The best holiday light displays in Toronto, a new local-shopping database for Canadians, the math and physics of snowflakes, and a heartwarming video of the uniting power of music. This week’s Good News.

Looking for something festive to do today? Here’s a roundup of some of the most spectacular holiday light displays in Toronto this year. Happy cruising, everyone!

Shopping local is more important this year than ever. Not sure where to begin? This Toronto woman started a directory of local shops to make supporting small businesses easier. It’s called Not-Amazon, and it’s not just for Torontonians – there’s a directory for Calgary, Halifax, and Vancouver too! Check it out here.

Here’s something seasonal for math-lovers: these researchers from the University of Manitoba used their math and physics backgrounds to explain why no two snowflakes are alike – and what mathematicians and artists have in common.

Starting to miss the sense of community and togetherness that’s so important this time of year? This heartwarming video of a group of strangers singing together on a subway platform is a happy reminder that no matter what, no one is alone. Can you guess what song brought them all together?

Awww of the week: this bird playing with a basketball.

Happy holidays and see you next week!


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