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Storm Links for Winter 2023

Send us a cancellation or read the latest cancellations HERE Report storm problems or flooding: MONCTON 506-859-2643 DIEPPE 506-877-7990 RIVERVIEW 506-387-2025 School Links: ~Anglo East INFO ~Franc South INFO and ALSO HERE ~Anglo West , North , South , Chignecto (NS) ~School Zones and Districts franc / anglo :   More Links: ~CF Champlain Mall Facebook ~Codiac Transpo Alerts and also their Facebook   ~Confederation Bridge Info ~Dieppe Facebook and Dieppe closures + Cancellations ~Dieppe Traffic Cam from Champlain & Acadie ~ EMO NB website ~Greater Moncton Airport Flight Info ~Horizon Health Care Services Facebook ~Maritime Bus ~MONCTON ALERTS ~Moncton Facebook ~Moncton Traffic Cam ~NB Highway Cams ~NB Highway Cams Map ~NB Highway Plow Tracker ~NB Driving Conditions ~NB POWER OUTAGES *you can report power outages on your mobile device at ~NS Driving Conditions ~PEI Driving Conditions and Closure info ~RCMP NB Facebook  and TWITTER ~Riverview F

Donate New Undergarments To Youth Impact!!

Youth Impact/ Youth Quest is asking for donations of new undergarments for men and women (all sizes). Here's the Facebook post: " We need your help!!  Youth QUEST Central is in need of new men's underwear sizes small to XXL and new women's underwear and bras all sizes.  If you would like to donate you can drop off at Youth QUEST Central/Centre de Jeunes QUEST 199 St. George Street, Moncton... " Notes: - we have been workshopping the name "Underpantspalooza" but Tony isn't crazy about that one (he's in charge of naming stuff, so to be continued.) - IDEA ALERT... what about this... you go commando for a week and donate your underpants budget to Youth Quest!!! (or maybe just donate some new underwear without the whole 'going commando' angle. You decide what's right for you.   For more info on Youth Quest see their FB and HERE is the Youth Impact website

Fundraiser Hypnotist Show will help sick kids and make the world better! Shoutout to TRHS Dragonboat Team!!

Who: Tantramar Regional Dragonboat Team. What: Fundraiser Hypnotist Show! Where: Mount A's Convocation Hall in Sackville ( 37 York St. ) When: Thursday, March 30th (doors open at 6:30p, show starts at 7p). Why: this supports sick kids and several worthwhile causes! More: tickets are $15 for students/ $20 for the gen pop. See below for ticket details 👇. Thanks to Julie for letting us know: "Hello me again.  My school has begun their fundraising for the Dragon Boat Races.  We have a major fundraiser coming up on Thursday, March 30th.  It is a hypnotist show at Convocational Hall at Mount Allison University. Tickets are $20 for general admission and $15 for students/seniors.  Tickets can be purchased at the door or in advance at Jean Coutu in Sackville or by contacting the school.  Here is a poster promoting the event."

Crossroads for Women Helps Women and Children in Crisis: Please Consider Donating

Crossroads for Women Asking for your Help... - Their mission is about "Helping women and children transition from crisis to empowerment by providing safe housing, education, and one-on-one support." - In a press release Crossroads shared that NB leads the country with a 39% increase in intimate partner violence. - Crisis calls to Crossroads have increased to more than 3000 per year. - They've been at full capacity for more than a year. - They've set a goal of raising $200,000. - Please consider a donation to Crossroads for Women! Links: donate at ( ) and more ways to give at ( ) *UPDATE* Check the Crossroads social media for the latest in how you can help them to help others . via Facebook  

Live Auction at Port Elgin Regional School on Friday (March 24th) at 6p #Fundraiser

Who: Port Elgin Regional School Grade 8s. What: Live Auction. Where: at Port Elgin Regional ( 33 Moore Rd, Port Elgin ). When: Fri 24 March, doors open at 6p/ bidding starts at 6:30p. Why: Raise Money for the Grade 8s school trip to Quebec! More: canteen on-site! Thanks to Jolene for letting us know: "Hey guys! Can you please share this fundraiser for our wonderful little school? Our grade 8's at Port Elgin Regional School are having a live auction, this Friday, March 24, to fundraise for their year end trip to Quebec."

Scotty and Tony's Fast Cash 2023: Two Envelopes, One Big Decision!

Our Fast Cash contest goes like this... 1) Listen at 7:50a for the Password to Play. Text it to us if you want to play (our number is 506-856-9596). 2) We call you back and get you to choose Scotty's envelope or Tony's envelope. 3) That's it. There is no step 3. Enjoy the money you won. So, will you choose the envelope with the big money? Or will you pick the lousy stinkin' garbage envelope with trash money? Notes - we open envelopes at 8:20a. - sponsored by Post Tech and Bob's Cool Air. - search "New Country 96.9" wherever you listen to radio or CLICK HERE to stream.

Battle of the Brains 2023: Results and how You Can Help the YMCA's ReConnect Program today!

YMCA Moncton's ReConnect Street Intervention Program helps at-risk people and people dealing with homelessness. You can give money, gift cards, hygiene products, anything is appreciated! If you, or your company, or your church, or your community group or your school would like to help out ReConnect, please call Trevor Goodwin at 857-0606 ext 2285.  CLICK HERE  for more info. 👉 One of the big ReConnect fundraisers has been Battle of the Brains. To get a team in this fun night of team trivia reach out to YMCA Moncton... see here ( ) or here ( ). "SHOCKER! New Country 969 staff WIN BATTLE OF THE BRAINS!! the Trivia Newton Johns!🤯 $24,000 raised for YMCA Moncton Reconnect ❤️" Monday, March 20, 2023: On Saturday, Battle of the Brains raised $24000 for the ReConnect Program!! THANKS!!!!! ---------- 2022: Here are some photos from Battle of the Brains 2022 which rai

*UPDATE* Bonar Law Memorial School Alumni Hockey game in Memory of Kenny Sock March 21st at 7p. Everyone Welcome!

"It's the Bonar Law Students vs Alumni & Staff, it's always a great time!! The original game day had to be cancelled because of weather, new date in Tuesday, March 21.🏒" Bonar Law Memorial School Alumni will take on the High School Hockey Team from BLMS on Tuesday 21 March. Thursday, March 2nd . Doors open at 6:30p, game starts at 7p.  This will happen at Kent North Imperial Center in Richibucto . 👉 More: - Canteen will be open - Admission is only $5.00 - They'll be selling school swag 👉 Why is this happening? In memory of Kenny Sock who played on the BLMS Hockey team in the 80's and was an important part of the BLMS family for many years. This game is about school and community coming together in supporting Mental Health Initiatives. There's also a school Wellness Carnival happening the day of the game. Everyone is welcome! Let's fill the stands!! *NOTE: If you or someone you know is struggling with mental health issues here are some places

What a Weird Week Podcast Friday, March 17: Some Uplifting Stories of Weird Triumph! Also, Happy Saint Patricks Day!

  Subscribe     Shownotes   YouTubes     Audiooooo This week's top ten of weird includes an animal rescue story where the animal was high on cocaine at the time! Also a new world record that you can easily break and become famous! *citation.  If you're new here, every Friday we do a Weird-News-of-the-Week Top 10 podcast with a full show notes blog   and a video podcast  on  YouTube (@weirdweekpod) .   Here's the video version... Here are the show notes for Fri Mar 17th, 2023 / Season 4 Episode 25 ... ❿Headline: Would You Regret Calling in the Animal Rescue Experts if this was your House? Notes: - People heard weird noises coming from their wall... OMG there's an owl in there... some kind of bird?!! (calls the animal rescue experts) - wait... the sound isn't coming from the wall... it's coming from ... UNDER THE SOFA!!!! - it was a Harry Potter plush owl making magical owl noises under the sofa. - shoutout to Cleethorpes Wildlife Rescue in the UK. Link/media (

Pi Day 2023: Math is Hard?? Celebrate with delicious pie! *UPDATE: New Installment of Pie Memories with Gib Gibberson

Pi Day on March 14th is supposed to celebrate the number you get when you divide 22 by 7 (3.14). Maybe you mathemagicians will get a charge out of fun mathy mathness today; as for me, I will be eating delicious pie on Pi Day.    Last year we shared these pie stories on Pi Day and if they don't make you want to eat pie, well, congratulations! you're a psychopath!!   - Largest Cherry Pie in the World was baked in BC! The BC Cherry Pie World Record was 17 tonnes! " Members of the Oliver Rotary Club, British Columbia, Canada, baked a cherry pie weighing 17.11 tonnes (37,721 lb) in Oliver, British Columbia, on 14 July 1990. " " A lemon meringue pie weighing 1.3 tonnes (2,866 lb) was made by 20 students from Clarendon College, Nottingham, UK, on 4 June 1998. " "El Paso Diablos Baseball Club, Texas, USA made a pecan pie weighing 18.863 tonnes (41,586 lb) at Cohen Stadium, El Paso, Texas on 22 May 1999." "The most expensive pie cost customers to the F