The idea to greet each and every one of them with a hand knitted hat, to share some warmth and welcome them home, started on Facebook and it kind of snowballed...
It's growing exponentially and spreading to other provinces! Another example that knitters are great people!
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My Christmas knitting has been going slower because of the tuques but there still is a lot of time before the 25th, right? ;-)