November 16, 2018 8 hours 58 min ago

Leclerc Communications seeks common ownership policy exemption in bid to buy stations from RNC Media

OTTAWA - The CRTC will hold a public hearing next February to consider Leclerc Communication's proposal to buy French-language commercial radio stations CHOI-FM Québec and CKLX-FM Montréal from RNC Media for $19 million. Leclerc is seeking to change the format of CKLX-FM (91,9 Sports) from all sports talk to a music format similar to its 91.9 WKND station in Quebec City, and added that the acquisition of the stations is conditional upon the Commission's approval of the proposed format change. It is not proposing to change programming at CHOI 98,1 (Radio X). Read More »