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    In a broadcast decision handed down today, the CRTC has approved an application by Elliot Kerr to operate an English-language commercial AM radio station in Mississauga, Ontario. In his application, Mr. Kerr said the new station would offer a news/talk format dedicated to Mississauga. The...
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    Bell Media’s Team 1040 (CKST) radio station and the Vancouver Canucks announced this week a new broadcast deal which gives the station radio rights to all Canucks games through to the 2016-17 season. The all-sports radio station has been the home of the Canucks Radio Network since 2006. Bell...
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    Talk Radio AM640 and Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment have announced that Dan Dunleavy will join the station's Maple Leaf broadcast team effective Monday, September 19, 2011. Dunleavy will share play-by-play duties with Joe Bowen, host all pre-game shows when the Maple Leafs are on home ice...
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    This morning at 4:30 am, Cogeco launched a new French language AM radio station devoted entirely to traffic reports and coverage of current roadwork in the Greater Montréal Area. Radio Circulation 730 will be on air 24 hours a day, 7 days a week so that listeners from now on can keep informed...
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    Montreal’s CKGM, better known as Team 990, announced today that it has chosen John Bartlett to be the voice of the Montreal Canadiens. Bartlett will call play-by-play for the station's full slate of games. Back in June, the station became the voice of the Montreal Canadiens with exclusive...
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    Just three months after he left the Q (CFQR), Aaron Rand is returning to CJAD 800 AM in Montreal. Rand was previously at CJAD in 1979 and 1980 as a sportscaster. The 33-year veteran of English language radio will kick off his new show on September 6th. Rand will host the afternoon drive show...
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    Rogers Radio today relaunched CFUN-FM in Chilliwack British Columbia as SONic radio at 8:35 a.m. Pacific time. Officially licenced to Chilliwack, the Top 40 music station operates at 107.5 FM in Chilliwack, Sonic will also be rebroadcast on 92.5 FM in Abbotsford, and on 104.9 FM in Vancouver...
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    The music industry had some pop in the first six months of 2011, with album sales up for the first time since 2004. According to Nielsen and Billboard’s Mid-year Music Industry Report, overall album sales, digital album sales, catalogue album sales and vinyl album sales all registered increases...
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    Canada's National public broadcaster took home twenty-six awards, including a Grand Prize for the Age of Persuasion, at the 2011 New York Festivals International Radio Awards in New York City. The New York Festival now in its 29th year, honours the most original and innovative radio programs...
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    Beginning at 5:30 am on Wednesday April 13th, CP24 Radio broadcasting at 1050 kHz on the AM band in Toronto will become TSN Radio 1050. The all-sports radio station will compete head on with Rogers Sportsnet Radio FAN 590. Headlining the all-sports radio station will be Mike Richards who will...
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    Just seven months after it went on-air in Edmonton, Harvard Broadcasting owned CKEA-FM has switched its format from adult album alternative format to soft adult contemporary. Targeting Adults 25 to 54 in Canada's sixth largest city, the station formerly known as 95.7 The Sound, the station will...
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    Astral Radio has announced that EZ Rock 104.9 in Edmonton has been re-branded 104-9 Virgin Radio. The station will be competing with two other hit music stations in the market: The Bounce 91.7 FM and Hot 107. Taking over the morning hosting duties will be Pepper and Dylan who were previously...
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    The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) last week revoked the licence of CKLN-FM, Ryerson University's community-based campus radio station which broadcasts at 88.1 FM. The federal regular says the radio station was in breach of numerous regulations and conditions...
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    Rogers Media announced today that it was adding SportsNet to the name of its sports radio stations in Toronto and Calgary. The FAN 590 in Toronto will now be known as Sportsnet Radio FAN 590 while the FAN 960 in Calgary will now be known as Sportsnet Radio FAN 960. The newer, more verbose...
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    Vancouver radio station CFMI-FM announced this week that Mike Reno of Loverboy will co-host The Brother Jake Show with Jake Edwards beginning Tuesday, January 4, 2011. The Brother Jake Show airs weekdays in the morning drive from 5:30 to 10 a.m. The 54 year old Reno, who was born in New...
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    Radio station Magic 99, call letters CHMC-FM, in Edmonton is gone today, replaced by Up! 99.3 FM. The Rawlco owned radio station which began in 2005 as a smooth Jazz station, appealing to Adults 25-54, has switched to a soft pop/rock format. The move came after an August 31st broadcasting...
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    On Monday's Prime Time Sports, Bob McCown announced Toronto native Andrew Krystal will be the new host of THE FAN 590 Morning Show beginning Tuesday September 21st. Prior to coming to The Fan this past summer, Krystal had stints with Toronto's CFRB, Talk 640, CKTB in St. Catharines Ontario and...
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    Yesterday at 6 a.m., Winnipeg’s country music station Hank FM, at 100.7 on the dial, became K-Rock 100.7. Playlist on the new station includes classic rock (Led Zeppelin, Aerosmith, AC/DC, Neil Young, and Van Halen); Blues (John Lee Hooker, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Howlin’ Wolf, Muddy Waters, and...
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    Chum Radio announced today an agreement with Milestone Radio to purchase Toronto radio station The New Flow 93.5 FM (CFJX-FM). The sale is subject to CRTC approval. This is the third radio station transaction involving Chum Radio. Earlier this week, Chum sold London radio station BOB-FM...
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    Rogers Broadcasting has announced the purchase of radio stations in London Ontario and Edmonton Alberta from Chum Radio. On Monday, Rogers said it would purchase London radio station BOB-FM (CHST-FM). On Tuesday, the company announced it was buying Bounce (CHBN-FM) in Edmonton. The acquisition...
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