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Salt Spring Island to get a radio station, says CRTC


But, Ajax/Pickering in Ontario lacks capacity to support a new station GATINEAU — In two separate decisions released today, the CRTC has decided the community of Salt Spring Island (located about 85 km west of downtown Vancouver and 50 km north of Victoria) has the market capacity to sustain a new radio station, but the market of Ajax and Pickering (located east of Toronto) cannot support the addition of a station at this time. Salt Spring Island (pop. 10,500) currently has no radio station of its own. The region is reached by various radio services serving Vancouver and Victoria. The...