Radio & Television

The Hat gets new rock station

MEDICINE HAT – The region is a country hotbed but today Rogers Broadcasting launched new FM radio station Rock 105.3 in Medicine Hat, Alberta. The first rock station in the local market will feature artists such as Red Hot Chili Peppers, Nickelback, AC/DC and Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers. In order to accelerate the launch of this newly licensed station, Rock 105.3 will initially broadcast from a "boom box" and trailer from the Trans Canada Highway. A permanent facility will be secured in the future. Rogers has appointed Rogers' broadcasting executive and Alberta native, Tony Marsh, as general manager. "We're...

Our industry and COVID-19

We've gathered a number of links where Canadian cable, radio, television, telecom and wireless companies have posted their responses to the Covid-19 pandemic.