Radio & Television

New FM station approved for Weyburn, Sask.

GATINEAU – A new FM station has been approved for Weyburn, Sask. The CRTC today announced it’s approved the application from Golden West Broadcasting Ltd. to operate at 103.5 MHz at 100,000 watts. Golden West owns the other commercial station in Weyburn, CFSL, which plays country music. The new station will operate a rock format geared to a younger demo, the CRTC said. Its promised at least 40% Canadian category 2 (popular) songs between 6 a.m. and 6 p.m. during the week, higher than the minimum 35% Cancon levels required. Golden West pledged $1,400 a year in Canadian talent development support,...

Our industry and COVID-19

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