Good News Roundup for July 20, 2015


It’s not all doom and gloom out there in the local media. Multiple police shootings and urban fires happened over the weekend but even we can’t accuse the mainstream outlets in Vancouver of only focusing on the negative. Here’s a roundup of 9 of the more awesome stories that were published by the big players in the past couple days.

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Video: Humpbacks wow whale watchers off the B.C. coast – CTV Vancouver

Historic RCMP ship St. Roch to be scanned with lasers and digitally preserved – CBC Vancouver

Vancouver’s neighbourhood breweries have become a point of pride – The Globe and Mail BC

Wildfire count continues to drop in B.C. – Global BC

First look at Star Trek’s Enterprise set at Vancouver Film Studios – Vancouver Sun

B.C. and Saskatchewan allow booze to flow in new wine and spirits deal – The Province

A Vancouver PD officer went undercover in the DTES. Hear the heartwarming story of what he found – CBC Vancouver

Unsuspecting Okanagan bride shows up to her own surprise wedding – Global BC

Sweat it out: the top sports to relieve your anxiety – CTV Vancouver

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