Radio & Television

The TUESDAY INTERVIEW: Life 100.3 FM general manager Scott Jackson. Radio on a mission

BARRIE, Ont. – Christian radio is a bit of an immature niche in Canada. Until 1993, such stations simply were not licensed in Canada so – while the market for Christian stations grew in the U.S. for years (and is apparently 600-stations strong there) – only recently are similar operations seeing growth here (about 30 so far). One such station is Barrie’s Life 100.3. On the air for over six years now, the station has added repeaters in Owen Sound, Peterborough and Huntsville. Currently, the Barrie station operates at 1,800 watts, but wait for early 2006, when the signal strength...