Geographic Collection – Canada

  • Anniversary of Radio Canada International, 75 today

    Anniversary of Radio Canada International, 75 today

    By Marc , February 25, 2020 Today is an auspicious day for RCI. It was February 25, 1945 that the CBC International Service began shortwave broadcasting to Europe. It was designed at the time to provide accurate …
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  • CJCD Yellowknife Turns 40

    CJCD Yellowknife Turns 40

    On November 13, 1979, CJCD first broadcast on 1240 AM in Yellowknife. Now on FM and under different ownership, the station – which retains the same callsign – celebrates its 40th anniversary on Wednesday. November 13, 2019Ollie …
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  • CKLW and other Jingles from the Past

    CKLW and other Jingles from the Past

    https://youtu.be/DkFZ1IAuIdg CKLW and other Jingles from the Past. Published by fansofjingles on YouTube.…
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  • The Island in Ontario

    The Island in Ontario

    Nautel technology plays a key role in Canada’s only Green Radio Station It’s an idyllic setting: crystal clear azure water; incredible natural beauty; fresh clean air; diverse wildlife; and endless, pristine shoreline all on the largest freshwater …
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  • Canada Calling

    Canada Calling

    This short documentary from 1949 looks at the state of radio in Canada. Focusing on the CBC, it illustrates the variety of radio fare available at the time by featuring snatches of favourite programs, including Trio Lyrique, Mart Kenney, the Toronto …
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  • Retro Radio Dial: 1953 Canada AM Radio

    Retro Radio Dial: 1953 Canada AM Radio

    Share your own memories of Canadian Radio kc Call Location Province   540 CBK Watrous SK 550 CKPG Prince George BC   CFNB Fredericton NB   CHLN Three Rivers PQ 560 CJKL Kirkland Lake ON   CFRA Ottawa ON 570 CJEM Edmunston NB 580 …
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  • Early Broadcasting History in BC

    Early Broadcasting History in BC

    https://youtu.be/B1-t1d0KkzI Radio BVM — Early Broadcasting History in BC Radio BVM interview with Dennis Duffy, Archivist with the Royal British Columbia Museum and author of Imagine Please: Early Radio Broadcasting in British Columbia, on …
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  • A Reception That Was Different

    A Reception That Was Different

    From The N.Z. Radio Record and Electric Home Journal, May 16, 1930 When His Excellency, the Governor-General, spoke in Wellington Town Hall on the occasion of the reception accorded to him, he was heard far afield in North America. Listeners in the …
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  • A Tale of Three Cities

    A Tale of Three Cities

    A Tale of Three Cities By David Ricquish The NZ Radio Record magazine issued this guide book to world radio stations in 1932. On July 1 1932, the NZ Radio Record published the first issue of a helpful guide to most of the radio stations then known …
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  • An Island Called Radio Island

    An Island Called Radio Island

    This article was originally aired over Adventist World Radio’s “Wavescan” program and now forms part of the Radio Heritage Collection ©. All rights reserved to Ragusa Media Group, PO Box 14339, Wellington, New Zealand. This …
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