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.
Different is the word that everyone is throwing around when talking about what the holidays will be like this year. That’s a bit of an understatement. Right now, we’d be walking into stores adorned with holiday decorations and playing Christmas carols while we shopped for family members and friends. That’s not possible this year, and while it’s for the safety of our family and friends that we maintain the social distancing rules, we can still admit that it kind of sucks. That said, some activities are safe enough for you to enjoy during the holidays. Some of these events
The word “normal” needs to be suspended from our vocabulary, at least for the foreseeable future. There’s nothing normal about this pandemic and its impact on our lives, and waiting for a return to normalcy assumes that everything will go back to the way it was. Hope is never a bad thing, but we have to deal with reality. And the reality is that life is different. The way we work, how we socialize, and how we travel and commute have all been unprecedented. To that last point, commuting to work has become a necessary evil for front-line workers,
It doesn’t do much justice to say that COVID-19 has impacted all of our lives. It has, and it’s continuing to put all kinds of pressure on us to figure out how the heck we exist in this new world that has been created. Thinking of all the people who have lost jobs or had to adjust the way they work makes your head spin. Sorry, we know it sounds a bit doomsday-ish, but we got to keep it real with you. And while people are trying to get back on their feet, being able to afford the back
Photo by Mick De Paola on Unsplash 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 Ontario 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. Queer Ontario (Ontario) Queer Ontario is a