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We can all use some goodness in our feed right now. A&S brings you Feel Good News: a curation of stories to celebrate human kindness, humour, and hope. We’re updating regularly – check back soon.

Last updated on: October 13, 2020

Monster Mash

Shoppers Drug Mart Made Monster Spray For A Kid Afraid of the Dark

Pharmacists at this Shoppers Drug Mart in Prince George, B.C. have to be some of the most creative we’ve seen. They prescribed a fake “Monster Spray” to help a young boy overcome his fear of the dark. Bedtime scarries begone!

Beat it, Polystyrene

Canada Is Ditching a Bunch of Single Use Plastics

By the end of 2021, Canada will ban harmful single-use plastics like straws, cutlery and plastic bags that are consistently found in the environment and for which there are readily available alternatives.

I scream, you scream!

Chapman's Ice Cream Continues to be a Rockstar Employer

Canada’s family-run frozen treat company, Chapman’s Ice Cream, announced it would make their pay increase during the pandemic permanent for production and distribution workers effective immediately. Just another reason to feel good about enjoying their mint chocolate chip.

Pride Prevails

#ProudBoys Becomes a Gay Pride Mantra Following Debate

“The claiming of #ProudBoys by Gay Twitter may be the best thing to happen in 2020″ says Canadian TV Journalist Ali Velshi. This spin on the discourse that arose from the Presidential Debate has been delighting thousands of people on social media.

Lads with Heart

Ireland Lacrosse Bows Out Of 2022 World Games So Iroquois Nationals Can Play

When the Iroquois Nationals were denied the ability to compete in the 2022 World Games, Ireland’s lacrosse team bowed out to make room. This ultimate gesture of respect to the group that founded the sport warms our hearts.

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Dad's got moves

Dad Dances to Cheer Up Son Getting Cancer Treatment

Texas dad Chuck Yielding dances outside a hospital while his son receives treatment for cancer to let him know he’s not alone.

Rebuilding hope

Electrician Rallies Community to Rebuild Old Woman's Run-Down Home

When inspecting an old woman’s run-down home on a job, electrician John Kinney started a fundraiser to renovate it.

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Wakanda Forever

Powerful Mural Tribute to Chadwick Boseman Unveiled at Downtown Disney

The stunning illustration “King Chad,” by artist and author Nikkolas Smith was unveiled Thursday at Downtown Disney in L.A.

Landing a Farming Hand

A Farmer's Neighbours Rallied to Save his Harvest After his Heart Attack

After suffering a heart attack on his farm, Lane Unhjem’s 60 neighbouring farmers joined hands to harvest his 1,000 acres of crops.

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Squad Goals

Two 88-Year-Old Women Share the Story of Their Beautiful Lifelong Friendship

Joanne Sayre and Donna Sienko talk about the special bond they have shared over the course of their lives. What an inspiring friendship!

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