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CRTC reprimands Orangeville radio station for targeting GTA market

telecom | 12/18/2017 2:40 pm EST

The CRTC has renewed the licence of Orangeville, Ont. top 40 radio station Z103.5 for a shorter licence term after it said the station had targeted audiences in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) instead of the town located outside the GTA boundary.  The regulator said in a decision Monday that programming on the station that it monitored “contained very little locally reflective content with direct and particular relevance to Orangeville, the community the station was licensed to serve....

CRTC approves radio station licences in Quebec and Manitoba

telecom | 11/30/2017 3:09 pm EST

The CRTC has given the green light for three licences to operate radio stations in Quebec and Manitoba. On Thursday, the commission said it approved an application by Dufferin Communications Inc., which is owned by Evanov Communications Inc., to replace its ethnic commercial AM CKJS radio station to an FM station at 92.7 MHz in Winnipeg. The station will broadcast 126 hours of local programming per broadcast week, including local community reporting. It must direct ethnic programming to at least 19 cultural groups in at least 16 different languages, according to the decision. In...

Radio station says frequency made it seem like ‘loser’

Media | 03/27/2014 3:49 pm EDT

Winnipeg radio station Jewel 101 FM is asking the CRTC to change its frequency from 100.7 to 100.5 in order to be less of a “loser,” the station wrote in a filing released on Thursday. The station, owned by Evanov Communications Inc., said over the past nine years it has performed consistently poorly with...

CRTC approves radio station in Meaford, Ont.

Media | 01/22/2014 6:50 pm EST

The CRTC said in notice Wednesday that it has approved a new commercial radio station for Meaford, Ont., located about 180 kilometres north of Toronto on the south shore of Georgian Bay. The FM station will broadcast at a...