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Coming Of Age With Deep Roots

Settlers and immigrants in coastal BC are like driftwood tossed onto a shore where trees still stand. We came from afar to live among First Nations still connected to their roots. Some of us wonder what it’s like to be connected to the place of one’s ancestral roots and how ancient traditions nourish current generations. In this edition of Deep Roots Island Waves, Michelle Robinson tells story producer Carrie Saxifrages her experience of coming of age

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Cortes Radio’s 2018 AGM

Cortes Radio’s 2018 AGM

It was billed an an AGM like none other. Close to two hundred people attended at least one of the three events, a significant turnout on a rural island like Cortes. Some went to the thank-you party/potluck for volunteers on May 26, in Whaletown. The biggest crowd...

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Upcoming Events

June 29 - CKTZ starts its summer season at Manson’s Friday market (12-3 PM, Fridays)
Aug 25 - Cortes Island Lip Sync
Sept 1 - end of CKTZ’s season at Manson’s Friday Market
Sept 9 -
CKTZ has booth at Quadra Island Fall Fair


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Buy a membership in the Cortes Community Radio Society for as little as $15 a year, or $25 per family.(Read More)


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

Programmers Wanted

CKTZ is a non profit community organization that survives by the involvement of our listeners. Think about joining us- you’ll have fun! We always need more programmers. The possibilities for new shows is endless.

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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.