With the entire planet in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, thousands of people in the healthcare industry have been working to the extremes as the virus has spread and overrun some cities and countries. Their contributions to the fight against the virus that has claimed the seasons of multiple professional sports leagues have not gone unnoticed, however, as the National Hockey League’s Vancouver Canucks and the residents of Vancouver have paid tribute to the many men and women on the frontlines in the fight.
In a video posted to social media and their YouTube page, past and present members of the Canucks organization (including franchise greats Daniel and Henrik Sedin, former Canuck Brendan Morrison, and goaltender Thatcher Demko thanked healthcare workers for their tireless work in the fight against the coronavirus.
The City of Vancouver, however, have taken their nod of appreciation of healthcare workers to a new level. At 7:00 PM each evening, residents move to their balconies or front steps to salute healthcare professionals with cheers and applause, a movement of unity in trying times.
Vancouver applauding healthcare workers everyday at 7 p.m. — beautiful sights & sounds & display of human spirit. 🤍🤍🤍pic.twitter.com/TUV5WSjq2p
— Madison Koekkoek (@madisonkoekkoek) March 23, 2020
— Sultan Aldebeyan (@Sdebeyan) March 23, 2020
NoVa Caps would like to take the opportunity to thank all healthcare workers for their tireless efforts to help care for patients and fight the coronavirus. You are the true heroes in the battle against this pandemic. We tap our sticks to you!
By Michael Fleetwood