CANADA 150 COUNTDOWN
In the 150 days leading up to Canada’s 150th birthday, 103.1 Virgin Radio will celebrate by counting down in the most Canadian ways possible. Check out below to see and hear what we’ve done so far, and watch for details on our new daily tasks. Or follow along on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram - #Canada150Countdown. Use that hashtag to make your own unique suggestion for a Countdown idea.
So far, our Countdown has included…
Wednesday, February 1st - Tyler gave out 150 bags of ketchup chips at Portage and Main.
Thursday, February 2nd - Ace, Chrissy and Tyler went to Montrose School to make 150 Snow Angels.
Friday, February 3rd - 150 Tim Hortons coffee deliveries city-wide.
Saturday, February 4th - We distributed 150 hugs on-site at Winnipeg’s Walk For Human Rights.
Sunday, February 5th - Tyler gave shout-outs to 150 local hockey/ringette teams.
Monday, February 6th - A mosaic was created with 150 pics of Gord Downie, celebrating his 53rd birthday.
Tuesday, February 7th - 150 baskets made at Vincent Massey to celebrate Steve Nash’s birthday!
Wednesday, February 8th - Mandy and Alex delivered 150 socks, donated by Giant Tiger to Siloam Mission!
Thursday, February 9th - 150 pizzas awarded on National Pizza Day by Boston Pizza!
Friday, February 10th - Toby distributed 150 boxes of Kraft Dinner outside the station!
Saturday, February 11th – Sign up 150 Volunteers for the 2017 Canada Summer Games
Sunday, February 12th – Play 150 minutes of Grammy Nominated Canadian Music/Artists
Monday, February 13th – Thanking 150 Teachers (in honour of Teacher Appreciation Week)
Tuesday, February 14th - We wrote 150 Valentines for kids at The Children’s Hospital Foundation of Manitoba
Wednesday, February 15th - We thanked 150 bus drivers for their great service!
Thursday, February 16th – 150 minutes of music by The Weeknd was played to celebrate his birthday.
Friday, February 17th - We served 150 bowls of Salisbury House ham and pea soup city-wide.
Saturday, February 18th – 150 Hé Ho’s collected on-air and at Festival Du Voyageur!
Sunday, February 19th – 150 beard selfies, in celebration of Festival Du Voyageur!
Monday, February 20th – 150 moustache cupcakes from Sweet Impressions delivered on Louis Riel Day!
Tuesday, February 21st - 150 bottles of windshield washer fluid handed out at Red River Co-op.
Wednesday, February 22nd - 150 pink shirt pics were requested on Pink Shirt Day with Red Cross Manitoba!
Thursday, February 23rd - 150 chili dogs/chili burgers from Red Top delivered on National Chili Day!