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NCRA/ANREC launches music distribution consultations

As !earshot-distro.ca has come into use by both the music industry and the non-profit broadcasting sector, it has become apparent that musicians, artists, labels and distribution companies and the broadcasters themselves are frustrated with each other and how they operate.  [Click for more]

NCRA/ANREC Hiring Canada Summer Jobs - Ottawa May 23 Deadline

The NCRA/ANREC is looking for a youth 15-30 to work out of our CentreTown Offive (and online) over the summer of 2021 to help with !earshot Distro rollout.

Focus on music industry relationships

Application closes May 23rd, 2021

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NCRA/ANREC Launch 2021 Mentorship Program

We are excited to announce the launch of the Spring 2021 Mentorship Program!

The Mentorship Program is a key part of the NCRA/ANREC’s learning and development strategy. Our goal is to offer our members an opportunity for peer to peer mentorship and learning that is ENTIRELY FREE.

NCRA/ANREC Launches Podcast School

The National Campus and Community Radio Association has teamed up with experts in podcasting and broadcasting from across the country to create an opportunity for advanced training for Canadians.

The Podcast School brings together decades of experience in creating, and curating high quality audio content. Our team of audio professors have been pushing the envelope of podcasting in Canada.

We are proud to be able to bring together experts from the sector to offer this 12 week course.

NCRA/ANREC Office Closed - Dec 24-Jan 3rd

The NCRA Office will be closed for the holidays between December 24th, 2020 and January 3rd, 2021 reopening on the 4th. Emails and phone calls will be answered at that time.

NCRA/ANREC Launches $5 Million MAPL!e Grant Fund

The National Campus and Community Radio Association (NCRA/ANREC) announced the establishment the MAPL!e Grant. The grant will primarily feature FREE access to our !earshot Digital Music Distribution System, (“!earshot Distro”) and other areas that support under-represented artists and musicians in Canada, related to radio. [Click for more]

NCRA/ANREC Byelection - Dec 3rd for Nominations

The NCRA/ANREC is conducting a by-election to fill two board seats not filled at NCRC 2020. Member stations are encouraged to nominate a programmer, volunteer, or staff member. These seats are for two-year board terms, expiring at the 2022 AGM. This byelection must elect two women to fulfill our board composition requirements. [Click for more]

Available Nov 1 - Downtown Ottawa Office Space -

The community group has an opening in its office for one or two rooms, with a shared common area (kitchen, workstations and meeting space) located at 331 Cooper Street, starting November 1st, 2020.

NCRA/ANRE announces Virtual Conference: 39-Online

The NCRA/ANREC has announced that in October 26th through to November 6th. The virtual conference will have 2 sessions a day over 2-3 weeks. We will also hold our AGM and our Community Radio Awards in Broadcast and Online Gala at the same time.

Community Radio Associations Recognise Government Funding

August 31st, 2020, Ottawa (Ontario) – The Minister of Canadian Heritage announced in May details of the $500 million COVID-19 Emergency Support Fund for Cultural, Heritage and Sport Organizations directly supporting community broadcasting. The details showed the new fund will bring $2million in emergency funding to help support campus and community radio broadcasters to continue serving Canadians at a critical time [Read More].