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Program Schedule


Episode #15

Winter! Ron Forrest, Shirley Cole, Fred Reedel, and Elaine McKenzie remember the days of snow on Cortes.


Episode #14

Frozen pipes. From the delightful memoirs of Violet Herrewig.


Upcoming Winter Events

Upcoming Winter Events

In addition to our annual Winter Lip Sync, February 18th, we are planning a special one time event in January. This will be an adults-only Cabaret on March 25th. We need to know if there is performer interest in doing the January show. This would be open to any kind...

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Deep Roots Initiative – News

ntroducing the Deep Roots Initiative Logo!

This rectangular Coast Salish design depicts two Coast Salish guardian spirit dancers singing the song of their power. The subtle circle between them is a drum with Salish sound waves emanating from it. In contemporary Canadian visual culture, crescents are utilized to symbolize sound waves. This is a cultural commonality that Coast Salish and Canadian cultures have in common. In Coast Salish art, crescents are used to create a real rhythmic rippling, a real fluid flowing feeling.

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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.

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.

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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.