Saint John

Pair Of Flips In Saint John, NB

Maritime Broadcasting flipped two of its stations in Saint John, NB this morning. Classic Rock “98.9 Big John FM” CJYC shifted to Classic Hits “Kool 98“. With the Classic Hits format coming to FM, 930 CFBC flipped to Classic Country. In addition to CFBC and CJYC, Maritime owns Hot AC “K100” 100.5 CIOK in Saint John. -h/t Canadian Radio News

Rogers Taking Its News Brand To The City

Update 5/30: Rogers announced today that CityNews will debut as a local cable network serving the Toronto area in October. “We’re taking the number one news radio format in Canada, 680 News, and bringing it to television under the brand of CityNews Channel,” said Scott Moore, President, Rogers Broadcasting Ltd. “By incorporating our trailblazing and trusted news brands from CityNews, 680 News, and publishing – including Canada’s most trusted news magazine, Maclean’s – CityNews Channel is poised to be the destination local news channel,” Moore said. Toronto will presumably be the first of a network of CityNews outlets covering Canada. Rogers has come up with an integration program to merge its radio, television, and publishing divisions on a local basis. Should it succ...[Read More]