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RVDF 2019 Marathon - Now taking applications (Dec 16th deadline)

The NCRA/ANREC has once again teamed up for the 5th year with La Fondation Canadienne pour le dialogue des cultures for the 50th anniversary of the Official Languages Act in Canada, as part of the Rendez-vous de Francophonie the annual celebration of Canada's membership in the Francophonie and promotes the French language and its numerous cultural expression.  We are taking submissions to participate in the March 20th Marathon until December 16th [Click for more info]

NEWS Wire Service: Collaboration with CUP and ThoughtBlox

National Campus and Community Radio Association/l’Association nationale des radios étudiantes et communautaires (“NCRA/ANREC”) and Canadian University Press (“CUP”) are thrilled to announce a six month pilot plan to further sharing of news and information between the radio and journalism sector using CUP’s CUPWire on the Thoughtblox platform.

NCRA and NFCB sign !earshot Digital Distribution System Agreement to bring !eDDS to the USA

!eDDS is an online platform that will allow both Canadian, and soon, American, musical artists, labels and distribution companies to upload recordings to be searched, reviewed, and downloaded by campus, community, and college radio stations. [Click for full story]

The NCRA/ANREC is launching its own industry Podcast

The NCRA/ANREC is launching its own industry Podcast - for you, by you - and we need your input. First, what should we call it? We would love some catchy marketing ideas. If not... [Click for more]

CIUT-FM Toronto joins the NCRA

We are thrilled to welcome back to the NCRA/ANREC CIUT-FM, University of Toronto. [Click Here to learn more about the U of T station]





NCRA turns 32 on July 14, 2018

Thanks to our 111 members on this 32nd anniversary of our incorporation.

NCRC ready to go in Fredericton!

With NCRC37 just a few days away, we encourage stations to take a last minute trip and come to visit Fredericton! The conference runs June 6-10th (7,8,9 are days with scheduled events) [Click for more info]

2018 National Community Radio Conference Opens Registration

CHSR-FM in Fredericton, NB is looking forward to hosting the annual National Campus/Community Radio Conference for 2018, the grand gathering of hosts, staff, volunteers, artists, volunteers, board members and other wonderful people from member stations of the NCRA from across Canada.

The conference will run from June 6 (arrival day) to June 10 (departure day).


The NCRA, with the assistance of the Community Radio Fund of Canada, is able to provide some assistance for those travelling to the conference in the form of a travel subsidy. The support is regionally focused, and when you fill out the form, bear in mind that this is not available to help fund registration fees, just travel costs. The NCRA is committed to bringing as many people to the conference as possible. You can apply to the funding by filling out the form at .

Valley Heritage Radio joins the NCRA/ANREC

We are excited to announce the newest member to the NCRA/ANREC community radio family! Valley Heritage Radio is a community-owned non-profit radio station that has been on the air since January of 2007. Located just outside of Renfrew, Ontario, the station’s music format is truly unique as – much like the people it serves – is very diverse. And how we deliver it is also unique – we have no fewer than 25 volunteer-run programs on the airwaves each week, in addition to our daily 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. programs. It is this rich tapestry of music, information, and locally produced programming – which includes a self-imposed mandate of a minimum of 50% Canadian content – that helps endear us to our listener

NCRA/ANREC Marathon Day of Programming for Rendez-vous de la Francophonie

The NCRA/ANREC is thrilled to be working with La Fondation canadienne pour
le dialogue des cultures for the 20th anniversary of Rendez-vous de la
Francophonie, the annual celebration of Canada's membership in the
Francophonie and promotes the French language and its numerous cultural