We Have a Sled Island Winner (Or two!)

CiVL Radio is excited to announce; We’ve got a winner!

Two of them in fact.

Congratulations to Doug and Michael who both won a pair of passes to Sled Island Music Festival in Calgary, June 22-25. Sled island did us a huge solid by giving two of our programs; The Can Con Container Ship (Larry Portelance) and Disposable Existence (Daryl Johnson) a pair of passes each for the main day of the festival.

The lucky winners will have the chance to see such names as British punk legends The Buzzcocks;

Doom-Metal pioneers Sleep;

and Texas Metal lords The Sword;

As well as Bison B.C., and C’Mon!

Head over to SLEDISLAND.COM for all event details Womens Air Max Zero Sale. If you make it out, track down our programmers and say hello!

CiVL Produces Groundwire, Receives News Grant!

Groundwire is Canada’s bi-weekly Campus and Community Radio Newscast, and this week, for the first time, CiVL Radio 101.7 FM at the University of the Fraser Valley is producing it!

This is an excellent opportunity to recognize the Abbotsford News, and their plethora of recent awards, as well as the following:

CIVL receives funding for “Community News Editor”

CIVL 101.7 FM is proud to announce that it was awarded $5,883 through the Youth Internship Program of the Community Radio Fund of Canada for its “Community News Editor.”

CIVL’s Community News Editor will be trained in reviewing, selecting, writing, producing, and scheduling different lengths and volumes of appropriate news programming for consistent airing of local and relevant international news content Air Max 90 JCRD Sale. The purpose would be to serve the Fraser Valley with unbiased, relevant local news content that focuses on environmental, academic, municipal/regional political, and community issues and events that are otherwise non-existent on the FM band in the area.

CRFC President John Harris Stevenson says “The Community Radio Fund is all about supporting programming that matters to people in your town, your village, your neighbourhood. I’m very happy that the fund has been able to contribute to so many amazing community projects again this year.”

The CRFC supports more than 150 licensed campus and community radio stations across Canada jordan outlet. Its programs aim to strengthen local news and community programming, promote local music and emerging artists, support emerging distribution technologies as well as sustainability of community radio stations to effectively serve their local communities.

For more information about the CRFC and all of its recipients, please visit www.communityradiofund.org.

For further information, please contact:

Aaron Levy, Station Manager, CIVL, 604-851-6306, aaron@civl.ca

Melissa Kaestner, Executive Director, CRFC, 613-321-3513, m.kaestner@communityradiofund.org