By MO CRANKER on December 30, 2020.
It’s been a 12 months with loads of doom and gloom, however that doesn’t imply there weren’t excellent news tales.
Again in February, a neighborhood household made headlines for competing on the Canadian Household Feud tv present.
The Hale brothers, Troy, Bradley, Brock, Tyson and Tanner, performed three video games of the feud and introduced again $10,695 to the Hat.
The brothers ended their third week with a loss to the Nash household out of Eckville, Alta., however will benefit from the time spent collectively for the remainder of their lives.
Rubble finds his dwelling
One in every of our most learn tales of 2019 was Petey and Rubble, canine deserted at a neighborhood boarding kennel by their proprietor.
The 2 canine lived at Pet Park Boarding Kennel for months earlier than Rubble was adopted in February.
Hatters Jayne and Kevin Heinrich adopted the seven-year-old Fila de Sao Miguel and have given him his perpetually dwelling.
Petey is working with a neighborhood obedience coach and continues to be searching for his good individuals.
Mark and Susan Sakamoto each made the information this 12 months with really feel good tales.
Mark was capable of debut his CBC present ‘Good Individuals’ earlier this 12 months and it’s nonetheless viewable on CBC Gem.
The five-episode mini-series takes a take a look at systemic points like homelessness and gun violence, and the way society can doubtlessly repair these issues.
Susan made the information late within the 12 months when two cherished items of artwork went lacking from a downtown storefront.
The blissful half right here is that they each mysteriously wound up on the police station in nice form, and at the moment are in her care.
Irvine-based chainsaw artist Marina Cole went viral a couple of instances this 12 months on the Information’ Fb web page.
Earlier within the 12 months she carved a big dragon out of wooden at Dan MacCharles Park, which introduced many individuals to a park that they had by no means heard of.
The dragon was shared by greater than 1,000 individuals on social media.
Round Remembrance Day, Cole carved a bench at a Royal Canadian Legion in B.C.
The story and photograph about her bench has been seen by greater than 250,000 individuals on Fb and shared greater than 2,000 instances.
There are lots of examples of the group coming collectively through the COVID-19 pandemic.
Proper firstly of all of it, Grit Metropolis Distillery began manufacturing hand sanitizer and giving it away to Hatters. Cyclepath teamed up with the brewery to ship the sanitizer totally free wherever within the Hat.
Cactus RV made headlines when providing up RVs to frontline healthcare employees in April.
Fitu Taefu and his spouse Erin, in addition to artists at Gasoline Metropolis Tattoos, raised 1000’s for psychological well being initiatives with semicolon tattoo occasions.
The record wouldn’t be full with out mentioning the otters that lived at Police Level Park this 12 months.
Hopefully extra resolve to take residence right here sooner or later.