |0 Comments