Ordeals of Immigrants Traveling Home During Holiday Season
The Covid-19 pandemic made the distance between immigrants living in Canada and their loved ones in their home countries seem all the longer. Empty airports, travel restrictions and Zoom calls became the norm. Christmas 2022 was set to be a welcome return to normal, with people eager to visit family and friends they had not seen for years. Sadly, a rare winter weather event left thousands stranded in Vancouver, forcing them to make alternative holiday plans. Would this become a normal experience during holidays?