Thanks to the 58 persons & organizations that submitted positive, supporting interventions to the CRTC's "Call for Comments".
Vernon Community Radio Society is a not-for-profit organization, registered under the Societies Act of British Columbia. We are a group of community volunteers dedicated to the creation of a new over-the-air FM broadcasting undertaking. In accord with CRTC (Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission) regulations governing community radio, our proposed station will offer programming that is materially different from content currently provided by private broadcasters and by the CBC.
Ownership and Governance
Service / Coverage Area
Building a community radio station requires three key elements:
President - Gordon Leighton - 53 year veteran of commercial radio, most recently GM-GSM at CICF-FM (Sun FM) Vernon
Secretary - Garry Molitwenic, Executive Director NOCLS, Secretary of the Teens Count Too Society and community advocate
Vice-president - Vicki Proulx, Executive Director Vernon Winter Carnival and Community and Events Coordinator at the Allan Brooks Nature Centre.
Director - Dave Weatherill, President Briteland Holdings Ltd. and a Rotarian
Director - Charlie Veaudry, Realtor with ReMax Vernon and a musician with Virgil Caine
Director (elected at the May 2, 2018 AGM) - Robert Tooke.
Our constitution and bylaws are available for download below.
The full notice from the CRTC inviting comments on our application is posted below. For those persons choosing to submit an intervention, you may find any of three draft letters to be approriate, or simply use your own words and thoughts. Thank you to each of you submitting a supportuing intervention!
CRTC Notice 2019-25 Call for Comments (pdf)Download
DRAFT LETTER OF SUPPORT FOR VERNON COMMUNITY RADIO SOCIETY #1 (docx)Download
DRAFT LETTER OF SUPPORT FOR VERNON COMMUNITY RADIO SOCIETY #2 (docx)Download
DRAFT LETTER OF SUPPORT FOR VERNON COMMUNITY RADIO SOCIETY #3 (docx)Download
Valley FM - Block Program Schedule - amended Feb 18 (pdf)Download
Constitution of the Vernon Community Radio Society (pdf)Download
Bylaws for Vernon Community Radio Society (pdf)Download
Vernon Community Radio Society AGM May 2, 2018 (pdf)Download
Vernon Community Radio Society - President's Report May 2 (pdf)Download
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