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From sports activities groups making historical past to a person travelling throughout the nation on the kindness of strangers, listed below are 5 tales assured to make you smile this week:

Cross-country trek






“There have been times when I did not even realize I was missing arms and legs.”

A quadruple amputee plans to make it to Newfoundland from Alberta in lower than a month by hitchhiking.

READ THE STORY: Canadian man born with out legs and arms inspiring kindness in cross-country trek

Taking dwelling gold

A Canadian ladies’s dragon boat workforce is racing in Hungary.

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“We’ve done so much together. So many hours we’ve spent together, through wind, rain, hot, cold.”

An all-women’s Montreal dragon boat workforce is competing within the 11th Club Crew World Championship in Szeged, Hungary.

READ THE STORY: Montreal ladies’s dragon boat workforce takes gold in worldwide competitors

Leap of religion





“I’m still taking a huge risk because this is not a success story by any means yet — there’s still a lot of work to be done.”

A Montreal lawyer is taking a leap of religion and leaving his job as a litigator to start out a brand new enterprise making electrical skateboards.

READ THE STORY: Montreal lawyer takes leap of religion by leaving work to construct new e-board enterprise

No extra straws

Osheaga has drawn hundreds of individuals to Montreal for the previous decade.

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“It’s not a choice, it’s a commitment.”

There gained’t be any single-use plastic straws at Osheaga as a part of a plan to be extra eco-conscious.

READ THE STORY: Osheaga competition bans plastic straws and encourages reusable water bottles

Making historical past





“It’s just the first time of many times it will happen again.”

Montreal Impact’s U17 workforce reached the U.S. Soccer Development League’s semi-finals for the primary time.

READ THE STORY: Impact U17 appears to be like to future after U.S. Development Academy league semis

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