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HD Radio in Vancouver

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This morning Bell Media announced that its first foray into HD Radio is now live on the air in Vancouver. HD radio delivers crystal clear digital audio and feature-rich content from AM stations on the FM dial. HD Radio in Vancouver In Vancouver, you can tune into 103.5 QMFM (if you have an HD radio […]

CiTR Fundrive

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The CiTR Fundrive is on now, appealing to listeners to raise $40,000 to grow more media producers. The theme for this year’s Fundrive, for independent broadcaster and publisher CiTR 101.9FM, is ‘Growing Our Cultures’, which asks listeners, family and friends to support training and development opportunities at CiTR and Discorder Magazine. Until 9:30 pm on […]

CKNW Orphans’ Fund Pledge Day

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Mark your calendars! Wednesday, December 2nd 2015 is the 38th Annual CKNW Orphans’ Fund Pledge Day. This full day “radio-thon” is broadcast live on CKNW News Talk AM980 from the beautiful Terminal City Club in downtown Vancouver. The Fund’s largest fundraiser of the year, last year Pledge Day was able to raise over $1.8 million […]

CiTR Radio Fundrive 2014

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CiTR independent campus and community radio is hosting their annual Fundrive, hoping to raise $30,000 in pledges to support their programming and operations. In the fall, the station will move to the new Student Union Building at UBC and they would like to purchase new broadcast boards for their studios. Starting Thursday, February 28th at […]

Vancouver History: Anna Ethel Sprott

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Anna Ethel Sprott (1879-1961) has a legacy in Vancouver that most might associate with a radio jingle: “Sprott-Shaw Community College, since 1903!”. However, Anna Ethel Sprott did more than marry the school‘s founder, R.J. Sprott, in 1918 and take on the role of president after his passing in 1943. She was a solid member of […]