Good News Roundup for January 5, 2016

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It’s not all doom and gloom in the local media. Bad news dominates almost every news cycle in the world but even we can’t accuse mainstream outlets in Vancouver of focusing only on the bad stuff. Below is a roundup of a some of the more awesome stories published by the big outlets over the past couple days.

Photo: Toronto Grillz
Photo: Toronto Grillz

Dentist donates gold from dental procedures to charity – CBC Vancouver

Downtown Vancouver to Victoria passenger ferry service one step closer to reality – The Province

Snowshoeing offers easy exercise, great views in southern B.C. – CTV Vancouver

Humpbacks Pop Up Right Next To B.C. Fishing Boat – Huffington Post BC

Vancouver teens’ smart cutlery tells users about food nutrition – The Globe and Mail BC

Still here: Alzheimer Society launches campaign to end disease stigma – CTV Vancouver

‘I cannot wait to go to school’: Syrian kids start class in B.C. – CBC Vancouver

Vancouver CEO Named To Forbes ’30 Under 30′ List – Huffington Post BC

You Say Party announces self-titled comeback album – Vancouver Sun

Canadian musician Nick Thorburn on making music for the hit podcast Serial – The Globe and Mail BC

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