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New radio stations to serve urban Indigenous communities in 5 cities: CRTC

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Northern Native Broadcasting’s existing CFNR radio station broadcasts live in March 2015 from a Gingolx, B.C. event in the province’s north, where it is currently aired.

Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Ottawa, Toronto will get new radio stations, CRTC says

CBC News June 14, 2017

Five Canadian cities will be home to new Indigenous radio stations, the CRTC has announced.

The commission said Wednesday it has granted licences for the stations, which will serve Indigenous audiences in Vancouver, Edmonton, Calgary, Ottawa and Toronto. Read the rest of this entry

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Mohawk broadcaster Janet Rogers launches NDNs on the Airwaves

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Indigenous radio programming has come a long way, says Rogers

By Stephanie Cram, CBC News, Feb 13, 2016

From the early uses of radio on reserves to communicate with hunters in the bush, to the creation of podcasts that explore indigenous arts, culture and politics — indigenous broadcasters have adapted with the times.

“Indigenous voices on the land and on the airwaves is another way to create presence,” says Mohawk writer and radio producer Janet Rogers. Read the rest of this entry