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Victory for Radio Gabriola!

Look what Radio Gabriola has just announced: The Commission approves an application for a broadcasting licence to operate an English-language community FM radio station in Gabriola Island, British Columbia. WE DID IT!!! (Source: this tweet and that tweet. Update: now they’ve published an approval blog post.) So, yay! Looks like we’ll finally get a radio […]

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Gabriola radio war heats up again

Gabriola radio war heats up again, says the Nanaimo News Bulletin: The Gabriola Radio Society is experiencing déjà vu in its quest to secure an FM channel for its community radio station. After fighting and succeeding to have Rogers Media’s application to build a repeater station on Salt Spring Island rejected by the Canadian Radio-Television […]

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Tune in to Radio Gabriola

In a week and a half, Gabriola Co-op Radio will be broadcasting at 98.7 FM. Exciting, no? It’s only temporary, but I think it’s encouraging nonetheless. The CRTC has given Gabriola Radio permission to broadcast during the week of June 7th, as the station hosts the National Campus Community Radio Conference that week. On Twitter, […]

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How CBC makes me wish for Radio Gabriola

I’ve got lots of reasons for hoping that the CRTC will let Gabriola Co-op Radio have a spot on the FM dial. Some of those reasons are related to what the station could be: interesting, fun, and informative. We have many fascinating people on Gabriola, so it stands to reason that a Gabriola radio station […]

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Gabriola Radio update: CRTC says no to Rogers

From the Daily News: CRTC denies Rogers in bid for FM signal. After blocking a Gabriola Island group access to a radio signal, Rogers Broadcasting has now also been turned down by the CRTC. But the Gabriola Radio Society isn’t sure yet whether it will have enough money to reapply for the disputed 98.7 FM […]

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Gabriola Co-op Radio update

Here’s the latest from Gabriola Co-op Radio: Gabriola Radio to appear at CRTC Policy Review. Kathy, John and Ken will be appearing at the CRTC community radio policy review (2009-418) by video conference in Vancouver on Tuesday noonish. The hearing is audio webcast from Gatineau Quebec and starts Monday morning. And for those who aren’t […]

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Your chance to support Radio Gabriola!

Have you written your letter to the CRTC in support of Radio Gabriola’s application? No? You’d better do it soon if you want your letter to count — the CRTC has to receive your note by March 5th. I tried to use the CRTC website to submit my letter, but it was hopeless. I don’t […]

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