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Christmas Is On The Air

Postby radiofan » Mon Nov 20, 2023 8:46 am

The annual move to an All Christmas format is now in full swing. Traditionally, U.S. Thanksgiving Day or Black Friday was the day that Jingle Bells took over the airwaves.

This year, Mix 107.9 (CKFT) Fort Saskatchewan, AB was first out of the gate when it went All Christmas on November 1st to tie in with the launch of Rob Christie in the Morning.

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Mix 107.9 website: https://heartlandnews.ca/

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On November 2nd, Rogers launched Santa Radio

Rogers Sports & Media has launched “Santa Radio” as a national streaming Christmas music brand across Canada.

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The new brand is also being heard over the air on 92.3 CJET-FM Smiths Falls ON following last week’s moves that shuttered “City News 1310/101.1” CIWW Ottawa, while “Country 92.3” CKBY-FM moved to the 101.1 frequency. The “Santa Radio” brand will lead into a new format after the holidays.

Listen at: https://www.SantaRadioCanada.com

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Winnipeg's Peggy@99.1 (CFPG) which is between formats went to All Christmas on November 12th

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Peggy@99.1 website: https://peggy991.com/
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Re: Christmas Is On The Air

Postby radiofan » Mon Nov 20, 2023 9:52 am

Edmonton now has two All Christmas stations. Edmonton's traditional Christmas station, 96.3 The Breeze is now covering the whole Edmonton area with Christmas tunes ...

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CKRA Website: https://www.963thebreeze.com/
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Re: Christmas Is On The Air

Postby radiofan » Mon Nov 20, 2023 10:32 am

Rogers brings All Christmas radio to Toronto, Calgary and Winnipeg.

On Friday morning (Nov. 17) , Toronto's CHFI 98.1 started spreading joy to the GTA ...

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CHFI Website: https://www.chfi.com/


Winnipeg got it's second All Christmas station when KISS 102.3 (CKY-FM) started jingling jingle bells

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KISS 102.3 Website: https://www.kiss1023.ca/


On Monday morning (Nov. 20) Christmas music came to Calgary on STAR 95.9 (CHFM)

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STAR 95.9 Website: https://www.959chfm.com/
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Re: Christmas Is On The Air

Postby radiofan » Fri Nov 24, 2023 10:04 am

Christmas arrives in Vancouver and The Okanagan

On Black Friday at 9AM, Bell's "MOVE" stations in Vancouver, Kelowna and Penticton got the Christmas spirit ...

MOVE 103.5 Vancouver (CHQM)

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MOVE 103.5 Website: https://www.iheartradio.ca/move/vancouver



MOVE 101.5 Kelowna (CILK)

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MOVE 101.5 Website: https://www.iheartradio.ca/move/kelowna


MOVE 97.1 Penticton (CJMG)

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MOVE 97.1 Website: https://www.iheartradio.ca/move/penticton
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Re: Christmas Is On The Air

Postby WinnNostalgiaFan » Sun Nov 26, 2023 2:10 pm

What I really want to know is which station in Winnipeg will be hearing segments from the Gipp Forster Archives (besides CJNU fm on the 25th) I know CJOB traditionally has it but CFRY Portage got it last year, because to me it ain't Christmas until I hear "It's Magic and Memories"
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Re: Christmas Is On The Air

Postby beddows » Mon Nov 27, 2023 9:01 am

I am really starting to hate christmas. Even on satellite radio it is getting out of hand.
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Re: Christmas Is On The Air

Postby mellongraig » Tue Nov 28, 2023 8:30 pm

Even one of my local christian radio stations, CKOE-FM in Moncton along with their sister station CJRP-FM in Saint John have switched to Christmas music 24/7, with the change occurring this past Saturday at midnight. That means at least a full month of nonstop Christmas music. CIXN-FM in Fredericton has also made the switch too, albeit about a week and a half ago.
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Re: Christmas Is On The Air

Postby WinnNostalgiaFan » Fri Dec 01, 2023 1:45 pm

WinnNostalgiaFan wrote:What I really want to know is which station in Winnipeg will be hearing segments from the Gipp Forster Archives (besides CJNU fm on the 25th) I know CJOB traditionally has it but CFRY Portage got it last year, because to me it ain't Christmas until I hear "It's Magic and Memories"


I got my answer, 920 CFRY in Portage got it again this year, it started just after 3:40 pm central time I don't know what time yet in the morning I might not find out til next week, granted it's not the same without hearing the "ON CJOB" part of the jingle
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