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
We’ve all had to make peace with the reality that the holidays will be a lot different this year. It can be a tough pill to swallow for those who depend on this time of year to spend meaningful time with family and friends. It’s also Christmas! And Hanukkah! And Kwanzaa! It’s a time to celebrate your friendships and share gifts and enjoy being around people you love. So the fact that there are limits to what we can do and how we can travel kind of sucks. But like most negative things in life, there’s a silver lining.
Has anyone ever been as excited for a year to come to an end? It’s been a wild ride, to say the least. But to say we’ve all been impacted by the pandemic in the same way would be wrong. We haven’t. Some people are struggling far more than others and can really use all the help they can get. So if there’s a way to keep some money in your pocket or show someone else how they can save some money, we should do that. And that’s really what we’re trying to do. Commuting to work is still
There’s really no other way to describe the pandemic than to say it really sucks. Even though the mantra is that we’re all in this together, the reality is that COVID-19 and the subsequent quarantine has impacted everyone differently. Some people have been able to make the switch to working from home without too much difficulty. Others have struggled with the transition, and some people have had their lives turned completely upside down. While everyone is trying to figure out their lives, the public transit system in British Columbia (BC) already had plans to help commuters. Each of the
Photo by Polina Tankilevitch on Pexels.com In honour of Pride Month 2020, we’re highlighting organizations across Canada that support the LGBTQ+ community. For this post, we have listed organizations that are centred in BC or have local chapters there. You can draw upon these orgs if and when you need their services; alternatively, if you have the means, you can support the amazing work that they do. Do you know of an organization that we should add to the list? Let us know by emailing us at email@example.com. 1. Qmunity (Vancouver, BC) Qmunity provides services, leadership, and safe