9 “good news” stories from Vancouver this week

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It’s not all doom and gloom out there in the local mainstream media. Despite that sickening fuel spill in English Bay and the crap storm surrounding it, some car crashes and enough political scrimmages and missteps to make your head spin, not even we can accuse Vancouver’s news outlets of only focusing on the bad. In this first instalment of what will become a regular series on our blog, here are 9 “good news” stories from the past few days that we think you should check out.

Photo courtesy The Terry Fox FoundationPhoto courtesy The Terry Fox Foundation

14 photos that prove Tery Fox’s legacy is alive and well. – Huffington Post BC

Our Canucks are heading to the playoffs, playing the first round against those pesky Calgary Flames. – CBC Vancouver

Emily Carr University unveils design for Great Northern Way campus. – The Globe and Mail BC

Photos of Deadpool movie being filmed on the Georgia viaduct in Vancouver. – The Province

Vancouver’s Sarah McLachlan receives Governor General’s Performing Arts Award. – The Vancouver Sun

Vancouver Special gets a sweet renovation. – Huffington Post BC

Scared of the dentist’s chair? Dog duo helps soothe patient fears. – CTV Vancouver

Vaisakhi celebrated at parade in south Vancouver (WITH VIDEO). – Global BC

Indigenous Eyes contest puts a lens on aboriginal elders. – CBC Vancouver