CKTZ 89.5 fm

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The Deep Roots Initiative – Update

Cortes Radio, in collaboration with Klahoose First Nation and Friends of Cortes Island, is proud to announce progress on our 2016-17 Deep Roots spoken word initiative. Deep Roots seeks solutions to current environmental issues, and preserves traditional First Nations...

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Save the Date/s!

Save the Date/s!

July 30th - Cortes Summer Lip Sync Aug 6th - Quadra Lip Sync in partnership with Theatre Quadra Time to start getting your act together for Cortes Radio’s Annual Summer Show on July 30th. For the first time, we will having a show on Quadra, August 6th. We will...

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Listener Survey

A big shout out of appreciation to all those wonderful people who took the time to participate in our survey.
If you didn’t get a chance to participate in the survey, we still welcome your comments via email.

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Buy your lantern today! Visit our Support Page to order one.


Number 273 - Cortes Radio. The True Value Stores on Quadra Island have a very generous program called Spirit Points where they will donate 1% of your purchases to community organizations.

Donate to CKTZ 89.5 FM!

Every dollar helps to keep Community Radio alive on Cortes Island. Use PAYPAL to easily and securely donate money to 89.5 FM. If you prefer not to use Paypal, send us a cheque, cash, or money order made out to the Cortes Community Radio Society to Box 210, Manson’s Landing BC, V0P 1K0.

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Buy one of our t-shirts to support your local radio station. Only $25, or if ordered through our PayPal link, the total cost will be $33.50 to cover shipping and handling. Visit our Support Page to order one.

Programmers Wanted


We always need more programmers. The possibilities for new shows is endless. I’ve often wondered why in a community of avid gardeners we don’t have a garden show. There are so many articulate passionate people on Cortes that we could have a truly diverse, unique radio station.