Since 1984 , CHLO AM 530 (formerly CIAO AM 530) in Brampton / Toronto has provided quality programming to hundreds of thousands of new Canadians in over 15 different languages. Toronto’s heritage ethnic station, CHLO AM 530 features music , talk, news and sports whether local or international, blended together and delivered with a unique Canadian perspective. Whether something happens around the corner or around the world, CHLO’s experienced on-air personnel keep each of their respective communities apprised.
Z103.5 is the Toronto CMA’s ONLY Top 40 Radio Station and serves 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 that always has a Toronto perspective listeners can relate to. Grassroots is a key cornerstone of the station and Z103.5 actively takes part in local community events to maintain a close relationship with listeners. For years, 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. 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 hits. 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.
Hot Country 103.5 has taken Halifax by storm. 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 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 to the 35+ demographic.
1039 Proud FM, Home of “The Elvis Duran And Proud Morning Show” is the world’s first and only terrestrial commercial radio station targeting Toronto’s Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) community on a full-time basis. Always upbeat playing the hottest dance, Latin and pop tracks combined with exciting on-air announcers along with news and events of interest to the LGBTQ+ community!
PROUD-FM is one of Torontonians’ favourite 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.
Launched in September of 2020, Hot Country 93.9 is Brantford’s newest Radio Station. This fresh, upbeat sound combined with local news, weather and traffic is a perfect fit for Brantford and area Country music lovers who until now have been listening to out of town stations. Hot Country 93.9 is the only local station to provide this programming. It features musical artists like Blake Shelton, Keith Urban, Carrie Underwood, Jason Aldean and Thomas Rhett to name a few. Veteran Country Music host Craig Fox is featured on Hot Country Mornings. Casey Clarke hosts mid-days and the weekend Countdown Show. Weekday Evenings, listeners can enjoy The Bobby Bones Show with special guests. The research revealed that there is a very large demand for Brantford’s own local Country Music station. Now Brantford has Hot Country 93.9, a country music station originating in their hometown.
Serving Oakville, Burlington, Hamilton, Brant County and Kitchener/Waterloo, Jewel 92 is the area’s 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.
In September of 2020, Arise Christian Radio switched from 93.9 FM to AM 1380, one of the biggest radio frequencies in Canada. Arise is a heritage institution that has been part of the Brantford and area Christian community since 2001. Acquired by Evanov Radio Group in 2009, Arise AM 1380 has loyal and dedicated listeners who support those companies that support the station. Arise combines news, music and spoken words to appeal to an audience of all ages and backgrounds. Programming is of interest to the secular and spiritual communities alike. The overall sound is one of the inspirational messages of hope and uplifting Christian music. Arise Radio AM 1380 originates in Brantford and coverage includes Hamilton to Kitchener to London to Niagara to Brampton and all other regions in between. From its modest beginnings via an antenna on a church steeple to one of the largest AM Radio frequencies in Canada Arise Christian Radio AM 1380 now reaches over 40% of Ontario’s total population.
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 is heard 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 “Lite favourites”, the primary appeal is for the 45+ demographic, which is the largest sector of the national population. 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. Hot 100.5 is “90’s and more” hit music : a well-balanced blend of pop , rock , R & B and dance.
CKJS AM 810 targets unique consumers and potential buyers through ethnic programming exclusive to the Manitoba market. CKJS targets listeners by providing them with talk in their mother tongue. By 2021, more than one in four people in Winnipeg will be a visible minority, a new Statistics Canada report says.
Energy 106, Winnipeg’s #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. The cutting-edge sound of Energy 106 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.
The Jewel is the only English language radio station targeting The West Island to Hudson and everywhere in between. The Jewel delivers a soft, easy listening sound, appealing to the 40+ adult audience. Jewel 106.7 is a unique radio station dedicated to the local communities it serves.
Jewel 92.5 features lite favourites in the form of contemporary songs by today’s artists mixed with the greatest songs from the last 40 years. Each evening at 7pm Jewel 92.5 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. Like all Jewel Radio Stations, Jewel 92.5 is a unique radio station dedicated to the local communities it serves.
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 has been very successful delivering affluent cottagers to the local retailers in the Georgian Bay area with affordable and targeted marketing strategies.
CFMB-AM 1280 is Canada’s first heritage ethnic radio station with over 50 years of programming experience. CFMB-AM 1280 remains the leader in targeting Montreal’s largest ethnic communities. CFMB 1280 AM features programming for 16 ethnic groups including Italian, Haitian , Greek, Arabic and many more. The greatest strength of Multicultural radio is its ability to deliver a targeted audience