Radio & Television

AM 640 chopper takes flight Monday

TORONTO – The traffic dogfight begins Monday in the skies over Toronto. AM 640 Toronto (Corus) will challenge 680News’ (Rogers) “traffic on the ones” for the title as the go-to place on the dial for constant traffic updates. 640’s will instead be “traffic on the nines” every ten minutes – either two minutes sooner, or eight minutes later, depending on your point of view. 640 is using a brand new Robinson R44 News Copter (pictured) during morning and afternoon drive (680 uses a plane). The new Corus whirlybird flies at speeds in excess of 120 mph, “enabling it to move...