Radio & Television

CRTC says Ottawa blues station can change its tune

OTTAWA – Ottawa’s blues and rock station 101.9 DAWG FM (CIDG-FM) may soon sound a little different.While renewing the broadcasting licence for the Torres Media Ottawa-owned station through August 31, 2023, the CRTC also deleted CIDG-FM’s condition of licence relating to the broadcast of Canadian jazz and blues selections, noting a requirement in this regard is now set out in the Radio Regulations, 1986.The Commission also approved the broadcaster’s request to delete a condition of licence relating to the broadcast of special interest music, but denied its request to delete conditions of licence regarding the broadcast of Canadian popular music