In Canada, Thanksgiving is celebrated on the second Monday in October every year. This year, Thanksgiving Day is Monday, October 12.
In late March, as the pandemic hit swift and hard, along with the obvious panic and uncertainty, there was also something approaching a sense of novelty: some of us would now get to work from home. No more commute, dress code, or cubicle.
Recent weeks have seen optimism-crushing news that even should we have a vaccine soon, measures to prevent the spread of the virus may be in place for years. The uncertainty ahead has pushed many big companies to decide to keep their remote working plans in place for longer, or even shift to a remote model indefinitely.