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Radio In A Suitcase

Originally published on the ECOreport   On August 29, 2017, Cortes Community Radio, CKTZ 89.5 FM signed a memorandum of understanding with the Strathcona Regional District, on Northern Vancouver Island, British Columbia, stating we are to give them temporary usage of the station during emergencies. This has been part of Cortes Radio’s vision from the beginning but up until a week ago seemed more of a goal than a reality. Everything changed on Thursday, December 6, 2018. This morning we ask Derrick Harvey about radio in a suitcase.    


Cortes Islands 2018 Christmas Market Season Kicks Off

Cortes Islands 2018 Christmas Market Season Kicks Off

Cortes Islands 2018 Christmas Market Season kicked off at Gorge Hall on Saturday December 1, 2018. There were between 80 and 100 people at any given moment, but it is hard to get an aggregate number because this is also a social event where people go visit and enjoy...

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Solar Radios; Solar Lanterns; T-Shirts Etc now only available by direct sales at our booth.



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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