CJRL 89.5 The Lake is in the popular tourist and recreation town of Kenora, Ontario, which is also known as Manitoba’s playground due to its proximity to the provincial border and Winnipeg. CJRL was originally launched in 1938 as CKCA-AM and became CJRL with an ownership change in 1943. Locals and visitors alike have come to rely on CJRL for news, weather sports and community event information.
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We have 7 FM radio stations and 4 repeaters in Northern Ontario, and 7 FM radio stations and 2 repeaters in New Brunswick and Nova Scotia.
The combined signals of these operations provide quality, local FM Radio service to North Western Ontario from Thunder Bay to the Manitoba border.
CKDR, 92.7, Dryden, Ontario went live in 1963 as a repeater of CJRL in Kenora. In 1968 CKDR became an independent, full service radio station and today is the nucleus of a number of smaller communities where regional government services are centralized. Total local involvement and an easy to listen to adult contemporary music format serves the communities well and the reach, thanks to repeaters in Ignace at 97.5FM, Hudson at 1450 AM and Ear Falls at 97.5 is extensive. This network has been serving North Western Ontario since 1977.
CKDR-2, Sioux Lookout, Ontario, at 97.1 FM has been on air since 1979. It provides Sioux Lookout and other Northern communities with a full service radio station focused on their community.
CKDR-5, Red Lake, Ontario is a major mining center in Northern Ontario and depends on the station for local news, weather, sports and community event information and sit has since its inception in 1980. As part of the Dryden Regional Network, Red Lake enjoys top quality local programming for and about the area.
CFOB, 93.1 The Border, Fort Frances, Ontario is a river and lake front community serving two countries with an adult contemporary sound and emphasis on news and community happenings in the Rainy River District of Ontario and northern Minnesota. The station dates back to 1944 when it opened as CKFI and in 1955 after a frequency change to 800 AM the call sign was changed to CFOB. The station also has a repeater at 95.9 FM in Atikokan, halfway between Fort Frances and Thunder Bay, Ontario.
CJUK, 99.9 The Bay Thunder Bay, Ontario was first licensed as a low power station and launched in 2001. Since being acquired from Newcap Radio by Acadia in 2010 CJUK the transmitting power has increased from 37 watts to 250 watts in 2010. Labour Day weekend in 2018 99.9 The Bay was launched playing the best from the 70’s, 80’s and 90’s. The station is also very committed to local coverage with live news 7 days a week and annually donates close to $1,000,000 of in-kind support to local charities.
CKTG, 105.3 FM, Thunder Bay, Ontario began broadcasting in 1944 as CFPA and it wasn’t until 2004 that then owners, Newcap Radio changed the name to CKTG, The Giant and changed the music to a classic rock format. Acadia purchased the station in 2010, changed to a classic hits format and in 2013 rebranded the station as Country 105. Today it is the regions source for country music both old and new. Along with the ever popular country brand CKTG has become a local favourite for news, sports and information about community activities.
The combined signals of these operations provide quality, local FM Radio service to Kings, Saint John and Charlotte Counties in Southwestern New Brunswick, Westmorland, Albert and Kent Counties in Southeastern New Brunswick and to Lunenburg, Queens and Shelburne Counties on the south shore of Nova Scotia.
CHWV, 97.3 The Wave, Saint John, New Brunswick, is a hot adult contemporary music station that has been a community favourite since launching in 2001. The Wave is Saint John’s first choice for local information about events, news and more.
CHSJ, Country 94.1, Saint John, New Brunswick has been one of the Maritime’s top country music stations since the 90’s and has been serving Saint John and area continuously since 1928. An emphasis on local news, sports and weather and participation in local events, combined with the country sound has made CHSJ a perennial favourite throughout South Western, New Brunswick.
CKNI, 91.9 Moncton, New Brunswick, was licensed to Rogers Broadcasting and was on the air in late 2005 as News 91.9, a news/talk format. Acadia Broadcasting acquired the station from Rogers in 2014 and relaunched it with an adult contemporary music sound including a strong focus on news, weather and local happenings every day. CKNI-FM 91.9 The Bend, Metro’s Perfect Music Mix.
CKBW, 98.1 Bridgewater, Nova Scotia has been on the air since 1947 and its adult contemporary music format and local coverage reaches along the entire south shore with repeaters in Liverpool at 94.5 FM and 93.1 Shelburne.
CJHK, Country 100.7, Bridgewater, Nova Scotia, launched in the summer of 2010 brought country music to the area along with a strong focus on local news and community events.
CJLS, 95.5, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, a station which has been on the air since 1934, joined the Acadia family in June of 2016. The station has an adult contemporary music format that reaches residents of Yarmouth, Digby and Shelburne counties with repeaters at 93.5 in New Tusket and 96.3 in Barrington.
CIGO 101.5 FM broadcasts in Port Hawkesbury, Nova Scotia. The station plays an adult contemporary format branded as 101.5 The Hawk. CIGO went on the air on October 29, 1975. In November 1999, CIGO received CRTC approval to convert from the AM band to the FM band. In 2000, CIGO switched over to the FM band and the AM signal was shut down permanently shortly afterwards. On June 8, 2010, CIGO applied to increase their effective radiated power from 19,000 to 38,000 watts and received CRTC approval on September 17, 2010. The station's primary coverage area is Inverness, Richmond, Antigonish and Guysborough counties, but it can be heard beyond that area providing strong locally focused programming and news.