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CANADIAN RADIO NEWS RECAP For DECEMBER 2017
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CANADIAN RADIO NEWS RECAP for DECEMBER 2017

A summary of CRTC decisions and on air changes affecting the Canadian radio landscape.

RADIO ACTIVITY

FORMAT CHANGES
BC VERNON 107.5 CJIB From Hot AC (KISS FM) (ex-CKIZ) to Classic Hits BEACH RADIO. Includes CJIB-1 (ex-CKIZ-1) 93.9 Enderby.

NEW STATIONS LAUNCHED
BC SURREY 89.1 CKYE-1 Commercial. 83 watts (250 watts Max. ERP). South Asian. Simulcasts CKYE 93.1 Vancouver.
BC TSIDELDEL 104.5 CHTQ Aboriginal. 2 watts. Variety. T’silhqotin National Government.
QC WASKAGANISH 106.5 CHIU-4 Aboriginal. 48 watts. Variety. Simulcasts CHIU 106.5 Mistissini.

NEW HD STATIONS LAUNCHED
ON TORONTO 90.3 CJBC-HD1 240 watts. Simulcasts CBC Ici Musique CJBC FM 90.3 Toronto.
ON TORONTO 90.3 CJBC-HD2 240 watts. Simulcasts CBC Ici Premiere CJBC 860 Toronto.

CALL LETTER DATA
AB EDMONTON 89.3 CJBT-cp Will become CIWE
AB EDMONTON 97.9 CFLU-cp Will become CFED
BC ENDERBY 93.9 CKIZ-1 Becomes CJIB-1
BC VERNON 107.5 CKIZ Becomes CJIB

BRANDINGS
AB CALGARY 770 CHQR From AM 770 to GLOBAL NEWS RADIO.
AB CALGARY 95.9 CHFM From KISS 95.9 to 95.9 CHFM. Includes CHFM-1 99.3 Banff.
BC NEW WESTMINSTER 980 CKNW From CKNW AM 980 to GLOBAL NEWS RADIO.
MB WINNIPEG 680 CJOB From AM 680 CJOB to GLOBAL NEWS RADIO,
ON RICHMOND HILL 640 CFMJ From TALK RADIO AM 640 to GLOBAL NEWS RADIO.

DELETED FROM ISEDC DATABASE
BC SALMO 91.1 CFAD 60 watt Community station.
ON HEARST 92.9 CHYK-3 221 watt repeater of CHYK 104.1 Timmins.
ON KAPUSKASING 93.7 CHYX 3,200 watt repeater of CHYK 104.1 Timmins.
QC SHERBROOKE 88.1 VF8000 1 watt House of Worship station.
SK LAMPMAN 97.1 VF2121 1 watt repeater of CFMI 101.1 New Westminster.
SK PERDUE 100.9 VF2483 1 watt Tourist Information station.

CRTC & ISEDC DECISIONS

TECHNICAL CHANGES GRANTED
AB GRANDE PRAIRIE 103.3 CHFA-5 Move from 90.5. Increase power from 5,000 to 25,300 watts. Raise antenna height. Relocate transmitter.
ON HAMILTON 94.7 CHKX-HD Decrease power from 7,080 to 6,026 watts.
ON TORONTO 92.5 CKIS-HD Decrease power from 920 to 783 watts.
ON TORONTO 101.3 CJSA-HD Decrease power from 60 to 51 watts.

ON THE CARPET
ON THE CARPET ORANGEVILLE 103.5 CIDC Must de-emphasize its Toronto focus and air more local programming targeting Orangeville.

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