Cortes Radio


Stone Soup (DJ Artemisia) - Wed: 12:30-2:30 PM; Mon 12-2 PM


Cortes Radio


ShimSham Show With Psychedelic Sam - Thu: 6-8 PM; Mon 2-4 PM

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by Cortes Community Radio | CKTZ, 89.5 FM


The Homegrown Show

The Homegrown show has been playing on Cortes Radio since 2012. It features local and Canadian music, especially artists from the west coast. The genres are open, but it tends to feature folk music, country, rock and blues, particularly with a west coast theme, or subjects that celebrate our lives on the BC coast. However, I like to play a few songs from Atlantic Canada as well in each show.



The NCRA intervenes in Cortes Radio’s favour

The NCRA intervenes in Cortes Radio’s favour

Manson’s Landing, on Cortes Island - Cortes Radio, CKTZ 89.5 FM,  is one step closer to having its broadcasting license renewed. The station’s current mandate expires on August 31, 2018. As a result of our increasing the amount of local programming, the Canadian...

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CKTZ’s Upcoming Events

May 19 - CKTZ has a booth at Seafest on Cortes
June 3 - Cortes Radio Society AGM, details to follow
Cancelled - Quadra Island Lip Sync 2018 due to building renovations, returns in the summer of 2019
Aug 25 - Cortes Island Lip Sync


Solar Radios; Solar Lanterns; T-Shirts Etc



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.

Donate to CKTZ 89.5 FM!

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.