We’re going to let you in on a little secret: the week is finally over. That’s right, it’s time to sit back, relax and just enjoy the wonders that the weekend holds. And, to make matters better, we’ve poured through piles of news stories from across Canada to bring you the best good news from the last week. Why? Well, we want to make that Friday smile even bigger!

Now, let’s dig into the top good news stories from across Canada this week

Doctors are the most trustworthy profession according to a new poll

If the last nearly two years have taught us anything, it’s to trust medical professionals! And, their trustworthiness was confirmed by a new poll by Ipsos which placed them as the most trustworthy profession out there. What’s more, Canadians are more trusting of doctors than even before the pandemic started.

Toronto has been ranked the most tranquil city in Canada

While most Canadians don’t think of our biggest city when we think “tranquil,” it obviously racked up enough points to beat everyone else. According to a new ranking by Icelandair, Toronto was ranked the 16th most tranquil city in the world. With what will be likely a controversial choice for some, you gotta respect the accolades the 6 is getting these days.

The Northern Lights dazzled Canada from BC to Ontario this week

If you were lucky enough to live in a place with not a lot of light pollution, you might have seen the Northern Lights. If you didn’t, or couldn’t, no worries! We’ve put together a collection of amazing photos taken from across Canada of one of nature’s most beautiful phenomena. From BC to Ontario, we got some great shots and we don’t need to tell you that it’s truly astounding.

The US is allowing vaccinated travelers across borders

Been missing your cross-border shopping trips? Or been anxiously awaiting a nice vacation down south? Well, your time is coming. As of November 6, vaccinated travellers will be able to go in and out of the US, which is a huge step towards normalcy. So, now’s the time to grab those plane tickets and book your hotels, because it’s going to be a vacation mad dash!

The world’s first lung transplant delivered by drone happened in Toronto

Well, technically the transplant delivery occurred on September 25th when an unmanned drone took just over six minutes to take lungs from Toronto Western Hospital to Toronto General Hospital. However, the news was released this week by CBC, and the massive accomplishment for modern medicine was completed by Canada’s own University Health Network and Unither Bioelectronique.

Well, there you have it. It’s Friday and you got a swack load of good news right to your brain. Is there a better combo? If there is, we don’t want any part of it! Have a great weekend folks.