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See you at the Lip SyncAug 25

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Lella can’t Wait! - the Summer Lip Sync, Aug 25

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by Cortes Community Radio | CKTZ, 89.5 FM


Catching English Fish And Chips

Originally Published on the ECOreport

Bernie Anderson and Leila Gmeiner had big expectations in the Spring of 1978. For the past two years, they had been homesteading in the wilderness of Toba Inlet, British Columbia. Then a friend offered them the use of his fishing boat. They had to make the monthly payments to the bank of course, but any profits beyond that were theirs to keep. Nobody could foresee they would be catching English Fish and Chips.

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Queen Of CKTZ’s Greenroom

Queen Of CKTZ’s Greenroom

Originally Published on the ECOreport Her artistic roots go back to Vienna, while Russian troops still occupied part of the city. Years later, cast as the female lead in “As You Like It,” she found a much more fulfilling role than centre stage. She will be performing...

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Upcoming Events

Summer Season – Manson’s Friday market (12-3 PM, Fridays)
July 21 Cortes Day at Smelt Bay
Aug 12 - Lovefest at Linnaea Farm
Aug 25 2018 Summer Lip Sync at Manson’s Hall
Sept 1 - end of CKTZ’s season at Manson’s Friday Market
Sept 9 -
Quadra Island Fall Fair


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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