Good News Roundup for December 7, 2015


It’s not all doom and gloom out there in the local media. Bad news dominates the news cycle but even we can’t accuse the mainstream outlets in Vancouver of focusing exclusively on the negative. Here’s a roundup of a few of the more awesome stories that were published by the large outlets in the past couple days.

Photo: The Globe and Mail BC
Photo: The Globe and Mail BC

New app links homeless, vulnerable with available services in Vancouver – The Globe and Mail BC

Happy birthday: calf born into endangered B.C. orca population – CTV Vancouver

North Shore Rescue medic’s cancer diagnosis triggers ‘Rescue the rescuer’ callout – CBC Vancouver

Organizer ‘Overwhelmed’ By Donations For Refugee Family’s Home – Huffington Post BC

Star Wars characters add off-ice excitement to Vancouver Giants game – CTV Vancouver

Roofing company begins offering solar panel installation in Vancouver – CBC Vancouver

Rain fails to dampen enthusiasm at Rogers Santa Claus Parade in Vancouver – The Province

Dolphin Species Spotted Alive In B.C. For 1st Time – Huffington Post BC

The Flats becomes Vancouver’s pivot point for commercial galleries – The Globe and Mail BC

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