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CRTC approves radio stations in Ont., N.L.

Media | 10/07/2016 9:15 pm EDT

The CRTC has approved two separate applications to operate English-language radio stations in Ontario and Newfoundland and Labrador. On Friday, the commission said on its website it approved an application to operate an FM radio station at the 102.3 MHz frequency in Gravenhurst and Bracebridge, Ont. from Bayshore Broadcasting Corp. The station will offer a country music format, with “emerging Canadian talent” and will include “public affairs programming, editorial comments on community issues, entertainment news and health- and community-related information.”...

CRTC asks for input on oldies radio licence

Media | 03/18/2014 7:24 pm EDT

The CRTC is asking for input on a licence renewal for an Owen Sound, Ont., radio broadcaster that the regulator says isn’t playing enough Canadian content. In a notice of consultation released Tuesday, the CRTC said CFOS Owen Sound, an AM oldies radio broadcaster, is in “apparent non-compliance” with its regulations on Canadian music. This is the second time the station, owned by Bayshore Broadcasting Corp., has been found to be in violation of the CRTC’s rules, the regulator said. The deadline for submissions is April 22. The station's current licence expires on...