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Vinho do Porto

This week’s Podcast

Gerard “Boy” Mendes (born 1952) is a Senegalese musician of Cape Verdean descent. He was born in Dakar, Senegal and was raised in the city’s Cape Verdean diaspora community. As a child, he grew up in a household filled with the sounds of the native morna and coladeira, both Cape Verdian music styles. Later in his life he teamed with other musicians and form Cabo Verde Show, one of the most popular Cape Verdean bands of all time.
Episode 149 - Vinho do Porto
In this week’s show I won’t talk about an artist. I will tell you about our trip from La Manzanilla, Mexico to Quadra island, Canada, through the Pandemic that we are all passing. And I will also share my experience how other people in different countries are responding to it.
Episode 148 - Vinho do Porto
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Folk U goes to the AirWaves!

Folk U goes to the AirWaves!

We can still be connected, inspired, and supported as a community. And without a computer! Folk University is coming to the Cortes Community Radio CKTZ 89.5… Same time (1 to 3p.m.) every Friday through the Spring, starting Friday, March 27. We will still have...

Coming Events

  • Tues, Mar 31 – Cortes Islands First Virtual Community Meeting
  • Fri, Jul 31, 2020 - Lip Sync Rehearsal
  • Sun, Aug 2, 2020 - Summer Lip Sync


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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