The Cortes Island Radio Society was formed in 2004 by a small group of believers. Out of this came CORTES COMMUNITY RADIO. Licensed in October of 2011, broadcasting at 80 watts from a height of approximately 400 feet above sea level.

We feature many live locally made programs as well as a very eclectic mix of automated music. Cortes Radios call sign is CKTZ-FM, and it’s frequency can be found at 89.5 Mhz. Cortes Radio is your community radio, also available at this website, on our “Listen Now” page!

Our Coverage Area

Our listening area comfortably covers, Cortes, Quadra, Maurielle, and Read islands as well as Campbell River on Vancouver Island and Lund on the mainland side. Cortes Radio broadcasts 24 hours a day/7 days a week.

SPIRIT POINTS

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.

Station Personnel

Station Manager - Bryan McKinnon

Technical Manager - Sean Cowell (since 2004)

Production Assistants - Josie Patterson + Aedan Magee Mahon

25-30 volunteer DJs and programmers

Station Updates

Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer Opportunities

Exercise your creativity. Play in our audio and visual landscapes. Surprise yourself.Develop new skills. Training, tools, equipment, and peer support provided. CONTACT: bryan@cortesradio.ca Most of...

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Cortes Radio’s First ZOOM AGM

Cortes Radio’s First ZOOM AGM

Cortes Community Radio Society had its first ZOOM AGM on Sunday, July 12, 2020. There were 14 attendees. Cortes Radio has been on the air, 24 hours a day (aside from technical challenges), for...

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Local Programs

Local Programs

According to article 2 of Cortes Community Radio’s constitution, this society was founded to offer local programs: (a) to offer the general public intelligent, innovative , entertaining and...

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Our Sponsors

Our Sponsors

Cortes Radio has several long-term, loyal sponsors who have been sponsoring individual shows. These are acknowledged by the DJ on air, and that will continue. But our new sponsorship program invites...

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Bylaws

Bylaws

The Bylaws of Cortes Community Radio Society Part 1 - Interpretation 1. (1) In these bylaws, unless the context otherwise requires: “directors” means directors of the society for the time being;...

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Constitution

Cortes Community Radio’s Constitution is registered with British Columbia’s Registrar of Companies. (Schedule A, Form 2, SOCIETY ACT) The name of the society is Cortes Community Radio Society...

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Sponsorship

Sponsorship

SUSTAINING SPONSORSHIP PROGRAM CKTZ Logo Contract for businesses and organizations who would like to support Cortes Community Radio financially. NAME OF BUSINESS/ORGANIZATION...

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