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April 3rd, 2020: Good News of the Day

April 3rd, 2020: Good News of the Day

Around the world, scientists and engineers are working tirelessly towards a solution to the ventilator shortage, and they’re starting to see results. This team at MIT has figured out a way to make an emergency ventilator for $100 using common hospital items.

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April 2nd, 2020: Good News of the Day

April 2nd, 2020: Good News of the Day

Here’s some great news for the planet (and everyone who lives on it): scientists predict that if we take the right measures, we’ll be able to undo the damage we’ve done to our oceans through pollution and overfishing within the next thirty years. That’s definitely something to be optimistic about!

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March 31st, 2020: Good News of the Day

March 31st, 2020: Good News of the Day

Around the world, people are finding all kinds of creative ways to connect with one another as a community while keeping their physical distance. In Canada, people are keeping kids entertained by organizing window scavenger hunts in their neighbourhoods.

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March 30, 2020: Good News of the Day

March 30, 2020: Good News of the Day

As the coronavirus crisis makes food security even more elusive to some, community members are stepping up to help in any way they can. This Toronto-based catering chef is paying out of pocket to make and deliver 30,000 meals to seniors and low-income households around the city.

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March 27, 2020: Good News of the Day

March 27, 2020: Good News of the Day

Here’s your daily reminder that people are basically good: a mystery man helped this small flower shop stay afloat by purchasing their entire inventory after it was announced that the store would have to close due to coronavirus restrictions.

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March 26, 2020: Good News of the Day

March 26, 2020: Good News of the Day

Over the last couple of weeks, we’ve heard more than a few stories of corporations stepping out of their comfort zones to help in the fight against Covid-19. Here’s another one: Dyson (yes, the vacuum company) is using its resources to build 15,000 ventilators for use in the UK and around the world.

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March 25, 2020: Good News of the Day

March 25, 2020: Good News of the Day

If you’ve been laid off or forced to stay home from work for the foreseeable future, here’s something to ease your mind: Trudeau announced today that the Canadian government will be providing $2,000/month to people who have lost their income due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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March 24, 2020: Good News of the Day

March 24, 2020: Good News of the Day

No one knows for sure how long this pandemic will last, but this Nobel laureate believes that the road to global recovery might not be as long as it seems right now. That’s definitely something to be hopeful about!

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