84-year-old Trent University graduate thanks GO Transit for the commute

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Victor Parker travelled by train and bus between Toronto and Peterborough to earn his degree

For his entire life, Victor Parker has been a man on a mission. He has vowed to never stop learning. Transit has proved to be a big part of that journey and, for the past 14 years, GO Transit has helped him accomplish one of his ultimate goals.

The 84 year-old had been making his way from his home in Toronto to Peterborough and back by way of subway, train and bus at least once a week. His travels and, of course, his hard work paid off when he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Indigenous Studies from Trent University in June.

Victor Parker 1 84 year-old Victor Parker at Danforth GO Station with his Indigenous Studies degree from Trent University, July 2018

“Sometimes I worked on essays on the train,” Parker said of his long commute…

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