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May 4th, 2020: Good News of the Day

May 4th, 2020: Good News of the Day

On Friday, May 8th, tune in to ‘In This Together: A PBS American Portrait Story’. It’s a multi-platform storytelling project made from photographs, videos, and first-hand accounts of how the coronavirus pandemic has affected people’s lives and communities – and how it’s bringing us all together.

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May 1st, 2020: Good News of the Day

May 1st, 2020: Good News of the Day

The last couple of months have been unusually difficult for everyone. If you need a reminder that we’re all in this together, tune in tonight at 8pm for ‘The Call to Unite’. It’s a 24-hour livestreaming event featuring world leaders, artists, poets, storytellers, and more.

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April 30th, 2020: Good News of the Day

April 30th, 2020: Good News of the Day

Disappointed that High Park is closed to visitors this year while the cherry trees are in bloom? No need to worry:  the city has multiple virtual cherry blossom experiences planned so that you can enjoy the view from home. There’s even a 24-hour BloomCam so that you can check in on the blossoming trees any time!

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April 29th, 2020: Good News of the Day

April 29th, 2020: Good News of the Day

A few weeks ago, we shared a story about a WWII veteran who raised upwards of £28 million for the National Health Service by walking laps of his back garden. Now, this 6- year-old boy with spina bifida has taken up the mantle by walking 10 metres a day to to raise money in support of health-care workers fighting coronavirus.

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April 28th, 2020: Good News of the Day

April 28th, 2020: Good News of the Day

Here’s a fun way to get in touch with your creative side: The Getty Museum in Los Angeles has issued a challenge to its social media followers to recreate a famous work of art using household objects and people.

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April 27th, 2020: Good News of the Day

April 27th, 2020: Good News of the Day

If you’re looking for an opportunity to gain valuable skills for the workplace during lockdown, check out this virtual, pay-what-you-can training program. It’s designed to help you develop new skills at a price you can afford, even if that means the course is free.

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April 24th, 2020: Good News of the Day

April 24th, 2020: Good News of the Day

Get ready for a special, star-studded event this Sunday evening: Canada’s major broadcasters are uniting to present ‘Stronger Together, Tous Ensemble’, an hour-long special in support of front-line health care workers in Canada.

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April 23rd, 2020: Good News of the Day

April 23rd, 2020: Good News of the Day

Did you know that post-secondary students who don’t qualify for CERB may be eligible for $1,250 per month to help ease the financial burden of Covid-19? And that’s not all – new student grants and jobs are also on the way.

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April 22nd, 2020: Good News of the Day

April 22nd, 2020: Good News of the Day

Here’s some inspiring news from the UK: A 99-year-old WWII veteran raised £14 million for the National Health Service by walking laps of his back garden. It just goes to show what a huge difference one person can make. There’s even a petition to give him a knighthood for his efforts!

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