South Asian Media in Vancouver has changed

The ethnic radio market has been difficult to quantify for many years in Vancouver, there have been 6 radio stations broadcasting programming that targets the SA market. 3 stations broadcasting legally under license from the CRTC and paying the respective Canadian taxes and fees associated to a broadcast license in Canada, 3 stations broadcasting illegally from the US into Canada and operating as Canadian entities in the Vancouver market. The CRTC handed down a decision on 11/13/14 to force the 3 cross border stations to cease operation in Canada as of 11:59PM on that day. Although there...

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Spice Radio Launches on 1200AM in Vancouver

Spice Radio Launches on 1200AM in Vancouver Get ready to spice up your life. From the creators of Rim Jhim, Canada’s first Indo-Canadian radio station, i.t. Media Broadcast (ITMB) will introduce a spanking new format on 1200AM. After months of strategic planning, Spice Radio will go live on Sept 29th, 2014. In 2011, South Asians emerged as Canada’s number one visible ethnic group, according to StatsCan. Spice Radio will offer a range of programming geared towards this cultural group. “Radio is a hub of our culture. It’s a way to find out what’s going on, to learn different opinions...

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