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Local 107.3 FM Gears up for Homelessness Marathon 2017!

Local 107.3 FM have shared their promotional material for the Homelessness Marathon 2017!
While also announcing 17 stations participating! Also 11 hours of programming planned from a number of different stations across the country. The event kicks off at 7pm Atlantic on the 22nd of Feb. For more information contact Local 107.3 FM (CFMH - FM)

NCRA/ANREC signs deal with New Zealand for Community Radio Exchange

Canada’s National Campus and Community Radio Association (NCRA/ANREC) and New Zealand's Association of Community Access Broadcasters (ACAB), are proud to announce a new partnership and program sharing agreement on the Community Radio Exchange.

Starting in January of 2017, ACAB members will upload between 4 and 6 weekly radio shows highlighting the diversity of New Zealand community radio for airplay on Canadian campus and community stations through the NCRA/ANRECs’ Community Radio Exchange platform. The NCRA/ANREC will also make top Canadian programs available for New Zealand community radio stations to syndicate at communityradioexchange.com [click to read more]

GOOD NEW ! RVF Websites updated !

(French follows) The Rendez-Vous De La Francophonie official website has been just updated for 2017. This includes new graphics from our main external partner the Cross Cultural Foundation of Dialogue for the RVF.
Their website has just been updated and revamped for this new year. Check it at http://rvf.ca/ and promote throughout your network and the social media. Their hashtag name is # RVFFranco. We have included here in attachment their press release from last week.

Community Radio Growing in Canada!

The CRTC’s 2016 Communications Monitoring Report revealed some key information about subjects that are relevant to the campus and community radio sector. One element highlighted is the increasing number of stations. The report says, “Private commercial radio stations account for almost two thirds of all the audio services in Canada, while community stations, the second most numerous type of audio service, represented 12% of all audio services in 2015.”

NCRA Launches RVF for 2017!

The program in 2017 will expand to include the celebration of the 150 th anniversary of Canada, and will be happening with NCRA member stations for a 12 months period between October 2016 and October 2017

NCRA Announes major new project: !earshot Digital Distribution System

The NCRA are teaming up with the Canadian Music Industry to bring how we get Canadian artists on-air into the digital realm. We are going to create a tool, where artists, musicians and record labels upload their music once and it will be available to over 100 campus and community radio stations! Saving tens of thousands in sending our music to each and every individual station!

We are looking for your feedback! www.ncra.ca/earshotDDS

NCRA welcomes CJUJ, CHYF and CFBI to make 97 Members

The NCRA is thrilled that we are joined by CJUJ - FM (Phantom FM), CHYF-FM (GIMAA RADIO) and CFBI-FM.... [Click story title for more information]

NCRA and SOCAN agree to reduced logging requirements

The National Campus and Community Radio Association (NCRA/ANREC) is proud to announce that on-going discussions with our partners at SOCAN have resulted in changes to the reporting requirements for SOCAN surveys of broadcast content.

As of June 27th, all Campus and Community Radio Stations can remove the.....

A warm welcome to Patrick Auguste - NCRA Project Coordinator RVF

Hello Everyone

A warm welcome to Patrick Auguste who has joined the NCRA office today. Patrick will be coordinating the RVF Program for 2016-2017 and some other national project so look for his communication shortly as thanks to Heritage Canada, we have an exciting 2016-2017 Rendez-vous de la Francophonie program starting.

NextRadio Now Available Online in Canada!!

As of July 1st, NextRadio, the partner program we are working with in the states, is now available in Google Play. This means that phones which are unlocked and have the FM Chip enabled (see list here for the states which phones work - http://nextradioapp.com/supported-devices/) can now get FM radio.