CFCR was voted "Saskatoon's Best Radio Station" in Planet S magazine's 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012 reader polls. The most local medium there is! Coordinates: 52°05′12″N 106°40′12″W / 52.08667°N 106.67000°W / 52.08667; -106.67000, National Campus and Community Radio Association, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=CFCR-FM&oldid=972619239, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 13 August 2020, at 01:46.

When he does find time to dine out, you can likely find him at one of his favourite spots in S In 2000, CFCR was nominated for media outlet of the year at the Prairie Music Awards. The first CFCR volunteer you will get to know in 2020 is none other than Nikki Phipps! CBC Radio One Saskatoon - CBC Saskatchewan's new digital service includes the Saskatoon Morning program and live news streaming, as well as a dedicated CBC Saskatoon website.

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You probably know Brenda Helm as "The Leather Queen," co-host of CFCR's Monday evening blues program, Rollin' & Tumblin' With The Blues. It was at this time that a "White Knight" appeared in the form of Saskatoon Telecable, who offered the CRSS the opportunity to immediately begin broadcasting out of the Telecable studios on cable FM and the audio portion of channel 10, at no charge. November 7, 2011 – CFCR unveils its "New Afternoon" lineup, which revamps the programming schedule from noon until 6pm.

YOUR COMPLETE GUIDE TO FM-PHASIS 2020 & PRIZE WINNERS! Following the incorporation of the Community Radio Society of Saskatoon (CRSS) the following year, the founding members set out to convince the city that a non-profit community-run station was a feasible concept. September 16, 2016 Western Canadian Indoor Championship Series returns to Saskatoon. Then in 2008, CFCR began broadcasting their live content online. This arrangement allowed the fledgling radio station to fine-tune its program schedule and provide on-air training to volunteers while preparing its license application with the CRTC.

We’re very excited to announce our latest collaboration with Regina’s Community Radio station, 91.3 FM CJTR: Got It Covered: Saskatchewan Artists Cover Saskatchewan Songs, Volume 3! After attracting an impressive number of members, many of whom were former CJUS/CHSK on-air hosts, work was begun in earnest on creating a program schedule, training volunteers and arranging fundraising events.

The CRSS then moved to its new home in the lower level of 103 3rd Avenue North in downtown Saskatoon. Jean-Philippe Deneault, active CFCR Board member and one of the Saturday evening hosts of Couleurs Café, is this month's feature for Get to Know a CFCR Volunteer. Summer 1991 – CRTC grants CFCR radio broadcasting privileges. September 16, 2016 - Saskatoon Sports Tourism and the Saskatoon Association of Radio Control Auto Racers (SARCAR) are delighted to announce the return of the PROTOform Western Canadian Indoor Championship Series (WCICS) to Saskatoon. Remembrance Day can be celebrated from the seat of your car in Saskatoon this year. [1] On July 14, 1991 at 5:30pm, CFCR made its first test broadcast.

CFCR-FM, is the community radio station in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan which broadcasts at 90.5 FM.The station also streams live from their web site and airs on SaskTel Max, channel 820. Radio reaches more customers than any other medium in Canada. Click here to find out how to donate and help keep Community Radio alive and well here in Saskatoon! CFCR-FM is a member of the National Campus and Community Radio Association (NCRA).

Attention youth ages 12 to 16! September 20, 1987 – Official sign-on to cable FM, broadcasting out of a Saskatoon Telecable studio, evenings and weekends only.

Click the link to find out how you can participate! Now some of those people are itching for a change of scenery.

CFCR often records live music performances on their interviews show The Buzz, and posts them to their website. CFCR-FM, is the community radio station in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan which broadcasts at 90.5 FM. Website by OH!

CFCR-FM is a member of the National Campus and Community Radio Association (NCRA). March 22, 2006 – CFCR increases power to 1630 watts. Radio is Local. Programming continues to include an eclectic mix of non-commercial music of all genres, 100% locally produced spoken word shows like "Collective Voice" produced by grade 9 students at Aden Bowman, multicultural programs and specialty programming such as the "Fringe Fest Flyer," "Around The World in 800 Watts" (Folkfest coverage), and the Shakespeare on the Saskatchewan "Bardcast."

Just fill the form that applies to you out, and email it our Program Director Jay Allen, or drop it off in person at 267 3rd Ave S (3rd Floor). If you're interested in becoming either a Fill-In Or Regular Host on one of CFCR's existing programs (Green Eggs & Ham, The Swing Shift, etc), download the Host Application in Word (.docx) or PDF formats.

Media a division of Phoenix Group. CFCR Saskatoon Community Radio, in partnership with the Multicultural Council of Saskatchewan, is now accepting applications for performers for our Online Multicultural Music Event. CFCR is proud to present "Together In Stereo" - FM-Phasis fundraising drive 2020!

1989 – CFCR moves out on its own, relocating to the lower level of 103 3rd Avenue North. Read more about JP's history with CFCR! The puns will get better, we promise. The first album spun was A Proud Canadian by Stompin' Tom Connors, followed shortly by the first complaint that there was too much Stompin' Tom Connors being played.

CFCR gladly provides on-air studio training, and NO EXPERIENCE IS REQUIRED!

1986 – Community Radio Society of Saskatoon (CRSS) is formed.

In 1991, the CRTC granted CFCR its first license to broadcast. On March 22, 2006, CFCR increased its output power to 1630 watts, greatly improving the signal and coverage for Saskatoon's outer-lying areas. Learn more about her journey into volunteering in this month's feature for Get to Know a CFCR Volunteer.

The funding drive proves to be CFCR's best ever, earning over $70,000 in pledges for the first time in its history.

If you have an idea for  specific show that offers something not currently on CFCR's airwaves, download the Program Proposal (Word (.docx) / PDF). With SaskTel Centre unable to host the annual ceremony — known as the largest indoor Remembrance Day ceremony in Canada — due to gathering restrictions in the province, organizers had to get creative to find a way to honour veterans. List of Canadian radio personalities. 2000 – CFCR is nominated for media outlet of the year at the Prairie Music Awards. Today, CFCR boasts a membership of over 500, with approximately one-fifth of the members volunteering as on-air hosts.

Find out a bit more about Radio Luna with this month's Program Spotlight! November 4, 2011 – CRSS celebrates its 25th year. The radio … Wednesday, Sep 9, 2020.

All shows are kept intact, but their airtimes are shifted. If you're not too familiar with CFCR yet, you can listen to us here and have a look at our Program Schedule here.

Whether you'd like to host one of our exisiting daytime shows (Green Eggs & Ham, The Swing Shift, The Buzz, etc), or if you have a great idea for a brand new Spoken Word, Multicultural or music show, we want to know about it. Fall/Winter 2007 – CFCR moves its offices out of the basement into the 3rd floor of 267 3rd Avenue South.

Copyright CFCR 90.5FM - Saskatoon Community Radio. Apply to participate in the first annual CFCR Radio Summer Camp! Hosting at CFCR is a really fun way to discover new music, ideas and new things about our community, all the while bringing top-notch volunteer radio to the city and surrounding area. September 2011 – CFCR celebrates its 20th year with their "20 Years Between Your Ears" FM-Phasis funding drive campaign. In 2007, CFCR moved to its present location on the 3rd Floor of the beautiful heritage building at 267, 3rd Avenue South. Click below for more information. This is a list of Canadian radio personalities. There was a lot of great music last year, so a bunch of CFCR Volunteer Hosts & Staff put some lists of their favourite releases of the year together. The first official program to air was Sounds of Scotland. The day is deemed "Community Radio Day" in Saskatoon by Mayor Don Atchison.

The station also streams live from their web site and airs on SaskTel Max, channel 820.

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Click to find out how to apply today! When the University of Saskatchewan's campus radio station CHSK-FM (formerly CJUS) signed off the air in September 1985, a small group of concerned individuals decided to form a community radio station in Saskatoon. So, being a radio and television host covering the Western Hockey League and Canadian University football, in addition to being the Saskatoon Blades radio colour commentator and co-host of In the Huddle (covering the Saskatchewan Roughriders), Darren Dupont has his time eaten up by everything sports. January 2008 – CFCR begins broadcasting its live content online at CFCR.ca. September 7, 1991 – Community Radio's official sign-on as an FM radio station. Copyright CFCR 90.5FM - Saskatoon Community Radio. But, there's a lot you probably didn't know about this great Volunteer, so click below and read on! CFCR is the only station to receive this distinction in the 10-year history of Planet S. CFCR was the callsign of an early radio station owned by Laurentide Air Service in Sudbury, Ontario in the 1920s. CFCR's office is currently CLOSED to the public as a precaution due to COVID-19 (Coronavirus). 1994 – CFCR receives a National Campus & Community Radio (NCRA) award for Community Development. September 7, 1991 at 3:19pm marked the official sign-on of CFCR as a full-powered FM radio station, broadcasting at 90.5FM. Saskatoon Hosts Radio Control Car Racing Championship. Whether you'd like to host one of our exisiting daytime shows (Green Eggs & Ham, The Swing Shift, The Buzz, etc), or if you have a great idea for a brand new Spoken Word, Multicultural or music show, we want to know about it. September 2012 – CFCR is awarded "Best Radio Station of Saskatoon" by the readers of Saskatoon city magazine Planet S for the 10th consecutive year.

Come see us today! Website by OH! The 2020 CFCR AGM is going virtual. Even though we're all excited for the plethora of 'sight'/'vision' puns in 2020, let's not forget about 2019 just yet.

CFCR received a National Campus & Community Radio (NCRA) award for Community Development in 1994.

If you have any questions, you can call Jay at (306) 664-6678 during office hours (Mon-Fri, 10am-6pm).