Radio Show Notes Wed July 3 2024

*based on new Canadian study. Read more
Stories we're talking about today ...

☼ Mainly sunny. Fog patches dissipating this morning. High 29. Humidex 32. UV index 8 or very high.
Fire Ban Conditions: much of the Province is restricted/ Yellow... in the south we are in the Green. Weather links and Forest Fire Index/ Fire Ban info https://ww
The Capitol Theatre undergoing renovations to make it more accessible... Ability New Brunswick suggested some  areas where the Capitol could be more inclusive, and improvements are underway.
The New Brunswick SPCA Happy Tails Fund is in the news...  the fund helps pet owners under financial stress... here's what the website says: "Phase 1 | Available Now... improving access for low-income pet families to basic veterinary care such as spay and neuter, rabies shots and basic vaccines, and pest control.
Here's the website
Study finds Secret to Happiness might be birdseed and acorns*... A Canadian study found that city-dwellers surrounded by a variety of birds and tree species reported better mental health.
PSA: a junk drop-off event happens today...
From Eco360: "The following event will take place on Wed, Jul 3, 2024:

 Mobile Eco-Depot Moncton:

The Mobile Eco-Depot will be at the Moncton Coliseum (377 Killam Dr.) on dates indicated and will be open from noon to 8 pm. For details of what is acceptable for drop off, load limits, and other information, click"
6am hour...
Million Dollar idea: if birds and trees can improve mental wellness like THIS NEW STUDY says, we should start selling Bird Seed Vests to people going into the Walking Park! (Currently seeking seed investors... HI YOOOOOO!!!!)
Irving gas card trivia at 6:20a again tomorrow! Today's Question: what NB delicacy got it's name because it looks a little like the head of a fiddle?  You got it - Fiddleheads. Well done, you!
7am hour... DYK it's Redneck Day? It's hard to beat a good Foxworthy joke...
8am hour... We had another classic car tune in honor of the big car show weekend coming up ... from the album "Driving Safely is Cool!" we played "Please Keep the Noise Down I'm Trying to Concentrate"
BTW, Headsup: the big ol car show/ Atlantic Nationals will cause some street closures downtown starting Thursday...
"Thursday, July 4 at 1 p.m. until Sunday, July 7 at 1 a.m.  
Traffic impact: 
  • From 1 p.m. on Thursday, July 4 to 3 a.m. on Saturday, July 6: 
    • Full closure of Main Street from Mechanic Street to Downing Street for stage delivery and installation. 
  • From 6 a.m. on Friday, July 5 to 3 a.m. on Saturday, July 6: 
    • Full closure of Main Street from Mechanic Street to Lutz Street with a detour on Foundry St. 
    • Full closure of Westmorland Street from Main Street to just past the entrance of the Moncton Market. 
    • Full closure of Botsford Street from Main Street to Queen Street. 
    • Full closure of Downing Street from Main Street to Assomption Boulevard. 
  • From 2 p.m. on Saturday, July 6 to 1 a.m. on Sunday, July 7: 
    • A full closure of Canada Street from Main Street to entrance of Indigo Parking Lot "

Atlantic Nationals street closures map 

Shout out to Albert County Museum celebrating RB Bennett Day (11th Prime Minister was from the area.) Not only are they celebrating RBB, they also have a dinosaur display there. Not too shabby. Here's the museum link ...
and Times and Transcript link