Radio & Television

CRTC approves $5.1 million sale of Halifax radio stations

GATINEAU — The CRTC today approved an application by Acadia Broadcasting Limited to acquire two Halifax radio stations — CKHY-FM (Jewel 105) and CKHZ-FM (Hot Country 103.5) — which are owned and operated by Evanov Communications. The proposed value of the transaction ($5,120,167) was approved by the Commission in its decision today. This price includes the purchase price, the amount of working capital at the time of the application in September 2020 (to be transferred at closing), and the value of assumed leases calculated over 60 months. In its approval of the radio station purchases, the Commission denied Acadia’s request...

Our industry and COVID-19

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