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Alberta Radio Station: CKFT / Mix 107 FM in Fort Saskatchwan

CKFT Radio Fort SaskatchewanOn November 27, 2012, Golden West Broadcasting launched the first radio station in Fort Saskatchewan. CKFT / Mix 107.9 FM broadcasts a classic hits/classic rock format and is fully committed to the local community. All employees are required to live in Fort Saskatchewan and have a demonstrated commitment to and a passion for the community. In their application, CKFT convinced the CRTC that they would not poach advertisers from Edmonton radio stations. On hand for the station’s launch was Mayor Gale Katchur who, along with many others from Fort Saskatchewan, actively demonstrated their support of CKFT’s application.

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Golden West Radio Acquires The Range 106.1 FM in Airdrie

Golden West Radio acquired CFIT, The Range 106.1 FM an adult contemporary radio station from Tiessen Media in January 2011 bringing its total number of stations in Western Canada to 37.

Marilyn Jones, Edmonton, Alberta ABOUT ME
I am Marilyn Jones, a news junkie with a penchant for publishing, politics, communications, gardening, hiking, reading, the arts and training nonprofit organizations in media relations and social media communications in Alberta (BA in English with Honours, U of A; Master of Publishing, SFU)