If you’re struggling to remember any good news in 2020, Canada’s official Twitter page has got you covered.
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The Twitter thread began by acknowledging that 2020 was a challenging year, filled with “hardships” for many. However, they promised that there are still many feel-good achievements worth reflecting on.
As the year comes to an end, many of us are looking back at the craziness of 2020. But even through all the hardshi… https://t.co/ZQNLwt44IY— Canada (@Canada)1609339353.0
First mentioned was Canadian soccer player Christine Sinclair, who scored her 185th international goal this year and became the world’s all-time leading goal-scorer.
Schitt's Creek also got a shout-out, as the thread recalled its historic 2020 Emmys win, when the show took home a record-breaking amount of comedy awards.
🇨🇦’s @SchittsCreek took the 2020 #Emmys by storm! Taking home nine awards and sweeping the comedy category, they br… https://t.co/sOyk3HQV23— Canada (@Canada)1609340148.0
Next, Iman Vellani of Ontario got a well-deserved mention, as she’s set to become Marvel’s newest superhero.
Ontario's Eric Bauza was also praised by the Canada Twitter page for becoming the new voice of Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Tweety Bird and Marvin the Martian.
What’s up, Doc? Eric Bauza! @bauzilla is the voice actor from Scarborough, Ontario, who became the new voice of Bug… https://t.co/Q8Rov3Zphk— Canada (@Canada)1609340875.0
Top athletes Laurent Duvernay-Tardif and Alphonso Davies were praised for their “remarkable” achievements this year, both on and off the field.
The Weeknd, who was named one of TIME Magazine’s most influential people of 2020, was also congratulated.
🇨🇦 artist @theweeknd was named one of @TIME’s 100 Most Influential People of 2020! Congrats to Abel Tesfaye whose h… https://t.co/dSMEFuF6bh— Canada (@Canada)1609341418.0
Finally, University of Alberta virologist Michael Houghton was given a shout-out. Per the tweet, he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for his discovery of the hepatitis C virus.
I guess 2020 wasn’t all bad in Canada, eh?
.@uAlberta virologist, Michael Houghton, was awarded the #NobelPrize in Physiology or Medicine for his discovery of… https://t.co/4G8JHNhg5s— Canada (@Canada)1609341419.0