2. When a University of Victoria student was late to her midterms, left a hail mary plea on her windshield, and campus cops compassionately gave her a ticket for $0.
3. When someone spotted a Sobeys clerk in Halifax walking a blind elderly woman home with her groceries.
4. When Eastern Canada was hit with one of the worst snowstorms this year, and those in the community still left care packages for their neighbours.
5. When the HMCS Calgary naval unit fulfilled a 10-year-old's dream to serve in the navy, appointing him as an Honourary Captain of their crew, as he battled a rare form of Leukemia.
6. When thousands in Ontario bought coffee for strangers in line at Tim Hortons to honour a dad who died tragically this year, and who regularly used to buy coffees for the next person in line.
7. The "paying it forward" movement began to inspire others in the country.
8. And a man at a Tim's in Edmonton, who wanted to remain anonymous, bought 500 cups of coffee — enough for anyone who was planning to order one that day.
9. When Canadians began "Spocking" their $5 bills again to pay tribute to Leonard Nimoy's death and his legacy of being Mr. Spock.
12. When the entire town of St. George, Ontario decided to move their Christmas up to mid-October when they heard a 7-year-old boy with cancer would not make it to Christmas.
Residents even put their Christmas decorations up early for young Evan Leversage.
13. When a mom wrote a letter to a teenage boy who helped her 6-year-old daughter learn to skateboard at the park.
14. When Toronto airport workers returned a little girl's lost teddy bear in the most adorable way.
Workers took the teddy on an adventure, even sending it back with a "chaperone" (the airport gift shop teddy on the far right), before it reached the owner in Saskatchewan.
15. When someone's veteran grandpa was asked by a little girl at her school if he would do it all again, and he said, "Yes, for you."
16. When a cop stopped and pulled over at this little girl's lemonade stand to buy a drink from her.
17. When a group of animal lovers in Vancouver rescued 120 dogs from high-kill shelters in California so they can have a second chance at being adopted.
18. When after two dogs in Saskatchewan had a run-in with a porcupine that punctured their lungs, people chipped in more than $12,000 to cover their expensive emergency surgeries.
After the owner's friend secretly started a crowdfunding campaign.
19. And when people, separately, pitched in over $12,000 to cover medical expenses to save Bruce Almighty, the cat, after she was found tortured and in critical condition in Saskatchewan.
20. When someone in Stouffville, Ontario saved Smiley, a golden retriever with no eyes, from a life of neglect and trained him to be a certified therapy dog.
According to Smiley's owner, he's now helped hundreds of people with physical and mental disabilities.