Since 1984, CIAO-AM 530 (Brampton/Toronto) has provided quality programming to hundreds of thousands of new Canadians in a variety of languages. Music, talk, news and sports whether local or international are blended together and delivered with a unique Canadian perspective. Whether something happens around the corner or around the world, CIAO’s experienced on-air personnel keep each of their respective communities apprised.
Z103.5 is Toronto CMA’s ONLY Top 40 Radio Station and services nearly a million listeners. Launched in 1995 by the Evanov Radio Group, the station features some of the most creative radio talents in the country. The station’s success can be credited to its blend of great music and compelling talk which always has a Toronto perspective which listeners can relate to. Grass roots is a key cornerstone of the station and Z103.5 actively takes part in local community events to maintain the close relationship with listeners. For over a decade, thousands of listeners have been taking part in Z103.5’s live-to-air broadcasts from Toronto’s hottest night clubs.
88.5 FM The Jewel is operated by the Evanov Radio Group, the only independent English language FM broadcaster in the Toronto CMA. 88.5 FM The Jewel caters to the music tastes of the rapidly growing 40+ age demographic and plays the best music ever recorded from such artists as Barbra Streisand, Neil Diamond, Frank Sinatra, Rod Stewart, Richard Abel, and Norah Jones. The Jewel plays timeless easy-listening unforgettable hits, and 88.5 The Jewel is the only station dedicated to providing instrumental music as part of its programming. 88.5 FM The Jewel offers something very different in the market – an FM station playing ‘Music with Class’….the songs that are current and songs that endure the test of time.
Halifax’s Hot Country 103.5 has arrived. Hot Country 103.5 is already a winner in Halifax in its first ratings period in Spring 2016. The popularity of country music has EXPLODED and the number of people listening has never been higher. Listeners have a higher propensity to be LOYAL to new country music, its artists and lifestyle especially where the format is woven into the fabric of the community as it is here in Halifax.
Attracting a multi-tasking adult audience that thrives on the passion of country music, Hot Country 103.5 is targeted to the 20-49 year old male and female audience who will instantly find a new home with popular bro-country artists they love so much. They’ll be hard pressed to turn it off.
In 1976, the 19th Century Victorian home at 127 York Street was transformed into a very well-known gourmet restaurant, “Le Jardin”. The five star restaurant in the heart of the Byward Market that catered to former Prime Ministers and various Heads of State became the home of 98.5 The Jewel in March 2006. In June of 2005, the CRTC approved the application by the Evanov Radio Group to operate an Adult Standards/Easy Listening FM Radio Station in The Nation’s Capital. The Jewel offers listeners throughout the Ottawa/Gatineau region a carefully crafted blend of today’s new easy listening sound – the greatest music ever recorded from yesterday’s best loved crooners and divas, to today’s brightest stars. Music that is timeless, enduring, elegant and of great appeal the 35+ demographic.
PROUD-FM is the world’s first and only terrestrial commercial radio station targeting Toronto’s Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans community on a full time basis. Playing a blend of music from ballads to pop combined with both irreverent and serious spoken word elements of interest to the community, PROUD-FM has become one of Torontonians favorite radio stations.
The Jewel’s format is enduring…”World Class Music” and the station’s play list includes legendary singers Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Nat King Cole, and contemporary artists including Neil Diamond, Rod Stewart, Diana Krall, Norah Jones, Michael Buble, Matt Dusk, Suzie Vinnick, Molly Johnson, Elton John, as well as some of Canada’s finest instrumentalists—Richard Abel and Andre Gagnon.
CKPC-AM is one of the oldest licensed radio stations in Canada and has been on air since 1923. Today the station is a hybrid: Country 1380 – a contemporary country music station leaning towards news and information for Brant, Haldimand and Norfolk counties; and Rise Radio – a Christian music station weekdays between 1pm – 7pm. Weekends feature the Canadian Top 20 Countdown, Canadian Country Spotlight, Catfish Hunter’s 25 years Of Hits program and the locally produced show: Just Us Folk.
Serving Oakville, Burlington, Hamilton, Brant County and Kitchener/Waterloo, Jewel 92 is the areas favourite Easy Listening radio station that blends contemporary hits from current and past eras. One of the most successful formats in the history of radio, the Jewel 92’s Lite Contemporary sound is an adult-oriented mix of music that people grew up with and love.
Jewel 105 is the latest addition to the Evanov Jewel family! Recently re-branded from the established ROCK 105.1 format, the new CKHY is ready to serve the baby boomer listener. Although this is new to the Halifax market, the format is a mainstay of the company and in other radio markets, from small to major. Halifax is now the 9th market where Evanov airs this format.
The Jewel formula was first introduced in 2002 on CKDX-FM in Toronto. Branded as “light favourites”, the primary appeal is for the 45+ demographic, which is the largest sector of the national population. The style and era of the best music the station features spans from today to several decades back. Some of the many familiar artists heard include Elton John, Celine Dion, Chicago, Cher, Bruno Mars, Eagles, Blue Rodeo, Michael Bublé. Some programming blocks such as “The Lounge”, aired in the evening, will be of more specific appeal to those who have been craving the music of artists who set the “Standard”.
The NEW HOT 100.5 has ignited and captured a target audience of 25-49 year old females like never before. This multi-tasking, hip and trendy female audience thrives on the hit music of its youth. The new HOT 100.5 was created for (and inspired by) these enthusiastic listeners as well as a city whose spirit yearns for nothing but the best in hit music.
CKJS AM 810 targets unique consumers and potential buyers through ethnic programming exclusive to the Manitoba market. CKJS targets listeners providing them with talk in their mother tongue. Meet your future Winnipeg! By 2021, more than one in four people in the city will be a visible minority, a new Statistics Canada report says.
(Source: Winnipeg Free Press Wed, Mar 10th, 2010)
Energy 106, Winnipeg’s newest #1 All Hit Music Station is a pure contemporary sound that features artists such as Jay-Z, Pitbull, LMFAO, Rihanna, Flo-Rida, Nikki M, David Guetta and Drake.Energy 106’s cutting-edge sound features all the hits, all the time, to capture the active, enthusiastic consumers who are in the new acquisition and product upgrade stages of their lives. Energy 106 will provide these listeners and those wishing to reach them with a radio station reflective of their lifestyle.
CKPC-FM is Jewel92, a Lite Adult Contemporary radio station serving Brantford, Kitchener, Waterloo, Cambridge, Burlington and Hamilton with a music and information mix geared to today’s adults either at home or in the workplace. With a huge broadcast signal that covers most of central Ontario Jewel92 reaches listeners all across the province and northern Unites States.
“Lite & Refreshing” Jewel92 delivers contemporary songs by today’s artists mixed with the greatest songs from the last 40 years. Evenings on Jewel92 presents ‘The Lounge’, a special place to unwind and let the cares of the day slip away while listening to a classic and contemporary mix of music and lifestyle information every evening starting at 7pm.
Jewel 99.3 is Georgian Bay’s favourite radio station and the Only easy Listening station directly targeting the 40+ demographic. The station caters to the local full-time community as well as the massive 2nd home cottagers as they drive north from their primary city homes in Kitchener, Burlington, Oakville, Mississauga, Toronto and Simcoe. There are over 600,000 Jewel radio listeners who index high as having a 2nd recreational home north of the city in Georgian Bay and Muskoka. These recreational weekend and summer cottagers profile as OMP’s (owners, managers, professionals and semi-retirees ) and have a higher-than-average disposable income. The Jewel radio station network have been very successful delivering affluent cottagers to the local retailers in the Georgian Bay area with affordable and targeted marketing strategies.