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CRTC approves two new radio stations for Edmonton
Ethnic content growing to fill multicultural void
January 6, 2017

The CRTC has approved two new radio stations to serve the Edmonton market.
An application by 1811258 Alberta Ltd. was approved to “operate an ethnic commercial AM radio station” broadcasting on CKUA’s old 580 AM frequency.
The CRTC also announced their approval of “an application by Société Radio Communautaire du Grand Edmonton Society” to “operate a French-language community FM radio station” at 97.9 FM. 

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Newcap agrees to sell Vancouver AM station to Rogers - Milkman Unlimited
April 26, 2017

Newfoundland Capital Corporation (“Newcap” or the “Company”) (TSX: NCC.A, NCC.B) announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Newcap Inc., has entered into an agreement to sell its Vancouver AM station, CISL, to Rogers Media Inc. (a division of Rogers Communications Inc.).
Source: Milkman Unlikmited 
Newcap agrees to sell Vancouver AM station to Rogers - Milkman Unlimited
May 10, 2017

Newfoundland Capital Corporation is pleased to announce that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Newcap Inc., has entered into an agreement to acquire 100% of the shares of NL Broadcasting Limited, which owns and operates the radio broadcasting licences CHNL-AM, CJKC-FM, and CKRV-FM in Kamloops, British Columbia, Source: Milkman Unlimited
CRFC Announces New Radiometres Recipients
Nearly $1.5 million to 34 campus and community radio stations
May 9, 2017

The CRFC is pleased to award $1,482,751 to 34 campus and community radio stations across the country through its Radiometres program. Funded projects will enhance local programming, attract and train volunteers, and increase community participation.
Source:  Milkman Unlimited
Alberta trio win "Breaking News Award" at National Newspaper Awards
May 8, 2017

Fort McMurray Today/Edmonton Journal/Edmonton Sun for coverage of the Alberta wildfire and the evacuation of Fort McMurray
SOURCE:  National Newspaper Awards

NEWS TALK 770 Morning Host Bruce Kenyon Announces His Retirement

After a brilliant career, broadcast legend Bruce Kenyon is retiring as morning show personality at Calgary’s News Talk 770 this summer.

A true icon in the west, Kenyon’s big voice, outstanding wit, and insatiable curiosity has been a staple in Canadian radio for more than 40 years. Listeners can look forward to a special good-bye show airing later this August, providing listeners with a chance to say farewell to the beloved host.
SOURCE: Milkman Unlimited
Canadian Radio News Recap for May 2017
A summary of CRTC decisions and on air changes affecting the Canadian radio landscape.
June 3, 2017