Metro Vancouver reacts to the SkyTrain strike being cancelled

Dec 10 2019, 10:06 am

A wave of relief has passed over tens of thousands of Metro Vancouver residents after a three-day SkyTrain shutdown was cancelled.

On Tuesday morning, CUPE 7000, the union representing Expo Line and Millennium Line employees, and TransLink subsidiary BC Rapid Transit Company reached a tentative agreement.

The deal was reached just before 5 am, avoiding what would have been a three-day shutdown.

As a result of the tentative agreement, Metro Vancouver’s transit network will operate as per usual, much to the joy of it’s few hundred thousand riders.

Here’s how Metro Vancouverites reacted to another strike being avoided: