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May 29th, 2020: Good News of the Day

May 29th, 2020: Good News of the Day

Here’s some good news for you: the atmosphere in Canada has started to improve as the number of new COVID-19 cases continues to decline. It’s much easier to see the silver lining on the horizon than it was a couple of months ago. Starting next week, “good news of the day” will be “good news of the week”.

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May 28th, 2020: Good News of the Day

May 28th, 2020: Good News of the Day

Need help putting up that new shelf or changing your car’s oil? A man who grew up without a father has started a new YouTube channel called “Dad, how do I?” to help others in a similar situation learn how to fix common household problems.

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May 27th, 2020: Good News of the Day

May 27th, 2020: Good News of the Day

Hoping to shake things up at your next virtual hangout? This Uxbridge-based animal sanctuary is offering to let one of their most popular attractions – Buckwheat the donkey – drop in on your Zoom call.

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May 25th, 2020: Good News of the Day

May 25th, 2020: Good News of the Day

Hoping to avoid the line at the grocery store? This useful new tool can help you steer clear of crowds by letting you know the wait times of supermarkets and pharmacies in advance. The site updates every five minutes  – check it out the next time you have an errand to run!

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May 22nd, 2020: Good News of the Day

May 22nd, 2020: Good News of the Day

The last few months have been difficult for a lot of people. If you want to offer some much-needed moral support to front-line workers and those in self-isolation, check out Text for Humanity, the world’s first texting switchboard.

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May 21st, 2020: Good News of the Day

May 21st, 2020: Good News of the Day

Here’s a great way to immerse yourself in artistic ideas from home: the Museum of Modern Art in New York is offering several free online courses through Coursera. They have classes on everything from contemporary art to fashion and design – check out the link to find out what else is available!

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May 20th, 2020: Good News of the Day

May 20th, 2020: Good News of the Day

Looking for some great educational films to supplement your child’s homeschool curriculum? The National Film Board of Canada has started a weekly blog series of film and activity recommendations for kids. They have a wide range of topics for all age groups, so you’re sure to find something to fit any lesson plan!

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May 19th, 2020: Good News of the Day

May 19th, 2020: Good News of the Day

Here’s one small bright spot that’s come out of the lockdown – some of the most beautiful experiences in the world are being made widely accessible online. Case in point: for the first time ever, you can watch the summer solstice at Stonehenge via livestream on social media.

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