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CRTC approves Stingray Alta. radio station buy

Media | 07/15/2019 4:59 pm EDT

The CRTC has approved an acquisition by Stingray Group Inc. of the radio station CHOO-FM in Drumheller, Alta. from Golden West Broadcasting Ltd. In Monday’s decision, the CRTC noted the station hasn’t turned a profit since its launch in 2009, and that Golden West...

CRTC says yes to new Alta. radio station, no to two Quebec applications

Media | 12/03/2018 3:43 pm EST

In a trio of decisions Monday, the CRTC approved a broadcast licence application for a new station in Cochrane, Alta., and declined both an application for a new station in Lachute, Que. and to renew a defunct community station’s existing licence. The commission said Golden West Broadcasting Ltd. can launch a commercial FM country music station in Cochrane, despite turning down a similar application from the company two years ago over concerns it could have a negative impact on the nearby...

CRTC denies 2 Alberta radio applications

Media | 11/05/2015 5:31 pm EST

Sylvain Lake, Alta., will remain without any dedicated local radio service after the CRTC denied two applications on the grounds they would hurt stations in other communities — in particular, Red Deer, Alta. The CRTC said...

Alberta radio station can’t ditch folk music: CRTC

Media | 02/06/2015 4:55 pm EST

The CRTC issued a decision Friday the denied the operator of a Drumheller, Alta., radio station an amendment to its broadcasting licence that requires it make at least 10 per cent of the music it plays “folk or folk-oriented...

Golden West gets FM station in Steinbach

Media | 06/28/2013 8:42 pm EDT

The CRTC approved Golden West Broadcasting Ltd.’s application for a licence to operate a new English-language FM radio station in Steinbach, Man., the commission said. In a decision Friday, the commission said the new station would be allowed to offer a “country favourites music format” that would target listeners aged 18 to 54. It...