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  1. AM/ FM, Internet Radio and Music Industry
    In a broadcasting decision handed down today, the CRTC has approved an application by Subanasiri Vaithilingam for a broadcasting licence to operate a commercial ethnic FM radio programming undertaking in Scarborough, Ontario. The commission says the new station must be operational within 24...
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    In a broadcasting decision handed down today, the CRTC has approved an application by Subanasiri Vaithilingam for a broadcasting licence to operate a commercial ethnic FM radio programming undertaking in Scarborough, Ontario. Scarborough, a popular destination for new immigrants to Canada, is a...
  3. AM/ FM, Internet Radio and Music Industry
    from press release today
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    Montreal based Astral Radio said today it will be launching a comedy radio station in London Ontario on New Year’s day. Funny 1410 AM, which Astral says is Canada's first all comedy radio, will feature comedy bits featuring the biggest names in stand up from Canada and around the world. The...
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    In broadcasting decisions handed down today, the CRTC has announced it will restrict the use of musical montages by two Francophone commercial radio stations. The regulator has imposed a condition on Astral’s Gatineau station CKTF-FM and Cogeco’s Montreal station CKOI-FM limiting their...
  6. AM/ FM, Internet Radio and Music Industry
    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. Glad this got through.
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    In broadcasting decisions handed down today, the CRTC has approved two new AM radio stations for the Montreal market. The federal regulator approved a French-language mainly spoken word station focusing on news and public affairs at 990 kHz and a French-language spoken word and musical station...
  8. AM/ FM, Internet Radio and Music Industry
    The CRTC has approved an application from the Haliburton Broadcasting Group Inc. to operate a for profit adult contemporary English language FM station in Prescott Ontario. The station will operate at 107.9 FM with an average effective radiated power (ERP) of 1,000 watts. The new station will...
  9. AM/ FM, Internet Radio and Music Industry
    In two broadcasting decisions handed down yesterday the CRTC has approved applications for new English-language FM radio stations in Prescott and Port Hope Ontario. In Port Hope Ontario, the federal regulator approved an application from Small Town Radio to operate a not-for-profit community...
  10. AM/ FM, Internet Radio and Music Industry
    Bell Media’s Team 1040 (CKST) radio station and the Vancouver Canucks announced this week a new brpadcast 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. Team...
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    In two broadcasting decisions handed down yesterday the CRTC has approved applications for new English-language FM radio stations in Prescott and Port Hope Ontario. In Port Hope Ontario, the federal regulator approved an application from Small Town Radio to operate a not-for-profit community...
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    Listenership was up in September CBC Radio across Canada, with particularly strong showings in Calgary, Vancouver and Toronto, and for the network overall, according to PPM results. CBC Radio One captured a 9.2 share, its highest since November 2009, while CBC Radio 2 captured a 2.5 share in...
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    Radio Disney, a contemporary hit radio station targeted at children and teenagers under the age of 16 is now available for free in Canada through the Family Channel website. Launched in 1996, Radio Disney is formatted like a traditional radio station, featuring prize giveaways (in which...
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    CBC announced today it will introduce new radio stations and internet services for the London area and the Kitchener-Waterloo region beginning in the fall of 2012. Earlier this year, the public broadcaster announced new stations in Kelowna, Kamloops and Victoria. The new stations are part of...
  15. AM/ FM, Internet Radio and Music Industry
    CBC announced today it will introduce new radio and internet services for the Kitchener-Waterloo area commencing in fall of 2012. "Kitchener-Waterloo and the surrounding area, is home to over a half million Ontarians. As the public broadcaster, we're delighted to be able to introduce new on the...
  16. AM/ FM, Internet Radio and Music Industry
    CBC announced today it will introduce new radio and internet services for the London area commencing in fall of 2012. "We're aiming to offer local service which reflects and connects the urban nature of London, the top local news of the day, arts and culture, and the city's diverse make-up. We...
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    True North Sports & Entertainment and Bell Media have announced a ten year agreement awarding the regional television broadcast rights for the Winnipeg Jets to TSN, and the radio broadcast rights for the hockey club to Sports Radio 1290. As part of the agreement, TSN will broadcast more than...
  18. AM/ FM, Internet Radio and Music Industry
    Rogers Radio launched SONiC at 107.5 Chilliwack, 92.5 Abbotsford, and 104.9 Vancouver. The Top 40 station hit the airwaves today at 8:35 a.m. PT. The station will start off playing 10,000 songs in a row with no commercial interruption. The station will feature artists such as Katy Perry...
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    The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) today released statistical and financial information on the 654 commercial radio stations operating in Canada. For the broadcast year ending August 31, 2010, FM stations reported higher revenues and profits on the strength...
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    EZ Rock FM in Ottawa has switched formats. Starting last Thursday, the Astral owned station began playing music from the 70's, 80's and 90's which the station says is programmed to appeal to "vibrant 35-54 year-old women living and working in Ottawa". The launch of boom in Ottawa follows...
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