Radio & Television

Vancouver radio station goes from “V to Z” after Newcap buy

RICHMOND, BC – Noting that “you can't stay a virgin forever”, Vancouver radio station CKZZ-FM has returned to its Z95.3 moniker following its recent sale to Newcap Radio from Bell Media.The station was most recently known as Virgin Radio 95.3, but the rights to the Virgin Radio brand and the Virgin morning show with Nat & Drew remain Bell's property.  As reported, Newcap received CRTC approval last week to proceed with its purchase of five radio stations, including CHHR-FM (Shore 104.3 FM), CISL-AM (AM 650) in Vancouver plus CHBM-FM (Boom 97.3) and CFXJ-FM (93.5 Flow) in Toronto.The new Z95.3 said Monday that it will continue to...

Our industry and COVID-19

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