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  1. Industry News
    CIDG-FM, a new Canadian station which is calling itself DAWG FM, is now testing on air in Ottawa at 101.9 FM. DAWG is expected to officially launch later this spring or early this summer. With the recent launch of FM 99.7 in Ottawa, the Ottawa-Gatineau English-language radio market now has...
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    The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) today released statistical and financial summaries for Canada’s commercial radio stations. Despite the worst global recession since the Great Depression, Canada's AM and FM radio stations managed to earn pretax profits of...
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    A new Canadian radio station from Astra Media, Canada's largest radio broadcaster, is now on air in Ottawa. The official launch date for Ottawa 99.7 FM, whose format is described as hot adult contemporary, is slated for May 27th, 2010. Ottawa radio enthusiasts the station is now testing but is...
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    Corus Entertainment announced today that AM Info690 Montréal and AM940 Montreal's Greatest Hits will cease operation on January 29 at 7 p.m. The company said the two AM stations were unprofitable and simply not viable anymore. The closure of French language AM radio stations should come as...
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    In a surprising broadcast decision handed down today, the CRTC has denied an application which would enable radio station CJOY in Guelph to move from the AM band to the FM band. Corus owned CJOY, which currently operates Oldies music station on 1460 AM, had requested to operate a 9,500 watt...
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    According to a recent study by the Radio Marketing Bureau of Canada, the average adult Canadian has a radio on around them for two hours and twelve minutes a day. The researchers say the amount spent listening to the radio is the equivalent to the results from a similar study done in January...
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